Child Development & Pedagogy MCQ Questions for CTET

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1.  In case teacher finds a scholar to be bright. He will _________
a
  Motivate him so that he can make more progress
b
 Remain pleased with him
c
 Not give him additional homework
d
 Inform his parents about the fact that he is intelligent
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
2.  Fitting new information into existing schemes is known as
a
  Equilibration
b
 Assimilation
c
 Organisation
d
 Accommodation
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B
3.  The concept of pragmatism in educational philosophy says that education should be about
a
  virtue
b
 life and growth
c
 obedience
d
 shaping good citizens
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B
4.  Which of these does not imply practical intelligence in the Triarchic theory?
a
  Thinking practically about oneself only
b
 Reshaping the environment
c
 Adapting to the environment
d
 Choosing an environment in which you can succeed
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
5.  Which of the following cognitive verbs are used to analyse the information given?
a
  Identify
b
 Classify
c
 Differentiate
d
 Describe
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
6.  In the context of education, socialization means
a
  adapting and adjusting to social environment
b
 respecting elders in society
c
 creating one's own social norms
d
 always following social norms
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
7.  Which would be the best theme to start with in a nursery class?
a
  My neighbourhood
b
 My family
c
 My best friend
d
 My school
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B
8.  Readiness for learning refers to
a
  satisfying nature of the act of learning
b
 present cognitive level of students in the learning continuum
c
 general ability level of students
d
 Thorndike's Law of Readiness
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B
9.  Plato believed that talent and intelligence are
a
  distributed gender-wise
b
 not distributed gender-wise
c
 distributed genetically
d
 not distributed genetically
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
10.  If heredity is a significant feature to evaluate a particular behavior, what forecast can we make about expression of the behavior in identical twins reared apart compared to its expression in fraternal twins reared apart?
a
  Identical twins will express the behaviour more similarly than fraternal twins.
b
 There will be little similarity in the expression of the behaviour in either set of twins.
c
 Fraternal twins will express the behaviour more similarly than identical twins.
d
 The behaviour will be expressed as similarly by identical twins as it is by fraternal twins.
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
11.  A PT teacher wants her students to improve fielding in the game of cricket. Which one of the following strategies will best help his students achieve that goal?
a
  Explain the logic behind good fielding and rate of success.
b
 Give students a lot of practice in fielding.
c
 Tell students how important it is for them to learn to field.
d
 Demonstrate fielding while students observe.
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B
12.  IQ scores are generally ________ correlated with academic performance.
a
  highly
b
 least
c
 perfectly
d
 moderately
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
13.  The most desired skill of a teacher is:
a
  Oration skill
b
 Managerial skills,
c
 Teaching skills
d
 Listening skills
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
14.  A teacher collects and reads the work of the class, then plans and adjust the next lesson to meet student needs. He/ She is doing
a
  Assessment at learning
b
 Assessment as learning
c
 Assessment of learning
d
 Assessment for learning
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
15.  Gifted students are
a
  independent in their judgements
b
 introvert in nature
c
 non-assertive of their needs
d
 independent of teachers
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
16.  The philosopher who for the first time mentioned the importance of play (or sports) in education was
a
  Aristotle
b
 John Locke
c
 Socrates
d
 Plato
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
17.  Which of the following skill is associated with emotional intelligence?
a
  Empathising
b
 Envisaging
c
 Memorising
d
 Motor processing
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
18.  Which of the following is the most capable step for a teacher to take in order to develop class discipline?
a
  Evaluate his/her materials, methods and approaches to children
b
 Consult the class and agree upon a graduated series of punishments
c
 Note specific infractions of class rules in the marking book
d
 Call a parent – teacher meeting to discuss the situation
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
19.  Socialization is a process by which children & adults learn from:
a
  Family
b
 School
c
 All of these
d
 Peers
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
20.  Which one of the following is an example of a fine motor skill?
a
  climbing
b
 hopping
c
 running
d
 writing
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
21.  The emphasis from teaching to learning can be shifted by
a
  focusing on examination results
b
 adopting frontal teaching
c
 adopting child-centred pedagogy
d
 encouraging rote learning
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
22.  Difficulty in recalling sequence of letters in words and frequent loss of visual memory is associated with
a
  Dysgraphia
b
 Dyspraxia
c
 Dyslexia
d
 Dyscalculia
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
23.  According to Emile, the noblest work in education is to make a/an
a
  entrepreneur
b
 good citizen
c
 thinker
d
 reasoning man
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B
24.  Why the knowledge of child psychology is a must for a primary teacher?
a
  the examination result is improved
b
 It helps in making children disciplined
c
 It helps the teacher in understanding the behavior of children
d
 It becomes a convenient mode for motivating children
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
25.  The best method to study growth and development of the child is-
a
  Statistical Method
b
 Comparative Method
c
 Psychoanalytic Method
d
 Developmental Method
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
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