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Question 1
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 Evolutionary degeneracy theory attributed the intellectual and social problems of children with intellectual disability to ____ .

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A

cold parenting

B

regression to an earlier period in the development of humankind

C

degeneration of societal values

D

genetic abnormalities

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Question 2
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 During the eugenics movement, persons with intellectual disability were considered ____ .

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A

relatively harmless

B

a threat to society

C

the missing evolutionary link

D

amusing individuals

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Question 3
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 Subaverage intellectual functioning is defined as an IQ approximately ____ .

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A

one standard deviation below the mean

B

two standard deviations below the mean

C

a mental age of less than 10 years

D

a mental age of less than 15 years

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Question 4
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 To be diagnosed with intellectual disability, a person must exhibit ____ .

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A

subaverage intellectual functioning

B

genetic anomalies

C

deficits in adaptive functioning

D

subaverage intellectual functioning and deficits in adaptive functioning

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Question 5
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 IQ scores among individuals without intellectual disability are ____ .

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A

stable throughout the life span

B

stable only after age 12

C

relatively stable with the exception of infancy

D

not at all stable

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Question 6
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 In comparison to the IQ scores of normally developing children, those of infants and children with developmental delays or intellectual disability are ____ .

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A
more stable
B
less stable
C
equally stable
D
unmeasurable
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Question 7
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 The ____ refers to the phenomenon that IQ scores have risen sharply since the beginning of IQ testing.

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A
Flynn effect
B
Foster effect
C
IQ effect
D
scoring effect
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Question 8
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 The rising of IQ scores is due to ____ .

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A
more testing
B
rising cost of living
C
medical advances
D
decreased need for manual labor
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Question 9
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 The most likely explanation for the discrepancy in IQ scores between blacks and whites in North America is ____ .

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A
genetic dissimilarities
B
test bias
C
economic and social inequalities
D
poor attitude
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Question 10
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 To be labeled with intellectual disability, below average intellectual and adaptive abilities must be ____ .

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A
due to chromosomal abnormalities
B
due to genetic anomalies
C
present before age 12
D
present before age 18
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Question 11
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 Examples of conceptual adaptive behavior skills are:

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A
money concepts.
B
responsibility.
C
obeying laws.
D
eating, dressing, mobility, and toileting.
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Question 12
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 In the DSM-5, the level of disability, reflecting a child's degree of difficulty, is based upon the ____ .

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A
number of deficits in adaptive functioning
B
extent of cognitive impairment
C
extent of support needed
D
number of social deficits
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Question 13
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 The majority of individuals with intellectual disabilities have ____ impairment.

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A
mild
B
moderate
C
severe
D
profound
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Question 14
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 The ____ category of intellectual disability is overrepresented in minority groups.

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A
mild
B
moderate
C
severe
D
profound
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Question 15
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 Individuals with mild intellectual disability can usually acquire academic skills up to approximately the _______ grade level.

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A
second
B
sixth
C
tenth
D
twelfth
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Question 16
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 Many persons with Down syndrome function at the ____ level of disability.

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A
mild
B
moderate
C
severe
D
profound
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Question 17
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 The more severe forms of intellectual disability are more likely due to ____ causes than is mild intellectual disability.

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A
cultural
B
familial
C
idiopathic
D
organic
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Question 18
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 Adults with mild intellectual development disorder need support with all of the following EXCEPT:

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A
shopping and transportation.
B
cooking and money management.
C
considerable support needed from co-workers/supervisors in employment.
D
health care and legal decisions
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Question 19
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 The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) categorizes persons with intellectual disability according to the ____ .

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A
number of deficits in adaptive functioning
B
extent of cognitive impairment
C
extent of support needed
D
number of social deficits
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Question 20
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 The prevalence estimate for intellectual disability in children and adults is about ____ of the entire population.

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A
0.4%
B
1%
C
4%
D
5%
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