Quiz-3: Child Development and Pedagogy MCQ Questions

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Q1. Who gave this definition?

“Problem-based learning curriculum development and instructional system that simultaneously develops both problem-solving strategies and disciplinary knowledge basis and skills by placing students in the active role of problem-solver confronted with its structured as a problem that mirrors real-world problems”.

(a) Finkle and Torp

(b) Savery

(c) Duffy

(d) Howard Barrows

Answer: (a) Finkle and Torp

Q2. Which of the following statements is not correct about development?

(a) Each phase of the development has hazards

(b) Development is not aided by simulation

(c) Development is affected by cultural changes

(d) Each phase of the development has characteristic behaviour

Answer: (b) Development is not aided by simulation

Q3. Which of the following is not related to principles of growth and development?

(a) Principle of continuity

(b) Principal of classification

(d) Principle of individually

(c) Principal of integration

Answer: (b) Principal of classification

Q4. Determinants of individual differences in human beings relate

(a) Differences in the environment

(b) Differences in heredity

(c) Interaction between heredity and environment

(d) Both heredity and environment interact separately

Answer: (c) interaction between heredity and environment

Q5. Heredity and environment are, ….. to each other.

A. Dependent   B. Complementary   C. Cooperative

(a) Only A

(c) Only C

(b) Only B

(d) All of these

Answer: (d) All of these

Q6. In the context of education, socialization means

(a) Always following social norms

(b) Creating one’s social norms

(c) Respecting elders in society

(d) Adapting and adjusting to the social environment

Answer: (d) adapting and adjusting to the social environment

Q7. Concerning Piaget’s stages of cognitive development, match the following.

Stage of Cognitive DevelopmentCharacteristic
1. SensorimotorA. Think logically about objects and events
2. Pre-operationalB. Recognise self as an agent of action and begin to act intentionally
3. Concrete operationalC. Differentiate self from objects
4. Formal operationsD. Thinking is still egocentric: has difficulty taking the viewpoints of others

Codes:  A B C D

(a)         1  2  3 4

(b)          3  4  1 2

(c)          2  4 1 3

(d)          2  4 3 1

Answer: (b)

Q8. As a teacher who firmly believes in the social constructivist theory of Lev Vygotsky, which of the following methods would you prefer for assessing your students?

(a) Standardized tests

(b) Fact-based recall questions

(c) Objective multiple-choice type questions

(d) Collaborative projects

Answer: (d) Collaborative projects

Q9. Which of the following is the role of the school in progressive education, as per Dewey?

(a) It must represent the current life

(b) To reflect the due development of humans in society

(c) To present material to the child to develop into understanding

(d) None of the above

Answer: (a) It must represent the current life

Q10. A creative child may be poor in

(a) Religious values

(b) Social values

(c) Esthetic values

(d) None of the above

Answer: (a) Religious values

Q11. IQ = (Mental age/Chronological age) x 100 was propounded by

(a) Revised Stanford-Binet scale

(b) Minnesota paper form board test

(c) Binet-Simon

(d) None of the above

Answer: (a) Revised Stanford-Binet scale

Q12. Language is important because it

(a) is unable to help in expressing a child’s thoughts

(b) Develops the personality of the child

(c) Helps a child processing the information received through perception

(d) Helps in making correct facial expressions in response to a stimulus

Answer: (b) develops the personality of the child

Q13. Boys learn from their families how to be good sons, brothers, husbands, and fathers. This learning results from the process of

(a) Maturity

(b) Socialization

(c) Adaptability

(d) Change

Answer: (b) socialization

Q14. Sarla is usually not able to follow the examples given by her Science teacher to explain a principle. The teacher tells her, “You do not even understand simple things.” The teacher

(a) Motivates Sarla

(b) Humiliates Sarla

(c) Uses a differentiated method of instruction

(d) Understands individual differences in her class

Answer: (b) humiliates Sarla

Q15. How can studying individual differences between students help a teacher?

(a) It will help de a competitive feeling among his students

(b) It will help him to devise the best instructional strategies

(c) It will help him in avoiding cultural conflicts

(d) None of the above

Answer: (b) it will help him to devise the best instructional strategies

Q16. Which of the following is not a characteristic of evaluation?

(a) It is a comprehensive process covering all the three domains of behavior

(b) It is a systematic process going in the direction of pre-determined objectives

(c) It is done at the end of the task

(d) It is a purposeful activity fulfilling the requirement of the teacher and taught

Answer: (c) It is done at the end of the task

Q17. Which of the following characteristics of development is an incorrect one?

(a) There are individual differences in development

(b) Development is the result of coincidences

(c) It is a continuous process

(d) It is predictable

Answer: (b) Development is the result of coincidences

Q18. Which of the following is not related to principles of growth and development?

(a) Principle of continuity

(b) Principal of classification

(d) Principle of individually

(c) Principal of integration

Answer: (b) Principal of classification

Q19. “Environment is an external force which influences us”. Who said this?

(a) Woodworth

(b) Anastasi

(c) EJ Ross

(d) None of these

Answer: (c) EJ Ross

Q20. Socialisation includes social integration, culture transmission and

(a) Providing emotional support

(b) Discouragement of rebellion

(c) Development of the individual’s personality

(d) Fitting individuals into society forcefully

Answer: (c) development of the individual’s personality

Q21. Development precedes learning.’ is a statement attributed to

(a) Dewey

(b) Piaget

(c) Vygotsky

(d) Bruner

Answer: (b) Piaget

Q22. More effective learning opportunities can be provided to students by

(a) Giving a detailed explanation of all topics

(b) Using more teaching aids

(c) Conducting periodical tests

(d) Basing the teaching on real-life situations

Answer: (d) basing the teaching on real-life situations

Q23. In the context of the basic principle of child-centered education, match the following.

 

PrincipleCharacteristic
1. Social learning as a method and goal

 

A. Models to conduct respectful argumentation and conflict resolution
2. Active self-regulated learning

 

B. Having access to guidelines and opportunities for self-assessment of their performance
3. Orientation  on the needs of the childrenC. Cooperating and discussing scholastic topics with others
4. Addressing performance assessments in an encouraging mannerD. Having a say in the planning and design of the topics/ units of instruction

Codes: AB CD

(a)        4 2 1 4

(b)       1 3 4 2

(c)       3 2 1 4

(d)       1 4 3 2

Answer: (b)

Q23. A positive correlation is found between creativity and

(a) Intelligence

(b) Achievement

(c) Aesthetic values

(d) None of the above

Answer: (a) intelligence

Q24. Which of the following statements about concept formation by a child is correct?

(a) Concepts are universal

(b) Concepts are not hierarchical

(c) There is a set pattern of concept development

(d) Concepts are not used in thinking

Answer: (c) There is a set pattern of concept development

Q25. When a boy started crying because he was hit a blow by a bigger boy, the bigger boy said, “Don’t cry like a girl.” The reason for his comment could be

(a) His primary socialization

(b) His socialization in school

(c) Because he feels that only girls should cry

(d) None of the above

Answer: (c) because he feels that only girls should cry

Q26. Sarita, an English teacher, observed that her students show differences in learning what she teaches. So Sarita should

(a) Follow a uniform way of teaching so that individual differences in learning are reduced

(b) Make very strict rules for the students to follow

(c) Incorporate a variety of experiences in her teaching to improve learning

(d) Not worry about these difference

Answer: (c) incorporate a variety of experiences in her teaching to improve learning

Q27. Which of the following statements is true?

(a) Evaluation is a component of the measurement

(b) Evaluation is an extension of measurement

(c) Evaluation is a term used interchangeably with measurement

(d) Evaluation is completely different from the measurement.

Answer: (b) Evaluation is an extension of measurement

Q28. A test to assess the potential of students for specific abilities and skills such as music, logical thinking or spatial ability is called a/an

(a) Achievement test

(b) Aptitude test

(c) Skill test

(d) Proficiency test

Answer: (b) aptitude test

Q29. In 2005, the Government of India decided to make all schools “disabled-friendly” by the year.

(a) 2018

(b) 2030

(c) 2022

(d) 2020

Answer: (d) 2020

Q30. Your Principal has naked you to admit two mildly mentally retarded students in your class. As a teacher, you will

(a) Refuse to accept them as your students

(b) Request the Principal to accommodate them in another class exclusively for mentally retarded children

(c) Learn techniques to make learning effective for such students

(d) None of the above

Answer: (c) Learn techniques to make learning effective for such students

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