Developmental Psychology-LifeSpan Approach (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 62 - 67 of 71

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Question number: 62

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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The fastest growing group in American society is represented by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

elementary school-aged children.

b.

infants.

c.

adolescents.

d.

the aged (those over age 65).

Question number: 63

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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Which of the following is an example of ageism?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

being considered too experienced for a job

b.

in Japan the status and respect the elderly enjoy

c.

being considered unqualified for a job

d.

voluntary retirement

Question number: 64

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adolescence

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Initiative and independence are fostered by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

giving a child freedom to play, to use imagination, and to choose activities.

b.

acquiring personal autonomy.

c.

a child’s experience with toilet training.

d.

learning a sense of industry.

Question number: 65

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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Proximodistal means

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Choice (4) Response

a.

from the head to the toes.

b.

from birth to death.

c.

from the toes to the head.

d.

from the center of the body to the extremities.

Question number: 66

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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Sperm from an anonymous donor are used to impregnate the woman in a technique called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

anonymous insemination.

b.

in vitro fertilization.

c.

eugenics.

d.

artificial insemination.

Question number: 67

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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You may have had the experience of a newborn infant grasping your finger when you touch his or her hand. The newborn infant’s grasping is an example of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

a reflex.

b.

habituation.

c.

a motor skill.

d.

physical development.

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