CTET Dec 2019 P1 Child Development & Pedagogy Questions Paper Part 1

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Child Development & Pedagogy

1. Directions: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

The most critical period of acquisition and development of language is

A. pre-netal period

B. early childhood

C. middle childhood

D. adolescence

2. Directions: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Which of the following is a stage of moral development proposed by Lawrence Kohlberg?

A. Latency Stage

B. The social contract orientation

C. Concrete operational stage

D. Industry vs. Inferiority stage

3. Directions: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

During classroom discussions, a teacher often pays more attention to boys than girls. This is an example of

A. Gender bias.

B. Gender identity.

C. Gender relevance.

D. Gender constancy.

4. Directions: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Which of the following is an effective strategy to reduce children՚s gender stereotyping and gender-role conformity?

A. Discussion about gender-bias

B. Emphasizing gender-specific roles

C. Gender-segregated play groups

D. Gender-segregated seating arrangement

5. Directions: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Which of the following theorists while viewing children as active seekers of knowledge emphasized the influence of social and cultural contents on their thinking?

A. John B. Watson

B. Lev Vygotsky

C. Jean Piaget

D. Lawrence Kohlberg

6. Directions: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

While working on a jig-saw puzzle, 5 years old Najma says to herself, “Where is the blue piece? No, not this one, darker one that would go here and make this shoe” .

This kind of talk is referred to by Vygotsky as

A. private speech

B. talk aloud

C. scaffolding

D. egocentric speech

7. Directions: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Giving cues to children and offering support as and when needed is an example of

A. reinforcement

B. conditioning

C. modelling

D. scaffolding

8. Directions: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Which of the following behaviours characterize the ‘concrete operational stage’ as proposed by Jean Piaget?

A. Hypothetico-deduction reasoning; propositional thought

B. Conservation; class inclusion

C. Deferred imitation; object permanence

D. Make-believe play; irreversibility of thought

9. Directions: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Which of the following is a Piagetian construct in the context of cognitive development of children?

A. Schemas

B. Observational learning

C. Conditioning

D. Reinforcement

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