Developmental Psychology-LifeSpan Approach (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 44 - 49 of 73

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Question number: 44

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Fertilization of an ovum outside a woman’s body is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

in vivo fertilization.

b.

genetic engineering.

c.

eugenics.

d.

artificial insemination.

e.

in vitro fertilization.

Question number: 45

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A fetus can be exposed to a variety of harmful agents that may cause birth defects. These agents are referred to as

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

fetal alcohol syndrome

b.

androgens

c.

teratogens

d.

estrogens

e.

None of the above

Question number: 46

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Which of the following reflexes are related to feeding?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The Moro and sucking reflexes.

b.

Moro and grasping response.

c.

The Babinski and orienting reflexes.

d.

The rooting and sucking reflexes.

e.

The Moro and rooting reflexes.

Question number: 47

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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A specialist in death and dying, or one who studies death, is referred to as a

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

terminologist.

b.

funerologist.

c.

psychologist.

d.

bereavement counselor.

e.

thanatologist.

Question number: 48

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If an infant is startled by a loud sound, it makes movements similar to an embrace. This is called a ________ reflex.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Moro

b.

grasping

c.

Babinski

d.

rooting

e.

sucking

Question number: 49

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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Which of the following is a myth about aging?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Most of the elderly do not show signs of senility and mental decay.

b.

The elderly who live alone are typically “social butterflies. ”

c.

Most of the elderly show signs of senility and mental decay.

d.

Older individuals are just as sexually active as when they were 30.

e.

Most older individuals are the best drivers on the road.

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