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ASR #1
 Which of the following is not a “miracle”produced by behavior analysis:
a. Effective treatment for extreme self
injurious behavior
b. Effective treatment for life threatening
feeding disorders
c. Substantial reduction in the populations
of residential care programs for persons
with developmental disabilities
d. Increased nutrition in the elderly

D

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ASR #2
 Which of the following is the most true of Skinner’s vision for behavior
analysis:
a. His vision has been fully realized
b. His vision has yet to be fully realized
c. His vision was largely inappropriate
d. He did not really have a vision for
behavior analysis

B

3

ASR #3
What is the major emphasis in
behavioral pediatrics?
a. Prevention
b. Cure
c. Rehabilitation
d. Medical stabilization

A

4

ASR #4
What are the two types of
intervention in behavioral pediatrics?
a. Medication and counseling
b. Assessment and counseling
c. Health education and prescriptive
treatment
d. Health education and medication

C

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ASR #5
 Which of the following is not one of the main domains of care in behavioral
pediatrics:
a. Common behavior problems
b. Behavior problems with significant
medical dimensions
c. Medical problems with significant
behavioral dimensions
d. Personal hygiene

D

6

ASR #6
 Dr. Friman supplied a list of the top
behavior problems in 3 year old children
and then argued that parents were pretty
much on their own when solving them.
Why?

a. Not enough money
b. No insurance
c. The problems are not pathologies in 3 year olds
d. Social isolation

C

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ASR #7
 Dr. Friman gave three reasons why most parents are reluctant to seek services from
mainstream mental health providers. Which of
the following is not one of those reasons?
a. There is a perceived stigma associated with
mainstream mental health services.
b. Very few children have behavior and mental
health problems.
c. There is highly variable quality in mental
health services.
d. Mental health providers often equate
behavior problems with mental illness or
psychopathology.

B

8

ASR #8
Which of the following variables is not
an obstacle for effective treatment of
behavior problems by pediatricians?
a. Limited time
b. Limited training
c. Limited interest
d. Location

D

9

ASR #9
Common behavior problems in three
year olds are typically the result of:
a. Skill deficits
b. Developmental delays
c. Psychopathology
d. Socioeconomic status

A

10

ASR #10
The two primary forms of treatment in behavioral pediatrics are prescriptive
treatment and _________?
a. Supportive Health Education
b. Medication
c. Surgery
d. Podiatry

A

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ASR #11
 Which of the following is not a good
example of a topic for health education
in behavioral pediatrics in primary care?
a. Crying
b. Learning
c. Metabolic variation
d. Sleep

C

12

ASR #12
Children learn through repetition with:
a. Reminders
b. Rationales
c. Contrast in experience
d. Lectures

C

13

ASR #13

 Why use colloquial terms to describe
learning in children?

a. It’s a more accurate description
b. It’s more appropriate for the audience
c. It’s more conceptually systematic
d. None of the above; behavior analysts
should not use colloquial terms

B

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ASR #14
List the two types of change
important in learning.
a. Positive and negative
b. Effective and efficient
c. Quality and quantity
d. Appropriate and inappropriate

C

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ASR #15
This determines direction of learning.
a. Quantity of the antecedent
b. Quantity of the consequence
c. Quality of the antecedent
d. Quality of the consequence

D

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This determines the need for
repetition.

a. Quantity of the antecedent
b. Quantity of the consequence
c. Quality of the antecedent
d. Quality of the consequence

B

17

ASR #17
 According to Dr. Friman, typically
developing infants:
a. Cry very little during the first 4-8 weeks
of life
b. Cry an average of 2-3 hours a day in
the first 4-8 weeks of life
c. Cry only when hungry during the first
4-8 weeks of life
d. Cry only in the morning

B

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ASR #18
 Which of the following is not a sign of readiness for toilet training?
a. Well established pincer grasp
b. Ability to raise and lower pants (or
dress)
c. Ability to walk from room to room
d. A vocabulary of more than 1000
words

D

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ASR #19
 Dr. Friman described a toilet training
program called “drink up-undress-play and pay. ..In that program “drink up” refers to?
a. Increased fluid loading to increase
learning trials
b. Learning to drink independently before
starting toilet training
c. Parents having a relaxing beverage
before beginning toilet training
d. Nothing in particular

A

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ASR #20
 The best descriptor for the “play” step in Dr. Friman’
s drink up-undress-play and pay” toilet training program is?
a. Playing with mom
b. Playing with dad
c. Playing bombardier
d. Playing a game contingent upon
success

C

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ASR #21
The best descriptor for the “pay step in Dr. Friman’s drink up-undress-play and pay” toilet training program is?
a. Buy materials
b. Effort
c. Unpleasant consequences for
failure
d. Contingent rewards

D

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ASR #22
 What variable determines theamount of repetition needed for child learning?
a. The quality of contrast or experiential
change
b. Whether the contrast or experiential
change is pleasant
c. The size of the contrast or experiential
change
d. Whether the contrast or experiential
change is unpleasant

C

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ASR #23
Which of the following is a likely target behavior for an active one year old infant?
a. Incontinence
b. Dangerous behavior
c. Oppositional behavior
d. Drooling

B

24

ASR #24

Which of the following is an appropriate location for time out used with a one year old infant?
a. Bedroom
b. Kitchen chair
c. Time out room
d. Play pen

D

25

ASR #25

Which is the best method for treating
toddler misbehavior?
a. Time in and time out
b. Ignoring
c. Rationales
d. Distraction

A

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ASR #26
What is the most crucial variable for
establishing effective time out?
a. Location
b. Length
c. Time in
d. A reasonable explanation

C

27

ASR #27
What is the most effective method for treating bedtime resistance?
a. The family bed
b. Later bedtimes
c. Escape extinction
d. Medication

C

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ASR #28
 Despite its effectiveness, most likely parents are reluctant to use escape extinction to treat bedtime resistance. What is the
most likely reason for this?
a. They use medication instead
b. The extinction burst
c. Stigma
d. They do not like behavioral programs

B

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ASR #29
What are the likely active ingredients
in the bedtime pass program?

a. Reinforcement and punishment
b. Isolation and desensitization
c. Escape extinction and DRA
d. Loneliness and fear

C

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ASR #30
In the aversive taste treatment of
thumb sucking the aversive taste is
characterized as:
a. Punishment
b. Reminder fluid
c. Placebo
d. A negative reinforcer

B