Return to test selector

Developmental Psychology // AP Psychology

Correctly answer 80% ( 28 of 35 questions)

You will have 25 minutes to complete the test below.
35 random questions have been selected to test your know knowledge in Developmental Psychology.
If you leave this page, you will receive a new random set of 35 questions.
  1. Sabrina plays on a rugby team and collects antique dolls. Peter is on a football team and loves to cook. Both Sabrina and Peter demonstrate a high degree of
  2. According to Kubler-Ross, one of the five stages frequently experienced by people facing death is
  3. A normally functioning 65-year-old who cannot solve abstract logic puzzles as quickly as he did when he was younger is experiencing a
  4. In a famous series of experiments conducted by Harry Harlow, infant monkeys were separated from their mothers at birth. The infants were then given two surrogate mothers (a terry-cloth "mother" and a wire "mother"), each of which alternately had a nursing bottle that provided food to the infants. The experimental results showed that in frightening situations the infant monkeys
  5. In which of the following types of research are the same children tested periodically at different points in their development?
  6. Lawrence Kohlberg's theory of moral reasoning is best described by which of the following?
  7. Which of the following is typically cited as a characteristic of autistic children?
  8. According to Jean Piaget, what is the earliest stage at which a child is capable of using SIMPLE LOGIC and MATHEMATIC OPERATIONS to think about objects and events?
  9. In their discussions of the process of development, the advocates of nature in the nature-nurture controversy emphasize which of the following?
  10. Object permanence is
  11. Which of the following is a similarity between the cognitive developmental theory of Piaget and the moral developmental theory of Kohlberg?
  12. Harlow's experiment with the rhesus monkeys and surrogate mothers emphasized the importance of
  13. According to Diane Baumrid, which of the following parental styles results in the most socially competent and responsible adults?
  14. Which of the following theories best exemplifies continuity:
  15. According to Erikson, a major conflict in the first year of life is that between
  16. According to Erikson, failure to resolve the tasks of middle adulthood leads to a sense of __________ involving a concern for one's own needs and comforts only.
  17. Vocabulary and stored knowledge
  18. In the __________ level of moral development, moral choices are determined by the direct consequences of actions.
  19. According to Erikson, a child entering adolescence can expect major developmental task demands to center around the need to
  20. Behavior directed by self-accepted moral principles represents the __________ level of moral development.
  21. Which of the following most clearly demonstrates the existence of emotional attachment?
  22. During the formal operations stage, children begin to
  23. Harlow's studies of surrogate mothers show that
  24. A child is largely nonverbal, is learning to coordinate purposeful movements with sense information, and is developing the concept of object permanence. The child is in Piaget's __________ stage.
  25. When her mother leaves, Linda cries but can be comforted by the babysitter after a few minutes. When her mother returns, Linda crawls into her lap. According to Mary Ainsworth, Linda has a(n) __________ attachment
  26. You leave your child with a babysitter. When you return, your child ignores you. Your child's behavior indicates a(n) __________ attachment.
  27. "I demand that you obey" is to authoritarian as "Do your own thing" is to
  28. Which psychologist reported that infant attachment to another goes beyond the satisfaction of the need for nourishment?
  29. Researcher Renee Baillargeon found that four-month-old infants will look longer at a ball if it appears to roll through a solid barrier, demonstrating that babies seem to grasp basic physical laws intuitively. Which of the following theories does this finding challenge?
  30. Carol Gilligan, in her criticism of Lawrence Kohlberg, proposed that the moral reasoning of males is primarily based on
  31. Which of the following studies demonstrates a cross-sectional research design?
  32. Of the following cognitive milestones, which ability tends to be acquired last?
  33. A 14-month-old toddler is placed in an unfamiliar situation with the child�s mother, who then leaves the room for a time. When the mother returns, the child squirms and tries to get away from the mother when picked up, but also seems distressed when placed back on the floor. Mary Ainsworth would consider this evidence of which of the following?
  34. Maturation is most clearly influenced by
  35. Habituation refers to: