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DSST Lifespan Developmental Psychology: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Benton has trouble sitting still in class and often fidgets when standing in line. He frequently stares into space and has trouble concentrating. He most likely has:

Question 2 2. According to Levinson, which of the following stages occurs around the age of 35?

Question 3 3. Which of the following theorists came up with the term scaffolding?

Question 4 4. Which of the following individuals was responsible for creating stages of moral development, which explain the process a child goes through when faced with a moral dilemma?

Question 5 5. John's parents often forget to pick him up from practice. They do not usually make dinner, and let him find something in the fridge to eat. He often wears clothes that are too small for him because his parents have not taken him to buy appropriately sized clothes in recent months. They often miss school events, including teacher conferences and performances. His teachers often worry about the state of things at home and their effect on him. This type of parenting style is known as:

Question 6 6. Which of the following parts of a chromosome is responsible for dividing a linear chromosome into two parts?

Question 7 7. During the adolescent years, according to Jean Piaget, the appropriate cognitive development is known as:

Question 8 8. Which of the following individuals believed that moral development in females is different than moral development in males?

Question 9 9. According to this theorist, an individual's personality is made up of three parts known as the id, superego, and ego. This individual is:

Question 10 10. Food, shelter, and oxygen are considered:

Question 11 11. According to Alkind, believing that one is the center of everyone's attention is known as:

Question 12 12. According to Abraham Maslow, which of the following must be met first?

Question 13 13. According to Jean Piaget, groups of similar thoughts or actions are known as:

Question 14 14. According to Erik Erikson, this stage occurs at the age of three when a child begins asking more questions and develops an imagination. It is known as:

Question 15 15. According to Lev Vygotsky, this is the range of tasks that a child can complete with assistance. It is known as:

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