Get a sense of what’s coming on your licensure exam with these 50 multiple-choice questions. This Professional Education (Prof Ed) reviewer covers topics that are found in Facilitating Learning subject.
In general, the subject covers the knowledge and skills needed to effectively facilitate learning in a variety of settings. Topics include theories of learning, learning styles, teaching methods, classroom management, assessment and evaluation, technology in learning, and curriculum design and development.
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Question 1. Macey was walking by the road to buy “suka”. Suddenly, a green snake bit her right foot and left her very terrified for the rest of the day. Since that incident, she has held immense fear of all snakes. What concept is best illustrated in this scenario?
A. stimulus generalization✅
B. associative learning
C. stimulus discrimination
D. stimulating stimulus
Question 2. Which of the following will trigger additional development if a child is exposed to more challenges and stimuli in his surroundings?
A. emotional development✅
D. social development
Question 3. If you have to develop in the students a correct sense of right and wrong, with which should you be concerned according to Freud?
C. Super-ego and Ego
Question 4. Bernadette enjoyed the roller coaster when they went to the Enchanted Kingdom. The mere sight of the roller coaster gets her excited. Which theory explains Bernadette’s behavior?
A. Operant conditioning✅
B. Attribution Theory
C. Pavlovian Theory
D. Social learning theory
Question 5. What is the most accurate definition of the puberty stage?
A. Staged when sexual maturation is achieved.
B. Rapid physical growth and sexual maturation end childhood.✅
C. The stage when adolescents establish identities separate from their parents.
D. Rapid physical growth that occurs during adolescence.
Question 6. Which of the following is a barrier to the improvement of memory?
B. Retroactive inhibition✅
D. Word categorization
Question 7. What is the best explanation of Piaget’s concrete operational thought to describe the school-age child’s mental ability?
A. Can understand that moral principles may supersede the standards of society.
B. Can understand that certain characteristics of an object remain the same when other characteristics are changed.✅
C. A child can reason logically about things and events he or she perceives.
D. A child’s ability to think about how he thinks.
Question 8. The use of mnemonics helps a pupil _______ information.
Question 9. What is the main role of the teacher?
A. Facilitator of student learning✅
B. Classroom manager
Question 10. Which of the following is least associated with longer retention?
A. active involvement in the learning projects
B. mastery learning
C. rote learning
D. elaborated feedback✅
Question 11. In treatment for alcoholism, Prince was made to drink an alcoholic beverage and then made to ingest Antabuse, a drug that produces nausea. Eventually, he was nauseated at the sight and smell of alcohol and stopped drinking alcohol. This is an example of what theory?
A. Attribution theory
B. Operant conditioning
C. Social learning theory
D. Associative learning✅
Question 12. According to Erickson, what is the primary task of an adolescent?
A. To establish integrity
B. To establish trust
C. To search for his identity✅
D. To be more intimate with others
Question 13. Teacher Dennis begins a lesson on tumbling by demonstrating front and back somersaults in slow motion and physically guiding his students through the correct movements. As his students become more skillful, he stands back from the mat and gives verbal feedback about how to improve. With Vygotsky’s theory in mind, what did teacher Dennis do?
C. Peer interaction
D. Guided participation
Question 14. Which of the following is usually considered the most important factor in a child’s observable classroom behavior?
D. cultural background
Question 15. Based on Bandura’s social learning theory, whom do children often imitate. Those who ______.
I. have substantial influence over their lives
II. belong to their peer group
III. belong to other races
IV. are successful and seem admired
A. IV only
B. II and IV
C. I and IV✅
D. I and II
Question 16. The tendency to imitate elders is very strong in the early childhood stage. Teachers should therefore be very good.
A. role models✅
C. facilitators of learning
Question 17. Teacher Hanna asked the students to describe how their families celebrate holidays. Students can discover that people celebrate holidays differently. Which principle in cognitive development governs Teacher Hanna’s teaching activity?
A. Social interaction is essential for cognitive development.✅
B. Children actively construct their knowledge.
C. Cognitive development involves relating new information to prior knowledge
D. Children often think in different ways at different ages.
Question 18. Bernadette enjoyed the roller coaster when they went to the Enchanted Kingdom. The mere sight of the roller coaster gets her excited. Which theory explains Bernadette’s behavior?
A. Social learning theory
B. Operant conditioning✅
C. Attribution theory
D. Pavlovian conditioning
Question 19. According to Erickson, identity and role confusion occurs during:
A. High School years✅
B. Elementary years
C. College years
D. Pre-school years
Question 20. According to Ausubel, one of the ways to strengthen the student’s cognitive structure is by using an instructional tool called:
C. Advance organizer✅
D. Spiral approach
Question 21. Providing a variety of learning activities to students is a characteristic of a teacher who understands the principle of:
A. Reward as a potential means of increasing the participation
B. Proactive teaching as a modern technique of teaching
C. Allowing students to be exposed to various teaching techniques.
D. Facilitating learning with an emphasis on individual differences✅
Question 22. This idea refers to the formation of the meaning of certain knowledge.
A. Genetic epistemology✅
C. Genetic counseling
D. Semantic structure
Question 23. It is a combination of tangible and intangible traits and characteristics of an individual.
C. Spiritual Enhancement
D. Semantic structure
Question 24. Which of the following best describes the preschooler’s readiness to learn new tasks and play activities?
A. Growing identification with others
B. Theory of mind
C. Relationship with parents
D. Emerging competency and self-awareness✅
Question 25. The ability of a child to conceptualize the retention and preservation of the same quantity under various changes.
Question 26. What learning process involves the application of previously acquired learning to new or different situations?
Question 27. Student Basil had fun at school yesterday. Today, he is eager to go to class. What theory explains this?
A. Classical conditioning
B. Associative learning
C. Operant conditioning✅
D. Affective filter hypothesis
Question 28. Drive-reduction theory of motivation is for the “push” factor while the ______ is for the “pull” factor.
A. Incentive theory✅
B. Instinct theory
C. Arousal theory
D. Cognitive theory
Question 29. Denzel’s mother noticed that her son always wants to get her attention and is jealous of his father. Denzel then can be classified under what psychoanalytic stage of development?
D. sexual deviation
Question 30. A child receives STARS STAMP after correctly completing his task. The child always tries to complete all tasks correctly for him to have a stamp once again. What is being shown in the situation?
A. Classical learning
B. Pavlovian conditioning
C. Operant learning✅
D. Associative learning
Question 31. The child’s concept of right and wrong is based on external criteria laid down by adults during the stage of pre-conventional morality. This is based on the idea of?
Question 32. The female gonads which are responsible for the production of egg cells are also called ______.
C. fallopian tube
Question 33. He is generally considered the father of modern education.
Question 34. It is the first stage of language acquisition whereby the child uses a single word to represent a sentence or phrase.
D. Fast mapping
Question 35. Teacher Piolo, a Chemistry teacher, makes sure all eyes are on him as he demonstrates the proper behavior in lighting a Bunsen burner. Whose theory supports Teacher Piolo’s practice?
A. Jean Piaget
B. Albert Bandura✅
C. Lev Vygotsky
D. William Glasser
Question 36. According to Krathwohl’s affective domain of objectives, ______ is the lowest level of affective behavior.
Question 37. When a little girl says she wants her mother to go on vacation so that she can marry her father, Freud believes that she is voicing a fantasy consistent with?
A. Theory of mind
B. Crisis of initiative vs. guilt
C. Electra complex✅
D. Oedipus complex
Question 38. Psychological, there is unity in all learning. However, there are distinct types of learning that are recognized. One is effective learning that involves:
A. acquisition of attitudes ideals, judgment, and values✅
B. formation of concepts and ideas
C. understanding of the external world through the use of the senses.
D. acquisition of facts and information
Question 39. Children must develop fundamental knowledge of the four properties of the external world. All of the choices are properties EXCEPT:
A. knowledge of time
B. knowledge of existence✅
C. knowledge of causation
D. knowledge of objects.
Question 40. This condition is characterized by poor spelling and pervasive difficulty in reading.
B. mental retardation
Question 41. This educator opposes the traditional notion that students are empty vessels. He calls this traditional technique the banking system.
Question 42. Which of the following authors would most help teacher Lito to understand the underlying effects of poverty on academic achievements?
Question 43. It includes everything from simple associations between stimuli and responses or association learning to the development of complex insights as in problem-solving:
A. Affective learning
B. Cognitive learning✅
C. Psychomotor learning
D. All of these
Question 44. Repetition will facilitate the learning process when?
A. given the same information each time✅
B. kept short if possible
C. done in different settings
D. there are short intervals between repetitions
Question 45. This law state that every stimulus pattern is seen in such a way that the resulting structure is as simple as possible.
A. Law of readiness
B. Law of contiguity
C. Law of prägnanz✅
D. Law of similarity
Question 46. Which theory calls for adaptation to the learner’s biological and developmental set of characteristics?
A. Learning Style Theory
B. Reading Readiness Theory
C. Multiple Intelligence Theory✅
D. Psychoanalytic Theory
Question 47. Identical twins are more alike than fraternal twins. Which of the following statements/principles are supported by this?
A. Intelligence is determined partly by prenatal nutrition.
B. Heredity has a part in determining the physical appearance✅
C. Environment affects both fraternal and identical twins.
D. Intelligence hinges on physical structure.
Question 48. Parents and teachers are considered authorities and models by children at the early childhood stage. What does this statement imply?
A. Teachers and parents should serve as role models at all times.✅
B. Parent-teacher conferences should always be an activity in school.
C. Parents should enforce strict discipline at home and teachers ins school.
D. Teachers should demand complete obedience from the learners in school.
Question 49. Teacher Miguel believes that to effectively teach, thinking skills like effective thinking, intuitive thinking, and discovery learning must be emphasized to the students. Which particular school of thought/branch of psychology best represents his principle?
C. Cognitive Psychology✅
Question 50. A type of lesson that requires revisiting old facts and concepts from a new perspective and setting is known as?
D. Independent Study
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