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  • 1. 
    Piaget is best known for his interest in the process of ____ development.
    • A. 

      Motor

    • B. 

      Social

    • C. 

      Emotional

    • D. 

      Cognitive

  • 2. 
    According to Piaget, a person first comprehends that division is the reverse of multiplication during the ___ stage.
    • A. 

      Preoperational

    • B. 

      Concrete operational

    • C. 

      Formal operational

    • D. 

      Sensorimotor

  • 3. 
    A mother who is slow in responding to her infant's cries of distress is most likely to encourage:
    • A. 

      The false consensus effect

    • B. 

      Egocentrism

    • C. 

      Insecure attachment

    • D. 

      Object permanence

  • 4. 
    Marcia is a sensitive, responsive parent who consistently satisfies the needs of Sara, her infant daughter. According to Erikson, Sara is likely to:
    • A. 

      Form a lifelong attitude of basic trust toward the world

    • B. 

      Encounter some difficulty in overcoming the limitation of egocentrism

    • C. 

      Encounter some difficulty in forming an attachment to her father

    • D. 

      Achieve formal operational intelligence more quickly than the average child

  • 5. 
    Erik Erikson suggested that a sense of basic trust during infancy results from:
    • A. 

      Generativity

    • B. 

      Object permanence

    • C. 

      Responsive parenting

    • D. 

      Inborn temperament

  • 6. 
    Fourteen year old Lisa was asked, "What would happen if everyone in the world suddenly went blind?" She responded, "Those who had previously been blind would become leaders." Lisa's answer indicates that she is in the ___ stage of development.
    • A. 

      Concrete operational

    • B. 

      Preconventional

    • C. 

      Postconventional

    • D. 

      Preoperational

  • 7. 
    According to Kohlberg, morality based on the avoidance of punishment and the attainment of concrete rewards represents a(n) ___ morality.
    • A. 

      Egocentric

    • B. 

      Conventional

    • C. 

      Preconventional

    • D. 

      Preoperational

    • E. 

      Formal operational

  • 8. 
    According to Erikson, an older adult who feels his or her life has been satisfying, meaningful, and worthwhile has achieved a sense of:
    • A. 

      Integrity

    • B. 

      Autonomy

    • C. 

      Identity

    • D. 

      Intimacy

  • 9. 
    Cattell's theory of internal locus of control is best affiliated with an individual succeeding in developing what characteristic from the following Eriksonian stages?
    • A. 

      Intimacy vs. guilt; guilt

    • B. 

      Initiative vs. guilt; guilt

    • C. 

      Identity vs. role of confusion; identity

    • D. 

      Autonomy vs. shame and doubt; autonomy

  • 10. 
    The theories of Freud and Jung:
    • A. 

      Differed in the centrality of the role of the libido

    • B. 

      Differed in the purpose of development of self

    • C. 

      Differed in the role of cultural heritage

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    According to Jung ___ would be your themes for the horror analysis and ___ would emit your examples/prototypes.
    • A. 

      Archetypes; collective unconsciousness

    • B. 

      Selective unconsciousness; archetypes

    • C. 

      Archetypes; personal unconsciousness

    • D. 

      Personal unconsciousness; collective unconsciousness

  • 12. 
    Steve has adopted all his beliefs and convictions from his parents and friends. Now that he is in a position to apply these to difficult life decisions, feelings of uncertainty are overwhelming. Marcia would conclude that Steve has established his identity through:
    • A. 

      I.D. achievement

    • B. 

      Foreclosure

    • C. 

      Moratorium

    • D. 

      I.D. diffusion

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    The "jock" in The Breakfast Club remarked how he now hated his father despite the fast that he accepted his father's beliefs and never really formulated his own. Marcia would remark that this individual is most likely entering moratorium and leaving:
    • A. 

      Foreclosure

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Moratorium

    • D. 

      ID achievement

  • 14. 
    According to  Erikson, an older adult who feels his or her life has been satisfying, meaningful, and worthwhile has achieved a sense of:
    • A. 

      Integrity

    • B. 

      Hot tub

    • C. 

      Identity

    • D. 

      Intimacy

  • 15. 
    13 year-old girls are in what stage of psychosexual development?
    • A. 

      Genital

    • B. 

      Genius

    • C. 

      Clitoral

    • D. 

      Latent

  • 16. 
    Movies that start with a meal:
    • A. 

      Texas Chainsaw Massacre

    • B. 

      Scarface

    • C. 

      Breakfast Club

    • D. 

      Not choice "c"

  • 17. 
    Questions about whether gender differences in development are biologically predisposed or socially constrained most directly highlight the issue of:
    • A. 

      Behavior or mental processes

    • B. 

      Conventional or postconventional

    • C. 

      Continuity or stages

    • D. 

      Nature or nurture

    • E. 

      Stability or change

  • 18. 
    Timmy, the youngest child of a high school athletic director, was able to roll over at 3 months, and walk at 12 months. This ordered sequence of motor development was largely due to:
    • A. 

      Cultural norms

    • B. 

      Maturation

    • C. 

      Responsive parenting

    • D. 

      Imprinting

  • 19. 
    In which theory would most likely suggest that children often take turns passing and shooting a basketball because they want to avoid having others angry with them, whereas adolescents often do so because they want to work together as a team?
    • A. 

      Erikson's psychological development theory

    • B. 

      Piaget's cognitive developmental theory

    • C. 

      The enlightening review game

    • D. 

      Kohlberg's moral development theory

  • 20. 
    During which of Piaget's stages does a person develop an awareness that things continue to exist even when they are not perceived?
    • A. 

      Sensorimotor

    • B. 

      Preoperational

    • C. 

      Concrete operational

    • D. 

      Formal operational

  • 21. 
    According to Piaget, a child can represent things with words and images but cannot reason with logic during the ___ stage.
    • A. 

      Concrete operational

    • B. 

      Sensorimotor

    • C. 

      Formal operational

    • D. 

      Preoperational

  • 22. 
    According to Piaget, egocentrism refers to:
    • A. 

      A sensorimotor need for self-stimulation as evidence in thumb-sucking

    • B. 

      Young children's exaggerated interest in themselves and their own pleasure

    • C. 

      The inability to perceive thing from another person's point of view

    • D. 

      The inability to realize that things continue to exist even when they are not visible

  • 23. 
    According to Piaget, a person first comprehends that division is the reverse of multiplication during the ___ stage.
    • A. 

      Preoperational

    • B. 

      Concrete operational

    • C. 

      Formal operational

    • D. 

      Sensorimotor

  • 24. 
    According to Piaget, during the formal operational stage, people being to:
    • A. 

      Reason abstractly

    • B. 

      Adhere to social norms

    • C. 

      Distinguish between good and bad behaviors

    • D. 

      Become aware of the positive and negative consequences of their own behaviors

  • 25. 
    Harlow's studies of monkeys raised with artificial mothers suggest that mother-infant emotional bonds result primarily from mothers providing infants with:
    • A. 

      Adequate nourishment

    • B. 

      Body contact

    • C. 

      The opportunity to explore

    • D. 

      Protection from harm

  • 26. 
    Who suggested that a sense of basic trust during infancy results from responsive parenting?
    • A. 

      Big Five/5

    • B. 

      Jung

    • C. 

      Erikson

    • D. 

      Adler

    • E. 

      Bandura

  • 27. 
    Compared with Asian parents, North American parents place ___ emphasis on obedience and ___ emphasis on family loyalty.
    • A. 

      More; less

    • B. 

      Less; more

    • C. 

      More; more

    • D. 

      Less; less

  • 28. 
    Teratogens
    • A. 

      Are substances causing birth defects

    • B. 

      Do not include disease of the mother

    • C. 

      Are not present in moderate drinking

    • D. 

      Affect only physical structure, not mental

  • 29. 
    Avoiding physical punishment is to ___ morality as gaining social approval is to ___ morality.
    • A. 

      Conventional; postconventional

    • B. 

      Preconventional; postconventional

    • C. 

      Postconventional; conventional

    • D. 

      Conventional; preconventional

    • E. 

      Preconventional; conventional

  • 30. 
    Abdul, a 70 year-old retired teacher, feels that his life has not been of any real value or significance. According to Erkison, Abdul has failed to achieve sense of:
    • A. 

      Basic trust

    • B. 

      Intimacy

    • C. 

      Autonomy

    • D. 

      Integrity

  • 31. 
    According to the fundamental attribution error, when addressing the behavior of others we usually underestimate the impact or influence of the ___ on the person's conduct.
    • A. 

      Environmental forces

    • B. 

      Dispositional forces

    • C. 

      Motivational forces

    • D. 

      Support systems

  • 32. 
    Which of the following theoretical frameworks would argue most strongly that a healthy child will choose what is good for his or her growth?
    • A. 

      Social Learning theory

    • B. 

      Psychoanalytic

    • C. 

      Behavioral

    • D. 

      Humanistic

    • E. 

      Psychodynamic

  • 33. 
    James Marcia's Diffusion identity in reference to a significant other relates best with Erikson's
    • A. 

      Leaving trust vs. mistrust with trust

    • B. 

      Leaving isolation vs. autonomy with autonomy

    • C. 

      Leaving isolation vs. intimacy with isolation

    • D. 

      Leaving industry with inferiority with industry

  • 34. 
    Which of the following transgender categories is classified as a disorder?
    • A. 

      Transgender

    • B. 

      Oprah

    • C. 

      Transvestism

    • D. 

      Transsexual

    • E. 

      Hermaphrodite

  • 35. 
    Marilyn Manson chooses to malign Christianity in an effort to aid the liberty of the world, Kohlberg would consider Manson's motivation that of:
    • A. 

      Postconventional morality

    • B. 

      Preconventional morality

    • C. 

      Concrete operational cognition

    • D. 

      Conventional morality

  • 36. 
    Mr. Mister has chosen to research and study many age groups intermittently. Mr. Mister has chosen to embark in what type of research?
    • A. 

      Longitudinal

    • B. 

      Historical

    • C. 

      Reciprocal determinism

    • D. 

      Cohort-sequential

    • E. 

      Skankish observationist

  • 37. 
    Which of the following populations is more positively correlate with teratogens?
    • A. 

      Prostitutes

    • B. 

      Palmer of Laura

    • C. 

      Teachings

    • D. 

      Straight edgers

    • E. 

      Novelists

  • 38. 
    Which of the following assessment tools is an empirical test?
    • A. 

      Sentence completion test

    • B. 

      Minnesota Multiple Personality Inventory/ MMPI

    • C. 

      Draw-A-Person test

    • D. 

      Thematic Appreciation Test

    • E. 

      Rorschach Test

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