Education Questions Answers

Q1. The word "Education" is derived from the Latin word "educere", which means
(a) to bring up
(b) to lead out
(c) to nourish
(d) to put in

Q2. The book "Deschooling Society" is written by
(a) Althusser
(b) Passrron
(c) Bowles
(d) Ivan Illich

Q3. Who said "Education is that which makes a man of good character and useful to the society."
(a) Kautilya
(b) Yajnavalkya
(c) Panini
(d) Guru Nanak

Q4. Which is not the characteristic of modernisation in Education
(a) Psychic mobility
(b) Clarity of aims
(c) Higher level of technology
(d) Individuality

Q5. Who developed the "downward filtration theory"
(a) Lord Macaulay
(b) Charles Wood
(c) Lord Curzon
(d) William Bentinck

Q6. The neighbourhood school concept was advocated by the
(a) Kothari Commission
(b) Phukan Commission
(c) Kalelkar Commission
(d) U.C. Banerjee Commission

Q7. "Intelligence Quotient" was developed by
(a) Hull
(b) Wundt
(c) Terman
(d) Freud

Q8. Premature withdrawal of children from school at any stage is
(a) dropout
(b) wastage
(c) stagnation
(d) detention

Q9. The inventor of contiguous conditioning theory of learning is
(a) Horton
(b) Garton
(c) Mandal
(d) Edwin Ray Guthrie

Q10. Who defined emotion as moved or stirred up state of the individual
(a) William James
(b) Woodworth
(c) C.W. Trow
(d) James Drever

Q11. Learning is a sort of behavioural
(a) Modification
(b) Withdrawal
(c) Continuation
(d) Extension

Q12. The three sources of knowledge are discussed in
(a) Axiology
(b) Ontology
(c) Pedagogy
(d) Epistemology

Q13. Who is the author of the book ‘‘A Vindication of the Rights of Woman’’
(a) John Locke
(b) Nel Noddings
(c) Paulo Freire
(d) Mary Wollstonecraft

Q14. The main founder of existentialism is
(a) William James
(b) John Ruskin
(c) Soren Kierkegaard
(d) John Dewey

Q15. The concept of ‘Education for caring’ was propounded by
(a) Paulo Freire
(b) Nel Noddings
(c) Aurobindo
(d) Mary Wollstonecraft


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