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    1.

    The view that development is a cumulative process, gradually adding to the same type of skills is known as ________.

    1. nature
    2. nurture
    3. continuous development
    4. discontinuous development
    2.

    Developmental psychologists study human growth and development across three domains. Which of the following is not one of these domains?

    1. cognitive
    2. psychological
    3. physical
    4. psychosocial
    3.

    How is lifespan development defined?

    1. The study of how we grow and change from conception to death.
    2. The study of how we grow and change in infancy and childhood.
    3. The study of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial growth in children.
    4. The study of emotions, personality, and social relationships.
    4.

    The idea that even if something is out of sight, it still exists is called ________.

    1. egocentrism
    2. object permanence
    3. conservation
    4. reversibility
    5.

    Which theorist proposed that moral thinking proceeds through a series of stages?

    1. Sigmund Freud
    2. Erik Erikson
    3. John Watson
    4. Lawrence Kohlberg
    6.

    According to Erikson’s theory of psychosocial development, what is the main task of the adolescent?

    1. developing autonomy
    2. feeling competent
    3. forming an identity
    4. forming intimate relationships
    7.

    Which of the following is the correct order of prenatal development?

    1. zygote, fetus, embryo
    2. fetus, embryo zygote
    3. fetus, zygote, embryo
    4. zygote, embryo, fetus
    8.

    The time during fetal growth when specific parts or organs develop is known as ________.

    1. critical period
    2. mitosis
    3. conception
    4. pregnancy
    9.

    What begins as a single-cell structure that is created when a sperm and egg merge at conception?

    1. embryo
    2. fetus
    3. zygote
    4. infant
    10.

    Using scissors to cut out paper shapes is an example of ________.

    1. gross motor skills
    2. fine motor skills
    3. large motor skills
    4. small motor skills
    11.

    The child uses the parent as a base from which to explore her world in which attachment style?

    1. secure
    2. insecure avoidant
    3. insecure ambivalent-resistant
    4. disorganized
    12.

    The frontal lobes become fully developed ________.

    1. at birth
    2. at the beginning of adolescence
    3. at the end of adolescence
    4. by 25 years old
    13.

    Who created the very first modern hospice?

    1. Elizabeth Kübler-Ross
    2. Cicely Saunders
    3. Florence Wald
    4. Florence Nightingale
    14.

    Which of the following is the order of stages in Kübler-Ross’s five-stage model of grief?

    1. denial, bargaining, anger, depression, acceptance
    2. anger, depression, bargaining, acceptance, denial
    3. denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance
    4. anger, acceptance, denial, depression, bargaining

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