Q1. “Readiness for learning” refers to
(a) general ability level of students
(b) present the cognitive level of students in the learning continuum
(c) satisfying nature of the act of learning
(d) Thorndike’s Law of Readiness
Q2. A teacher wishes to help her students appreciate multiple views of a situation. She provides her students multiple opportunities to debate on this situation in different groups. According to Vygotsky’s perspective, her students will ____________ various views and develop multiple perspectives of the situation on their own.
Q3. In the context of progressive education which of the following statements is true according to John Dewey?
(a) There should not be a place for democracy in a classroom.
(b) Students should be able to solve social problems themselves.
(c) Curiosity belong to the inherent nature of students only.
(d) Students should be observed and not heard in the classroom.
Q4. A child coming to preschool for the first time cries profusely. After two years when the same child goes to primary school for the first time, he does not express his tension by crying rather his shoulder and neck muscles become tense. This change in his behaviour can be explained on the basis of which of the following principles?
(a) Development proceeds in a proper manner
(b) Development is gradual
(c) Development is different in different people
(d) Development is characterized by differentiation and integration
Q5. Which of the following stages are involved when infants “THINK” with their eyes, ears and hands?
(a) Concrete operational stage
(b) Pre-operational stage
(c) Sensory motor stage
(d) Formal operational stage
Q6. Who developed the first intelligence test?
(a) David Wechsler
(b) Alfred Binet
(c) Charles Edward Spearman
(d) Robert Sternberg
Q7. Concept maps are more likely to increase understanding of new concepts by
(a) transferring knowledge between content areas.
(b) focusing attention on specific detail.
(c) prioritizing academic content for study.
(d) increasing ability to organize information logically.
Q8. According to the Piaget theory, which one out of the following will not influence one’s cognitive development?
(a) Social experiences
Q9. Which of these does not imply practical intelligence in the Triarchic theory?
(a) Thinking practically about oneself only
(b) Choosing an environment in which you can succeed
(c) Adapting to the environment
(d) None of the above
Q10. Fitting new information into existing schemes is known as