TET Practice Paper Set-16

(Child Development)

1. During which stage of cognitive development do children acquire object permanence?
(1) Sensorimotor (answer)
(2) Preoperational
(3) Concrete operational
(4) Formal operational

2. Language is
(1) A code
(2) A shared system of symbols
(3) Used to represent and communicate information, ideas, and feelings
(4) All of the above (answer)

3. A teacher asks the questions in the class to—
(1) Keep students busy
(2) Maintain discipline
(3) Attract student’s attention (answer)
(4) Teach

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

5. According to the text definition, intelligence is
(1) Conscious and deliberate rather than accidental
(2) Aimed at dealing with environmental circumstances and conditions
(3) Both a and b (answer)
(4) Neither a nor b

6. The current movement of behavior modification, wherein tokens are awarded for correct responses, is a reflection of:
(1) Herbart’s Five Steps
(2) Lock’s Tabula rasa
(3) Thorndike’s Law of Effect (answer)
(4) Thorndike’s Law of Exercise

7. The aim of education should be—
(1) To develop vocational skills in the students
(2) To develop social awareness in the students
(3) To prepare the students for examination
(4) To prepare the students for practical life (answer)

8. According to Piaget, the ability to think logically about abstract propositions is indicative of the stage of
(1) Preoperational thought
(2) Concrete operations
(3) Formal operations (answer)
(4) Sensorimotor intelligence

9. The psychometric approach to intelligence assumes that intelligence is
(1) Quantifiable, but not measurable
(2) Quantifiable and measurable (answer)
(3) Not quantifiable and not measurable
(4) Not quantifiable, but measurable

10. If a student does not like your method of teaching, what will be your attitude towards him?
(1) Ignore him
(2) Try to win him over (answer)
(3) Change my method of teaching
(4) Ask him to leave the class

11. The best method of checking student’s homework is—
(1) To assign it to intelligent students of the class
(2) To check the answers in the class in group manner
(3) To check them with the help of specimen answer
(4) To check by the teacher himself in a regular way (answer)

12. The first intelligence test was developed by
(1) Sir Francis Galton
(2) Howard Gardner
(3) Charles Spearman
(4) Alfred Binet and Theodore Simon (answer)

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

14. A time bound testing programme for a students should be implemented so that—
(1) The progress of the students should be informed to their parents
(2) A regular practice can be carried out
(3) The students can be trained for final examinations
(4) The remedial programme can be adopted on the basis of the feedback from the results (answer)

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

16. Eight-year-old Kavita has a mental age of ten. What is her intelligence quotient?
(1) 125 (answer)
(2) 100
(3) 80
(4) Cannot determine from the information provided

17. At the stage of ……………………………… the child’s capacity for thinking has developed to the extent that he can reason apart from concrete situations.
(1) Concrete operations
(2) Pre-operational (answer)
(3) Formal operations
(4) None of the above

18. if a child asks a ridiculous question in the classroom, what will be your reaction?
(1) Make fun of him
(2) Shout at him
(3) Try to explain the ridiculous nature of the question (answer)
(4) Expel him form the class

19. The idea of Basic Education is propounded by—
(1) Dr. Zakir Hussain
(2) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(3) Mahatma Gandhi (answer)
(4) Rabindranath Tagore

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

21. ______ is considered "average" IQ.
(1) 50
(2) 100 (answer)
(3) 150
(4) 200

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

23. The most important indicator of quality of education in a school is—
(1) Infrastructural facilities of a school
(2) Classroom system
(3) Text-books and Teaching-learning material
(4) Student Achievement level (answer)

24. Most intelligence tests today reflect a(n) ______ view of intelligence.
(1) Multidimensional (answer)
(2) Non-standardized
(3) Unitary
(4) All of the above

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

26. The best remedy of the student’s problems related with learning is—
(1) Suggestion for hard work
(2) Supervised study in Library
(3) Suggestion for private tuition
(4) Diagnostic teaching (answer)

27. You overhear children criticizing you. How will you react?
(1) Leave them alone
(2) Indulge introspection (answer)
(3) Punish them
(4) Report to their parents

28. The best argument for group intelligence test is that it
(1) Treats all the children equally
(2) Provides the teacher with diagnostic information
(3) Is less tension – producing than an individual test
(4) Is the least expensive method to determine the IQ (answer)

29. Science and Art exhibitions, music and dance shows and bringing out school magazines, are meant to
(1) establish a name for the school
(2) satisfy the parents
(3) provide a creative channel for learners (answer)
(4) train students from various professions

30. Who proposed the theory of multiple intelligences?
(1) Howard Gardner (answer)
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(3) David Wechsler
(4) Alfred Binet

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