Child Development and Pedagogy

Q1: The process whereby the genetic factors limit an individual’s responsiveness to the environment is known as
(a) Discontinuity
(b) Differentiation
(c) Range of reaction
(d) Canalization

Q2: The term ‘Mnemonics’ is associated with
(a) Memory
(b) Amnesia
(c) cognitive behaviour
(d) Anaemia

Q3: Frobel’s most important contribution to education was his development of the
(a) Public high school
(b) Latin School
(c) Vocational school
(d) Kindergarten

Q4: ‘Gang age’ period refers to
(a) Infancy
(b) Preadolescent
(c) Teen age
(d) Adult

Q5: If you find a child in your class who always isolates from the rest of the class, you would …
(a) ask the child to be normal by taking example of his classmates
(b) try to understand the underlying clause
(c) leave the child alone so that the child comes out of his own
(d) inform the management that his presence may effect other students of the class.

Q6: All of the following can be signs that a child is gifted, except

(a) Interest in encyclopaedia and dictionaries
(b) Uneasy relationships with peers.
(c) Early development of a sense of time

(d) Easy retention of facts

Q7: With the frequent use of brain storming method the teacher develops
(a) Creativity
(b) Intelligence
(c) Perception
(d) Memory

Q8: In which stage is the Physical growth is rapid
(a) Early childhood
(b) Infancy
(c) Adolescence
(d) School age

Q9: The two factor theory of intelligence was proposed by
(a) Spearman
(b) Wechsler
(c) Piaget
(d) Binet

Q10: Who said this, “Child should be treated as child.”
(a) Roussoue
(b) Wechsler
(c) Binet
(d) Gagne

1: (c) Range of reaction
[Note: Range of reaction helps us understand the complex relationship between heredity and the environment.]
2:(a) Memory
3: (d) Kindergarten
[Note: Frobel coined the term “Kindergarten”. He designed education play tools like building blocks, called Frobel gifts. He introduced play-way methods like singing, dancing, gardening etc. in kindergarten schools.]
4: (b) Preadolescent
5: (b) try to understand the underlying clause
6: (b) Uneasy relationships with peers.
7: (b) Intelligence
8: (b) Infancy
9: (a) Spearman
10: (b)Wechsler

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