Quizzes are available to test your understanding of the key concepts covered in each chapter. Click on the arrows next to each question to view the answer.
1. Group Socialization theory relates to the work of which of the following?
2. Social dominance hierarchies develop at which age range?
- 5 years
- 3 years and beyond
- 6 years
c. 3 years and beyond
3. In terms of the milestones of children’s social development, at what age would you expect a child to engage in cooperative play?
- 6–12 months
- 3 years
- 4 years
- 12–24 months
b. 3 years
4. ‘Crowds’ are a concept most important for which age group?
- 2 year olds
- 4 year olds
- 6 year olds
5. Sociometry is a technique that has been used to assess children’s:
- Theory of mind
- Play behaviours
- Peer status
c. Peer status
6. Damon identified three levels of friendship. Which of the following does NOT represent one of these levels?
- Achieving successful coordinated play
- Focusing on issues of trust and traits that are liked about another person
- The sharing of thoughts, feelings and attitudes
- Friends are playmates who share toys and are fun
a. Achieving successful coordinated play
7. Turn taking and coordination of play occurs at which age range?
- 5–7 years
- 8-12 years
- 13 years and beyond
8. According to Smith (2010), we should see play as:
- Having an essential role in healthy development
- Being useful for development, but recognise that children benefit from other types of learning experiences as well
- Something children enjoy but doesn’t really contribute to development
- Something children enjoy and is critically important for development
b. Being useful for development, but recognise that children benefit from other types of learning experiences as well
9. Onishi and Baillargeon’s (2005) study using a ‘violation of expectation paradigm’ indicated that:
- Some level of false belief understanding is present in 15 month-old infants
- 15 month-old infants do not have any capacity to understand false beliefs
- Children acquire an understanding of second-order false beliefs before the age of 4
- 15 month–old infants are capable of differentiation of self from others
a. Some level of false belief understanding is present in 15 month-old infants
10. Role taking is best described as which of the following?
- Recognition that one may be the focus of another’s attention leading to a high degree of self-consciousness
- The relationship of one child with another because of their balanced and egalitarian nature
- The relationship of the child with adults because of their asymmetrical nature
- The ability to reason from another persons perspective
d. The ability to reason from another persons perspective