Edf 1005 Quiz 2

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This quiz is on the readings for Week 2


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  • 1. 
    Learning styles can best be characterized as
    • A. 

      Unique to the individual

    • B. 

      Remarkably similar across cultural groups

    • C. 

      Unimportant compared to teaching style

    • D. 

      Based on time it takes to learn

  • 2. 
    Learning styles are affected by the _________ abilities of the students.
    • A. 

      Cognitive

    • B. 

      Affective

    • C. 

      Physiological

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    “Locus of control” refers to
    • A. 

      Student need for teacher organization

    • B. 

      A child’s boundaries as determined by parents

    • C. 

      Factors to which a student attributes success or failure

    • D. 

      Physical boundaries set up by the teacher in the class

  • 4. 
    A student who says, “I failed the test because the fire alarm went off in the middle of the test” appears to exhibit
    • A. 

      An internal locus of control

    • B. 

      An external locus of control

    • C. 

      An auditory learning style

    • D. 

      Community safety sensitivity and interpersonal intelligence

  • 5. 
    Kinesthetic learners learn best by
    • A. 

      Hearing information spoken aloud

    • B. 

      Whole body movement and participation

    • C. 

      Focusing attention on one narrow topic

    • D. 

      A slower-paced approach

  • 6. 
    How might you characterize the changing understanding of intelligence?
    • A. 

      Technological advances and computer programs are allowing a more precise measure of intelligence.

    • B. 

      “IQ,” the standard measure of intelligence, has been obscured by “EQ,” which is being used by schools as a replacement for the IQ test.

    • C. 

      We are broadening our understanding of intelligence beyond traditional language and mathematical-logical factors.

    • D. 

      The concept of intelligence really hasn’t changed since the late nineteenth century.

  • 7. 
    Howard Gardner’s “Theory of Multiple Intelligences” refers to
    • A. 

      At least six areas of intelligence in addition to mathematics and verbal intelligence

    • B. 

      The interactive effects of intellectual and emotional intelligences

    • C. 

      He persistent gap between theory and research that defies even the most gifted researcher

    • D. 

      The five basic intelligences requisite for successful school performance

  • 8. 
    By the year 2020, “minority” students will make up approximately what proportion of the school population?
    • A. 

      Fewer than 1 in 10

    • B. 

      Fewer than one-third

    • C. 

      About half

    • D. 

      An overwhelming majority

  • 9. 
    Imagine that you are assigned to teach in a class with some students who come from different cultural backgrounds, and a few students who have been diagnosed as special-needs learners. Perhaps the most effective approach to teaching these diverse students would be
    • A. 

      To realize that students learn better early in the day, and to plan the most challenging lessons for the morning and the less demanding lessons for the afternoon

    • B. 

      To emphasize verbal instruction and storytelling, sometimes called informal education, since special-needs students and diverse cultures all share a common thread: learning by listening

    • C. 

      To avoid direct eye contact with students, which will show your cultural sensitivity while not pressuring your special-needs students

    • D. 

      To invest time in individualizing instruction, since no single strategy will likely meet all these needs

  • 10. 
    In diverse classrooms, teachers can use generalizations about students from different cultural groups but should avoid stereotypes. Which of the following is a stereotype?
    • A. 

      African-American students tend to communicate orally.

    • B. 

      Asian-American students are highly competitive.

    • C. 

      Female students often personalize knowledge.

    • D. 

      Native American students often prefer cooperative learning.

  • 11. 
    Specifies goals, objectives, and evaluations for a child with a disability
    • A. 

      Emotional intelligence

    • B. 

      Learning styles

    • C. 

      Demographic trends

    • D. 

      I.E.P.

  • 12. 
    The principle that no child may be denied appropriate education
  • 13. 
    Includes traits such as motivation and curiosity
  • 14. 
    Having exceptionally high creativity, ability, and initiative
  • 15. 
    Awareness of and control over one’s emotions
  • 16. 
    Awareness of and control over one’s emotions
    • A. 

      Affective domain

    • B. 

      Gifted and talented

    • C. 

      Emotional intelligence

    • D. 

      Cognitive domain

  • 17. 
    A major assumption of multicultural education is that
    • A. 

      Bilingual education should be implemented in every school

    • B. 

      The school is a melting pot and should assimilate students

    • C. 

      The curriculum should have an Afrocentric focus

    • D. 

      Students should develop positive attitudes toward different cultures

  • 18. 
    From the articles on the webpage Lucy and African Eve: Some scientists believe that at some point humans nearly became extinct and that's why there is so much less genetic diversity among humans than among our closest cousins, the chimpanzees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    From the articles on the webpage Lucy and African Eve: In terms of overall body size, brain size and skull shape, "Lucy" resembles a chimpanzee.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    From the articles on the webpage Lucy and African Eve: Because of its association with tools, the earliest humans are called Ardipithicus ramidus, meaning _handy man._
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The fossil remains of the "Turkana Boy" is probably best represented by this species
    • A. 

      Homo habilis

    • B. 

      Australopithecus robustus

    • C. 

      Homo sapiens

    • D. 

      Homo ergaster

  • 22. 
    This is a skull recomposition of which hominid species?
  • 23. 
        This is a skull recomposition of which hominid species?
  • 24. 
    This is skeleton of which hominid species?
  • 25. 
    This is skeleton of which hominid species?
  • 26. 
    This is a skull recomposition of which hominid species?
  • 27. 
    Which hominid pecies is this?
  • 28. 
    Which Hominid species is this
  • 29. 
    Which hominid species is this
  • 30. 
    Which hominid species is this
  • 31. 
    This species of hominid is the oldest confirmed European hominids. Many scientists , however, feel it may belong to another species.
    • A. 

      Homo ergaster

    • B. 

      Homo erectus

    • C. 

      Homo heidelbergensis

    • D. 

      Homo antecessor

    • E. 

      Homo sapiens sapiens

  • 32. 
    Which of the following hominid species was possibly capable of simple speech
    • A. 

      Ardipithecus ramidus http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/editquiz.php?id=56445

    • B. 

      Australopithecus anamensis

    • C. 

      Australopithecus africanus

    • D. 

      Homo habilis

    • E. 

      Australopithecus afarensis

  • 33. 
    This skeleton is an example of which species of hominid ?