PSC140_Midterm1_PracticeQuestions

PSC140_Midterm1_PracticeQuestions - PSC140 SSI 2010 Midterm...

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PSC140 SSI 2010 Midterm 1 Practice questions 1 1. Which of the following is the best example of children's active contribution to their own development? A) Joshua's bright blue eyes cause strangers to shower him with attention, influencing him to be less fearful of strangers. B) Analisa's mother's anxiety about her daughter's academic success causes Analisa to panic whenever she takes an exam. C) Manny's quiet nature influences him to seek out other quiet children, with whom he plays quiet games and stays away from the more rambunctious children in his class. D) None of the above is an example of children's active contribution to their own development. 2. “Nurture” refers to all of the following EXCEPT: A) maternal drug use during childhood. B) paternal drug use during early infancy. C) growing up in poverty. D) genetic predisposition towards elevated cortisol levels. 3. Which of the following best characterizes the results of research on children from Romanian orphanages? A) Positive experiences in later childhood cannot counteract the effect of negative early childhood experiences. B) Positive experiences in later childhood counteract the effect of negative early childhood experiences. C) The impact of positive experiences on children's resiliency depends on the age at which the neglect occurred. D) Neglect in infancy and early childhood always has lasting consequences. 4. Which disadvantage associated with growing up in poverty does the text refer to as the greatest obstacle to successful development? A) single-parent homes
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