Quiz Pedagogy

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

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY QUIZ
1. D
2. C
3. C
4. B
5. A

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

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY QUIZZES
6. A
7. A
8. C
9. D
10. B

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

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY MCQS
11. B
12. A
13. A
14. D
15. C

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

ANSWERS: EDUCATION QUIZ
16. A
17. C
18. B
19. C
20. D

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

ANSWERS: EDUCATION QUIZZES
21. D
22. A
23. D
24. A
25. B

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

ANSWERS: EDUCATION MCQS
26. D
27. A
28. C
29. B
30. C

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

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY QUIZ
31. C
32. D
33. B
34. B
35. A

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

39. A posteriori 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

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY QUIZZES
36. D
37. B
38. C
39. C
40. A

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

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY MCQS
41. C
42. D
43. A
44. C
45. B

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

ANSWERS: EDUCATION QUIZ
46. C
47. D
48. A
49. B
50. A

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

ANSWERS: EDUCATION QUIZZES 
51. B
52. C
53. A
54. D
55. A

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

ANSWERS: EDUCATION MCQS
56. B
57. D
58. A
59. B
60. C

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

ANSWERS: THEORY OF EDUCATION QUIZ
61. C
62. B
63. B
64. D
65. A

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

ANSWERS: THEORY OF EDUCATION MCQS
66. A
67. B
68. D
69. C
70. D

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

ANSWERS: THEORY OF EDUCATION QUIZZES
71. C
72. A
73. D
74. A
75. B

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

ANSWERS: EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY QUIZ
76. A
77. C
78. D
79. D
80. B

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

ANSWERS: EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY QUIZZES
81. A
82. C
83. B
84. D
85. A

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

ANSWERS: EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY MCQS
86. B
87. B
88. C
89. A
90. C

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

ANSWERS: EDUCATION PSYCHOLOGY QUIZ
91. D
92. A
93. B
94. D
95. C

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) upgradation
(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

ANSWERS: EDUCATION PSYCHOLOGY QUIZZES
96. C
97. B
98. A
99. B
100. D

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

ANSWERS: EDUCATION PSYCHOLOGY MCQS
101. A
102. A
103. C
104. C
105. A

106. Educational psychology is concerned with the scientific study of
(A) education
(B) philosophy of education
(C) human learning
(D) teaching methods

107. According to famous philosophers, teaching is a/an
(A) art
(B) arts
(C) science
(D) technique

108. Progressive education emphasizes learning by
(A) reading
(B) writing
(C) doing
(D) enjoying

109. According to John Dewey, educational process has two sides:
(A) economical and sociological
(B) psychological and sociological
(C) economical and philosophical
(D) sociological and philosophical

110. According to John Dewey, which side of the educational process is the basis?
(A) economical
(B) sociological
(C) philosophical
(D) psychological

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY QUIZ
106. C
107. A
108. C
109. B
110. D

111. Education is a process in which knowledge and skills are transferred
(A) from a few persons to few persons
(B) from a few persons to a large number of people
(C) from a few persons to the next generation
(D) from a generation to the next generation

112. An assessment that is generally carried out at the end of a course to assign students a course grade is called?
(A) Diagnostic assessment
(B) Formative assessment
(C) Contemporary assessment
(D) Summative assessment

113. Which from the following is NOT a formal assessment?
(A) Interview
(B) Observation
(C) Project
(D) Quizzes

114. Which from the following is NOT an informal assessment?
(A) Observation
(B) Project
(C) Rubrics
(D) Participation

115. In John Dewey’s student-centered approach of learning, the role of the teacher is of a
(A) formal authority
(B) delegator
(C) instructor
(D) facilitator

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY QUIZ
111. C
112. D
113. B
114. B
115. D

116. Which from the following is termed as student-centered learning method?
I. Direct Instruction
II. Inquiry-Based Learning
III. Cooperative learning
(A) II only
(B) I and II only
(C) II and III only
(D) I, II and III

117. The role of teacher in inquiry-based learning is of
(A) instructor
(B) facilitator
(C) delegator
(D) formal authority

118. In direct instruction method or lecture method the teacher is considered as
(A) partner
(B) facilitator
(C) delegator
(D) formal authority

119. In cooperative learning method, the role of teacher is of
(A) facilitator
(B) delegator
(C) facilitator and delegator
(D) delegator and formal authority

120. In cooperative method teachers act as a delegator means the teacher act as a/an ________ to the students.
(A) resource
(B) partner
(C) evaluator
(D) foster

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY QUIZ
116. C
117. B
118. D
119. C
120. A

121.Dialectic or dialectical method is a discourse between opposing parties to establish the truth through
(A) investigation
(B) dialogues
(C) reasoned arguments
(D) presenting proves

122. Dialectic method of inquiry was contributed by
(A) Socrates
(B) Plato
(C) Aristotle
(D) John Dewey

123. Epistemology is the branch of philosophy concerned with the theory of
(A) education
(B) learning
(C) knowledge
(D) philosophy of education

124. What was the relation between Socrates and Plato?
(A) Socrates was student of Plato
(B) Plato was student of Socrates
(C) Socrates and Plato were brothers
(D) Socrates and Plato were colleagues

125. What was the relation between Plato and Aristotle?
(A) Plato was student of Aristotle
(B) Aristotle was student of Plato
(C) Plato and Aristotle were brothers
(D) Plato and Aristotle were colleagues

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY QUIZ
121. C
122. A
123. C
124. B
125. B

126. The “Apology” the Plato’s recollection of the speech given by Socrates when Socrates was charged with
(A) believing in the rotation of the Earth
(B) not believing in the rotation of the Earth
(C) believing in gods
(D) not believing in gods

127. According to Socrates, physical objects and events are __________ of their ideal form.
(A) shadows
(B) images
(C) parts
(D) signs

128. According to the theory of forms (or theory of ideas) material world is a/an __________ of the real world.
(A) shadow
(B) image
(C) part
(D) sign

129. The first institution of higher learning in the Western world, “Academy”, was founded by
(A) Socrates
(B) Plato
(C) Aristotle
(D) John Dewey

130. The “Academy” was founded in
(A) Athens
(B) Stagira
(C) Macedonia
(D) Chakis

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY QUIZ
126. D
127. A
128. B
129. B
130. A

131. Bloom’s taxonomy is a set of __________ learning domains.
(A) two
(B) three
(C) four
(D) five

132. The three domains of Bloom’s taxonomy are
(A) Cognitive, Affective and Psychomotor
(B) Cognitive, Pedagogy and Psychomotor
(C) Cognitive, Affective and Pedagogy
(D) Pedagogy, Affective and Psychomotor

133. The cognitive domain involves
(A) learning
(B) knowledge
(C) manner
(D) physical movement

134. The affective domain involves
(A) learning
(B) knowledge
(C) manner
(D) physical movement

135. The psychomotor domain involves
(A) learning
(B) knowledge
(C) manner
(D) physical movement

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY QUIZ
131. B
132. A
133. B
134. C
135. D

136. The simplest skill in cognitive domain of Bloom’s taxonomy is
(A) remembering
(B) understanding
(C) evaluating
(D) synthesizing

137. The most complex skill in cognitive domain of Bloom’s taxonomy is
(A) characterizing
(B) understanding
(C) evaluating
(D) synthesizing

138. The most complex skill of Bloom’s taxonomy is
(A) characterizing
(B) evaluating
(C) synthesizing
(D) originating

139. To break information into parts and to examine the information is called
(A) analyzing
(B) evaluating
(C) synthesizing
(D) originating

140. To compile the information into pattern and propose a plan is called
(A) analyzing
(B) evaluating
(C) synthesizing
(D) originating

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY QUIZ
136. A
137. C
138. D
139. A
140. C

141. When the topic or an area of a course contains a lot of information, it is recommended to use
(A) lecture method
(B) inquiry-based method
(C) cooperative method
(D) assignment method

142. The skill when students try to build abstract knowledge is called
(A) originating
(B) characterizing
(C) evaluating
(D) synthesizing

143. Formative assessment is an assessment __________ learning.
(A) to
(B) of
(C) by
(D) for

144. Summative assessment is an assessment __________ learning.
(A) to
(B) of
(C) by
(D) for

145. An assessment use to identify difficulties in the learning process is called
(A) initial assessment
(B) diagnostic assessment
(C) formative assessment
(D) summative assessment

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY QUIZ
141. A
142. B
143. D
144. B
145. B

146. An assessment use to determine a person’s ability in a particular field of studies is called
(A) aptitude test
(B) diagnostic test
(C) evaluation
(D) measurement

147. Reliability of an assessment relates to the __________ of an assessment.
(A) usefulness
(B) quality
(C) consistency
(D) relevance

148. Validity of an assessment relates to the __________ of an assessment.
(A) usefulness
(B) quality
(C) consistency
(D) relevance

149. A process of looking at what is being assessed is called
(A) assessment
(B) evaluation
(C) measurement
(D) rubrics

150. Which act of teacher foster a sense of autonomy in the learning process?
(A) instructor
(B) facilitator
(C) delegator
(D) formal authority

ANSWERS: PEDAGOGY QUIZ
146. A
147. C
148. D
149. B
150. C

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