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Directions : Answer the following questions by selecting the correct/most approPdate options. 1. Which one of the following statements is true about the role of heredity and environment?

(1) Certain aspects of development are influenced more by heredity and others more by the environment.

(2) A child’s ability to learn and perform is completely decided by the genes.

(3) Good care and a nutritious diet can fight off any disorder a child is born with.

(4) Environment plays a significant role only in the child’s language development.

2. Which one of the following statements cannot be attributed to Piaget’s theory?

(1) Development occurs in qualitative stages.

(2) Children construct and use knowledge about their world.

(3) Learning takes place through constant practice. (4) Children act on their environment.

3. Which one of the following is not a limitation of the preoperational thought?

(1) Tendency to concentrate (2) Development of the symbolic thought (3) Egocentrism (4) Irreversibility

4. Play has a significant role in development of young children for the following reasons, except—

(1) they gain mastery over their body

(2) it stimulates their senses

(3) it is just a pleasant way to spend time

(4) they acquire new skills and learn when to use them

5. Which one of the following questions invites children to think critically?

(1) Do you know the answer to this?

(2) What is the right answer?

(3) Can you think of a similar situation?

(4) What are the different ways in which we can solve this?

6. Which one of the following options best describes progressive education?

(1) Learning by doing, project method, cooperative learning

(2) Thematic units, regular unit tests, ranking

(3) Personalized learning, ability grouping, labeling students

(4) Project method, ability grouping, ranking T.

Which one of the following statements about progressive education explains—Education is life itself ? (1) School education should continue as long as possible. (2) Schools arc not required, children can learn from their life experiences. (3) Education in schools should reflect the social and natural world. (4) Life is the true educator.

8. Which one of the following can be considered as a contribution of Kohlberg’s theory?

(I) His theory has supported an association between cognitive maturity and moral maturity.

(2) The theory has elaborate testing procedures.

(3) It establishes a clear relation-ship between moral reasoning and action.

(4) His belief is that children are moral philosophers.

9. The Zone of Proximal Development refers to—
(1) the phase when maximum development is possible

(2) the developmental phase when child takes complete responsi-bility for learning

(3) a context in which children can almost perform a task on their own with the right level of support

(4) the point in learning when support can be withdrawn

10. An androgynous personality—

(1) refers to men with feminine traits
(2) has a balance of what are generally considered masculine and feminine traits

(3) tends to be assertive and arrogant

(4) adheres to stereotypical gender roles prevalent in the society .

11. Children acquire gender roles through all of the following, except—
(1) media (2) socialization (3) culture (4) tutoring

12. One of the critiques of standardized tests has been that—
(1) they represent largely the mainstream culture and are therefore biased
(2) their language is difficult to understand
(3) the tests cannot be adminis-tered on large populations
(4) they do not give a clear picture of a child’s ability

13. The theory of multiple intelligence says that—
(1) intelligence can be rapidly accelerated
(2) intelligence can be of several kinds
(3) paper-pencil tests helpful

(4) intelligence can be multiplied with effective pedagogy
are not

14. Teacher can utilize both assessm of ent for learning and assessment learning to—

(1) know children’s progress and achievement level
(2) know learning needs of the child and select teaching strategy accordingly
(3) assess child’s performance at periodic intervals and certify his/her performance
(4) monitor children’s progress and sct appropriate goals to fill their learning gaps

15. Which one of the following is not related to Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation?
(1) It has been mandated by the Right to Education Act of India.
(2) It is an integral part of teaching-learning process.
(3) It focuses on child’s achievement in different learning areas.
(4) It is useful to label children as slow, poor or intelligent.

16. Giftedness in children can be attributed to—(1) an interplay between heredity and environment (2) a resource-rich environment (3) successful parents (4) a disciplined routine

17. Children coming from socio-economically disadvantaged back-grounds need a classroom environment which—

(1) teaches them good behaviour

(2) values and uses their cultural and linguistic knowledge

(3) discourages the use of their language so that they learn the mainstream language

(4) categorizes children based on their abilities

18. The intervention needed for creative and talented children in the classroom rests on—
(1) use of customized and stimulating instructional methods by the teacher
(2) giving extra time to them (3) being affectionate towards them (4) giving them the responsibility of teaching other children

19. Which one of the following ways is not a suitable way to help hyperactive children learn?

(I) Breaking up a task into small, manageable segments

(2) Offering alternative ways of learning

(3) Including physical activity in their daily schedule

(4) Reprimanding them often for being restless

20. Patterns of divergent thinking identify children, who are—

(1) disabled (2) dyslexic (3) creative (4) resilient

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