A Quiz Designed For An Assignment In Ecs 312! Moral Development

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A quiz designed for an assignment in ECS 312.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many stages are in Lawrence Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 2. 
    According to Jean Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development, children who are younger than 9 years old have heteronomous moral thinking. When they are past 9-10 years of age, they develop ___ moral thinking, where they have an internal sense of right and wrong.
  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a criticism of Kohlberg's theory?
    • A. 

      Not enough emphasis on behavior

    • B. 

      Does not cite influence of parents

    • C. 

      His findings focused on children being too egocentric

    • D. 

      Progression through stages isn't always exactly as he predicts

  • 4. 
    Piaget believed that the transition from heteronomous to autonomous took place throughout these moral stages (check all that apply).
    • A. 

      Moral realism

    • B. 

      Premoral

    • C. 

      Conventional

    • D. 

      Moral relativism

    • E. 

      Post conventional

  • 5. 
    Research has shown that children between the ages of 2 and 4 usually begin to lie (in order to avoid trouble, or to benefit themselves).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The development of conscience begins in early childhood with ____, sympathy, and empathy
  • 7. 
    Sally is standing in line with her classmates waiting to go to recess. Henry comes up and cuts her in line, so Sally pushes him to the ground. Which of the following is the most appropriate way for their teacher to respond?
    • A. 

      Tell Henry that he deserved it since cutting in line isn't right.

    • B. 

      Calmly tell Sally that he/she understands that she is frustrated, but Sally can just ask Henry nicely to not cut in line. Then, the teacher can have Sally help Henry up and let them walk together.

    • C. 

      Immediately tell Sally to say "I'm sorry" to Henry, and that's all.

    • D. 

      Send both of the children into time out to think about what they did.

  • 8. 
    Within Elliot Turiel's theory, a moral domain, a social domain, and a psychological domain evolve in a parallel way all occurring at once.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is internalization?
    • A. 

      A) Process of lying

    • B. 

      B) Process of consolidating and embedding one's own beliefs, attitudes, and values when it comes to moral behavior.

    • C. 

      C) The developmental change from externally controlled behavior to internally controlled behavior.

    • D. 

      Both b and c.

  • 10. 
    "There are two types of laws: just and ___."
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