Developmental Psychology Test! Quiz

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Developmental Psychology Test! Quiz

Developmental psychology test quiz. The human mind undergoes a lot of changes from in a person’s lifespan from infancy to old age. Do you know why people of a certain age tend to behave in a certain way? How about how our genetic inheritance interacts with our experiences to influence our development? This quiz will help refresh your understanding of the changes and learn some more on the topic too.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process in which youth move into adulthood and exit their family of origin.
    • A. 

      Initiation

    • B. 

      Launching

    • C. 

      Transition

    • D. 

      Ejection

  • 2. 
    5-year old Fred has known that an insect that is round, red, and with black polka-dots, is a ladybug. One morning while playing in the yard, she saw the same insect crawling on a heart-shaped leaf. She saw another one on the same kind of leaf on the other side of the yard. What kind of cognitive process is such, that Fred acquired new knowledge of ladybugs lives on plants with heart-shaped leaves?
  • 3. 
    Play in which the child plays separately from others, but with toys like those the others are using or in a manner that mimics their play.
    • A. 

      Parallel play

    • B. 

      Onlooker play

    • C. 

      Cooperative play

    • D. 

      Associative play

  • 4. 
    Cognition about cognition, or knowing about knowing.
  • 5. 
    Thinking reflectively and productively, as well as evaluating the evidence.
    • A. 

      Divergent thinking

    • B. 

      Convergent thinking

    • C. 

      Creative thinking

    • D. 

      Critical thinking

  • 6. 
    Sustained exercise (such as jogging, swimming, or cycling) that stimulates heart and lung activity.
  • 7. 
    A form of the close relationship that involves enjoyment, acceptance, trust, respect, mutual assistance, confiding, understanding, and spontaneity.
    • A. 

      Companionate love

    • B. 

      Familial relationship

    • C. 

      Friendship

    • D. 

      Love

  • 8. 
    A decrease in marital satisfaction after children leave home because parents derive considerable satisfaction from their children.
  • 9. 
    Active euthanasia occurs when death is deliberately induced, as when a lethal dose of a drug is injected.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Whereas a hospital's goals are to cure illness and prolong life, hospice care emphasizes __________, which involves reducing pain and suffering and helping individuals die with dignity.