1. A major strength of ecological theory is its framework for explaining (a) Environmental influences on development.
2. All of the following advanced principles of child development that are closely allied to the stimulus response learning theory, except (d) Gesell
3. The process whereby the genetic factors limit an individual's responsiveness to the environment is known as
(d) Range of reaction.
4. In order to develop the spirit of labour in students
(c) Students should be given opportunities to do labour from time to time 5. A child has been admitted to your school who belongs to a back ward family/background from the cultural viewpoint. You will (c) Keep him in a normal class but will make special arrangements for teaching him, keeping his special needs in view 6. All of the following can be signs that a child is gifted, except (c) Uneasy relationships with peers.
7. If heredity is an important determinant of a specific behaviour, what prediction can we make about expression of the behaviour in identical twins reared apart compared to its expression in fraternal twins reared apart? (c) Identical twins will express the behaviour more similarly than fraternal twins. 8. Frobel’s most important contribution to education was his development of the (c) Kindergarten
9. Of the following, the main purpose of state certification of teachers is to (b) Provide for a uniform standard of entry-level teacher competency throughout the state 10. The key difference between evolutionary and cultural change is that evolutionary change alters __________ whereas cultural change alters ____________. (b) Heredity; environment
11. The current view of childhood assumes that
(d) Childhood is a unique period of growth and change.
12. In preparing a fifth grade class to take a standardized reading test the teacher is best advised to: (d) Give the pupils practice in answering questions similar to the type that will appear on the test 13. A normal child of twelve years of age is most likely to
(d) Be eager for peer approval
14. Creative writing should be an activity planned for
(d) All children
15. Of the following, the most promising step for a teacher to take in order to improve class discipline is to (b) Evaluate his/her materials, methods and approaches to children 16. The question "Will the shy child who never speaks turn into a quiet, shy adult or wilL the child become a sociable, talkative person?" is concerned with which developmental issue? (d) Nature and nurture
17. A child from a disorganized home will experience the greatest difficulty with: (b) Independent study
18. Most psychologists believe that development is due
(d) To an interaction of nature and nurture.
19. The normal twelve –year –old child is most likely to: (d) Be eager for peer approval
20. The reason why students run from school is
(d) Callous attitude of teachers towards the problem
21. You find a student to be intelligent. You will
(c) Motivate him so that he can make more progress
22. If some students are not in a mood to study in the class, you will (d) Tell them some interesting things related to their interests or your own subject 23. Child development is defined as a field of study that
(d) Accounts for the gradual evolution of the child's cognitive, social, and other capacities. 24. The term ‘identical elements’ is closely associated with: (b) Transfer of learning
25. Organismic theories of development hold that
(a) Psychological structures and processes within the child help determine his/her 26. A Person believes that nurture strongly influences the development of his child. He would not agree with the importance of:
(a) Genetic factors.
27. If student is too shy to participate in the class, you will (d) Ask questions from him only when he is keen to answer them 28. How will you bring a hyperactive child on the right path? (c) Give him tasks of watering trees, cleaning the blackboard, making toys of clay etc. 29. Knowledge of...
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