Adult Education Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) and Answers | Adult Education Quiz Set 18

1 Who of the following is considered as the father of University extension ?
1 Charles Mc Carthy
2 James Stuart
3 Nudwig Grieg
4 William Sewell

Answer: James Stuart
2 National Family Planning Programme (NFPP) was launched with a
1 Clinical approach
2 Cafeteria approach
3 Community approach
4 Extension approach

Answer: Clinical approach
3 Who used the term “Andragogy” for the first time in adult education literatue ?
1 Kapp
2 Knowles
3 Adiseshiah
4 Illich

4 Who was the author of “De Schooling Society” ?
1 Malcolm Knowles
2 Peter Jarvis
3 Ivan Illich
4 Paulo Freire

Answer: Ivan Illich
5 The World Conference on Population and Development (1994) was held at
1 New Delhi
2 Mexico
3 New York
4 Cairo

Answer: Cairo
6 ASHA stands for
1 Accredited Social Health Activist
2 Assistant Social Health Activist
3 Associated Sexual Health Activist
4 Assistant Sexual Health Activist

Answer: Accredited Social Health Activist
7 The Indian higher education system comprises, at present, of about….
1 500 universities and 30,000 colleges
2 700 universities and 35,500 colleges
3 180 universities and 25,000 colleges
4 300 universities and 12,000 colleges

Answer: 700 universities and 35,500 colleges
8 Andragogy is an art and science of teaching
1 Children
2 Women
3 Adolescents
4 Adults

Answer: Adults
9 Population Education includes
1 Quality of skill development programme.
2 Quality of life improvement programme.
3 Quality of communication skill development programme.
4 Quality of health improvement programme.

Answer: Quality of life improvement programme.
10 Extension Education is a process of bringing about desirable changes in human
1 Knowledge
2 Attitude
3 Skills
4 All of these

Answer: All of these
11 Multimedia technology applies interactive computer elements that include _______ to deliver the message.
1 only animation and sound
2 text, graphics, animation and sound
3 text, pictures, video, graphics, animation and sound
4 only picture and sound

Answer: text, pictures, video, graphics, animation and sound
12 Which of the following is not a fundamental role of a Change Agent ?
1 Observer
2 Diagnostician
3 Hostile Critic
4 Stimulator

Answer: Hostile Critic
13 The Discussion Method in participatory training supports learning through an active role ______
1 assumed by the participants in the programme
2 assumed by the trainers in the programme
3 assumed by the technology used in the programme
4 assumed by the outside experts

Answer: assumed by the participants in the programme
14 Population density is related to
1 population and resources
2 population and roads
3 population and area (land)
4 population and politics

Answer: population and area (land)

Assertion (A) : The Centres / Departments of Adult, Continuity Education and Extension at university level are the nodal centres to conduct community work.

Reason (R) : Other departments in the university also serve the third functions of extension of higher education.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 (A) is true and (R) is not the correct reason of (A)
3 Both (A) and (R) are false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is the correct reason of (A)

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true

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