We have sent an email with your new password.


AP Psychology ChAPter 5

95 Questions  I  By Thancock01
  • Share This on Twitter
  • +
Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

  
Changes are done, please start the quiz.


Question Excerpt

Removing question excerpt is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
1.  Sierra, a 28-year-old heroin addict, is pregnant. Her baby will be born
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
2.  Infant motor development is typically characterized by individual differences in ________ of the major developmental milestones.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
3.  When infants between 6 and 16 months of age were removed from their foster mothers and placed in stable adoptive homes, they typically showed
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
4.  According to Erikson, committing oneself to meaningful social roles would be most indicative of the achievement of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
5.  The principle that properties such as mass, volume, and number remain the same despite changes in the forms of objects is called
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
6.  In order to test whether newborns can visually discriminate between various shapes and colors, psychologists have made use of the process of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
7.  In formulating his theory of psychosocial development, Erikson would have suggested that authoritarian parents are likely to inhibit young children's
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
8.  Developmental psychologists study physical, cognitive, and ________ changes throughout the human life cycle.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
9.  One of the three major concerns of developmental psychology centers around the issue of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
10.  Eighteen-month-old Justin follows his mother around the house, clinging tightly to her when he is frightened. This best illustrates
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
11.  The Russian psychologist Vygotsky suggested that children's ability to solve problems is enhanced by
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
12.  A belief that adult personality is completely determined in early childhood years would be most relevant to the issue of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
13.  Stage theories of adult development are most likely to be criticized for exaggerating the
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
14.  According to Erikson, trust is to ________ as identity is to ________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
15.  Foster care that moves a young child through a series of foster families is most likely to result in the disruption of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
16.  The awareness that things continue to exist even when they are not perceived is known as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
17.  Identical twins typically begin walking on nearly the same day. This best illustrates the importance of _______ to motor skills.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
18.  When golden hamsters were repeatedly threatened and attacked while young, they suffered long-term changes in
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
19.  Crystallized intelligence refers most directly to a person's
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
20.  During the course of successful prenatal development, a human organism begins as a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
21.  Researchers have sneakily dabbed rouge on young children's noses in order to study the developmental beginnings of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
22.  An impaired theory of mind is most closely associated with
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
23.  In an experiment, children see a doll named Sally leave her ball in a red cupboard and go away. They then observe another doll, Anne, move the ball to a different location. In asking children where Sally will look for the ball upon her return, the investigators are testing the children's
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
24.  Two-year-old Anna perceives her parents as cold and rejecting. This is most indicative of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
25.  The powerful survival impulse that leads infants to seek closeness to their caregivers is called
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
26.  Dr. Matsuko's major research interest is the long-term effects of child-rearing practices on the psychological adjustment of offspring. It is most likely that Dr. Matsuko is a(n) ________ psychologist.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
27.  Darlene smoked heavily during the entire 9 months of her pregnancy. Her newborn baby will most likely be
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
28.  . Incorporating new information into existing theories is to ________ as modifying existing theories in light of new information is to ________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
29.  The rooting reflex refers to a baby's tendency to
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
30.  Henry disapproves of stealing jelly beans from his sister's Easter basket because he thinks his mother will spank him if he does. Henry best represents a(n) ________ morality.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
31.  Dr. Ensing studies the reactions of very young children who are briefly separated from their mothers while in an unfamiliar setting. It is most likely that Dr. Ensing is conducting research on
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
32.  At 12 months of age Jeremy shows no more desire to be held by his own parents than by complete strangers. His behavior best illustrates
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
33.  For several months following a sudden and unexpected divorce, Henry was excessively preoccupied with thoughts of his ex-wife. His reaction resulted from the disruption of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
34.  According to Erikson, isolation is to intimacy as role confusion is to
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
35.  The symptoms of fetal alcohol syndrome are most likely to include
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
36.  Despite huge legal costs and social disapproval, Mr. Lambers refuses to pay income taxes because his conscience will not allow him to support a government that spends billions of dollars on military weapons. Mr. Lambers' reasoning best illustrates Kohlberg's ________ stage.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
37.  Erikson would have suggested that adolescents can most effectively develop a sense of identity by
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
38.  When pregnant rats drink alcohol, their young offspring later display a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
39.  For Regis to think it's wrong to drive over the speed limit simply because he might get punished for doing so is demonstrating Kohlberg's ________ stage of morality.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
40.  The paternal deprivation experienced by many young children with divorced or unmarried parents is likely to put them at increased risk for
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
41.  Questions about the extent to which secure attachments are influenced by infant temperament or by responsive parenting are most directly relevant to the issue of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
42.  One-year-old Eunice is not overly fearful of strangers but she clearly prefers being held by her mother than by anyone else. Her behavior best illustrates
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
43.  Interpreting new experiences in terms of existing schemas is called
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
44.  A postconventional level of morality is most likely to be found in cultures that value
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
45.  From ages 3 to 6, the brain's neural networks are sprouting most rapidly in the
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
46.  The relative lack of neural interconnections in the association areas at the time of birth is most likely to contribute to
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
47.  Nageeb thought all nurses were young females until a middle-aged male nurse took care of him. Nageeb's altered conception of a “nurse” illustrates the process of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
48.  A concept or framework that organizes and interprets information is called a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
49.  The best evidence that 4-month-old infants possess visual memory capabilities comes from research on
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
50.  Mr. Hersch triggered a rooting reflex in his infant son by touching him on the
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
51.  Erikson suggested that the adolescent search for identity is followed by a developing capacity for
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
52.  The acquisition of a sense of object permanence is most closely associated with the development of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
53.  Providing children with a safe haven in times of stress contributes most directly to
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
54.  Puberty is most closely related to the onset of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
55.  Instead of happily exploring the attractive toys located in the pediatrician's waiting room, little Sandra tenaciously clings to her mother's skirt. Sandra most clearly shows signs of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
56.  A mother who is slow in responding to her infant's cries of distress is most likely to encourage
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
57.  Marriage bonds are especially likely to endure when members of a couple
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
58.  Adjusting current schemas to make sense of new information is called
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
59.  Those who criticize theories of age-linked adult developmental stages are most likely to emphasize the importance of ________ on adult development.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
60.  Piaget is best known for his interest in the process of ________ development.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
61.  Critics of Kohlberg's theory of moral development have suggested that postconventional morality is more characteristic of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
62.  According to Piaget's theory, during the concrete operational stage, a child is still unlikely to demonstrate
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
63.  The process by which certain birds form attachments during a critical period very early in life is called
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
64.  Which psychologist was most influential in shaping our understanding of cognitive development?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
65.  Newborn infants typically prefer their mother's voice over their father's voice because
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
66.  Piaget was convinced that the mind of a child
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
67.  A child's realization that others may have beliefs which the child knows to be false best illustrates that the child is not completely
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
68.  When 1-year-old Andrea tries to talk, her mother talks back; when she smiles, her mother smiles in return. These maternal reactions are most relevant to Andrea's development of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
69.  Vincent's ability to reason hypothetically in his geometry class indicates that he is in the ________ stage of development.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
70.  The branch of psychology that systematically focuses on the physical, mental, and social changes that occur throughout the life cycle is called
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
71.  Menopause is associated with a reduction in
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
72.  Five-year-old Tammy mistakenly believes that her short, wide glass contains less soda than her brother's tall, narrow glass. Actually, both glasses contain the same amount of soda. This illustrates that Tammy lacks the concept of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
73.  According to Piaget, schemas are
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
74.  Although Mr. Tong was obviously busy reading an absorbing novel, his 5-year-old daughter kept interrupting him with comments and questions about the TV cartoons she was watching. Before Mr. Tong becomes irritated with his daughter for being inconsiderate, he should be alerted to Piaget's concept of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
75.  Killing one person in order to save five by throwing a switch that diverts a runaway trolley is judged as more morally acceptable than killing one person in order to save five by pushing a stranger directly into the path of the oncoming trolley. This best illustrates that moral judgments may reflect
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
76.  Even though Alicia was busy playing when her mother came to pick her up from her babysitter, she quickly ran to her mother, gesturing to be held. Alicia most clearly showed signs of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
77.  According to Piaget, egocentrism is to conservation as the ________ stage is to the ________ stage.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
78.  A teratogen is a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
79.  Young children typically try to stay very close to their parents when they are in an unfamiliar setting. This best illustrates the adaptive value of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
80.  The symptoms of fetal alcohol syndrome demonstrate that alcohol is a
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
81.  According to Piaget, during the formal operational stage people begin to
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
82.  Which of the following factors is most important for the development of positive emotional bonds between human infants and their mothers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
83.  Mr. Johnson spends time each day caressing and rocking his infant daughter. This time together should serve most directly to promote
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
84.  Children's sense that their parents are trustworthy and dependable is most indicative of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
85.  Carol is distressed because post-childbirth complications prevented her from being in close physical contact with her child during its first few hours of life. Carol should be told that
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
86.  As boys with explosive tempers grow older, they are especially likely to have difficulty maintaining good jobs and happy marriages. This fact is most relevant to the issue of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
87.  Babies who are unable to predict how their parents will react to their cries for care and attention are especially likely to show signs of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
88.  Which of the following represents the correct order of Piaget's stages of cognitive development?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
89.  According to Kohlberg, morality based on the avoidance of punishment and the attainment of concrete rewards represents a(n) ________ morality.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
90.  At 16 months of age, Edmund is uncertain whether his busy parents will take time to feed him when he is hungry. This is most indicative of
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
91.  Parents who are demanding and yet sensitively responsive to their children are said to be
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
92.  Maturation refers to
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
93.  Habituation refers to the
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
94.  The heart begins to beat during the ________ period of prenatal development.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
95.  A mother who consistently responds supportively to her infant's cries for care and protection is most likely to encourage
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Back to top

Removing ad is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Take Another Quiz