Test 1 Teaching Strategies For The Gifted

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Educational Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

Test 1 covering chapters 1-6. You may use any resource you have for this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      Gifted students are:
    • A. 

      Usually advanced in their physical development as they are in their intellectual development.

    • B. 

      Often discouraged and frustrated from high levels of expectations and self-criticism

    • C. 

      Usually focused on their own needs and seldom concern themselves with the larger needs of the world.

    • D. 

      Usually good at so many things that finding a career is easy for them.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a correct statement?
    • A. 

      Novelty registers information independent of rewards or punishment, and such processing is more effective for learning

    • B. 

      The potential of brain development is essentially limited for most individuals.

    • C. 

      Emotional responses are often more important in making cognitive decisions than are our rational processes.

    • D. 

      The dynamic nature of the brain allows intellectual growth to progress or regress, but not to remain static.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a correct statement?
    • A. 

      Giftedness is a biologically rooted concept that indicates an advanced and accelerated development of functions within the brain.

    • B. 

      Gifted serves as a label for a high level of intelligence.

    • C. 

      Giftedness results in asynchronous development which is believed to increase with higher intellectual capacity.

    • D. 

      Being gifted ensures that children will perform well at school.

  • 4. 
    For effective learning concerete experiences, sensory stimulation, and active involvement are needed at both elementary and secondary levels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Optimal development requires the active involvement of the learner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The faster the pace of thinking and higher intensity and focus of highly gifted children, allow them to maintain their abilities and emotional well-being better with less effort than is true for less gifted children.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Intelligence is a rational, cognitive process and an individual's intelligence is measured by an intelligence test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Fear, threat, anxiety, or tension makes it very difficult to learn.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Gifted children are born gifted and intelligence level changes very little throughout their lives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Interaction with the environment begins to affect the infant's intellectual development significantly during the prenatal period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Generally, infants and young children require a rich and varied environment that responds to their abilities, needs, and interests for giftedness to develop.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Age is a good index of mental and physical maturation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    During adolescence gifted students should be given a less challenging curriculum to allow them time to organize their knowledge base and synthesize their previous learning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which characteristic would not be observed in families of gifted children?
    • A. 

      Early stimulation and enrichment given to children

    • B. 

      Parents are younger than typical parents

    • C. 

      Strong work ethic and valuing of achievement modeled by parents

    • D. 

      Parenting style authoritative, rather than authoritarian or permissive

  • 15. 
    Early learning should NOT include:
    • A. 

      Exposure to reading material very early

    • B. 

      Exposure to math during the first year

    • C. 

      External rewards for good behavior

    • D. 

      Practice with decision making and consequences

  • 16. 
    Which statements are true of gifted adolescents?
    • A. 

      The environment has less effect on the brain of the gifted adolescent because the plasticity of the brain decreases during this period of life.

    • B. 

      Gifted youths have little interest in complex intuitive or creative activities.

    • C. 

      Gifted adolescent males often prefer more cognitive and aesthetic expression than physical activities having a strong element of daring that are preferred by their age peers.

    • D. 

      Underachievement of gifted youth rises significantly during adolescence.

  • 17. 
    The social-emotioanl adjustment of gifted children tends to proceed better than among the more typical population.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The more highly gifted the child, the more that social-emotional adjustment may be a problem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Gifted children are as advanced emotionally as they are cognitively.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Even a small amount of education about gifted learners improves teachers' attitudes of acceptance and support for gifted students.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Gifted children have a strong sense of moral character regardless of who they are around as they develop.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The students with healthy perfectionism would NOT:
    • A. 

      Hold extremely high standards for self and others

    • B. 

      Have an intense need for order and organization

    • C. 

      Show self-acceptance of mistakes

    • D. 

      Have parents with high expectation

  • 23. 
    Which of the following social-emotional characteristics are NOT often found with gifted students?
    • A. 

      More independent

    • B. 

      More competitive

    • C. 

      Realistic self-assessment and self-expectations

    • D. 

      Less willing to compromise

  • 24. 
    Families that produce children with self-esteem DO NOT:
    • A. 

      Set clear limits based on their child's ability to understand consequences

    • B. 

      Are on good terms with each other

    • C. 

      Regard the family as their major source of self-esteem and gratification

    • D. 

      Relate to the environment in a caring way

  • 25. 
    The holistic model of creativity synthesizes the rational, emotional, intuitive, and physical views of creativity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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