CHILD DEVELOPMENT QUESTION PAPERS

CHILD DEVELOPMENT
( English Version )

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I. Answer any two of the following questions in about three pages each :
2 × 15 = 30
1. Explain the Physical defects. Discuss how they affect the
development of the child.
2. What are the main speech defects ? How are you going to rectify
them ?
3. What are the cares and cautions to be taken for pregnant women ?
Explain the consequential effects of those cares, if not adopted.
II. Answer all the following questions in about two pages each : 3 × 10 = 30
1. What is play ? Explain any three types of play. How is play useful to
young children ?

2. What are meant by Heredity and Environment ? How do they
influence the development of a child ?
3. What are the causes of jealousy and fear ? How can they be
minimised ?
III. Write short notes on any three of the following, each answer not exceeding
a page : 3 × 5 = 15
1. Childhood companions
2. Concept formation
3. Level of intelligence
4. Endocrine glands.
IV. Give reasons for the following : 5 × 2 = 10
1. Childhood is ideal age for learning skills.
2. A pre-primary school teacher should have good knowledge of the
physical development of children.
3. Children should be allowed to choose their play equipment.
4. The first motor activity is found in the head region.
5. Children should avoid eating too much of sweets.

V. Fill in the blanks with suitable words : 5 × 1 = 5
1. Psychology is the study of ………………...…… .
2. Talking always about oneself and boasting is called the
………………...…… speech.
3. Pre-primary education should be ………………...…… centered.
4. Mental readiness is essential for ………………...…… .
5. The number of chromosomes in the normal human cell
is ………………...…… .
VI. Arrange the following developments in their right order : 5 × 1 = 5
1. Adult, Prenatal, Child, Neonatal.
2. Spreading napkin, Washing hands, Eating, Opening tiffin box.
3. Vocabulary, Recognising, Picture reading, Sentence formation.
4. Scribbling, Joining dots, Training, Forming strokes.
5. Looking, Smiling, Recognising, Staring.
VII. Match the following : 5 × 1 = 5
A B
1. Storytelling a) Aesthetic
2. Nature Ramble b) Emotional
3. Jungle gym climbing c) Language
4. Scribbling d) Gross muscular
5. Clay work e) Social
f) Readiness