CTET December 2019 P2 Child Development and Pedagogy Questions Paper Part 3

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

How can teachers deal with children who are non-attendive in the classroom?

A. Ask the children to go out of the class.

B. Scold them frequently in front of the entire class.

C. Talk to them and find out reasons for their disinterest.

D. Given them a lot of worksheets as homework.

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

Constructivist approach suggests that ________ is crucial for constructing knowledge.

A. prior knowledge of the learner

B. conditioning

C. punishment

D. rote memorization

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

Children construct ‘native theories’ about various phenomenon. In this background a teacher should

A. challenge these conceptions of the children through dialogue.

B. dismiss these ideas that children have.

C. ignore children՚s ideas and theories.

D. scold the children for having these ideas that interfere with her teaching.

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

The relationship between cognition and emotions is

A. independent of each other.

B. uni-directional – emotions influence cognition.

C. uni-directional – cognition influences emotions.

D. bi-directional – a dynamic interplay between both.

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

Which of the following factors affect learning?

i. Interest of the student

ii. Emotional health of the student

iii. Pedagogical strategies

iv. Social and cultural context of the student

A. i, ii

B. ii, iii

C. i, ii, iii

D. i, ii, iii, iv

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

________ are an important aspect of the process of meaningful construction of knowledge.

A. Social interactions

B. Drill and repetitive recall

C. Rewards and punishment

D. Stimulus-response associations

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

When students repeatedly engage in an activity (such as design and conduct an experiment) to earn a reward that is not directly related to that activity (such as earn a ‘star’ or ‘badge’ ) they are likely to

A. develop materialistic attitude towards learning.

B. enjoy learning for the sake of understanding.

C. persist in doing the activity even without the reward.

D. set mastery goals for themselves rather than work to please others.

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

The concept of childhood is

A. universally the same across different cultural contexts.

B. a social construction according to contemporary socio-constructivist theorists.

C. that children are born evil and have to be civilized.

D. that children begin with nothing at all and their characteristics are shaped entirely by environment.

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

Which of the following characterize the period of ‘middle childhood’ ?

A. Physical growth and development occur at a very rapid pace.

B. Ability to think abstractly and use of scientific reasoning develops.

C. Children begin to think logically but concretely.

D. Learning occurs primarily through sensory and motor activities.

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

Family and neighbourhood are

A. psychological agencies for children.

B. primary socializing agencies.

C. middle socializing agencies.

D. secondary socializing agencies.

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