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Education MCQs page 16

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


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Education MCQs page 15

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


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Education MCQs page 14

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


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Education MCQs page 13

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


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Education MCQs page 12

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


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Education MCQs page 11

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


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Education MCQs page 10

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



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Education MCQs page 9

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



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Education MCQs page 8

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


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Education MCQs Page 7

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


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Education MCQs page 6

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


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