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Question number: 11

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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According to Erickson’s theory, the struggle during adolescence is:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Intimacy versus isolation

b.

Identity versus role confusion

c.

Competence versus inferiority

d.

Trust vs mistrust

Question number: 12

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Conforming to the expectations of others or to socially accepted rules and values describes a person at the ________ level of morality.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

postconventional

b.

obedience

c.

conventional

d.

preconventional

Question number: 13

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Understanding the Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development

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Choice (4) Response
a.

initiative versus guilt.

b.

autonomy versus shame.

c.

integrity versus despair.

d.

industry versus inferiority.

Question number: 14

» 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

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Choice (4) Response
a.

displaying egocentric thought.

b.

in the neonatal stage of the growth sequence.

c.

obviously past the “age of reason. ”

d.

in the preoperational stage.

Question number: 15

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According to Piaget, the cognitive process that interprets new information in light of existing schemas is known as:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

assimilation

b.

acculturation

c.

accommodation

d.

conservation

Question number: 16

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Using existing patterns of behavior in new situations is called

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Choice (4) Response
a.

adaptation.

b.

convergence.

c.

assimilation.

d.

conservation.

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