|Child Development and Pedagogy MCQ Question|
Directions (Q. 1-30): Answer the following questions by selecting the most appropriate option.
Q1. Mind mapping refers to
(a) Drawing the picture of a mind
(b) Researching the functioning of the mind
(c) The techniques to enhance comprehension
(d) A plan of action for an adventure
Q2. “Readiness for learning” refers to
(a) The general ability level of students
(b) The present cognitive level of students in the learning continuum
(c) Satisfying nature of the act of learning
(d) Thorndike’s law of readiness
Q3. “How do children learn?” Which one of the following is not true with respect to this statement?
(a) Children learn in a number of ways.
(b) Children learn as they are naturally motivated.
(c) Children learn in the class only.
(d) Children learn when they are cognitively ready.
Q4. Giving punishment, verbal or non-verbal, to children results in
(a) Protecting children’s image
(b) Improving their scores
(c) Damaging their self-concept
(d) Motivating them to work
Q5. Mass media is becoming a very important agency of socialisation. Which one of the following is the most appropriate statement?
(a) Access to mass media is growing, and mass media influences attitudes, values and beliefs.
(b) Children cannot directly interact with media.
(c) Media is a very good way to advertise and sell products.
(d) Socialisation is done by parents and the family only.
Q6. A teacher never gives answers to questions herself. She encourages her students to suggest answers, have group discussions and adopts collaborative learning. This approach is based on the principle of
(a) Proper organisation of instructional material
(b) Setting a good example and being a role model
(c) Readiness to learn
(d) Active participation
Q7. School-based assessment
(a) Dilutes the accountability of Boards of Education
(b) Hinders achieving universal national standards
(c) Helps all students learn more thorough diagnosis
(d) Makes students and teachers non-serious and casual
Q8. IQ scores are generally correlated with academic performance.
Q9. Learning experiences should be planned in a manner so as to make learning meaningful. Which of the given learning experiences does not facilitate meaningful learning for children?
(a) Formulating questions on content
(b) Discussion and debate on the topic
(c) Presentation on the topic
(d) Repetition based on mere recall of content
Q10. Intellectual development in early childhood does not show
(a) Increased span of attention
(b) Exploration of the environment
(c) Interpretation of logical concepts
(d) Distinction between past, present and future
Q11. The assessment of students can be used by teachers in teaching to develop insight for
(a) Not promoting those students who do not meet school standards
(b) Changing the teaching approach according to the learner’s need
(c) Creating groups of ‘bright’ and ‘weak’ students in the class
(d) Identifying the students who need to be promoted to the higher class
Q12. A child of 16 years scores 75 on an IQ test. His mental age will be years.
Q13. What is meant by ‘nature’ in the nature-nurture controversy?
(a) Temperament of an individual
(b) Complex forces of the physical and social world
(c) The environment around us
(d) Biological givens or the hereditary information
Q14. The four basic elements of the development process were identified by
Q15. Which of the following will foster creativity among learners?
(a) Emphasising achievement of goals from the beginning of school life
(b) Coaching students for good marks in the examination
(c) Teaching students the practical value of good education
(d) Providing opportunities to question and to nurture the innate talents of every learner 16. Which of the following would least encourage a student who wants to become a highly creative theatre artist?
Q16. Which of the following would least encourage a student who wants to become a highly creative theatre artist?
(a) Students should try to win the state-level competition that will ensure them a scholarship.
(b) Student should develop empathetic, amicable and supportive relationships with his peer theatre artists.
(c) Student should devote his time to those theatrical skills that you find the most enjoyable.
(d) Students should read about the performances of the world’s best theatre artists and try to learn.
Q17. Quality of air and food that a child intake comes under the factors.
(a) Parental environment
(b) Physical environment
(c) Learning environment
(d) Cultural environment
Q18. According to Kohlberg, a teacher can instil moral values in children by
(a) Giving importance to religious teachings
(b) Laying clear rules of behaviour
(c) Involving them in discussions on moral issues
(d) Giving strict instructions on how to behave’
Q19. Gender discrimination in a classroom
(a) Does not affect the performance of students
(b) May lead to diminished efforts or performance of students
(c) May lead to enhanced efforts or performance of the male students
(d) is done more by the male teachers than their female counterparts
Q20. Which of the following is not a reason for integrating student-centred learning in a curriculum?
(a) Promotes peer communication.
(b) Builds student-teacher relationship.
(c) Promotes active learning.
(d) Increases disruptive behaviour.
Q21. Which one of the following is an example of learning styles?
Q22. As per Erikson’s psychosocial development theory, what is the major event at the adolescent stage?
(c) School relationships
(d) Reflection on life
Q23. Which of the following is a teacher-related factor affecting learning?
(a) Proper seating arrangement
(b) Availability of teaching-learning resources
(c) Nature of content or learning experiences
(d) Mastery over the subject matter
Q24. Phonological awareness refers to the ability to
(a) Reflect and manipulate the sound structure
(b) Speak fluently and accurately
(c) Know, understand and write
(d) Master the rules of grammar
Q25. Which of the following theorists would be of the opinion that students study hard for their personal growth and development?
Q26. When children shift from one stage of thought to another, it is called
Q27. If a student is consistently getting lower grades in the school, her parents can be advised to help her by
(a) Working in close association with her teachers
(b) Withholding mobile phones, movies, comics and extra time for play
(c) Narrating her the hardships of life for those who do not possess proper education
(d) Forcing her to work harder at home
Q28. The smallest unit of meaning in a language is
Q29. Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation emphasises
(a) Continuous testing on a comprehensive scale to ensure learning
(b) How learning can be observed, recorded and improved upon
(c) Fine-tuning of tests with teaching
(d) Redundancy of the Board examination
Q30. “A young child responds to a new situation on the basis of the response made by him/her in a similar situation as in the past.” This is related to the
(a) ‘Law of Attitude’ of learning
(b) ‘Law of Readiness’ of learning
(c) ‘Law of Analogy’ of learning
(d) ‘Law of Effect’ of learning