Q1. The ‘insight theory of learning’ was promoted by
(a) Jean Piaget
(c) Gestalt’ theorists
Q2. A gene of one parent carrying the trait of brown eyes gets fused with a gene of the other parent carrying the trait of blue eyes. Among the following possibilities which one would be applicable to the above fusion of genes carrying trait of eye colour?
(a) Brown-eyed offspring carrying the blue-eye-trait unexpressed
(b) Blue-eye offspring
(c) Blue-eyed offspring carrying the brown-eye trait unexpressed
(d) Brown-eyed offspring
Q3. According to Kohlberg, a teacher can instill moral values in children by
(a) giving importance to religious teachings.
(b) laying clear rules in behavior.
(c) involving them in discussions on moral issues.
(d) giving strict instructions on ‘how to behave’.
Q4. One of the most important question to be decided in the language controversy in our country is the problem of
(a) The link language for institutions of higher learning
(b) Languages of the minorities and their development
(c) Expenditure to be incurred for the spread of the language
(d) None of these
Q5. G. Stanley Hall’s view about adolescence as a period of ‘storm and stress’ is severely criticised by-
(a) Margaret Mead
(b) B.F. Skinner
(c) Anna Freud
(d) Dereck Freeman
Q6. The stage in which a child begins to think logically about objects and events is known as
(a) pre-operational stage
(b) concrete operational stage
(c) sensory-motor stage
(d) formal operational stage
Q7. A teacher uses a text and some pictures of fruits and vegetables and holds a discussion with her students. The students link the details with their previous knowledge and learn the concept of nutrition. This approach is based on
(a) classical conditioning of learning.
(b) theory of reinforcement.
(c) operant conditioning of learning,
(d) construction of knowledge.
Q8. The smallest unit of meaning in a language is
Q9. The sounds th, ph, ch are
Q10. Consider the following statements.
The formation of attachment in human infants grows out of-
1. Tactile experience of being held and cuddled
2. Social interaction
3. Biological factors
(a) 1 alone is correct
(b) 2 alone is correct
(c) 1 and 2 are correct
(d) 1, 2 and 3 are correct