|Child Development and Pedagogy MCQ Question|
Directions (Q. 1-30): Answer the following questions by selecting the most appropriate option.
Q1. A teacher, because of his democratic nature, allows students to sit all over the class. Some sit together and discuss or do group reading. Some sit quietly and read themselves. A parent does not like it.
Which of the following may be the best way to handle the situation?
(a) Parents should show trust in the teacher and discuss the problem with him.
(b) Parents should take away the child from the school.
(c) Parents should complain against the teacher to the principal.
(d) Parents should request the principal to change the section of their ward.
Q2. Which one of the following is not related to other options?
(a) Organising question-answer sessions
(b) Taking feedback from students on a topic
(c) Conducting quiz
(d) Modelling the skills of self-assessment
Q3. Learning disabilities in mathematics can be assessed by a/an
(a) Aptitude test
(b) Diagnostic test
(c) Screening test
(d) Achievement test
Q4. Who is considered the father of progressive education?
(a) Charles Darwin
(b) Eric Erickson
(c) B.F. Skinner
(d) John Dewey
Q5. Gifted students may be asked to spend more time on questions dealing with
Q6. Which of the following does not imply practical intelligence in the Triarchic Theory of Intelligence?
(a) Thinking practically about oneself only
(b) Choosing an environment in which you can succeed
(c) Adapting to the environment
(d) Reshaping the environment
Q7. Which of the following is a principle of development?
(a) It does not proceed at the same pace for all.
(b) Development is always linear.
(c) It is a discontinuous process.
(d) All processes of development are not inter-connected.
Q8. The process of changing the existing schemes to include new information is called
Q9. The best way to avoid gender discrimination in a school maybe
(a) Selection of more boys than girls for a music competition
(b) Metacognition of the gender-biased behaviours by teachers
(c) Recruitment of an equal number of male and female teachers
(d) Formation of a rule to shun gender discrimination in the school and enforce it strictly
Q10. Development proceeds from ___________ to ________
(a) Specific _ general
(b) Simple _ easy
(c) General _ specific
(d) Complex _ hard
Q11. Deficiency in the ability to write, associated with impaired handwriting, is a symptom of
Q12. Learners display individual differences. So, a teacher should
(a) Provide a variety of learning experiences
(b) Enforce strict discipline
(c) Increase the number of tests
(d) Insist on the uniform pace of learning
Q13. Which of the following statements is given by Vygotsky?
(a) Children think illogically.
(b) Children think in different domains.
(c) Culture and language play a significant role in child development
(d) Emotions vary from person to person.
Q14. Which of the following does not come under a childhood task?
(a) Gaining competence in various motor skills
(b) Learning the concept of ‘I” and ‘You’
(c) Getting along with the peer group
(d) Acquiring social responsibilities
Q15. Ram has learned to eat food with his hand. When he is given a chapatti with vegetables, he starts eating it by taking a bite of chapatti along with the vegetable. We can say that he has eating food into his schema.
Q16. _____ occurs at schools, playgrounds and neighbourhoods where a child learns how to behave in an appropriate manner to adjust to the situation.
(a) Primary socialisation
(b) Secondary socialisation
(c) Anticipatory socialisation
(d) Re-socialisation occurs
Q17. When adults provide assistance to facilitate the progression of the child from his/her current level of performance to potential level of performance, it is called
(a) Participatory learning
(b) Collaborative learning
(c) Proximal development
Q18. According to which level of Kohlberg, children follow a set of moral codes established by adults?
(a) Post-conventional level
(b) Pre-conventional level
(c) Conventional level
(d) Social contract level
Q19. Which one of the following questions is correctly matched with its specified domain?
(a) Could your group you’re: Evaluating students on the basis of their achievements in mathematics?
(b) What was the turning point in Creating the cricket match telecast last night?
(c) Write down a new recipe to Application cook chicken by using herbs.
(d) Determine which of the given: Analysing measures would most likely lead to achieving the best results.
Q20. To make assessment a ‘useful and interesting’ process, one should be careful about
(a) Using various ways to collect information about the student’s learning across scholastic and co-scholastic boundaries
(b) Using technical language to give feedback
(c) Making comparisons between different students
(d) Labelling students as intelligent or average learners
Q21. Learning disabilities may occur due to all of the following except
(a) Cerebral dysfunction
(b) Emotional disturbance
(c) Behavioural disturbance
(d) Cultural factors
Q22. According to Piaget’s theory, which of the following will not influence one’s cognitive development?
(a) Social experiences
Q23. Human development is divided into domains such as
(a) Physical, cognitive, emotional and social
(b) Emotional, cognitive, spiritual and social-psychological
(c) Psychological, cognitive, emotional and physical
(d) Physical, spiritual, cognitive and social
Q24. Fluency, elaboration, originality and flexibility are the factors associated with
(c) Divergent thinking
Q25. The school-based assessment was introduced to
(a) Decentralise the power of Boards of School Education in the country
(b) Ensure holistic development of all students
(c) Motivate teachers to punctiliously record all the activities of students for better interpretation of their progress
(d) Encourage schools to excel by competing with other schools
Q26. The use of teacher-made tests may be preferred over standardised tests for assessing the performance of disadvantaged students, as
(a) Standardised tests are given to only those students who come from higher strata of society
(b) Standardised tests do not take into account the special needs of the disadvantaged group
(c) Standardised tests have large errors of measurement
(d) Standardised tests are focused on rote memory
Q27. A teacher has some physically challenged children in her class. Which of the following would be appropriate for her to say?
(a) Wheelchair-bound children may take the help of their peers in going to the hall
(b) Mohan sit in the Class and others go and play outside.
(c) Mohan, why don’t you use your crutches to go to the playground
(d) Polio-affected children will now present a song.
Q28. Successful inclusion requires the following except
(a) Capacity building
(d) Involvement of parents
Q29. An inclusive school
(a) is committed to improving the learning outcomes of all students irrespective of their capabilities
(b) Differentiates between students and sets less challenging achievement targets for specially-abled children
(c) is committed particularly to improve the learning outcome of specially-abled students
(d) Decides to learn needs of students according to their disability
Q30. Learning can be enriched if
(a) Teachers use different types of lectures and explanations
(b) Due attention is paid to periodic tests in the class
(c) Situations from the real world are brought into the class in which students interact with each other
(d) More and more teaching aids are used in the class tics and Science