CTET December 2019 P2 Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Paper Part 1

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Child Development & Pedagogy

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

Noor forgot to bring her tiffin to school and asked Tanya to share her tiffin saying “You should share your tiffin with me today because I shared my tiffin with you yesterday” . According to Lawrence Kohlberg՚s theory of moral development, Noor՚s statements represents ________ orientation typical ________ stage.

A. law and order; post-conventional

B. obedience; pre-conventional

C. being nice; conventional

D. exchange; conventional

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

Recently there have been conscious efforts to include stories in curriculum where father is involved in household works and mother is doing adventure activities. This move is important because

A. it aims to strengthen gender bias.

B. It aims to eliminate gender stereotyping.

C. it aims to encourage gender constancy.

D. it aims to increase gender decimation.

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

According to Vygotsky, when adults adjust the support to extend the child՚s current level of performance, it is called

A. discovery learning.

B. zone of proximal development.

C. scaffolding.

D. inter-subjectivity

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

According to Jean Piaget՚s theory of cognitive development, hypothetic-deductive reasoning develops during

A. sensory-motor stage.

B. pre-operational stage.

C. concrete operational stage.

D. formal operational stage.

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

According to ________, it is important to understand the social processes and influence of the cultural context of children՚s thinking.

A. Lawrence Kohlberg

B. Jean Piaget

C. Lev Vygotsky

D. Albert Bandura

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

Drawing implications from Piaget՚s theory of cognitive development, a teacher of grad 6 - 8 in his classroom should

A. discourage use of logical arguments.

B. present problems that require reasoning-based solutions.

C. use only concrete materials to teach a concept.

D. rely solely on prescribed syllabus.

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

As per Howard Gardener՚s theory of multiple intelligence, what would be the characteristics of a person with ‘Logico-mathematical’ intelligence?

A. Sensitivity to the sounds, rhythms and meaning of words

B. Ability to perceive visual-spatial world accurately

C. Ability to produce and appreciate pitch, rhythm and aesthetic quality of musical expressiveness

D. Sensitivity to and capacity to detect pattern, handle long chains of reasoning

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

The process by which children develop habits, skills, values and motives that make them responsible, productive members of society is called

A. socialization

B. inclusion

C. mainstreaming

D. differentiation

10. Direction: Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Which of the following statements about the role of heredity and environment in human development is correct?

A. The only reason for individual differences is heredity.

B. Environmental influences totally shape the development of a human.

C. Neither heredity nor environment influence human development.

D. Heredity and environment both influence human development in a complex interplay.

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