Kohlberg's Theory Of Moral Development! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Have you heard about Kohlberg’s theory of moral development? Lawrence Kohlberg tried to explain that morality in children can change due to various factors, and child psychiatrists are expected to understand this theory as they assess patients. Do take up the quiz below and get to understand the theory a little better and how you can use it in practice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the definition of collectivist norms?
    • A. 

      A society that promote self interest, individual rights, self assertion, competition and capitalism

    • B. 

      A society that encourages group identity where ones actions must benefit ones community and not be for personal gain.

  • 2. 
    What is the definition of an individualist society?
    • A. 

      A society that encourages self interest, individual rights, self assets, competition and capitalism 

    • B. 

      A society that encourages group identity where the individual has a duty to help the group

  • 3. 
    Tick all of the stages of development that Piaget referred to in his research into Cognitive Development...
    • A. 

      Heteromorality

    • B. 

      Autonomous Moronity

    • C. 

      Autonomous Morality

    • D. 

      Heteromoronity

  • 4. 
    What did Piaget suggest that we are before the age of 4?
    • A. 

      Annoying

    • B. 

      Childish

    • C. 

      Amoral

    • D. 

      Perfect child

  • 5. 
    What does Kohlberg suggest that our development proceeds from?
    • A. 

      Personal, Societal and Ethical principles

    • B. 

      Learning through association

  • 6. 
    What did Kohlberg aim to do? Select all that apply...
    • A. 

      Aim to gather evidence to support his theory of moral development

    • B. 

      To investigate the development in moral reasoning

    • C. 

      To identify the problematic nature of psychometric testing in general and the measurement of intelligence in particular

    • D. 

      To assess the extent to which these changes in moral development hold true in a range of cultural contexts

  • 7. 
    What kind of data did Kohlberg collect in his research into the stages of moral development?
    • A. 

      Quantitative

    • B. 

      Qualitative

  • 8. 
    How many American boys were selected to be a part of Kohlberg's sample?
    • A. 

      500 boys

    • B. 

      75 boys

    • C. 

      25 boys

    • D. 

      112 boys

  • 9. 
    Each boy in Kohlberg's study was presented with hypothetical [Blank] dilemmas. 
  • 10. 
    In Kohlberg's study, what was there no difference found in?
    • A. 

      Country

    • B. 

      Race

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Sex

  • 11. 
    In Kohlberg's study, what stage of development was more common in American Teenagers than Mexican or Taiwanese participants.
    • A. 

      Stage 6

    • B. 

      Stage 3

    • C. 

      Stage 2

    • D. 

      Stage 5