Posted by toney on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 8:10pm.
1. Which of the following is a characteristic of middle childhood?
A. Lack of identity
B. Formal operations
C. Gaining reading, writing, and mathematical skills
D. The development of sexual characteristics
2. If you require children in middle childhood to spend much time in quiet activities, they
A. would work off nervous energy more quickly.
B. would need frequent rest periods to restore energy.
C. may develop nervous habits such as fidgeting and nail-biting.
D. would be better students with greater cognitive development.
3. Cognition refers to
A. self-esteem. C. nonadaptive behavior.
B. intellectual activity. D. motor skills.
4. When a child understands that things and events continue to exist even though one canít see or hear
them, we say that the child understands
A. object permanence. C. conservation.
B. intuitive thought. D. mathematical theory.
5. How do three- to six-month-old children usually communicate?
A. In one-word sentences C. By cooing
B. In word strings comprised of two words D. In three-or-more word sentences
6. Which of the following statements best defines dialects?
A. Dialects are the result of deficient language skills.
B. Only people in the lower classes use dialects.
C. Dialects are good predictors of cognitive skills.
D. Dialects are geographic variations in language patterns.
7. Extremely autonomous children
A. usually have strict discipline at home. C. suffer from self-doubt.
B. canít be creative. D. may not follow rules easily.
8. According to Erikson, lack of identity is
A. typical in adolescence. C. a cause of behavioral problems in preschool.
B. an example of formal operations. D. a cognitive stage.
9. Social learning theories help us understand that
A. five-year-old children canít do concrete operations.
B. modeling is an important way of learning.
C. peer relationships have no impact on self-concept.
D. aggressive behavior in boys is abnormal.
10. A teacher aide can use modeling to
A. encourage students to change behaviors. C. test for concrete operations.
B. measure physical growth. D. improve a studentís fine motor skills.
11. Which of the following factors helps a child develop a positive self-concept?
A. Family relationships C. Conflicts with teachers
B. Material wealth D. The sex of the child
12. Teachers can improve a studentís self-esteem by
A. being critical of their work. C. controlling the learning environment.
B. letting a student set his or her own goals. D. discouraging imagination.
13. Attempts at suicide are
A. a result of generativity. C. more common in girls.
B. common in middle childhood. D. a form of delinquency
14. Generally, males _______ than females.
A. have less peer interaction C. are less physically aggressive
B. are more resistant to sex role stereotyping D. begin adolescence later
15. Which of the following is the best statement about delinquency?
A. Itís encouraged among some social groups.
B. Itís caused by sexually transmitted disease.
C. Itís unrelated to the quality of family life.
D. Itís decreasing in America.
16. The pre-operational stage of development is characterized by
A. feelings of inferiority. C. abstract thinking.
B. limited attention span. D. the use of metaphors and satire in language.
17. Adolescence is associated with
A. formal operations. C. reversibility.
B. concrete operations. D. short attention span.
18. Syntax refers to
A. peer interaction and acceptance. C. the grammatical order of words.
B. a sexually transmitted disease. D. Freudís psychosexual stages.
19. Hormones have a powerful effect on
A. emotional and social development. C. a studentís test scores.
B. intelligence and abstract reasoning. D. the development of writing and reasoning skills.
20. Which of the following statements best describes the preconceptual stage of pre-operational thinking?
A. It occurs between the ages of four and seven.
B. Itís characterized by egocentrism.
C. It helps children develop the idea of reversibility.
D. It has little effect on later stages of development.
- child development and human behavior - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 8:15pm
We'll be glad to check your answers.
- child development and human behavior - Anonymous, Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 11:49am
- child development and human behavior - Jessie, Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 7:13am
The answers "anonymous" posted are not completely correct. I usually would not be interested in posting on here, but I referred back to this page when clarifying and answer I was unsure about.
Thankfully, the answers I needed help with were not the ones that are wrong. But I will help you out by identifying which answers were incorrect, and although it will not eliminate your task completely, it will make it much, much easier. Take what you can get!
I doubt you are even reading this part, probably just skimming the page for the full set of answers as I have done before. Most of the students who are assigned this course did not take it because it interests them, they merely took it to gain credit for an elective and get them that much closer to graduating. So I understand the frustration in having to read a book on kids when it doesn't even hold your attention.
So I'd like to help you out, and hope you read this post and compare it to the answers posted by "anonymous" and that you get a good score. :) I'd hate to see you cheat, and get a bad score.
I realize that I probably shouldn't say I agree with cheating at all, but I've been there with these tests. And inaccuracy is frustrating.
Here are the answers that were wrong:
(I will not give the correct answers, but all you have to do is look up these ones.)
7 is wrong.
13 is wrong.
17 is wrong.
20 is wrong.
- child development and human behavior - Lin, Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 10:22pm
1/c 2/c 3/ab 4/a 5/c 6/d 7/d 8/a 9/b 10/a 11/a 12/b 13/c 14/d 15/a 16/b 17/a 18/c 19/a 20/a
- child development and human behavior - mandy, Friday, April 16, 2010 at 5:14am
- child development and human behavior - Sum1Special, Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 10:08pm
1. C Correct
2. C Correct
3. B Correct
4. A Correct
5. C Correct
6. D Correct
7. D Correct
8. A Correct
9. B Correct
10. A Correct
11. A Correct
12. B Correct
13. C Correct
14. D Correct
15. A Correct
16. B Correct
17. A Correct
18. C Correct
19. A Correct
20. B Correct
- child development and human behavior - latinaxever, Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 11:25am
the answers by Sum1Special are all correct thankyou
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