Child Psychology - Qp9

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Child Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is true for a pair of dizygotic twins? (Select 2)
    • A. 

      When reared apart, they do not share the same heredity or environment.

    • B. 

      When reared together, they share the same heredity and same environment.

    • C. 

      When reared together, they share the same environment, including pre-natal, but have a different heredity.

    • D. 

      When reared apart, they share the same heredity but in a different environment.

  • 2. 
    Cyril Burt's twin studies appeared to give conclusive evidence that intelligence was not in fact hereditary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are problems with twin studies? (Select 3)
    • A. 

      The small number of identical twins makes it impossible to obtain a decent size sample for study.

    • B. 

      Parents often resist being involved in such studies for fear the children will be negatively affected.

    • C. 

      It is difficult to biologically distinguish between monozygotic and dizygotic twins.

    • D. 

      Twins are often unpredictable, leading to random and chaotic results.

    • E. 

      Twins often share very similar circumstances, skewing results.

  • 4. 
    Many studies indicate that I.Q. can be increased when children are moved to more intellectually stimulating environments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The results achieved in correlational studies indicate that intelligence is entirely based on genetics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False