Development

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Development Quizzes & Trivia

Section of development for AP review.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If research suggested that a pregnant mother's use of an artificial sweetener caused harm to the fetus, the artificial sweetener would be considered a(N):
    • A. 

      FAS

    • B. 

      Form of DNA

    • C. 

      Depressant

    • D. 

      Teratogen

    • E. 

      Neurotransmitter

  • 2. 
    Newborns have been observed to show the greatest visual interest in a :
    • A. 

      Rectangular shape

    • B. 

      Circular shape

    • C. 

      Bull's eye pattern

    • D. 

      Drawing of a human face

    • E. 

      Triangular shape

  • 3. 
    The relative lack of neural connections in the brain at the time of the birth, most directly contributes to:
    • A. 

      Conventional mortality

    • B. 

      Poor memory for early life experiences

    • C. 

      An inability to take another person's point of view

    • D. 

      The fear of strangers commonly displayed by infants

  • 4. 
    Piaget was convinced that the mind of a child
    • A. 

      Is like a blank slate at birth

    • B. 

      Is not heavily influenced by maturation

    • C. 

      Comprehends reality differently form the way an adult does

    • D. 

      Is heavily dependent on the child's personality

  • 5. 
    Nancy thought all nurses were young females until a middle aged male nurse took care of her.  Nancy altered conception of a "nurse" illustrates the process of:
    • A. 

      Habituation

    • B. 

      Accommodation

    • C. 

      Attachment

    • D. 

      Assimilation

    • E. 

      Imprinting

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    According to Piaget, egocentrism is to conservation as the ____ stage is to the _____ stage.
    • A. 

      Preoperational;sensorimotor

    • B. 

      Concrete operational; preoperational

    • C. 

      Sensorimotor;preoperational

    • D. 

      Concrete operational; formal operational

    • E. 

      Preoperational; concrete operational

  • 8. 
    A critical period is a phase during which:
    • A. 

      Children frequently disobey and resist their parents.

    • B. 

      Children become able to think hypothetically and reason abstractly

    • C. 

      Parents frequently show impatience with a child's slowness in becoming toilet-trained

    • D. 

      Certain events have a particularly strong impart on development

  • 9. 
    Authoritarian parents demonstrate _________ levels of parental control and ________ levels of parental responsiveness.
    • A. 

      High;high

    • B. 

      Low; low

    • C. 

      High; low

    • D. 

      Low; high

    • E. 

      Medium; high

  • 10. 
    A person who does not cheat on her income tax because she might get caught and sent to jail is demonstrating Kohlberg's _________ stage of morality.
    • A. 

      Conventional

    • B. 

      Postconventional

    • C. 

      Preconventional

    • D. 

      Operational

    • E. 

      Formal operational

  • 11. 
    Critics of Kohlbergs' theory of moral development have suggested that postconventional morality is more characteristic of _____ than of ________.
    • A. 

      Men; women

    • B. 

      Democrats; Republican

    • C. 

      Socialist; capitalist

    • D. 

      African Americans; white Americans

    • E. 

      Catholics; Protestants

  • 12. 
    A researcher who administers a personality test to the same children every 3 years as they progress through school is conducting a(n) _______study.
    • A. 

      Longitudinal

    • B. 

      Experimental

    • C. 

      Cross sectional

    • D. 

      Chronological

  • 13. 
    Alex, a 70 year old retired teacher, feels that his life hasnot been of any real value or significance.  According to Erikson, Alex has failed to achieve a sense of:
    • A. 

      Basic trust

    • B. 

      Intimacy

    • C. 

      Autonomy

    • D. 

      Integrity

    • E. 

      Generativity

  • 14. 
    The Eriksonian ________ crisis takes place during adolescence.
    • A. 

      Autonomy

    • B. 

      Trust

    • C. 

      Identity

    • D. 

      Inimacy