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

1. The word Pedagogy means?
(A) to understand the child
(B) to guide the child
(C) to educate the child
(D) to lead the child

2. Pedagogy is the study of?
(A) Education
(B) Learning Process
(C) Teaching Methods
(D) Guiding Students

3. The philosopher who worked in mathematical and scientific didactic was?
(A) Jean Piaget
(B) John Dewey
(C) Martin Wagenschein
(D) Lev Vygotsky

4. The use of technology to enhance learning process is called __________ in education.
(A) IT
(B) ICT
(C) Information technology
(D) Communication technology

5. A scoring guide use to evaluate the quality of students is called
(A) rubrics
(B) checklists
(C) inventories
(D) rating scales

6. As people grow older, the __________ of learning declines.
(A) speed
(B) power
(C) quality
(D) quantity

7. Which from the following should be used to increase correct responses and
appropriate behavior?
(A) Praise
(B) Reward
(C) Ignorance
(D) Strictness

8. Which from the following should be used to decrease minor inappropriate behavior?
(A) Praise
(B) Reward
(C) Ignorance
(D) Strictness

9. The book Emile or 􀑦On Education􀑧 on the nature of education and man is written by
(A) Aristotle
(B) Plato
(C) John Dewey
(D) Rousseau

10. According to Emile, the noblest work in education is to make a/an
(A) good citizen
(B) reasoning man
(C) thinker
(D) entrepreneur

11. Teachers should present information to the students clearly and in interesting way, and relate this new information to the things students
(A) don’t know
(B) already know
(C) willing to know
(D) not willing to know

12. According to John Dewey, school is a __________ institution, and education is a __________ process.
(A) social, social
(B) social, philosophical
(C) philosophical, philosophical
(D) environmental, psychological

13. According to John Dewey, schools must prepare students for
(A) present life
(B) future life
(C) entrepreneurship
(D) research

14. Responses that produce a satisfying effect in a particular situation become
__________ to occur again in that situation.
(A) not likely
(B) equally likely
(C) less likely
(D) more likely

15. Responses that produce a discomforting effect become __________ to occur again in
that situation.
(A) not likely
(B) equally likely
(C) less likely
(D) more likely

16. According to Rousseau, at what age a person ready to have a companion of the opposite sex?
(A) 16
(B) 17
(C) 18
(D) 19

17. The field of study concerned with the construction of thought processes, including remembering, problem solving, and decision-making is called
(A) Education
(B) Pedagogy
(C) Cognitive Development
(D) Epistemology

18. Jean Piaget proposed __________ stages of Cognitive Development.
(A) 3
(B) 4
(C) 5
(D) 6

19. The more often a particular ability is used the __________ it becomes.
(A) more important
(B) less important
(C) stronger
(D) weaker

19. The longer a particular ability is unused the __________ it becomes.
(A) more important
(B) less important
(C) stronger
(D) weaker

20. According to Emile, the noblest work in education is to make a/an
(A) good citizen
(B) reasoning man
(C) thinker
(D) entrepreneur

21. The more parts of your brain you use, the more likely you are to __________
information.
(A) use
(B) miss
(C) misuse
(D) retain

22. The conclusion of a deductive argument is
(A) certain
(B) experience
(C) observation
(D) probable

23. The truth of the conclusion of an inductive argument is
(A) certain
(B) experience
(C) observation
(D) probable

24. The process of reasoning from one or more given statements to reach a logically certain conclusion is called
(A) Deductive Reasoning
(B) Inductive Reasoning
(C) Qualitative Reasoning
(D) Quantitative Reasoning

25. The reasoning in which the given statements are viewed as supplying strong
evidence for the truth of the conclusion is called
(A) Deductive Reasoning
(B) Inductive Reasoning
(C) Qualitative Reasoning
(D) Quantitative Reasoning

26. According to Jean Piaget, children develop abstract logic and reasoning skill during
(A) Sensorimotor stage
(B) Preoperational stage
(C) Concrete operational stage
(D) Formal operational stage

27. Children are usually egocentric during __________ and __________ stages.
(A) Sensorimotor, Preoperational
(B) Preoperational, Concrete operational
(C) Concrete operational, Formal operational
(D) Formal operational, Sensorimotor

28. According to Jean Piaget, children are no longer egocentric when entering
(A) Sensorimotor stage
(B) Preoperational stage
(C) Concrete operational stage
(D) Formal operational stage

29. According to Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, the Concrete operational stage starts at age
(A) 3
(B) 7
(C) 11
(D) 15

30. According to Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, the Formal operational stage
starts at age
(A) 3
(B) 7
(C) 11
(D) 15

31. The most recent response is most likely to
(A) forget
(B) compromised
(C) reoccur
(D) not occur again

32. Rousseau advocated an educational method which consisted of removing the child
from
(A) school
(B) burden
(C) past memory
(D) society

33. Who advocated removing children from their mothers’ care and raising them as wards of the state?
(A) Socrates
(B) Plato
(C) Aristotle
(D) John Locke

34. The famous book The Republic was written by
(A) Socrates
(B) Plato
(C) Aristotle
(D) John Locke

35. All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth. This is the saying of
(A) Aristotle
(B) Socrates
(C) Plato
(D) John Locke

36. The Waldorf education approach emphasizes a balanced development of
(A) head and heart
(B) head and hands
(C) heart and hands
(D) head, heart, and hands

37. Plato believed that talent and intelligence are
(A) distributed genetically
(B) not distributed genetically
(C) distributed gender-wise
(D) not distributed gender-wise

38. A prior knowledge is knowledge that is known independently of
(A) analysis
(B) information
(C) experience
(D) evidence

39. A posterior knowledge is knowledge that is known by
(A) analysis
(B) information
(C) experience
(D) evidence

40. According to John Locke, a child’s mind does not contain any
(A) innate ideas
(B) memory
(C) observation
(D) imagination

41. The philosopher who for the first time mentioned the importance of play (or sports) in education was
(A) Socrates
(B) Plato
(C) Aristotle
(D) John Locke

42. The process of selecting units from a population to estimate characteristics of the population is called
(A) analyzing
(B) inference
(C) research
(D) sampling

43. We calculate average marks of a student in the way as we calculate
(A) arithmetic mean
(B) geometric mean
(C) standard deviation
(D) variance

44. The __________ is a measure of how spreads out points are from the mean.
(A) arithmetic mean
(B) geometric mean
(C) standard deviation
(D) variance

45. The standard deviation is the __________ of the variance.
(A) square
(B) square root
(C) cube
(D) cube root

46. The concept of pragmatism in educational philosophy says that education should be about
(A) obedience
(B) virtue
(C) life and growth
(D) shaping good citizens

47. The idea of practical learning means education should apply to the
(A) practice
(B) society
(C) abstract knowledge
(D) real world

48. An aspect of pragmatism is experiential learning, which says, education should come through
(A) experience
(B) practice
(C) knowledge
(D) observations

49. According to Aristotle, virtue is a/an __________ state between excess and deficiency.
(A) natural
(B) intermediate
(C) real
(D) artificial

50. In case of spending money, the virtue is __________ between wastefulness and stringiness.
(A) generosity
(B) penury
(C) lavishness
(D) prodigal

51. The concept of perennialism in education means school curricula should focus on what is
(A) important
(B) everlasting
(C) in demand
(D) in need

52. According to John Dewey, children should experience __________in school to make them better citizens.
(A) rules
(B) discipline
(C) democracy
(D) practical implementation

53. Progressivism believes that education comes from the experience of the
(A) child
(B) teacher
(C) principal
(D) society

54. The idea of teaching the whole child in the philosophy of pragmatism in education means teaching students to be good
(A) learners
(B) thinkers
(C) scientists
(D) citizens

55. Progressivism believes that children learn in a/an
(A) community
(B) competition
(C) isolation
(D) closed environment