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Chapter 10: Human Development across the Life Span Textbook Quiz for PSYC 1020

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  • Chapter 10: Human Development across the Life Span

    Question 1 of 12

    1

    Rachel just turned 4, but she has the language ability of a 6-year-old. For language ability, Rachel's ________ age is greater than her ________ age.

    Select one of the following:

    • Chronological; normative

    • Developmental; cross-sectional

    • Developmental; chronological

    • Chronological; developmental

    Explanation

    Question 2 of 12

    1

    Your friend Pat says, " I'm sure Caroline recognized my voice as soon as she was born." If Pat is Caroline's ________, Pat's claim is probably correct.

    Select one of the following:

    • Mother

    • Father

    • Mother or Father

    • Sister

    Explanation

    Question 3 of 12

    1

    Tamara is a child whose thought is marked by egocentrism and centration. With respect to Piaget's theory, you infer that Tamara is in the ________ stage.

    Select one of the following:

    • Sensorimotor

    • Preoperational

    • Concrete operations

    • Formal operations

    Explanation

    Question 4 of 12

    1

    You are testing 20-year-old Keith and his 45-year-old father, Matthew. If they are both average members of their age groups, you'd expect Keith to show more ________ and Matthew to show more ________.

    Select one of the following:

    • Crystallized intelligence; fluid intelligence

    • Wisdom; crystallized intelligence

    • Wisdom; fluid intelligence

    • Fluid intelligence; wisdom

    Explanation

    Question 5 of 12

    1

    If Siyun believes that "mommy" applies to all women, that is an ________. If she believed that "mommy" applies only to her own mother, that is an ________.

    Select one of the following:

    • Contrast; overextension

    • Underextension; hypothesis

    • Hypothesis; contrast

    • Overextension; underextension

    Explanation

    Question 6 of 12

    1

    According to Erik Erikson, the major crisis of age 6 to puberty is

    Select one of the following:

    • Autonomy vs. self-doubt.

    • Identity vs. role confusion.

    • Generativity vs. stagnation.

    • Competence vs. inferiority.

    Explanation

    Question 7 of 12

    1

    As a mother, Lisbeth is high on the dimension of demandingness and low on the dimension of responsiveness. This combination would be described as a(n) ________ style of parenting.

    Select one of the following:

    • Indulgent

    • Authoritative

    • Neglecting

    • Authoritarian

    Explanation

    Question 8 of 12

    1

    Which of these statements was not mentioned as a recommendation for quality day care?

    Select one of the following:

    • Children should be to taught social problem-solving skills.

    • Children should have similar levels of intellectual development.

    • Caregivers should not put undue restrictions on the children.

    • Children should have a free choice of activities intermixed with explicit lessons.

    Explanation

    Question 9 of 12

    1

    Whereas ________ differences are affected by culture, ________ differences are affected by biology.

    Select one of the following:

    • Gender; sex

    • Generactivity; gender

    • Sex; identity

    • Sex; gender

    Explanation

    Question 10 of 12

    1

    You are asked to guess whether 6-year-old Chris is a girl or boy. Which observation would most lead you to believe that Chris is a girl?

    Select one of the following:

    • Chris enjoy rough-and-tumble play.

    • Chris doesn't like to engage in social conversations.

    • Chris most enjoys one-on-one relationships.

    • Chris perfers to have social interactions in groups.

    Explanation

    Question 11 of 12

    1

    For moral behavior, Gracie is most concerned about following the rules and avoiding the censure of authorities. She is at the stage of ________ morality.

    Select one of the following:

    • Principled

    • Cultural

    • Preconventional

    • Conventional

    Explanation

    Question 12 of 12

    1

    Carol Gilligan criticized Kohlberg's theory by arguing that women are more focused on the standard of ________, Whereas men are more focused on the standard of ________.

    Select one of the following:

    • Caring for others; avoiding pain

    • Caring for others; justice

    • Justice; caring for others

    • Avoiding self-condemnation; justice

    Explanation