Educational Psychology Pedagogy MCQs

Pedagogy is the theory and practice of education, and how this influences the growth of learners/students. Pedagogy, taken as an academic discipline, is the study of how knowledge and skills are exchanged in an educational context, and it considers the interactions that take place during learning.

As we know that Education is a dynamic process. In this there is interaction between teacher and learner, and the whole interaction is oriented toward an goal. Teachers and learners are benefited and influenced by each other’s personality on the basis of pedagogy, and this effect is clearly oriented towards a particular direction. With the changing times, the entire educational cycle is dynamic. In what direction is its speed getting? Who is affected? This direction is aimed at pedagogy.

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Educational Psychology Pedagogy MCQs

56. A normal human being has __________ senses.
(A) 4
(B) 5
(C) 6
(D) 7

57. Which from the following is NOT among the five senses?
(A) vision
(B) touch
(C) smell
(D) thought

58. The application of ideas, knowledge and skills to achieve the desired results is
called
(A) problem solving
(B) critical thinking
(C) reasoned arguments
(D) deductive method

59. According to Socrates of Meno, virtue is
(A) teachable
(B) unteachable
(C) reachable
(D) unreachable

60. The curriculum of educational institutes should be based on
(A) theory
(B) practice
(C) theory and practice
(D) theory, practice and research

61. The new curriculum should be introduced
(A) abruptly
(B) continuously
(C) gradually
(D) relatively

62. Evaluation of the process of curriculum development should be made
(A) abruptly
(B) continuously
(C) gradually
(D) relatively

63. Curriculum revision should be a/an __________ process.
(A) abrupt
(B) continuous
(C) gradual
(D) relative

64. The term heuristic means __________ in decision making.
(A) brain storming
(B) calculations
(C) thoroughness
(D) mental shortcuts

65. Robert Sternberg, a famous psychologist, argued that creativity requires __________ different types of intelligence.
(A) 3
(B) 4
(C) 5
(D) 6

66. According to Robert Sternberg, the three different types of required intelligence for creativity are
(A) synthetic, analytical, and practical
(B) analytical, observational and practical
(C) analytical, critical and practical
(D) abstract, synthetic and analytical

67. A common technique to help people begin the creative process is
(A) calculations
(B) brain storming
(C) thoroughness
(D) mental shortcuts

68. According to Plato, the highest goal in all of education is knowledge of the
(A) science
(B) mathematics
(C) philosophy
(D) good

69. Plato argued that __________ are fit to rule.
(A) educationists and philosophers
(B) only educationists
(C) only philosophers
(D) only psychologists

70. The book A Brief History of Time􀑧 is written by
(A) Aristotle
(B) John Dewey
(C) Robert Sternberg
(D) Stephen Hawking

71. The branch of philosophy focuses on the nature of reality is
(A) Connectionism
(B) Epistemology
(C) Metaphysics
(D) Pedagogy

72. Idealism is a philosophical approach that argues that __________are the only true reality, and the only thing worth knowing.
(A) ideas
(B) experiences
(C) observations
(D) physical objects

73. Realism is a philosophical approach that argues that ultimate reality is the world of
(A) ideas
(B) experiences
(C) observations
(D) physical objects

74. Who is called the father of both Realism and the scientific method?
(A) Aristotle
(B) Plato
(C) Socrates
(D) Edward Thorndike

75. The philosopher who is called the father of Idealism is
(A) Aristotle
(B) Plato
(C) Socrates
(D) Edward Thorndike

76. The philosopher who for the first time taught logic as a formal discipline was
(A) Aristotle
(B) Plato
(C) Socrates
(D) Edward Thorndike

77. The advocators of philosophy of Pragmatism believe that reality is
(A) imagination
(B) stagnant
(C) constantly changing
(D) related to mind

78. The psychologist who for the first time proposed the concept of connectionism in learning was
(A) Aristotle
(B) Plato
(C) Robert Sternberg
(D) Edward Thorndike

79. According to Edward Thorndike, learning is about responding to
(A) analysis
(B) change
(C) experiment
(D) stimuli

80. Anything that causes a reaction is called
(A) learning
(B) stimulus
(C) connectionism
(D) physical objects

81. The connection between stimulus and response is called
(A) stimulus-response bond
(B) receiving-accepting bond
(C) stimulus-response paradigm
(D) receiving-accepting paradigm

82. The __________ the stimulus-response bond (S-R bond), the better a person has learned the lesson.
(A) stable
(B) unstable
(C) stronger
(D) weaker

83. There are __________ laws of connectionism.
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 5

84. The three laws of connectionism are the laws of
(A) effect, stimulus and response
(B) stimulus, response and exercise
(C) exercise, readiness and response
(D) effect, exercise and readiness

85. According to the law of effect, if a stimulus results in a positive outcome, the S-R bond is
(A) strengthened
(B) weakened
(C) stabilized
(D) unsterilized

86. According to the law of effect, if a stimulus results in a negative outcome, the S-R bond is
(A) strengthened
(B) weakened
(C) stabilized
(D) unsterilized

87. According to the __________, the more you do something, the better you are at it.
(A) law of effect
(B) law of exercise
(C) law of readiness
(D) law of connectionism

88. According to the __________, S-R bonds are stronger if an individual is ready to learn.
(A) law of effect
(B) law of exercise
(C) law of readiness
(D) law of connectionism

89. The __________ says, we are motivated to gain rewards and avoid punishments.
(A) law of effect
(B) law of exercise
(C) law of readiness
(D) law of connectionism

90. The Law of Effect can be effectively used in
(A) accelerate learning
(B) curriculum development
(C) classroom management
(D) teaching methods

91. For an effective teaching, the teacher must be a subject matter expert that includes
I. command over the subject
II. the ability to convey knowledge
III. the ability to apply ideas from one discipline to another
(A) I only
(B) II only
(C) I and II only
(D) I, II and III

92. The satiation technique of classroom management is a technique where instead of punishing negative behaviors, the teacher might decide to actually __________ the negative behavior.
(A) encourage
(B) discourage
(C) ignore
(D) divert

93. The extinction technique of classroom management is a technique where teacher __________ any negative behavior.
(A) divert
(B) ignore
(C) encourage
(D) discourage

94. The use of a physical punishment for class management is called
(A) extinction technique
(B) satiation technique
(C) time out technique
(D) corporal punishment

95. The technique of classroom management where the teacher punishes negative behaviors by removing an unruly student from the rest of the class is called
(A) extinction technique
(B) satiation technique
(C) time out technique
(D) corporal punishment

96. The study of the physical, social and mental aspects of aging is called
(A) Esthetics
(B) Genetics
(C) Gerontology
(D) Clinical psychology

97. As people gets older, the ability of applying or maintain attention
(A) increases
(B) decreases
(C) stays constant
(D) remains unaffected

98. The brain __________ as people gets older.
(A) shrinks
(B) expands
(C) stays constant
(D) remains unaffected

99. There is __________ in working memory as people gets older.
(A) up-gradation
(B) degradation
(C) no change
(D) a slight change

100. According to the philosophy of Idealism in education, the subject matter of
curriculum should be
(A) mathematics
(B) science
(C) physical world
(D) mind

101. In education, __________ is used to make inference about the learning and
development of students.
(A) assessment
(B) evaluation
(C) measurement
(D) diagnosis

102. An assessment that is conducted prior to the start of teaching or instruction is called
(A) initial assessment
(B) formal assessment
(C) formative assessment
(D) summative assessment

103. An assessment that is carried out throught the course is called
(A) initial assessment
(B) diagnostic assessment
(C) formative assessment
(D) summative assessment

104. An assessment is __________ if it consistently achieves the same results with the same (or similar) students.
(A) Valid
(B) Invalid
(C) Reliable
(D) Unreliable

105. A/An __________ assessment is one which measures what it is intended to measure.
(A) Valid
(B) Invalid
(C) Reliable
(D) Unreliable