UTET Exam Nov 2021 Paper – 1| (Primary Level) | Part – I – Child Development and Pedagogy

Part – I – Child Development and Pedagogy

1. Interest refers to –

(A) An individual’s preference for engaging in one or more specific activities related to others.

(B) Relatively enduring characteristics of a person that make her or him distinct from others.

(C) An individual’s underlying potential for acquiring skills.

(D) The global capacity to understand the world, think rationally and use the available resources effectively when faced with challenges.

Answer – (A)

2. Which of the following methods involves seeking information from a person on a one-to-one basis?

(A) Case study

(B) Self-report

(C) Interview

(D) Observation


Answer – (C)

3. Which of the following statements is not correct about development?

(A) Development is lifelong, l.e., it takes place across all age groups starting from conception to old age.

(B) Development is influenced by historical conditions.

(C) Development is uni-dimensional.

(D) Development is highly plastic.


Answer – (C)

4. Development of symbolic thought and establishment of object permanence is visible in which of the following stages of cognitive development according to Piaget?

(A) Sensori motor

(B) Preoperational

(C) Concrete operational

(D) Formal operational


Answer – (B)

5. The stage of life that begins at the onset of puberty, when sexual maturity or the ability to reproduce is attained is commonly known as –

(A) Childhood

(B) Infancy

(C) Adulthood

(D) Adolescence


Answer – (D)

6. Which of the following statements is correct about adolescence?

(A) Imaginary audience is adolescents belief that others are as preoccupied with them as they are about themselves.

(B) Adolescents’ sense of uniqueness makes them think that no one understands them or their feelings.

(C) Personal fables are often part of adolescent diaries.

(D) All of the above.


Answer – (D)

7. Anorexia nervosa is a –

(A) sleeping disorder

(B) mental disorder

(C) eating disorder

(D) physical disorder


Answer – (C)

8. The process of adjusting to bright light after exposure to dim light is called –

(A) Regeneration

(B) Light adaptation

(C) Dark adaptation

(D) Saturation


Answer – (B)

9. Which of the following statements is correct about learning?

(A) Learning is any relatively permanent change in behaviour.

(B) Learning always involves some kind of experience.

(C) Learning is an inferred process and is different from performance,

(D) All of the above.


Answer – (D)

10. Which of the following is not a characteristic feature of formal assessment?

(A) Varies from case to case

(B) Objective

(C) Standardized

(D) Organised


Answer – (A)

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