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This activity contains 25 questions.

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

 
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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 ________.

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

 
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Question 4.
Pigs are animals; hammers are tools. A child who understands this understands the concept known as ________.

 
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Question 5.
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 ________.

 
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Question 6.
Tests that are scored based on a comparison to the average test score of a larger sample are called ________ tests.

 
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Question 7.
Which of the following is true regarding second- language learners?

 
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Question 8.
The tendency to focus on the details of a task is called ________.

 
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Question 9.
Obesity is the most serious long-term health risk in middle childhood.

   
 
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Question 10.
Decentration is thinking that cannot take multiple variables into account.

   
 
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Question 11.
Mathematical/spatial intelligence is one of three types of intelligence suggested by Sternberg.

   
 
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Question 12.
Micayla does not like to get stuck in the details. She prefers to focus on the "big picture." Micayla uses a relational style.

   
 
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Question 13.
The fourth of Freud's psychosexual stages, during which the libido is dormant in favor of same sex peer relationships, is called ________.

 
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Question 14.
After being scolded by her mother for picking up glass candle sticks in the living room, Melanie will no longer touch them, even when alone. By not touching the candle sticks when unobserved, she is demonstrating:

 
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Question 15.
Which of the following is true regarding children and their relationships in middle childhood?

 
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Question 16.
Keisha is aware that she is not liked by the other kids in her class and tends to isolate herself instead of trying to make new friends. This causes her to feel very lonely. Which of the following classifications best describes Keisha's social status?

 
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Question 17.
Bruce describes himself as strong and trustworthy. Bruce is able to understand the ________.

 
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Question 18.
Which of the following is true regarding self-care children?

 
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Question 19.
Which statement is true regarding poverty effects?

 
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Question 20.
Some children from low-income families do well, while others fail to thrive. According to your text, this is most likely because of ________.

 
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Question 21.
Piaget's first stage of moral development is called moral realism.

   
 
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Question 22.
Indifference and lack of warmth from parents are correlated with physical aggression in children.

   
 
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Question 23.
The real key to self-esteem is the relationship between what a child wishes and what he is actually able to accomplish.

   
 
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Question 24.
The effects of poverty cross all barriers and are unaffected by the presence or absence of other stressors.

   
 
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Question 25.
Self-care is associated with more negative outcomes when the self-care children live in high crime, high poverty neighborhoods.

   
 
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