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Practice Test

This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following statements about motor development is true?

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Question 2.
What percentage of the population is rigtht-handed?

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Question 3.
Which of the following is the LEGAL definition of child abuse?

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Question 4.
Gregory gave his mother a dead frog for her birthday. He assumed that she would be as impressed with this prize possession as he was. This is because Gregory's thinking is ________.

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Question 5.
Jordan asked his mother for two cookies. She took the one she had for him and broke it in half, giving him both pieces. "There," she said. Jordan seemed satisfied with this because of his lack of understanding of ________.

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Question 6.
Social skills and reciprocal friendships can be predicted by a child's development of ________.

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Question 7.
Vygotsky proposed that infants' mental processes are similar to lower animals. This first stage is called ________.

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Question 8.
Just because children are egocentric does not mean that they have no ability to understand that other people see or experience the world differently.

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Question 9.
Metacognition is knowledge about one's own memory and its functions.

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Question 10.
"He goed outside" is an example of overregularization.

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Question 11.
The correlation between a child's I.Q. test scores and current or future grades in school is strong, but not a perfect correlation.

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Question 12.
Average I.Q. has declined over the past several decades, due to the Flynn effect.

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Question 13.
Freud thought that the Oedipal complex would emerge during the ________ stage of psychosexual development.

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Question 14.
Bowlby's goal-corrected partnership is:

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Question 15.
________ is the term Baumrind used to describe the dimension of parenting that involves level of expectations.

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Question 16.
Mr. Smith explains to his son, Aaron, exactly what he has done that is wrong and why it is not acceptable. Only after he has explained does he actually punish Aaron. Mr. Smith is using a discipline strategy known as ________.

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Question 17.
Jonie and Janine are toddlers. They like to play together, but their idea of "together" is side by side with similar toys. This type of play is called ________.

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Question 18.
Behavior that is intended to harm another person or object is called ________.

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Question 19.
Cyndi saw that her mother was crying, so she offered her mother her teddy bear. Cyndi is demonstrating ________.

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Question 20.
Behavior that is atypical for one's gender but not the other gender is called ________.

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Question 21.
Freud and Erikson agreed that peers play an important role in child development.

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Question 22.
Authoritative parenting is associated with the most consistent positive outcomes for children.

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Question 23.
African American children do not seem to have the same negative outcomes associated with physical punishment that white children experience.

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Question 24.
If a girl is classified as a tomboy, she engages in cross-gender behavior.

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Question 25.
According to research, most non-custodial fathers consistently fulfill their financial obligations to their children.

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