Ohio APK Multi-Age: Language, Behavioral & Physical Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does the study of human development help us understand developmental abnormalities in children?

Question 2 2. Ivan was diagnosed with severe depression. He has a(n) _____ developmental abnormality.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a strategy older adults can use to delay a slowdown in their cognitive development?

Question 4 4. As children age, their understanding and beliefs surrounding the concept of fairness evolve. These beliefs are referred to as _____.

Question 5 5. What is the correct definition of self-esteem?

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Question 6 6. Sam's younger brother stops crying when he hears a specific nursery rhyme. As a child, Sam plays the song often for his little brother. As an adult, Sam tries to play the same song for his young daughter when she is crying. Sam's behavior is an example of learning because:

Question 7 7. The component of language that involves two parts, syntax and morphology is known as _____ development.

Question 8 8. Divorce can be tough on young children because _____.

Question 9 9. Development is the process of _____ and _____ that humans go through over their lifetime.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an example of addressing a child's abilities in order to heighten self-esteem?

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Question 11 11. The component of language that involves the rules of structure and speech sounds is called _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an example of a developmental abnormality in children?

Question 13 13. Which theory places the most emphasis on social interaction in the development of language?

Question 14 14. All of the following statements are true about language development in children EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. How is developmental abnormality defined?

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Question 16 16. Who proposed that children are born with a language acquisition device?

Question 17 17. How can developmental psychologists diagnose a developmental abnormality?

Question 18 18.

Brandon is a toddler whose vocabulary consists of labels, such as 'doggie' for all four-legged animals and 'ball' for anything round. His neighbor Cara, who is a few months older, says 'thank you' when given something, and 'good doggie' when she sees the family pet respond to a command.


Brandon exhibits the _____ language style, while Cara is developing _____ language.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a type of human development?

Question 20 20. Why is parental substance abuse a major issue?

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Question 21 21. All of the following can be expressions of a developmental abnormality in a child, EXCEPT:

Question 22 22. As a young adult, Cara begins a career, learns new skills in the workplace and forms a healthy relationship. She is showing signs of:

Question 23 23. Which statement regarding the moral and prosocial development of children is correct?

Question 24 24. How is self-esteem related to social development?

Question 25 25. Jacob likes to help his elderly neighbor with his yard work by volunteering to mow every two weeks. This is an example of _____ behaviors.

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Question 26 26. Why is physical development important for babies and toddlers?

Question 27 27. How can parents foster independence and also offer security?

Question 28 28. When baby Terrell says 'wa-wa-wa' and points to a cup, his mother responds with 'you want water,' and reinforces his learning by giving him a drink of water. This is an example of the _____ perspective of language development.

Question 29 29. Why is early intervention for developmental abnormalities important?

Question 30 30. Adolescents gain _____ skills as the prefrontal cortex of their brain develops.

Ohio APK Multi-Age: Language, Behavioral & Physical Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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