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Question 53

Developmental Psychology
Nature Versus Nurture in Human Development

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

How is/are genetic theories of psychopathology tested?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Using family history studies

b.

Using adoption studies

c.

Using twin studies

d.

All c., b. and a. are correct

Question 54

Developmental Psychology
Theories of Aging

Appeared in Year: 2021

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MCQ▾

Life span experts argue that biological aging begins at birth. Which of the following is/are explanation/s of aging?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Aging is due to the decay of mitochondria.

b.

Cells can divide to a maximum of about 75 to 80 times and that as people age, cells become less capable of dividing.

c.

People age because when cells metabolize energy, the by-products include unstable oxygen molecules known as free radicals.

d.

All c., a. and b. are correct

Question 55

Developmental Psychology
Cognitive and Psychosocial Development in Infancy

Appeared in Year: 2021

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MCQ▾

Which of the following is not a conflict/crisis in Erikson՚s psychosocial stages of development? (marks 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Generativity versus stagnation

b.

Competence versus role confusion

c.

Autonomy versus self-doubt

d.

Ego-integrity versus despair

Question 56

Developmental Psychology
Moral Development

Appeared in Year: 2021

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MCQ▾

A man՚s wife is dying. She is in dire need of a drug. The only place to get the drug is at the store of a pharmacist who is known to overcharge people for drugs. The man can only pay ₹ 20000 but the pharmacist wants ₹ 50000, and refuses to sell it to him for less, or to let him pay later. What will the man do if he is at the conventional stage of morality as per Kohlberg՚s theory of moral reasoning?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

No matter what, he would obey the law because stealing is a crime.

b.

He would not steal the drug, as everyone will see him as a thief, and his wife would not approve of his stealing or accept the stolen drug.

c.

The man would not steal the drug, as he may get caught and go to jail.

d.

Both b. and a. are correct

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