TET Practice Paper Set-09

(Child Development)

1. The ‘doing aspect of behavior falls in the
(1) Psychological domain of learning
(2) Cognitive domain of learning
(3) Affective domain of learning
(4) Cognitive domain of learning 

2. Which of the following is predominantly heredity related factor?
(1) Participation in social activities
(2) Attitude towards peer group
(3) Thinking pattern
(4) Colour of the eyes 

3. Teachers should study the errors of their students they often indicate the
(1) need for differentiated curriculum
(2) extent of their knowledge
(3) remedial strategies needed 
(4) pathways for ability grouping

4. Seema learns every lesson very quickly but Leena takes longer to learn them. It denotes the developmental principle of
(1) inter-relationships
(2) continuity
(3) general to specific
(4) individual differences 

5. Environmental factors that shape development include all of the following except
(1) culture
(2) quality of education
(3) physique 
(4) quality of nutrition

6. According to theories of motivation, a teacher can enhance learning by
(1) setting uniform standards of expectations
(2) not having any expectations from students
(3) setting extremely high expectations
(4) setting realistic expectations from students 

7. Development starts from
(1) pre-natal stage 
(2) the stage of infancy
(3) pre-childhood stage
(4) post-childhood stage

8. Ability to recognize and classify all varieties of animals, minerals and plants, according to multiple intelligences theory, is called
(1) Naturalist intelligence 
(2) Linguistic intelligence
(3) Spatial intelligence
(4) Logico- mathematical intelligence

9. The statement “Majority of the people are average, a few very bright and a few very dull” is based on the established principle of
(1) Distribution of intelligence 
(2) Growth of intelligence
(3) Intelligence and sex differences
(4) Intelligence and racial differences

10. According to Piaget’s cognitive theory of learning, the process by which the cognitive structure is modified is called
(1) Accommodation
(2) Assimilation 
(3) Schema
(4) Perception

11. When previous learning makes no difference at all to the learning in a new situation, it is called
(1) Absolute transfer of learning
(2) Positive transfer of learning
(3) Negative transfer of learning
(4) Zero transfer of learning 

12. Thinking is essentially
(1) a psychomotor process
(2) a psychological phenomenon
(3) an affective behavior
(4) a cognitive activity 

13. In a child-centered classroom, children generally learn
(1) mainly from the teacher
(2) individually
(3) in groups
(4) individually and in groups 

14. In co-operative learning, older and more proficient students assist younger and lesser skilled students. This leads to
(1) higher moral development
(2) conflict between the groups
(3) higher achievement and self-esteem 
(4) intense competition
15. The major frustration that children with hearing loss face in the classroom is
(1) the inability to take examinations with other students
(2) the inability to read the prescribed textbook
(3) the inability to participate in sports and games
(4) the inability to communicate or share information with others 

16. Dyslexia is associated mainly with difficulties in
(1) reading 
(2) speaking
(3) speaking and hearing
(4) hearing

17. Gifted students will realize their potential when
(1) they learn with other students 
(2) they are segregated from other students
(3) they attend private coaching classes
(4) they are tested frequently

18. A good textbook avoids
(1) social responsibility
(2) gender bias 
(3) gender sensitivity
(4) gender equality

19. The stage of cognitive development according to Piaget, in which a child displays ‘object permanence’ is
(1) Formal operational stage
(2) Sensorimotor stage
(3) Pre-operational stage 
(4) Concrete operational stage

20. Inclusive education refers to a school education system that
(1) emphasizes the need to promote the education of the girl child only
(2) includes children with disability
(3) includes children regardless of physical, intellectual, social, linguistic or other differently abled conditions 
(4) encourages education of children with special needs through exclusive schools

21. According to Kohlberg, the thinking process involved in judgments about questions of right and wrong is called
(1) Moral reasoning 
(2) Moral realism
(3) Moral dilemma
(4) Morality co-operation

22. A student is aggressive in his behavior towards his peer group and does not conform to the norms of the school. This student needs help in
(1) Higher order thinking skills
(2) Cognitive domain
(3) Psychomotor domain
(4) Affective domain 

23. Teachers are advised to involve their learners in group activities because, besides facilitating learning, they also help in
(1) Socialization 
(2) Value conflicts
(3) Aggression
(4) Anxiety

24. Which of the following is an incorrect stage theory pairing?
(1) Piaget – cognitive 
(2) Kohlberg – physiological
(3) Freud – psychosexual 
(4) Erikson – psychosocial

25. According to Kohlberg, the thinking process involved in judgments about questions of right and wrong is called
(1) Moral realism
(2) Moral dilemma
(3) Morality co-operation
(4) Moral reasoning 

26. Saurabh and Suresh have the same mental age 8-0. We can conclude that
(1) They have the same potential for success in school.
(2) They have the same IQ
(3) Their interests are similar
(4) Their ability to learn may be quite different 

27. Children’s attitudes toward persons of different ethnic groups are generally based upon
(1) Their parent’s attitudes 
(2) The attitudes of their peer
(3) The influence of television
(4) Their sibling’ attitudes

28. A major strength of ecological theory is its framework for explaining
(1) Environmental influences on development. 
(2) Biological influences on development.
(3) Cognitive development.
(4) Affective processes in development.
29. All of the following advanced principles of child development that are closely allied to the stimulus response learning theory, except
(1) Pavilov
(2) J B Waston
(3) Hull
(4) Gesell 

30. The process whereby the genetic factors limit an individual's responsiveness to the environment is known as
CTET Practice Papers, TET Guess Papers, NET, HTET, PSTET, UPTET, KTET Online free Paper, PDF Download Study Material.(1) Canalization.
(2) Discontinuity.
(3) Differentiation.
(4) Range of reaction. 

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