Child Pedagogy : Motivation ( Paper I and II )


1. Which one of the following is an example of reinforcement?
A. You are good for nothing
B. As usual, you are wrong
C. Good.  Keep it up
D. Why don’t you answer it in a proper way

2. Which term is often used to interchange with the term “motivation”?
A. Praise
B. Need
C. Emotion
D. Incentive

3. Which of the following is/are the types of motivation?
A. Intrinsic 
B. Extrinsic
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None of the above

4. Power, curiosity and exploration are which kind of motives-
(i) Acquired motives
(ii) Inborn motives
(iii) Secondary motives
(iv)  Biological motives

A. 1 and 2 only
B. 1 and 3 only
C. 1, 2 and 3 only
D. All of the above

5. A drive is a state of tension or arousal produced by a _________
A. Need
B. Achievement
C. Conflict
D. Frustration

6. In a Maslow Hierarchy’s of needs, which needs comes after Safety need?
A. Esteem needs
B. Physiological needs
C. Self- actualization needs
D. Belongingness needs

7. A technique by which an individual fulfills his basic needs by associating himself/herself emotionally with famous persons or popular institutions-
A. Sublimation
B. Identification
C. Compensation
D. Ego-centrism

8. According to theories of motivation, a teacher can learning by-
A. setting extremely high expectations to the students
B. setting no expectations to students
C. setting realistic expectations to students
D. none of the above

9. “Students study hard for their personal growth and developments”- which of the following theorists would be of the opinion?
A. Skinner
B. Piaget
C. Bandura
D. Maslow

10. Which one of the following is a sign of motivated teaching in the class?
A. Questioning by students in the class
B. Full attendance in the class
C. Cleanliness in the class 
D. Discipline in the class

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