PRAXIS II: Plt 7-12 Exam Prep

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PRAXIS II: Plt 7-12 Exam Prep - Quiz

Human development is characterised by certain changes in behaviour and thought patterns which determine personality. Interestingly, the complexity increases with age. Educational and child psychology covers these concepts perfectly Do you know them? Having studied the developmental changes evident in children with the age of 7-12, ace this test easily!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who authored the theory of cognitive development?

    • A.

      Jean Freud

    • B.

      Jean Lamack

    • C.

      Jean Piaget

    • D.

      Jean Dufresne

    Correct Answer
    C. Jean Piaget
    Explanation
    Jean Piaget is the correct answer because he is widely recognized as the author of the theory of cognitive development. Piaget was a Swiss psychologist who conducted extensive research on how children's thinking and reasoning abilities develop over time. His theory proposes that children progress through distinct stages of cognitive development, from infancy to adolescence, and that their thinking becomes more sophisticated and complex as they grow. Piaget's work has had a significant impact on the field of developmental psychology and continues to be influential in understanding how children learn and acquire knowledge.

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  • 2. 

    What is the dynamic system of continuous change in human development called?

    • A.

      Cognition

    • B.

      Dynamism

    • C.

      Change

    • D.

      Reality

    Correct Answer
    D. Reality
    Explanation
    The dynamic system of continuous change in human development is referred to as "reality." This term encompasses the ever-evolving nature of human development, acknowledging that it is not a static process but rather an ongoing and fluid experience. It recognizes that individuals grow and develop in response to various internal and external factors, adapting and changing throughout their lives.

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  • 3. 

    How many conditions define dynamic systems of human development?

    • A.

      Four conditions

    • B.

      Two conditions

    • C.

      Five conditions

    • D.

      Three conditions

    Correct Answer
    B. Two conditions
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Two conditions. This suggests that there are only two conditions that define dynamic systems of human development. The question does not provide any further information about what these conditions are, but it implies that these two conditions are crucial in understanding and analyzing the complex processes of human development.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these refers to all manners of changes?

    • A.

      Report

    • B.

      Dynamism

    • C.

      Development

    • D.

      Transformation

    Correct Answer
    D. Transformation
    Explanation
    Transformation refers to all manners of changes because it encompasses a complete and significant alteration or modification in something. It implies a fundamental shift or conversion from one state or form to another. Unlike the other options, transformation implies a comprehensive and profound change that can occur in various aspects such as physical, emotional, social, or organizational. It signifies a complete overhaul or metamorphosis rather than just incremental or superficial modifications.

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  • 5. 

    What refers to the in which things can be found between transformations?

    • A.

      States

    • B.

      References

    • C.

      Reality

    • D.

      Change

    Correct Answer
    A. States
    Explanation
    The term "states" refers to the different conditions or stages that something can exist in during a transformation. It implies that there are various intermediate points or phases that occur between the starting and ending points of a transformation.

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  • 6. 

    What is the active aspect of human intelligence?

    • A.

      Perceptive intelligence

    • B.

      Figurative intelligence

    • C.

      Dual intelligence

    • D.

      Operative intelligence

    Correct Answer
    D. Operative intelligence
    Explanation
    Operative intelligence refers to the practical application of knowledge and skills in problem-solving and decision-making. It involves actively using one's intelligence to perform tasks and achieve goals. This active aspect of human intelligence includes processes such as reasoning, planning, organizing, and executing actions. It is different from perceptive intelligence, which focuses on sensory perception and interpretation, and figurative intelligence, which involves creative and abstract thinking. Dual intelligence is not a recognized term in the context of human intelligence.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these is jot related in figurative intelligence?

    • A.

      Imitation

    • B.

      Reality

    • C.

      Mental imagery

    • D.

      Perception

    Correct Answer
    B. Reality
    Explanation
    Figurative intelligence refers to the ability to understand and interpret abstract or symbolic representations. Imitation, mental imagery, and perception are all related to figurative intelligence as they involve the processing and understanding of non-literal or symbolic information. However, reality is not directly related to figurative intelligence as it typically refers to the actual state of things rather than abstract or symbolic representations.

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  • 8. 

    How many functions are important in understanding?

    • A.

      Five functions

    • B.

      Three functions

    • C.

      Four functions

    • D.

      Two functions

    Correct Answer
    D. Two functions
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Two functions". This suggests that there are only two functions that are important in understanding. However, without further context or information, it is difficult to provide a specific explanation for why these two functions are considered important.

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  • 9. 

    How many developmental stages are involved in cognitive development?

    • A.

      Concrete operational

    • B.

      Preoperational

    • C.

      Functional sensory

    • D.

      Sensorimotor

    Correct Answer
    C. Functional sensory
    Explanation
    The correct answer is not Functional sensory. The question is asking about the number of developmental stages involved in cognitive development, not the specific stages themselves. Therefore, an explanation cannot be provided as the question is incomplete.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these can be used in applied learning?

    • A.

      Illustration

    • B.

      Imagery

    • C.

      Punishment

    • D.

      Games

    Correct Answer
    D. Games
    Explanation
    Games can be used in applied learning as they provide a hands-on and interactive approach to learning. Through games, learners can actively participate, engage in problem-solving, and apply their knowledge in a practical context. Games also promote critical thinking, collaboration, and decision-making skills. They create a fun and engaging learning environment that motivates learners and enhances their understanding and retention of the subject matter.

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