Sunday, April 27, 2014

Child Development Pedagogy MCQs/Answers

ntral Teacher
Eligibility Test (CTET) its
website and may get
previous years papers
also]
Q1: When a child
'fails', it means
(a) the child has not
memorized the
answers properly
(b) the child should have
taken private tuition
(c) the system has
failed
(d) the child is not fit
for studies
Q2: Navodaya
Schools have been
established to
(a) increase number of
school in rural areas
(b) provide good
education in rural areas
(c) complete 'Sarva
Shiksha Abhiyan'
(d) check wastage of
education in rural areas
Q3: The emphasis
from teaching to
learning can be
shifted by
(a) adopting child-
centred pedagogy
(b) encouraging rote
learning
(c) adopting frontal
teaching
(d) focusing on
examination results
Q4: Inclusive
Education
(a) celebrates diversity
in the classroom
(b) encourages strict
admission procedures
(c) includes
indoctrination of facts
(d) includes teachers
from marginalized
groups
Q5: Which of the
following is an
objective question ?
(a) Short answer
question
(b) Open ended question
(c) True or False
(d) Essay type question
Q6: Which of the
following is a feature
of progressive
education ?
(a) Instruction based
solely on prescribed
text-books
(b) Emphasis on scoring
good marks in
examinations
(c) Frequent tests and
examinations
(d) Flexible time-table
and seating
arrangement
Q7: A child has been
admitted to your
school who belongs
to a back ward
family/background
from the cultural
viewpoint. You will
(a) Keep him in a class in
which, there are many
more students of
backward background
from the cultural
viewpoint
(b) Send a teacher to
know more about the
backward cultural
background of the child
(c) Keep him in a normal
class but will make
special arrangements
for teaching him,
keeping his
special needs in view
(d) Advise him to take
up vocational education
Q8: Critical pedagogy
firmly believes that
(a) the learners need
not reason
independently
(b) what children learn
out of school is
irrelevant
(c) the experiences and
perceptions of learners
are important
(d) the teacher should
always lead the
classroom instruction
Q9: A teacher, after
preparing a question
paper, checks
whether the
questions test
specific testing
objectives. He is
concerned primarily
about the question
paper's
(a) content coverage
(b) typology of
questions
(c ) reliability
(d) validity
Q10: School-based
assessment is
primarily based on
the principle that
(a) teachers know their
learners' capabilities
better than external
examiners
(b) students should at
all costs get high
grades
(c) schools are more
efficient than external
bodies of examination
(d) assessment should
be very economical
Q11: Learners
display individual
differences. So a
teacher should
(a) provide a variety of
learning experiences
(b) enforce strict
discipline
(c) increase number of
tests
(d) insist on uniform
pace of learning
Q12: 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
Q13: 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
Q14: A teacher uses a
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
Q15: 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
Answers:
1: (c) the system has
failed
2: (b) provide good
education in rural areas
3: (a) adopting child-
centred pedagogy
4: (a) celebrates
diversity in the
classroom
[Note: Inclusive
education brings all
students together in
one classroom,
regardless of their
strengths or
weaknesses in any
area. Its objective is to
maximize the potential
of all students.]
5: (c) True or False
[Note: Objective
questions are to the
point questions with
clarity]
6: (c) Frequent tests
and examinations
[Note: Progressive
Learning put emphasis
on learning by doing,
problem solving and
critical thinking]
7: (c) Keep him in a
normal class but will
make special
arrangements for
teaching him, keeping
his
special needs in view
8: (c) the experiences
and perceptions of
learners are important
[Note: Critical pedagogy
is a teaching approach
which attempts to help
students question and
challenge domination,
and the beliefs and
practices that
dominate them. Loosely
based on Marxist
theory.]
9: (a) content coverage
10: (a) teachers know
their learners'
capabilities better than
external examiners
11: (a) provide a variety
of learning experiences
12: (a) It does not
proceed at the same
pace for all
13: (c) psychological,
cognitive, emotional and
physical
14: (d) Construction of
knowledge
15: (d) Separation
anxiety