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The CAD exam quiz below is a brief journey through child development and the relationships as a result. As a parent, child or social worker, how well are you versed with this subject? Well, find out the answer below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Adolescence as a modern and social phenomenon, its end-points are not tied to physical  milestones. The word is derived from the Latin noun dolor which means:
    • A. 

      Grow

    • B. 

      Pain

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      Develop

  • 2. 
    Rey John is very close to his mother instead of his father. Whenever he is bruised or had a fight with his playmates, he would run to his mother rather than his father. This instance is under:
    • A. 

      Oedipal complex

    • B. 

      Electra complex

    • C. 

      Latent stage

    • D. 

      Phallic stage

  • 3. 
    According to Piaget's theory of Cognitive Development, a child during the sensorimotor period  does not see things in abstract forms. Therefore, in teaching mathematics to young children, the:
    • A. 

      Use of pictures may not be necessary

    • B. 

      Use of concrete objects is not needed

    • C. 

      Concrete state should precede the abstract style

    • D. 

      Abstract stage must come before the concrete direction

  • 4. 
    During the adolescent stage -- the feet,hands, and nose reach maximum development while the lower parts of the face and the shoulders develop more slowly. On the other hand, creative  imagination develops rapidly in childhood and reaches its peak in adolescence. Therefore,
    • A. 

      The development of the different parts of the body comes one after the other.

    • B. 

      Development is faster during the adolescent period than in early childhood

    • C. 

      Different areas develop at the different rates

    • D. 

      Different areas develop at the same rate

  • 5. 
    Which of the stages of development is normally characterized by much growth, rapid, changes,  mood swings, and negatively?
    • A. 

      Infancy

    • B. 

      Toddlerhood

    • C. 

      Early childhood

    • D. 

      Middle childhood

  • 6. 
    When Meriam is asked to describe herself, her usual answer is, "I am good at reading, but math is hard for me." At what developmental stage is Meriam likely to be?
    • A. 

      Infancy

    • B. 

      Toddlerhood

    • C. 

      Early childhood

    • D. 

      Middle childhood

  • 7. 
    During the early to middle childhood period, characteristics of a typical child's self-concept  include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Trait labels that focus on abilities

    • B. 

      Focus on interpersonal characteristics

    • C. 

      Integration of positive and negative characteristics

    • D. 

      Separate concepts for their physical, social and cognitive abilities

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements regarding self-esteem is UNTRUE?
    • A. 

      Assuming environment and the social comparison group are reasonably stable, after late childhood, self-esteem will also show stability as the child gets older.

    • B. 

      According to Harter's study, elementary-aged children's sense of self-worth is determined based on how they perform in areas or activities judged to be important.

    • C. 

      High self-esteem from peer popularity is tied to high self-esteem in academic achievement during adolescence.

    • D. 

      In middle adolescence, increased self-esteem is related to growth in personal autonomy.

  • 9. 
    With which theory is the following statement most closely aligned? Children pass through an  invariant sequence of stages, each characterized by qualitatively different ways of organizing  information and learning about the world.
    • A. 

      Behavioral theories

    • B. 

      Cognitive developmental theory

    • C. 

      Ecological theory

    • D. 

      Information processing theory

  • 10. 
    A seventh grade twelve-year old boy comes from a dysfunctional family and has been abused and neglected. He has been to two orphanages and three different elementary schools. The student can decode on the second grade level, but he can comprehend orally material at the fourth or fifth grade level. The most probable cause/s of this student's reading problem is/are:
    • A. 

      Emotional factors

    • B. 

      Environmental factor

    • C. 

      Neurological factors

    • D. 

      Immaturity

  • 11. 
    Which of the following will not support the concept of individual difference?
    • A. 

      Use varied activities for a difficult lesson

    • B. 

      Consider the uniqueness of each student

    • C. 

      Involve all students regardless of what the activity

    • D. 

      Help should be extended to both the gifted and retarded learners

  • 12. 
    What is the most common and direct cause of low birth weight?
    • A. 

      High blood pressure

    • B. 

      Infant mortality

    • C. 

      Caffeine used

    • D. 

      Poor nutrition

  • 13. 
    Which of the following appears to be associated with the development of depth perception?
    • A. 

      Auditory perception

    • B. 

      Mobility

    • C. 

      Habituation

    • D. 

      Sucking reflex

  • 14. 
    What is the most reliable predictor of infant survival and healthy development?
    • A. 

      Birth weight

    • B. 

      Birth order

    • C. 

      Maternal education level

    • D. 

      Paternal health

  • 15. 
    Which of the following motor skills is likely to appear first?
    • A. 

      Can cut on a straight line with scissors

    • B. 

      Writes individual letters

    • C. 

      Can ride a bicycle

    • D. 

      Walks down stairs alternating steps

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is an example of a fine motor skill?
    • A. 

      Running

    • B. 

      Throwing a ball

    • C. 

      Jumping

    • D. 

      Drawing

  • 17. 
    On average, how much earlier do girls begin puberty than boys?
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      2 years

    • C. 

      3 years

    • D. 

      4 years

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is associated with sports participation among high school boys?
    • A. 

      Higher academic achievement

    • B. 

      Ower academic achievement

    • C. 

      Increased substance abused

    • D. 

      Difficulties in peer relations

  • 19. 
    The most successful substance abuse prevention programs are those that involve which of the  following?
    • A. 

      Parents

    • B. 

      Peers

    • C. 

      Schools

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Alvin is interested in enrolling in BS Criminology as it has always been his dream to become a  policeman but his parents wanted him to take up Education since it has a safer working  environment and he could easily land a teaching job after graduating. As much as he wants to  follow his dreams, he could not because his parents gave him no option. Which of the following  rights of Alvin is being violated?
    • A. 

      The right to an education commensurate with his abilities and to the development of his skills for the improvement of his capacity for service to himself and to his fellowmen.

    • B. 

      The right to full opportunities for safe and wholesome recreation and activities, individual as well as social, for the wholesome use of his leisure hours

    • C. 

      The right to live in a community and a society that can offer him an environment free from pernicious influences and conducive to the promotion of his health and the cultivation of his desirable traits and attributes

    • D. 

      The right of the child to freedom of thought, conscience and religion