Child Psychology - Qp7

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  • 1. 
    Phonemes are the elementary sounds upon which all words are based.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is the term given to when infants of a few weeks old make attempts to speak?
    • A. 

      Proto-communication

    • B. 

      Positive infant language

    • C. 

      Pre-speech

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 3. 
    Which of the following would qualify as 'naturalistic observation'?
    • A. 

      Observing quietly without being seen.

    • B. 

      Observing from close by, but occasionally interacting with the subject.

    • C. 

      Controlling the experiment as closely as possible.

  • 4. 
    Richard Brailen was one of the first psychologists to use the technique of natural observation to study the development of language.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are likely to be retained when children are imitating sentences? (Select 2)
    • A. 

      Verbs

    • B. 

      Inflections

    • C. 

      Articles

    • D. 

      Auxiliary verbs

    • E. 

      Nouns

  • 6. 
    Brown called the type of speech where we place constraint on length, and therefore make it similar to that which a two-year old child would use telegraphic speech.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Brown noticed that adults seemed to imitate children's speech patterns very frequently.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is the main problem with reinforcement theory?
    • A. 

      The time it takes to get results

    • B. 

      The emphasis it places on the role of parental and social approval

    • C. 

      Lack of accuracy

  • 9. 
    Brown believed there was a considerable innate pre-disposition to language.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False