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CLEP Human Growth and Development Exam Practice Questions

  1. Which of the following concepts is least directly associated with evolutionary theory?
    1. Natural selection
    2. Critical period
    3. Sensitive period
    4. Social learning
    5. Survival of the fittest
  2. Cognitive developmental theory is associated with which of the following persons?
    1. Albert Bandura
    2. Jean Piaget
    3. Sigmund Freud
    4. Erik Erikson
    5. Ivan Pavlov
  3. Which of these concepts is not a hallmark of Jean Piaget’s theory?
    1. Adaptation
    2. Assimilation
    3. Generalization
    4. Accommodation
    5. Equilibrium
  4. When Pavlov’s dogs automatically salivated when food was put on their tongues, Pavlov termed this salivation as:
    1. An unconditioned response
    2. An unconditioned stimulus
    3. A conditioned stimulus
    4. A conditioned response
    5. None of these is correct.
  5. Which of the following statements is most correct regarding Skinner’s theory of operant conditioning?
    1. Behavior is shaped by associating new stimuli to unconditioned responses so they become conditioned.
    2. Behavior is shaped primarily by its antecedents, or the events taking place before the behavior occurs.
    3. Behavior is shaped primarily by its consequences, or the events taking place after the behavior occurs.
    4. Behavior is shaped primarily by positive reinforcement, not by negative reinforcement or punishment.
    5. Behavior is shaped primarily by chance environmental occurrences beyond a person’s control.
  6. Julie had a severely traumatic experience in the past, but now she has no memory of it. This is an example of which of Freud’s defense mechanisms?
    1. Denial
    2. Repression
    3. Regression
    4. Displacement
    5. Sublimation
  7. Johnny sees and wants another child’s cookie. He thinks he will take it because he wants it. Then he thinks that his mother will yell at him if he takes it. Then he thinks that it would be wrong to take what does not belong to him. According to Freud’s theory, which of the following is correct?
    1. Johnny’s superego tells him to take the cookie, his id tells him he’ll get in trouble for taking it, and his ego tells him that taking the cookie would be wrong.
    2. Johnny’s id tells him to take the cookie, his superego tells him he’ll get in trouble for taking it, and his ego tells him that taking the cookie would be wrong.
    3. Johnny’s ego tells him to take the cookie, his id tells him he’ll get in trouble for taking it, and his superego tells him that taking the cookie would be wrong.
    4. Johnny’s superego tells him to take the cookie, his ego tells him he’ll get in trouble for taking it, and his id tells him that taking the cookie would be wrong.
    5. Johnny’s id tells him to take the cookie, his ego tells him he’ll get in trouble for taking it, and his superego tells him that taking the cookie would be wrong.
  8. Rachel and her younger brother Joel both watch their parents dance together. Later, Rachel proposes to Joel that they, too, should dance together. Rachel is confident that she can imitate what she saw her mother do, but Joel is not so sure he can imitate what he saw his father do. According to Albert Bandura’s theory, the children’s respective attitudes about their ability to copy their parents’ activity are examples of:
    1. Vicarious learning
    2. Vicarious reinforcement
    3. Social modeling
    4. Self-efficacy
    5. Self-esteem
  9. Which of the following concepts is/are not related to sociocultural theories of development?
    1. Reciprocal determinism
    2. Zone of proximal development
    3. Scaffolding
    4. Microsystem and macrosystem
    5. Generativity versus stagnation
  10. Which of these sentences is a correct assessment of using the case study as a research method?
    1. It involves studying only one subject in depth.
    2. It is just the same as naturalistic observation.
    3. It is an experimental type of research method.
    4. It is a type of correlational research method.
    5. It will include interviews, but not test results.

 


CLEP Human Growth and Development Exam Answer Key

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