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Question number: 13

» Langauge » Syntax

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Word order in a sentence is determined by which of the following types of rules?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Semantic

b.

Morphological

c.

Phonological

d.

Syntax

e.

Prosody

Question number: 14

» Langauge » Langauge Theories, Applications and Issues

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“Language is not coordinated with thought in young children, but eventually language is used in most private thought. ” This statement summarizes a theory of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Vygotsky

b.

Whorf

c.

Piaget

d.

von Frisch

e.

Zipf

Question number: 15

» Measurement and Methodology » Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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Item sampling is a source of error variance within the context of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

test scoring.

b.

test administration.

c.

test construction.

d.

all of the above.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 16

» General Psychology » History

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Dr. Dan believes that every child is born a “blank slate. ” Children’s early environments shape their personalities, though the children may be continually affected by their environments as they grow. Everything comes down to a simple principle in Dr. Dan’s mind: If our behaviors are followed by satisfying consequences, we will repeat them, and if the consequences are unsatisfying, we won’t repeat them, this is a kind of ________ therapist.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

psychoanalytic

b.

behavioral

c.

cognitive

d.

humanistic

e.

psychodynamic

Question number: 17

» Langauge » Speech Perception and Processing

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A two-year-old who wants to be handed a ball might simply say “ball. ” This is an example of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

overregulated speech

b.

telegraphic speech

c.

neologistic speech

d.

holophrastic speech

e.

overextended speech

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