Chapter 10: Human Development across the Life Span

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

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Question 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.
  • Chronological; normative
  • Developmental; cross-sectional
  • Developmental; chronological
  • Chronological; developmental

Question 2

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.
  • Mother
  • Father
  • Mother or Father
  • Sister

Question 3

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.
  • Sensorimotor
  • Preoperational
  • Concrete operations
  • Formal operations

Question 4

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 ________.
  • Crystallized intelligence; fluid intelligence
  • Wisdom; crystallized intelligence
  • Wisdom; fluid intelligence
  • Fluid intelligence; wisdom

Question 5

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 ________.
  • Contrast; overextension
  • Underextension; hypothesis
  • Hypothesis; contrast
  • Overextension; underextension

Question 6

According to Erik Erikson, the major crisis of age 6 to puberty is
  • Autonomy vs. self-doubt.
  • Identity vs. role confusion.
  • Generativity vs. stagnation.
  • Competence vs. inferiority.

Question 7

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.
  • Indulgent
  • Authoritative
  • Neglecting
  • Authoritarian

Question 8

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

Question 9

Whereas ________ differences are affected by culture, ________ differences are affected by biology.
  • Gender; sex
  • Generactivity; gender
  • Sex; identity
  • Sex; gender

Question 10

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?
  • 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.

Question 11

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

Question 12

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 ________.
  • Caring for others; avoiding pain
  • Caring for others; justice
  • Justice; caring for others
  • Avoiding self-condemnation; justice
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