Developmental Psychology (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 48 - 53 of 183

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Question number: 48

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Cultural Influences

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Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory suggests that a child’s most important discoveries are guided by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

both other children and adults acting as tutors.

b.

adults don’t act as tutors.

c.

other children.

d.

adults acting as tutors.

e.

neither other children nor adults acting as tutors.

Question number: 49

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Parents & Peers

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Which of the following is characteristic of good parenting?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

forced teaching

b.

flooding the infant with stimuli

c.

“hothousing”

d.

scolding

e.

consistency

Question number: 50

» Developmental Psychology » Dimensions of Development

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The child’s increasing skill at using his muscles is due chiefly to:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Motivation

b.

Learning

c.

An opportunity to exercise

d.

Pushing by parents

e.

Maturation

Question number: 51

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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Lack of bladder control is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

enuresis.

b.

encopresis.

c.

bulimia.

d.

anorexia.

e.

colitis.

Question number: 52

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Stability & Change

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You offer to trade your nickel for a dime held by a child. The child accepts the trade because the nickel is “bigger. ” The child is

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

displaying egocentric thought.

b.

obviously past the “age of reason. ”

c.

in the post operational stage.

d.

in the preoperational stage.

e.

in the neonatal stage of the growth sequence.

Question number: 53

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Cultural Influences

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Child-rearing methods in Pakistan:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Are now pretty much the same from one social class to the next

b.

Differ little from those in other countries

c.

Is same all over the world

d.

Differ from one social class to another

e.

Have changed very little over the past fifty years

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