Content Frame
Note for screen reader users: There is text between the form elements on this page. To be sure that you do not miss any text, use item by item navigation methods, rather than tabbing from form element to form element.
Skip Breadcrumb Navigation
Home  arrow Book2  arrow Chapter 9: Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood  arrow Practice Test

Practice Test

This activity contains 22 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following statements is true regarding physical development in middle childhood?

End of Question 1

Question 2.
Sarah asked John to hand her a spoon from the drawer. "It's in the drawer on your left," she said. Sarah's directions to John indicate her ________.

End of Question 2

Question 3.
Which of the following statements is true regarding language development?

End of Question 3

Question 4.
Marcus was bitten by his neighbor's dog. From that experience, Marcus came to the conclusion that strange dogs can be dangerous so he should not try to pet them. Marcus' conclusions demonstrate his ________.

End of Question 4

Question 5.
Pigs are animals; hammers are tools. A child who understands this understands the concept known as ________.

End of Question 5

Question 6.
Some kinds of information become so ingrained in the long-term memory that recall is very quick -- without the need for short-term memory capacity. This is called ________.

End of Question 6

Question 7.
The focus of education in the 6 to 12 year age range is ________.

End of Question 7

Question 8.
Tests that are scored based on a comparison to the average test score of a larger sample are called ________ tests.

End of Question 8

Question 9.
Musical, naturalist, and intrapersonal are categories of intelligence suggested by ________.

End of Question 9

Question 10.
Which of the following is true regarding second- language learners?

End of Question 10

Question 11.
The tendency to focus on the details of a task is called ________.

End of Question 11

Question 12.
When members of a culture value group progress over individual progress, we refer to their culture as being ________.

End of Question 12

Question 13.
According to research studies, North Americans believe in ________ ability, while Asians tend to believe ________.

End of Question 13

Question 14.
Which of the following is the most common reason for a child to be receiving special education services?

End of Question 14

Question 15.
Two growth spurts that occur in the brain during middle childhood occur in the cerebral cortex.

End of Question 15

Question 16.
Obesity is the most serious long-term health risk in middle childhood.

End of Question 16

Question 17.
Decentration is thinking that cannot take multiple variables into account.

End of Question 17

Question 18.
The basis for cognitive development is thought to be the increases in processing efficiency that occur with age.

End of Question 18

Question 19.
Mathematical/spatial intelligence is one of three types of intelligence suggested by Sternberg.

End of Question 19

Question 20.
Every school has an ethos that effects its students.

End of Question 20

Question 21.
Micayla does not like to get stuck in the details. She prefers to focus on the "big picture." Micayla uses a relational style.

End of Question 21

Question 22.
Technically, dyslexia is a complete absence of the ability to read.

End of Question 22

Copyright © 1995 - 2016 Pearson Education . All rights reserved. Pearson Allyn & Bacon is an imprint of Pearson .
Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Permissions

Return to the Top of this Page