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Cognitive Development: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Leo is in the two-word period of linguistic development. He's able to say short phrases like 'play dog' and 'food mommy'. What likely age is Leo?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the best example of an academic situation requiring crystallized intelligence?

Question 3 3. When he was one month old, Henry's behavior consisted of many reflexes. What substage of cognitive development was he in?

Question 4 4. How is object permanence defined?

Question 5 5. The process of growth in the area of thinking is called:

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Question 6 6. The time between ages two and seven is called:

Question 7 7. Why are planning and strategizing associated with executive functioning?

Question 8 8. Good judgment is also called _____.

Question 9 9. Trying to figure out what the average person believes about wisdom is the _-theoretical approach.

Question 10 10. How does decentration differ from centration?

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Question 11 11. During middle adulthood, executive functioning and wisdom tend to _____.

Question 12 12. According to Vygotsky, which of the following is true about the acquisition of meaning and understanding?

Question 13 13. What is another term for fantasy play?

Question 14 14. Conservation depends partly upon:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is an example of using maintenance rehearsal to retain information?

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Question 16 16. How does encoding fit into the stages of information processing?

Question 17 17. How are expressive language and receptive language different?

Question 18 18. Why are games with rules helpful to children?

Question 19 19. A cornerstone of Vygotsky's theory of cognitive development is that society and culture play a key role in promoting development. What type of perspective is this considered to be?

Question 20 20. Which two elements of information processing do people in late adulthood struggle with?

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Question 21 21. What is an example of constructive play?

Question 22 22. According to Vygotsky, what is the process of constructing an internal representation of external physical objects or actions?

Question 23 23. Susan's math teacher always relates the current topic back to real world problems that the students have experienced. The teacher is helping the students to use _____ to increase retention of the material.

Question 24 24. How does dementia differ from Alzheimer's?

Question 25 25. The time of life between ages 40 and 65 is called _____.

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Question 26 26. The SAT test, and other standardized tests, involve more of which type of thinking?

Question 27 27. When does an infant exhibit long term memory?

Question 28 28. All of the following are characteristics of pre-linguistic language development, EXCEPT:

Question 29 29. What does cognition refers to?

Question 30 30. When someone uses past knowledge to address current situations it is called:

Cognitive Development: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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