TET Practice Paper Set-18

(Child Development)



1. You are asked to organise a picnic. Which one of the following will be your first step?

(1) Selecting the spot to be visited 
(2) Collecting money form the students
(3) Arranging transport
(4) Getting approval of the parents

2. “At least one – third of learning that will determine later levels of school achievement has already taken place by the age of six. “This is a statement most closely associated with the writings of
(1) Benjamin Bloom 
(2) Martin Mayer
(3) Fritz Redl
(4) Nathan Glazer

3. In your opinion, a successful teacher is one, who
(1) Gives home work regularly
(2) Gives good marks in examinations
(3) Takes keen interest in the progress of students 
(4) Comes to school on time

4. Sports, according to you
(1) Should be a part of education
(2) Should be more important than education 
(3) Generally diverts the attention of the students
(4) Should be a individual’s affair.

5. Perhaps the best way to view gender typing is as
(1) An ongoing and changing process throughout development. 
(2) An activity of childhood, once established, always the same.
(3) An activity of adolescence and early adulthood.
(4) An insignificant event that has little relevance to most individuals.
6. In your class, a student is not able to answer a question due to fear even if he knows
it. You will
(1) Tell him the answer
(2) Try to find the basic reasons of his fear 
(3) Tell him time and again to answer the question
(4) Ask for an answer from another student

7. In ………………………………. Stage, the child is beginning to understand the operations of classification, relations, numbers, temporal and spatial order.
(1) Pre-operational
(2) Concrete operations 
(3) Format operations
(4) Pre-conceptual

8. According to Kohlberg's cognitive theory of the development of gender typing, children's differentiation of gender roles occurs before
(1) Stereotyping.
(2) Gender identification. 
(3) A gender schema develops
(4) Completion of the Oedipus complex

9. Insecurely attached infants who are left by their mothers in an unfamiliar setting often will:
(1) Hold fast to their mothers on their return
(2) Explore the new surroundings confidently
(3) Be indifferent toward their mothers on their return 
(4) Display little emotion at any time

10. Which of the following sex differences has been observed in the way parents treat their children?
(1) Girls are encouraged equally as boys to be independent and achieve.
(2) Girls are allowed to run errands and engage in venturesome activities at the same time as boys.
(3) Parents tend to be more apprehensive about their sons as opposed to daughters.
(4) Boys are more likely to be left unsupervised after school in comparison to girls. 

11. According to Kohlberg, ____ is achieved between the ages of _____ years.
(1) Gender identity; 4 -5
(2) Gender constancy; 4 - 5
(3) Gender constancy; 2 - 3
(4) Gender identity; 2 -3 

12. Margo is teaching Tom to play a new composition for the piano. Initially, Margo must provide each explanation, many hints, and several demonstrations. As Tom practices, Margo's instruction is reduced. Gradually, Tom learns to perform the composition well all by himself. This is an example of Lev Vygotsky's concept of
(1) Assimilation.
(2) Wisdom.
(3) Apprenticeship training.
(4) Zone of proximal development. 

13. Creative writing should be an activity planned for
(1) Only those children reading on grade–I level
(2) Only those children who can spell and who can write cohesive sentences
(3) Only those children who want to write for the class newspaper
(4) All children 

14. Lesson planning should be guided primary by the consideration of
(1) Meeting the needs of the average child in the class
(2) Creating a happy classroom environment
(3) The curriculum goals 
(4) Providing pupils with work

15. …………………… is interpreting one’s own experience in terms of one’s existing schemes.
(1) Accommodation
(2) Cognition
(3) Sensation
(4) Assimilation 

16. Most of the behavioral traits that interest psychologists are –
(1) Polygenic
(2) Unrelated to each other
(3) Unrelated to genes 
(4) Phonotypical only

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

18. 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 

19. Frobel’s most important contribution to education was his development of the
(1) Vocational school
(2) Public high school
(3) Kindergarten 
(4) Latin School

20. Which of the following is a domain of learning?
(1) Experiential
(2) Affective 
(3) Spiritual
(4) Professional

21. The students of first standard are making a noise. In order to calm them down, you will
(1) Scold them
(2) Tell them to go to the playground and play
(3) Tell them a story 
(4) Do nothing

22. If some students are not in a mood to study in the class, you will
(1) Force them to study
(2) Tell those students to leave the class and enjoy
(3) Warn them that they must study else you will report the matter to the Principal
(4) Tell them some interesting things related to their interests or your own subject 

23. You have been told to accommodate two mentally retarded children in your class. You will
(1) Refuse to accept them as your students
(2) Tell the Principal to accommodate them in another class that is exclusively meant for mentally retarded children
(3) Learn techniques to teach such students and accept them as a part of your class 
(4) None of These

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

25. Piaget claimed that all of the following are true of his stages of cognitive development EXCEPT:
(1) All children progress through the various stages at exactly the same age. 
(2) All children throughout the world pass through the stages in the same order.
(3) All normal children reach the stage of concrete operations.
(4) The changes from stage to stage can sometimes be very abrupt.

26. The teacher introduces a problem-solving lesson with a good motivation and then
asks for proposed solutions. No suggestions are forthcoming. The teacher is best advised to
(1) Repeat the motivation until children respond
(2) Tell the student to read their text
(3) Show an interesting filmstrip
(4) Stimulate pupil thought by advancing a few personal proposals 

27. To maintain interest among students in class, a teacher should-
(1) use blackboard
(2) discuss
(3) tell stories
(4) ask question 

28. Why is the parents-Teachers Association considered to be important?
(1) This helps the school function properly
(2) This helps in understanding students in a better way 
(3) This helps in solving the students’ problem
(4) This helps the teachers and parents coming closer

29. A teacher can develop social values among students by-
(1) telling them about great people
CTET Practice Papers, TET Guess Papers, NET, HTET, PSTET, UPTET, KTET Online free Paper, PDF Download Study Material.(2) developing sense of discipline
(3) behaving ideally 
(4) telling them good stories

30. Family is a means of—
(1) Informal education 
(2) Formal education
(3) Non-formal education
(4) Distance education

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