Unit 8 AP Psych review
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    A normally functioning 65 year old who cannot solve abstract logic puzzles as quickly as he did when he was younger is experiencing a

    answer choices

    phenomenon that is uncommon for people of his age

    phenomenon predicted by Erik Erikson as part of the eight stages of psycho-social development

    Decrease in his crystalized intelligence

    Decrease in his fluid intelligence

    Difficulty with concrete operational thinking

  • Question 2
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    Q.

    Seven year old Maria helps her mother wash the dishes, while her nine year old brother helps their father with the yard work. This involvement of the children in helping activities directly illustrates the process of

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    identity diffusion

    gender role development

    preconventional morality development

    classical conditioning of sex roles

    evolutionary determinism

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    In developmental psychology, one advantage of cross-sectional over longitudinal studies is that cross-sectional research

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    controls for cognitive ability

    controls for gender

    controls for cultural influences

    involves subjects of the same age

    requires comparatively little time

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    The most well-adjusted and socially competent children tend to come from homes where parents employ which of the following parental styles

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    minimal supervision

    authoritarian

    authoritative

    indulgent

    permissive

  • Question 5
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    Q.

    Mary Ainsworth's Strange Situation paradigm is typically used to test young children's

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    ego strength

    intelligence

    reaction time

    attachment

    incidental learning

  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    Q.

    A fifteen year old individual is predicted to experience which psychosocial crisis?

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    industry vs inferiority

    identity vs role diffusion

    intimacy vs isolation

    initiative vs guilt

    integrity vs despair

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Riley recently found out that she is terminally ill. Since this discovery she has visited a church every day and plead with God to let her live until she can see the birth of her grandchild. Riley's behavior reflects which stage of death and dying?

    answer choices

    Anger

    Depression

    Denial

    Bargaining

    Acceptance

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In research with baby monkeys, what did Harlow demonstrate was a strong determinant of attachment?

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    comfort contact

    a secure base

    food

    quality of care

    temperament of caretaker

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Raul took his mother's care without asking and rear ended a car at a stoplight causing serious damage. His parents bought him a new car of his own. This is an example of which parenting style?

    answer choices

    authoritarian

    authoritative

    permissive

    assertive

    restrictive

  • Question 10
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    Carol Gilligan suggested that when making moral decisions

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    women rely more on a care orientation and men rely more on a justice orientation

    men rely more on a care orientation and women rely more on a justice orientation

    women rely exclusively on a care orientation and men rely exclusively on a justice orientation

    women and men both rely on a care orientation more than a justice orientation

    women and men both rely more on a justice orientation than a care orientation

  • Question 11
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    Q.

    Bane drives the speed limit because it is the state law. His reasoning best demonstrates which level of Kohlberg's moral reasoning?

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    conditional

    post conventional

    conventional

    preconventional

    concrete operational

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The person given credit for characterizing adolscence as a period of 'storm and stress' is

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    Jean Piaget

    G Stanley Hall

    Lawrence Kohlberg

    Sigmund Freud

    Erik Erikson

  • Question 13
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    Sheila worked really hard in her AP US History class, but ended the semester with a D. Even though it was a difficult class, her parents told her that she brought shame to their family and that maybe she wasn't as intelligent as they thought she was. This is an example of which style of parenting?

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    Permissive

    Authoritative

    Authoritarian

    Insecure

    Slow to Warm

  • Question 14
    45 seconds
    Q.

    A fourth grade teacher finds that her students are very eager to help with classroom activities. Almost all students show an interest in being productive and involved in the class and the school overall. The students described above best reflect which stage of psychosocial development?

    answer choices

    Autonomy vs. Shame and Doubt

    Trust vs. mistrust

    Initiative vs. Guilt

    Identity vs. Role Diffusion

    Industry vs. Inferiority

  • Question 15
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    Infant monkeys raised with a nourishing wire mother and a non-nourishing cloth mother

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    Preferred the nourishing mother

    Preferred the non-nourishing cloth mother

    Showed no preference for one mother over the other

    Shifted their initial preference for the wire mother to the cloth mother as they matured

    Did not become attached to either mother

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In the moro reflex, an infant

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    blinks for protection against light or foreign objects

    Extends its arms and arches its back when its head falls backwards

    Turns its head towards a cheek that has been touched

    Fans out and curls its toes when the sole of its foot is stroked

    Curls its fingers around an object that touches its palm

  • Question 17
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    The relative lack of neural interconnections in the association areas at the time of birth is most likely to contribute to

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    infantile amnesia

    habituation

    insecure attachment

    stranger anxiety

    newborn reflexes

  • Question 18
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    When Billy's mother hides his favorite toy under a blanket, he acts as though it no longer exists and makes no attempt to retrieve it. Billy is clearly near the beginning of which of Piaget's stages?

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    Sensorimotor

    Formal operational

    Concrete operational

    Preoperational

    Conventional

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Three year old Bert lives in the Alaskan wilderness and has learned the schema for moose as he often sees them near his house. When his family took him to visit his cousin Ernie, who lived on a horse farm, Bert modified his schema for large four legged animals to include horses. This process is known as

    answer choices

    Habituation

    Accomodation

    Assimilation

    Maturation

    Conservation

  • Question 20
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    Q.

    The age of viability refers to the

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    Youngest age at which it is safe for a female to become pregnant

    Youngest age at which an embryo is likely to survive if born prematurely

    Youngest age at which a fetus is capable of sustaining life on its own

    Optimal age for women to become pregnant

    Point of prenatal development when it becomes viable to resume normal activities

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