April 17, 2014

Homework Help: psychology

Posted by adeniyi on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 4:44pm.

# 1.21
(1 pts.) William is acutely retarded and requires intense care. His IQ has been measured at approximately 15. What term would be used to classify William's level of retardation?

A) mild
B) moderate
C) severe
D) profound

# 1.22
(1 pts.) Shannon has been diagnosed with moderate mental retardation but attends most of her classes in a regular classroom in the central school in her district. This educational philosophy is best known as

A) mainstreaming.
B) ingratiation.
C) integration.
D) enclosure.

# 1.23
(1 pts.) Many children who are afflicted with autistic disorder insist upon a daily routine that is

A) flexible.
B) extremely rigid.
C) adaptable.
D) unstructured.

# 1.24
(1 pts.) Joshua has a specific developmental disorder that is characterized by the fact that words and letters get reversed when he is reading; for example the letter "b" looks like "d" and the word "frog" may look like "gorf." This problem makes him read aloud in a slow and broken way. Joshua may have

A) disorder of written expression.
B) cluttering.
C) expressive language disorder.
D) dyslexia.

# 1.25
(1 pts.) Zack is a 14-year-old member of a ruthless street gang. He has been involved in a number of robberies, muggings, and incidents of arson. Zack might be diagnosed as having

A) oppositional-defiant disorder.
B) conduct disorder.
C) avoidant disorder.
D) antisocial personality disorder.

# 1.26
(1 pts.) Jamie is an eight-year-old who is deathly afraid of leaving his mother or father. Jamie's school is located close to the office where his mother works, but she still has to leave work frequently because he cries uncontrollably when he starts thinking about his parents. Jamie might be diagnosed as suffering from

A) separation anxiety disorder.
B) overanxious disorder.
C) avoidant disorder.
D) rumination disorder.

# 1.27
(1 pts.) Keith has a severe tic disorder that manifests itself in his making constant belching noises. He also swears quite frequently and engages in a compulsive ritual involving touching red colored items at least five times. Keith may very well have

A) obsessive-compulsive disorder.
B) transient tic disorder.
C) Asperger's disorder.
D) Tourette's disorder.

# 1.28
(1 pts.) The fact that Jason Newman, in the textbook case, gets attention from his peers and parents when he is disruptive might be an indication that which of the following might play a role in his disorder?

A) genetic flaws
B) primary gain
C) secondary gain
D) modeling

# 1.29
(1 pts.) Mrs. Johansen is pregnant and has accidentally been exposed to a person with German measles. She should be most concerned about the possibility of producing a child with mental retardation if she is in the

A) fetal period.
B) 35th week.
C) first trimester.
D) last trimester.

# 1.30
(1 pts.) At 12 months of age, it was evident that little Tony was unresponsive to people. He resisted the cuddling of his parents and became increasingly aloof. Tony might be diagnosed as having

A) Tay-Sachs disease.
B) separation anxiety disorder.
C) autistic disorder.
D) rumination disorder.

21.B 22.A 23.A 24.C 25.D 26.A 27.A 28.D 29.C 30.C

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