1. Which task would an average elementary-age girl perform better than an average elementary-age boy? a. Jumping over a bar b. Writing her name in cursive c. Hanging from the monkey bars d. Throwing a softball 2. A concrete operational thinker and a formal operational thinker are given the following logical statements: (1) If you drop a 20-pound bowling ball on your foot, it will tickle. (2) You drop a 20-pound bowling ball on your foot. What reaction would you expect? 3. Francisco is having a hard time remembering that Madison is the capital of Wisconsin. He also knows that his father will be upset if Francisco flunks his test of state capitals. Suddenly, Francisco sees a connection between these two events and realizes that he can recall the capital of Wisconsin by remembering that his dad will be mad at him if he can’t remember (mad at son = Madison). In this example, Francisco is clearly using ____ to aid in his memory. a. Only the concrete operational thinker would conclude that “your foot would tickle.” b. Only the formal operational thinker would conclude that “your foot would tickle.” c. Both would conclude that “your foot would tickle.” d. Both would conclude that “your foot would never tickle” after having a 20-pound bowling ball dropped on it. 4. Metamemory is defined as an individual’s 5. Who would be most likely to use a knowledge-telling strategy when working on a school paper?
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- d., c., formal operational thinker, negative reinforcement trap, 20-pound bowling ball