TET Practice Paper Set-17

(Child Development)

1. The least justifiable use of the results of a standardized reading test is to

(1) Evaluate the reading instruction programme
(2) Serve as a basis for report card marks 
(3) Serve as a basis for parent conference
(4) Serve as a basis for making groups in the class

2. Children from poor homes but small family size still have the chance to get better environment for growth because they are likely to face less than children from poor homes but large family size.
(1) Sanitary conditions 
(2) Happy parents
(3) Peaceful conditions
(4) Impoverished conditions

3. Dynamic testing is based on ______'s view of the dynamic nature of learning.
(1) Piaget
(2) Gardner
(3) Sternberg
(4) Vygotsky 

4. You don’t have any knowledge of a particular topic asked by a child. How will you react?
(1) Satisfy him with a wrong reply
(2) Acknowledge my ignorance 
(3) Snub the child for asking a wrong question
(4) Try to put off the child’s question

5. The evaluation of personality is best made through the use of a/an
(1) Inventory test
(2) Preference test
(3) Survey test
(4) Projective test 

6. Mental retardation is indicated by
(1) An IQ score of 70 or less
(2) A deficiency in age-appropriate adaptive behavior occurring before age 18
(3) Both a and b 
(4) Neither a nor b

7. Stranger anxiety develops soon after:
(1) The concept of conservation
(2) Egocentrism
(3) A theory of mind
(4) The concept of object permanence 

8. The educator, who promoted the idea of five formal steps in learning, was
(1) Rousseau
(2) Comenius
(3) Pestalozzi
(4) Herbart 

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

10. According to Piaget, ______ is how the child handles new information that seems to conflict with what s/he already knows.
(1) Adaptation 
(2) Organization
(3) Conservation
(4) Equilibration

11. Which theorist would suggest that people gradually develop their own moral code as they reach higher levels of thinking?
(1) Piaget
(2) Kohlberg
(3) Both Piaget and Kohlberg 
(4) Neither Piaget and Kohlberg

12. At the stage of formal operations, the child-
(1) Has learned to symbolize and attach labels to something in his environment
(2) Reasons in terms of the dominant per-ceptual experience
(3) Can draw valid conclusions from the experiments in a practical way 
(4) Has mastered many of the processes required in solving problems where there are concrete materials

13. The first intelligence test was designed by Binet and Simon to
(1) Identify gifted children who might excel given the right opportunities
(2) Identify children who were unable to learn in a traditional classroom setting. 
(3) Inhibit teachers' prejudices against children who were from privileged backgrounds.
(4) Complete the research for their doctoral thesis.

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

15. A lesson, in which examples are given first and then, students are told to delineate a general rule or principle, is known as a/an
(1) Deductive lesson
(2) Inductive lesson 
(3) Knowledge lessons
(4) Developing lesson

16. Before Piaget, people were more likely to believe that:
(1) The child’s mind is a miniature model of the adult’s 
(2) Children think about the world in radically different ways from adults
(3) The child’s mind develops through a series of stages
(4) Children interpret their experiences in terms of their current understandings

17. A characteristic of gifted children is
(1) Multiple intelligences.
(2) Being labeled a "nerd".
(3) Efficiency of cognitive processing. 
(4) Low self-esteem.

18. What will be your attitude towards the bullies of your class?
(1) Keep them under check 
(2) Ask the principal to expel them
(3) Try to appease them
(4) Snub them from time to time

19. The psychometric approach to intelligence
(1) Focuses on intellectual changes that shape the organization of adolescent intelligence.
(2) Ignores individual differences and emphasizes the dynamic nature of intelligence.
(3) Is not concerned with predicting intelligence at a later point in development.
(4) Focuses on individual differences and seeks to measure them. 

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

21. Gifted individuals
(1) Have above average intelligence.
(2) Have a superior talent.
(3) Have academic aptitude.
(4) All of the above are correct. 

22. Which of the following activities do you think is the best for the development of the mind of a child?
(1) Debates 
(2) Acting in drams
(3) Singing
(4) Dancing

23. Primary purposes of intelligence testing include ________.
(1) Predicting academic performance.
(2) Predicting performance on the job.
(3) Assessing general adjustment and health.
(4) All of the above. 

24. An IQ score above _______ signals intellectual giftedness.
(1) 125
(2) 130 
(3) 135
(4) 140

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

26. According to the Dalton Scheme of education; which one of the following is dominant?
(1) The teacher
(2) The contract
(3) The student 
(4) Guidance

27. Which is the correct sequence of stages in Piaget’s theory of cognitive development?
(1) Sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete operational, formal operational 
(2) Sensorimotor, preoperational, formal operational, concrete operational
(3) Preoperational, sensorimotor, concrete operational, formal operational
(4) Preoperational, sensorimotor, formal operational, concrete operational

28. Who is known as the father of educational psychology?
(1) Pestology
(2) Devy
(3) Herbart 
(4) Spencer

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

30. A critical factor in reducing the dropout rate involves
(1) Improving the connection between schooling and home. 
(2) A significant increase in the amount of money the government is willing to spend on education.
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(4) Increasing the length of the school hours.

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