Child Development Review Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which represents the correct order of Piaget's stages of intellectual development?
    • A. 

      Sensorimotor, concrete operational, formal operational, postoperational

    • B. 

      Preoperational, concrete operational, formal operational, sensorimotor

    • C. 

      sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete operational, formal operational

    • D. 

      preoperational, informal operational, formal operational, postoperational

  • 2. 
    Which of the following most clearly demonstrates the existence of emotional attachment?
    • A. 

      separation anxiety

    • B. 

      Learning to walk

    • C. 

      Imprinting

    • D. 

      Language development

  • 3. 
    According to Chomsky, humans have a __________ to develop language.
    • A. 

      perceptual set

    • B. 

      Telegraphic readiness

    • C. 

      Learning set

    • D. 

      Biological predisposition

  • 4. 
    During the formal operations stage, children begin to
    • A. 

      Accurately use concepts of time, space, and number.

    • B. 

      Think primarily about concrete objects or situations.

    • C. 

      Develop the concept of object permanency.

    • D. 

      Think in terms of abstract principles and hypothetical possibilities.

  • 5. 
    Harlow's finding that baby monkeys prefer a terrycloth surrogate mother to a wire mother demonstrates the importance of
    • A. 

      Imprinting or critical periods.

    • B. 

      Contact comfort.

    • C. 

      Acceptance.

    • D. 

      Good nutrition.

  • 6. 
    Which reflex probably helps prevent falling?
    • A. 

      Moro reflex

    • B. 

      Grasping reflex

    • C. 

      Rooting reflex

    • D. 

      Sucking reflex

  • 7. 
    A child is largely nonverbal, is learning to coordinate purposeful movements with sense information, and is developing the concept of object permanence. The child is in Piaget's __________ stage.
    • A. 

      Sensorimotor

    • B. 

      Preoperational

    • C. 

      Concrete operational

    • D. 

      Formal operations

  • 8. 
    If touched on the cheek, neonates will turn their head in that direction. This is called the
    • A. 

      Moro reflex.

    • B. 

      rooting reflex

    • C. 

      Orientation response.

    • D. 

      Babinski response.

  • 9. 
    Object permanence is to sensorimotor stage as conservation and reversibility are to
    • A. 

      Formal operational stage.

    • B. 

      Preoperational stage.

    • C. 

      Informal operational stage.

    • D. 

      Concrete operational stage.

  • 10. 
    Substances capable of causing birth defects are known as
    • A. 

      Carcinogens.

    • B. 

      Teratogens.

    • C. 

      Chorionic villi.

    • D. 

      Antigens.

  • 11. 
    Piaget is mainly known for studying
    • A. 

      Language development.

    • B. 

      Sexual development.

    • C. 

      Social development.

    • D. 

      Cognitive development.

  • 12. 
    When her mother leaves, Linda cries. When her mother returns, Linda crawls into her lap. According to Mary Ainsworth, Linda has a(n) __________ attachment.
    • A. 

      Securely attached

    • B. 

      secure-avoidant

    • C. 

      Insecure-avoidant

    • D. 

      Insecure-ambivalent

  • 13. 
    Authoritarian parents
    • A. 

      demand strict adherence to rigid standards of behavior.

    • B. 

      Require little in the way of responsible behavior from their children

    • C. 

      Encourage their children to act responsibly.

    • D. 

      Do not enforce rules.

  • 14. 
    Cephalocaudal means
    • A. 

      from the center of the body to the extremities.

    • B. 

      From the past to the future.

    • C. 

      From the head to the toes.

    • D. 

      From birth to death.

  • 15. 
    Each cell possesses 46 __________ that are responsible for all the genetic information passed from parents to children
    • A. 

      Genes

    • B. 

      Chromosomes

    • C. 

      Zygotes

    • D. 

      Gametes

  • 16. 
    If an infant is startled by a loud sound, it makes movements similar to an embrace. This is called a __________ reflex.
    • A. 

      grasping

    • B. 

      Rooting

    • C. 

      Babinski

    • D. 

      Moro

  • 17. 
    "I demand that you obey" is to authoritarian as "Do your own thing" is to
    • A. 

      authoritative.

    • B. 

      Permissive.

    • C. 

      Permissionable.

    • D. 

      Overprotective.

  • 18. 
    Proximodistal means
    • A. 

      From the center of the body to the extremities.

    • B. 

      From the past to the future.

    • C. 

      From the head to the toes.

    • D. 

      From birth to death.

  • 19. 
    You leave your child with a babysitter. When you return, your child ignores you. Your child's behavior indicates a(n) __________ attachment.
    • A. 

      Securely attached

    • B. 

      Secure-avoidant

    • C. 

      Insecure-avoidant

    • D. 

      Insecure-ambivalent

  • 20. 
    Telegraphic speech refers to
    • A. 

      The single-word stage of language learning.

    • B. 

      The continuous outpouring of repeated language sounds.

    • C. 

      Words that communicate only part of an idea.

    • D. 

      Simple two-word sentences characteristic of early speech.

  • 21. 
      Fetal alcohol syndrome is characterized by
    • A. 

      miscarriage, premature birth, and bodily defects.

    • B. 

      Increased birth weight.

    • C. 

      Genetic defects.

    • D. 

      Addiction to alcohol in the newborn

  • 22. 
    According to Erikson, a major conflict in the first year of life is that between
    • A. 

      Trust versus mistrust.

    • B. 

      Initiative versus guilt.

    • C. 

      Autonomy versus shame and doubt.

    • D. 

      Relatedness versus isolation.

  • 23. 
    ADHD in children is most often treated with the drug
    • A. 

      Haldol.

    • B. 

      Thorazine.

    • C. 

      Ritalin.

    • D. 

      Valium.

  • 24. 
    According to Erikson, failure to resolve the tasks of middle adulthood leads to a sense of __________ involving a concern for one's own needs and comforts only.
    • A. 

      apathy

    • B. 

      Self-absorption

    • C. 

      Despair

    • D. 

      Stagnation

  • 25. 
    According to __________, we face a specific psychosocial dilemma at each stage of life.
    • A. 

      James Coleman

    • B. 

      Lawrence Kohlberg

    • C. 

      Erik Erikson

    • D. 

      Sigmund Freud

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