CTET 2021: Important Questions on Child Development & Pedagogy (with Answers)

Important questions for CTET (with answers) are available here. 

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CTET 2020

Important solved questions for CTET are available here. CTET  will be conducted shortly. Now there is very less time left for the preparation and this is the time when candidates should focus more on practice and revision. Here we have provided a few important questions which are expected in CTET. Many of them are based on theories of Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky. These questions are helpful for CTET  Paper 1 and Paper 2 as well.

Candidates preparing for CTET are also advised to practice with previous years’ papers of CTET, as many questions are often expected to be asked from previous years’ papers.

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Important solved questions for CTET are given below

Question1. The word ‘Socialisation’ means

(1) following social norms relentlessly

(2) revolting against social norms

(3) understanding the social diversity

(4) adjusting in the society

Answer: (4)

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Which of the followings is NOT a feature of a child-centered outlook?

(1) Each child makes his or her curriculum.

(2) Children are inactive participants.

(3) Each child is unique in its own way.

(4) Each child has a right to education.

Answer: (1)


"Thought not only determines language but also precedes it.” Who among the following set forth this idea?

(1) Jean Piaget

(2) Kohlberg

(3) Pavlov

(4) Vygotsky

Answer: (4)

Question4. Which of the followings theory best describes the ‘Heinz’s Dilemma’?

 (1) Vygotsky’s theory

 (2) Piaget’s theory

(3) Kohlberg’s theory

(4) Binet’s theory

Answer: (3)

Question5. The environmental factors that shape development include all of the following except

(1) quality of education

(2) quality of nutrition

(3) culture

(4) physique

Answer: (4)


Which of the following implications can’t be derived from Piaget’s theory of cognitive development?

(1) Children’s desire to learn

(2) Need of verbal teaching

(3) Acceptance of individual differences

(4) Discovery learning

Answer: (2)

Question7.  ________________ can be best used in teaching to encourage democratic living among students.

(1) Lecture method

(2) Social interaction

(3) Experimental method

(4) Discovery method

Answer: (4)

Question8. Physical traits such as height, eye colour, bone structure and hair are

(1) primary qualities

(2) secondary qualities

(3) not inherited

(4) inherited

Answer: (4)

Question9. Piaget proposes that preoperational children are unable to conserve. Which of the following factors attributes this inability?

(1) Inability of hypothetic-deductive reasoning

(2) Irreversibility of thought

(3) Lack of high-level abstract reasoning

(4) None of the above

Answers: (2)

Question10. Development starts from the

(1) stage of infancy

(2) pre-natal stage

(3) pre-childhood stage

(4) post-childhood stage

Answer: (2)

Question11. The use of technology to enhance learning process is called __________ in education.

(1) IT

(2) ICT

(3) Communication technology

(4) Information technology

Answer: (2)

Question12. “Individual learns from his own mistakes” This statement is based on which learning theory?

(1) Instrumental conditioning

(2) Insight

(3) Trial & Error

(4) Classical conditioning

Answer: (3)

Question13. According to John Dewey, school is a __________ institution, and education is a __________ process.

(1) Social, Social

(2) Social, Philosophical

(3) Philosophical, Philosophical

(4) Environmental, Psychological

Answer: (1)

Question14. At the pre-primary stage reading aloud while writing is given importance. This is based on which theory of learning?

(1) Trial & Error

(2) Conditioning

(3) Insight

(4) Imitation

Answer: (2)

Question15. According to Jean Piaget, children develop abstract logic and reasoning skill during:

(1) Sensorimotor stage

(2) Preoperational stage

(3) Formal operational stage

(4) Concrete operational stage

Answer: (3)

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