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Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points Parents and caregivers attitudes

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Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points

Parents’ and caregivers’ attitudes and expectations about infants’ awareness and sensory abilities may be predictive of:
A. height and weight.

B. future musical abilities.

C. developmental growth.

D. speech growth.
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Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points

Highly repetitive and simplified “mother talk” is:
A. typical in all cultures.

B. not recommended in the text.

C. inappropriate in some cultures.

D. appropriate, but most mothers need training to do it.
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Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points

A mother’s special speech to her baby, sometimes referred to as “parentese,” may:
A. limit infant speech growth.

B. help the infant become aware and hold his attention.

C. produce a musically talented toddler.

D. promote infant behaviors that are unsociable.
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Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points

Musical activities are offered to infants because:
A. they enhance children’s thinking abilities.

B. they are enjoyable.

C. music stimulates speech growth.

D. musical experiences may promote unknown growth development.
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Question 5 of 20 5.0 Points

The critical time to diagnose and treat hearing impairment so that the child’s speech develops normally is at:
A. one month of age.

B. six months of age.

C. eight months of age.

D. eleven months of age.
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Question 6 of 20 5.0 Points

New technology used to study infant’s brain function and developing language ability suggests that:
A. infants are smarter and display more emotions than previously believed.

B. the ability of many American infants has declined.

C. much of what was suspected about language growth has been confirmed.

D. fine distinctions between speech sounds are rarely recognized by babies during the first months of life.
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Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points

An infant’s early ability to recognize subtle differences among sounds in all world languages:
A. disappears with age.

B. confirms most theories of child language development.

C. increases with age.

D. remains constant if good child care is provided.
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Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points

Every time an infant communicates successfully by using a nonverbal baby sign, it is believed that this:
A. makes subsequent efforts easier.

B. weakens brain connections.

C. impedes his efforts to speak.

D. displays superior intelligence.
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Question 9 of 20 5.0 Points

By the last half of an infant’s first year, he reaches the milestone of:
A. gaze coupling.

B. tracing objects with his eyes.

C. sharing attention given to objects with another person.

D. turning toward voices or a sound.
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Question 10 of 20 5.0 Points

Some research studies indicate that infants:
A. may remember and give greater attention to rhymes or stories read to them before their birth.

B. may not remember or react to literature read to them before their birth.

C. as adults select English majors in college because they were read to before their birth.

D. may be more intelligent if they were read to before their birth.
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Question 11 of 20 5.0 Points

Phonology is connected to:
A. intellectual learning.

B. using words as symbols.

C. the sounds of speech.

D. the meanings of words.
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Question 12 of 20 5.0 Points

The smallest unit of speech that distinguishes one utterance from another is called a:
A. morpheme.

B. symbol.

C. syntax unit.

D. phoneme.
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Question 13 of 20 5.0 Points

Syntax involves:
A. the sounds of symbols.

B. rules and word order.

C. prefixes and suffixes.

D. phonemes and morphemes.
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Question 14 of 20 5.0 Points

When a child says, “It falled down,” it is a:
A. pronunciation error.

B. syntactic error.

C. symbolic error.

D. overregulation error.
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Question 15 of 20 5.0 Points

Pragmatics involve:
A. toddlers’ learning to ask questions.

B. toddlers’ use of social speech conventions.

C. toddlers’ use of logic and language.

D. toddlers’ tendency to be polite.
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Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points

Which of the following is a useful pivot word?
A. Car

B. Kitty

C. Where

D. Cookie
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Question 17 of 20 5.0 Points

The toddler who uses the word “no” in speech:
A. is displaying a negative attitude.

B. wants to be cooperative.

C. is maybe testing to see if there is a choice.

D. needs firm handling.
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Question 18 of 20 5.0 Points

When using a block as a baby bottle, the toddler is engaging in:
A. cooperative play.

B. symbolic play.

C. sensory play.

D. elaborative play.
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Question 19 of 20 5.0 Points

Parents who believe reading is a source of enjoyment usually have children who:
A. have positive attitudes about reading.

B. avoid books when play is available.

C. collect books and handle them gently.

D. use books for informational purposes.
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Question 20 of 20 5.0 Points

One can expect toddlers to use crayons:
A. without attempting to chew them.

B. with a scrubbing motion.

C. and make enclosed shapes.

D. and make recognizable forms.
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