Child Development and Pedagogy Quiz

Q1: Theory of multiple intelligence implies the following except
(a) intelligence is a distinct set of processing operations used by an individual to solve problems.
(b) disciplines should be presented in a number of ways
(c) learning could be assessed through a variety of means
(d) emotional intelligence is not related to IQ

Q2: Smallest unit of meaning in a language is
(a) syntax
(b) morpheme
(c) pragmatics
(d) phoneme

Q3: A child cannot distinguish between ‘saw’ and ‘was’, nuclear’ and ‘unclear’. S/He is suffering from
(a) dyslexia
(b) word jumbling disorder
(c) dyslexemia
(d) dysmorphemia

Q4: A child of 16 years scores 75 in an IQ test; his mental age will be ________
(a) 12
(b) 8
(c) 14
(d) 15

Q5: Adolescents may experience
(a) feeling of self-actualization
(b) feeling of satiation about life
(c) anxiety and concern about themselves
(d) feeling of fear about sins committed in childhood.

Q6: Vygotsky theory implies
(a) child will learn best in the company of children having IQ lesser than his/her own.
(b) collaborative problem solving
(c) individual assignments to each student
(d) after initial explanation, do not support a child in solving difficult questions

Q7: Gifted students are
(a) non-assertive of their needs
(b) independent in their judgements
(c) independent of teachers
(d) introvert in nature

Q8: Assessment for learning takes into account the following except
(a) mistake of students
(b) learning styles of students
(c) strengths of students
(d) needs of students

Q9: Which one of the following is an example of a fine motor skill?
(a) climbing
(b) hopping
(c) running
(d) writing

Q10: Which would be the best theme to start with in a nursery class?
(a) My best friend
(b) My neighbourhood
(c) My school
(d) My family

Q11: In order to instil a positive environment in a primary class a teacher should
(a) wish each child in the morning
(b) narrate stories with positive endings
(c) allow them to make groups on their own on the basis of sociometry during group activities.
(d) not discriminate and set the same goal for every child.

Q12: Successful inclusion requires the following except
(a) involvement of parents
(b) capacity building
(c) sensitization
(d) segregation

Q13: IQ scores are generally ________ correlated with academic performance.
(a) least
(b) perfectly
(c) highly
(d) moderately

Q14: An empowering school will promote which of the following qualities the most in its teachers?
(a) tendency to experiment
(b) memory
(c) disciplined nature
(d) competitive aptitude

Q15: A teacher can make problem-solving fun for students by doing all the following except
(a) providing open ended material
(b) giving time for free play
(c) providing endless opportunities for creative thinking
(d) expecting perfection from the students while they are trying to do things by themselves.

1: (d) emotional intelligence is not related to IQ
(Note: Gardener does not talk about emotional intelligence. MI theory says IQ tests measures particular ability only. In general, MI talks bout the following intelligences:
1. Linguistic Intelligence
2. Logical/Mathematical Intelligence
3. Musical Rhythmic Intelligence
4. Bodily/Kinesthetic Intelligence
5. Spatial Intelligence
6. Naturalist Intelligence
7. Intrapersonal Intelligence
8. Interpersonal Intelligence
9. Existential Intelligence)

2: (b) morpheme

3: (b) word jumbling disorder
(Note: Dyslexia is more complicated than differentiating ‘b’ and ‘d’. )

4: ans: (a) 12
IQ = mental age divided by chronological age and multiplied by 100

5: (a) feeling of self-actualization
During adolescence teens develop a stronger recognition of their own personal identity, including recognition of a set of personal moral and ethical values, and greater perception of feelings of self-esteem or self worth.

6: (b) collaborative problem solving

7: (b) independent in their judgements

8: (a) mistake of students

9: (d) writing

10: (d) My family

11: (d) not discriminate and set the same goal for every child.

12: (d) segregation
(Note: Successful inclusion means the full acceptance of all students and leads to a sense of belonging within the classroom community.)

13: (c) highly

14: (d) competitive aptitude

15: (d) expecting perfection from the students while they are trying to do things by

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