Lifespan Development (GRE Psychology): Questions 35 - 39 of 54

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Question number: 35

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According to Piaget’s cognitive stages, an individual who has just learned that water poured from a tube into a bowl maintains the same volume must have recently entered which of the following stages?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Preoperational

b.

Formal operational

c.

Sensorimotor

d.

Concrete operational

Question number: 36

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According to Piaget, an individual who entertains himself by solving logic puzzles must be in which of the following cognitive stages?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Formal operational

b.

Accommodational

c.

Preoperational

d.

Sensorimotor

Question number: 37

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According to Erik Erikson, a young adult would be most concerned with which of the following issues?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Autonomy

b.

Intimacy

c.

Sex-typed behavior

d.

Achievement

Question number: 38

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According to Piaget, in the preoperational stage the child’s development is characterized by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

the absence of guilt

b.

the emergence of language

c.

conservation of mass, substance, and number

d.

the formation of symbolic schema

Question number: 39

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According to Piaget, a child who recognizes that a round ball of clay maintains its mass even when flattened into a long thin cylinder must have acquired which cognitive skill?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Transformation

b.

Generalization

c.

Object permanence

d.

Conservation

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