Development of Young Children Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How do children learn syntax?

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. All of the following are characteristics of pre-linguistic language development, EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. How are expressive language and receptive language different?

Question 5 5. The study of how people's thoughts, behaviors, emotions, and relationships change as they grow is referred to as _____.

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Question 6 6. According to emotional development theories, _____

Question 7 7. Learning how to do multiplication is an example of _____.

Question 8 8. How are social development and emotional development different?

Question 9 9. The two processes that allow children's brains to learn more in less time and become overall more functional during early childhood are _____ and _____.

Question 10 10. Why is an increase in balance so important to a child's physical development in early childhood?

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Question 11 11. Why is the development of fine motor coordination in early childhood so important?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a physical change that occurs during early childhood?

Question 13 13. When does a baby start communicating?

Question 14 14. Which of the following defines speech?

Question 15 15. By the time a child has reached kindergarten, he can usually (according to child language development milestones):

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Question 16 16. About how many words should be in a child's vocabulary by the time they reach their second birthday?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of cognitive development?

Question 18 18. While development is often thought of in terms of milestones, the truth is that development occurs at different rates for different people, a concept known as _____.

Question 19 19. Noreen's teacher has recommended that she be evaluated because she's 4 years old and speaks only single words rather than sentences. Meanwhile, Noreen's classmate Johan has been referred for evaluation because he struggles with controlling his body's movements, his thinking skills, and understanding his emotions. Noreen has _____ deficiencies, while Johan has _____ deficiencies in early childhood development.

Question 20 20. Being able to hold a pencil well enough to write or to control one's legs enough to walk or run is a part of _____ development.

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Question 21 21. As children develop self-help skills, it is important to remember that _____.

Question 22 22. At what age should children be successfully learning to tie their own shoes?

Question 23 23. By the age of two, children should be _____.

Question 24 24. What are self-help skills?

Question 25 25. An example of a physical development milestone is _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is true regarding cognitive development?

Question 27 27. By 12 months old, a typically developing infant will be able to _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following is not a category of a developmental milestone?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements about pre-linguistic speech is FALSE?

Question 30 30. Alex and Betty are the exact same age, but Alex has a learning disability. Should we expect their respective levels of cognitive development to be the same or different? Why?

Development of Young Children Chapter Exam Instructions

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