|Child Development and Pedagogy MCQ Question|
Directions (Q. 1-30): Answer the following questions by selecting the most appropriate option.
Q1. Which of the following statements cannot be considered as a feature of the process of learning?
(a) Learning is goal-oriented.
(b) Unlearning is also a learning process.
(c) Educational institutions are the only place where learning takes place.
(d) Learning is a comprehensive process.
Q2. Which of the following are associated with multiple pedagogical techniques, assorted learning materials, multiple assessment techniques and varying complexity and nature of the content?
(a) Universal design for learning
(b) Remedial teaching
(c) Differentiated instruction
(d) Reciprocal teaching
Q3. Children in pre-primary get satisfaction from being allowed to discover. They become distressed when they are discouraged. They do so due to their motivation to
(a) Reduce their ignorance
(b) Affiliate with the class
(c) Create disorder in the class
(d) Exercise their power
Q4. As a teacher, which of the following is the most effective way to convey to the students from disadvantaged sections to participate and succeed?
(a) Articulate student’s confidence in their ability to succeed.
(b) Develop their interest in the topics to be taught.
(c) Compare them with other children as frequently as possible to make them realise their goal.
(d) Emphasise the point that you have high expectations from them.
Q5. A teacher uses text and some pictures of fruits and vegetables and holds a discussion with her students. The students link the details with their previous knowledge and learn the concept of nutrition. This approach is based on
(a) Classical conditioning of learning
(b) Theory of reinforcement
(c) Operant conditioning of learning
(d) Construction of knowledge
Q6. ‘Education-of-all-in-schools-for-all’ could be a tagline for which of the following?
(a) Cohesive education
(b) Inclusive education
(c) Cooperative education
(d) Exclusive education
Q7. Fitting new information into existing schemes is known as
Q8. According to Piaget, a child between 2 and 7 years is in the __________ stage of cognitive development.
(a) Concrete operational
(d) Formal operational
Q9. Problem-solving is not
(b) A skill that can be learned and practised
(c) About the numerical ability
(d) Based on the understanding and use of sequenced steps
Q10. The period of infancy is from
(a) Birth to 3 years
(b) 2 to 3 years
(c) Birth to 1 year
(d) Birth to 2 years
Q11. In learning, assessment is essential for
(a) Screening test
(c) Fostering of the purpose of segregation and ranking
(d) Grades and marks
Q12. Which among the following guidelines does not help parents in developing a child’s problem-solving ability?
(a) Parents should let the child work on various problems at a time.
(b) Parents should remain patient and give their children time for trial and error.
(c) Parents should try not to judge the child’s achievements from an adult’s point of view.
(d) Parents should know when to stop solving problems for the child.
Q13. The eight-stage theory of development, given by _____, is one of the most widely accepted models of social development of human beings.
(b) Erik Homberger Erikson
(d) Guskin and Guskin
Q14. In the context of education, socialisation means
(a) Creating one’s own social norms
(b) Respecting elders in society
(c) Adapting and adjusting to the social environment
(d) Always following social norms
Q15. The ______ is the gap between the present and potential levels of child development.
(a) Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD)
(b) Zone of Planned Development (ZPD)
(c) Zone of Pedagogy Development (ZPD)
(d) Zone of Pedagogy Direction (ZPD)
Q16. “Anyone can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way that is not easy.” This is related to
(a) Social development
(b) Cognitive development
(c) Physical development
(d) Emotional development
Q17. Who said, “Adolescence is a period of storm and stress”?
(a) Granville Stanley Hall
(b) Jean Piaget
(c) F. Skinner
Q18. A student of V-grade with ‘visual deficiency’ should be
(a) Treated normally in the classroom and provided support through audio CDs
(b) Given special treatment in the classroom
(c) Excused doing a lower level of work
(d) Helped with his/her routine work by parents and friends
Q19. An empowering school will promote which of the following qualities the most in its teachers?
(b) Disciplined nature
(c) Competitive aptitude
(d) Tendency to experiment
Q20. Development denotes a
(a) Progressive series of changes as a result of experience
(b) Progressive series of changes as a result of motivation
(c) Progressive series of changes as a result of maturation, social transmission, experiences and equilibration
(d) Progressive series of changes as a result of maturation and experience
Q21. Difficulty in recalling the sequence of letters in words and frequent loss of visual memory is associated with
Q22. Which of the following statements is not true?
(a) Teaching is modifiable.
(b) Teaching is formal and informal.
(c) Teaching is science as well as art.
(d) Teaching is instruction.
Q23. Girl students
(a) Learn questions on mathematics well but face difficulty only when they are asked to reason them out
(b) are as good in mathematics as boys of their age
(c) Perform less competently in spatial concepts than boys of their age
(d) possess more linguistic and musical abilities
Q24. Which of the following is not required for developing creativity in the classroom?
(a) Playing games
(c) Story writing
Q25. A child starts to cry when his grandmother takes him from his mother’s lap. The child cries due to
(a) Social anxiety
(b) Emotional anxiety
(c) Stranger anxiety
(d) Separation anxiety
Q26. Rajesh is a voracious reader. Apart from studying his course books, he often goes to the library and reads books on diverse topics. Rajesh does his project even during the lunch break. He does not need prompting. He can be best described as a(n) ________
(a) fact-centred learner
(b) teacher-motivated learner
(c) assessment-centred learner
(d) Intrinsically motivated learner
Q27. ________ environment is child- and teacher-friendly.
Q28. Assessment for learning takes into account the following except
(a) Learning styles of students
(b) Strengths of students
(c) Needs of students
(d) Mistakes of students
Q29. Understanding human growth and development enables a teacher to
(a) Gain control of learners’ emotions while teaching
(b) Be clear about teaching diverse learners
(c) Tell students how they can improve their lives
(d) Practise his teaching in an unbiased way
Q30. _____ is not considered a sign of being gifted’.
(a) Novelty in expression
(c) Creative ideas
(d) Fighting with others