Exam: Human Growth And Development! Quiz

100 Questions | Total Attempts: 749

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Exam: Human Growth And Development! Quiz

Do you know and understand the journey of growth and development? Could you pass this quiz? Human growth and development identify certain developmental concepts in psychology and provides you with knowledge of the fundamental dynamics, which underlie human behavior at various stages in the life span. You will have the opportunity to study human development from birth to childhood. Take this quiz and discover further about the study of human growth and development.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Freud's stages are psychosexual while Eriksson's stages are 
    • A. 

      Psychometric

    • B. 

      Psychodiagnostic

    • C. 

      Psychopharmacological

    • D. 

      Psychosocial

  • 2. 
    In Freudian theory, instincts are emphasized. Erik Erikson is an ego psychologist. Ego psychologists.
    • A. 

      Emphasize id process

    • B. 

      Refute the concept of the super ego

    • C. 

      Believe in man's power of reasoning to control behavior

    • D. 

      Are sometimes known as radical behaviors

  • 3. 
    The only psychoanalyst who created a development theory which encompasses the entire life span was 
    • A. 

      Erik Erikson

    • B. 

      Milton H Erikson

    • C. 

      A.A. Brill

    • D. 

      Jean Piaget

  • 4. 
    The statement "the ego is a dependent on the id," would most likely reflect the work of
    • A. 

      Erik Erikson

    • B. 

      Signund Freud

    • C. 

      Jay Haley

    • D. 

      Arnold Lazarus, William Perry and Robert Kegan

  • 5. 
    Jean Piaget's theory has four stages. The correct order from stage 1 to stage 4 is
    • A. 

      Formal operations, concrete operations, preoperations, sensorimotor

    • B. 

      Formal operatoins, preoperations, concrete operations, sensorimotor

    • C. 

      Sensorimotor, preoperations, concrete operations, formal operations

    • D. 

      Concrete operations, sensorimotor, preoperations, formal operations

  • 6. 
    Some behavioral scientists have been critical of the swiss child psychologist Jean Piaget's developmental research inasmuch as 
    • A. 

      He utilized the t test too frequently

    • B. 

      He failed to check for type 1or alpha errors

    • C. 

      He worked primarily with minority children

    • D. 

      His findings were often derived from observing his own children

  • 7. 
    A tall skinny pitcher of water is emptied into a small squatty pitcher. A child indicates she feels the small pitcher has less water. The child has not yet mastered it.
    • A. 

      Symbolic schema

    • B. 

      Conservation

    • C. 

      Androgynous psychosocial issues

    • D. 

      Trust versus mistrust

  • 8. 
    In Piagetian literature, conservation would most likely refer to 
    • A. 

      Volume or mass.

    • B. 

      Defenses of the ego.

    • C. 

      The sensorimotor intelligence stage.

    • D. 

      A specific psychosexual stage of life.

  • 9. 
    A child masters conservation in the Piagetian stage known as 
    • A. 

      Formal operations - 12 years and older.

    • B. 

      Concrete operations - age 7 to 11.

    • C. 

      Preoperations - ages 2 to 7.

    • D. 

      Sensorimotor intelligence - birth to 2 years.

  • 10. 
    __________ expanded on Piaget's conceptualization of moral development.
    • A. 

      Erik Erikson

    • B. 

      The Russian psychologist Leo Vygotsky

    • C. 

      Lawrence Kohlberg

    • D. 

      John B. Watson

  • 11. 
    According to Piaget, a child masters the concept of reversibility in the third stage, known as concrete operational thought, this suggests
    • A. 

      That heavier objects are more difficult for a child to lift.

    • B. 

      The child is ambidextrous.

    • C. 

      The child is more cognizant of mass than weight.

    • D. 

      One can undo an action, hence an object can return to its initial shape

  • 12. 
    During a thunderstorm, a 6-year-old child in Piaget's stage of pre-operational thought (stage 2) says, "The rain is following me." This is an example of 
    • A. 

      Egocentrism.

    • B. 

      Conservation.

    • C. 

      Centration.

    • D. 

      Abstract thought.

  • 13. 
    Lawrence Kohlberg suggested
    • A. 

      A single level of morality.

    • B. 

      Two levels of morality.

    • C. 

      Three levels of morality.

    • D. 

      Preoperational thought as the basis for all morality.

  • 14. 
    The Heinz story is to Kohlberg's theory as 
    • A. 

      A brick is to a house.

    • B. 

      Freud is to Jung.

    • C. 

      Menninger Clinic is to biofeedback.

    • D. 

      A typing test is to the level of typing skill mastered.

  • 15. 
    The term identity crisis comes from the work of 
    • A. 

      Counselors who stress RS involvement issues with clients.

    • B. 

      Erikson.

    • C. 

      Adler.

    • D. 

      Jung.

  • 16. 
    Kohlberg's three levels of morality are 
    • A. 

      Preconventional, conventional, postconventional.

    • B. 

      Formal, preformal, self-accepted.

    • C. 

      Self-accepted, other directed, authority directed.

    • D. 

      Preconventional, formal, authority directed.

  • 17. 
    Trust verus mistrust is
    • A. 

      An Adlerian notion of morality.

    • B. 

      Erik Erikson's first stage of psychosocial development.

    • C. 

      Essentially equivalent to Piaget's concept of egocentrism.

    • D. 

      The basis of morality according to Kohlberg.

  • 18. 
    A person who has successfully mastered Erikson's first seven stages would be ready to enter Erikson's final or eighth stage.
    • A. 

      Generativity versus stagnation.

    • B. 

      Initiative versus guilt.

    • C. 

      Identity crisis of the later years.

    • D. 

      Integrity versus despair.

  • 19. 
    In Kohlberg's first or preconventional level, the individual's moral behavior is guided by 
    • A. 

      Psychosexual urges.

    • B. 

      Consequences.

    • C. 

      Periodic fugue states.

    • D. 

      Counterconditioning.

  • 20. 
    Kohlberg's second level of morality is known as conventional morality. This level is characterized by
    • A. 

      Psychosexual urges.

    • B. 

      A desire to live up to society's expectations.

    • C. 

      A desire to conform.

    • D. 

      B and c.

  • 21. 
    Kohlberg's highest level of morality is termed postconventional morality. Here the individual
    • A. 

      must truly contend with psychosexual urges.

    • B. 

      Has the so-called "good boy/good girl" orientation.

    • C. 

      Has self-imposed morals and ethics.

    • D. 

      A and b.

  • 22. 
    According to Kohlberg, level 3, which is post conventional or self-accepted moral principles, 
    • A. 

      Refers to the Naive Hedonism stage.

    • B. 

      Operates on the premise that rewards guide morals.

    • C. 

      A and b.

    • D. 

      Is the highest level of morality. However, some people never reach this level.

  • 23. 
    The zone of proximal development
    • A. 

      Was pioneered by Lev Vygotsky.

    • B. 

      Was pioneered by Piaget and Kohlberg.

    • C. 

      Emphasized organ inferiority.

    • D. 

      A, b and c.

  • 24. 
    Freud and Erikson
    • A. 

      Could be classified as behaviorists.

    • B. 

      Could be classified as maturationists.

    • C. 

      Agreed that developmental stages are psychosexual.

    • D. 

      Were prime movers in the biofeedback movement.

  • 25. 
    John Bowlby's name is most closely associated with
    • A. 

      The work of psychologist and pediatrician, Arnold Gesell, a maturationist.

    • B. 

      Developmental stage theories.

    • C. 

      Bonding and attachment.

    • D. 

      The unconscious mind.

Back to Top Back to top