Quiz: Questions On Adolescent Development

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Quiz: Questions On Adolescent Development

When one becomes an adolescent, a lot of questions come to mind on where they stand in society. To prepare the student, we give classed on what they experience and how to deal with it. As an adolescent, how much do you know about this stage you are at? Answer the quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Examples of choices that can have long-term consequences:
    • A. 

      Sex

    • B. 

      Body piercings

    • C. 

      Drugs and alcohol

    • D. 

      Trouble with the law

    • E. 

      A, C and D

  • 2. 
    Define Identity:
    • A. 

      When you look at someone else

    • B. 

      A sense of oneself as a unique person

    • C. 

      A sense of someone else

    • D. 

      Your buddy

  • 3. 
    Define Adolescence:
    • A. 

      Process or state of growing to maturity

    • B. 

      Process of growing from adulthood to old age

    • C. 

      When you get old

    • D. 

      When you are a child

  • 4. 
    What is the range of adolescence?
    • A. 

      31-39

    • B. 

      51-59

    • C. 

      11-19

    • D. 

      21-29

  • 5. 
    Who matures faster?
    • A. 

      Boys

    • B. 

      Girls

  • 6. 
    Peer pressure is
    • A. 

      Always negative

    • B. 

      Means conforming to your friends

    • C. 

      Increases throughout adolescence

    • D. 

      Has not effect on adults

  • 7. 
    What circumstances kept young people from going to work early in life and helped contribute to the extension of adolescence?
    • A. 

      Moving off of farms

    • B. 

      Child labor laws

    • C. 

      Compulsory education laws

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the tasks that teens are dealing with?
    • A. 

      Overcoming insecurities with the changing body

    • B. 

      Adjusting to new intellectual abilities

    • C. 

      Achieving new and more mature relations with age-mates of both sexes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a common thinking of adolescents?
    • A. 

      It won't happen to me (invincibility)

    • B. 

      Imaginary audience (everyone is looking at me)

    • C. 

      Personal fable ( no one else can possibly understand)

    • D. 

      Egocentric thought ( thoughts focus on self)

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    New cognitive (mental) abilities lead teens to:
    • A. 

      Argue so they try out their new thinking abilities

    • B. 

      Give up completely on schoolwork

    • C. 

      Have difficulty in reversing a situation

    • D. 

      Believing everything they see

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      20

  • 12. 
    An example of a serious rebellion is:
    • A. 

      Tattoo

    • B. 

      Trouble with law

    • C. 

      Purple hair color

    • D. 

      Gothic dress

  • 13. 
    Some teenagers rebel because of internal family problems that are caused by conflict, permissive parenting and addictions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Teens need independence from their parents, but the majority of teens still want their parents involved in their lives.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 15. 
    When choosing friends, which of the following are good guidelines?
    • A. 

      Popularity

    • B. 

      Similar values and goals

    • C. 

      Ones who inspire you to be a better person

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Read the teen's email

    • B. 

      Keep firm control for the teen's well being

    • C. 

      Give the teen the opportunity to make more choices and decisions and acts as a resource

    • D. 

      Restrict the teen clothing styles and dress

  • 17. 
    A ceremony that marks the transition from adolescence to adulthood is called:
    • A. 

      Rite of passage

    • B. 

      Transition

    • C. 

      Crisis

    • D. 

      Discretion

  • 18. 
    Emotional fluctuations in adolescence are caused by:
    • A. 

      Hormonal changes and brain in development

    • B. 

      Hormonal imbalances

    • C. 

      Lead to a need for professional counseling

    • D. 

      Environmental factors

  • 19. 
    Based on research, which group would be mostly likely to have low self-esteem?
    • A. 

      Maury, a 19 year old male

    • B. 

      Martin, a 13- year old male

    • C. 

      Marua, a 19 year old female

    • D. 

      Maria, a 13 year old female

  • 20. 
    Friendships during the teen years:
    • A. 

      Are not to be encouraged

    • B. 

      Often become as or more important than being with family

    • C. 

      Are nice, but not necessary for teens social development

    • D. 

      Should be chosen by the teen's parents

  • 21. 
    Competent development during adolescence are promoted by all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Respect of the teens by parents

    • B. 

      Taking responsibility for one's actions

    • C. 

      Parents showing an interest in the teen

    • D. 

      Perfect behavior expected by parents

  • 22. 
    It is illegal to carry graffiti equipment even if you have not used it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    If you have your parent's permission, you may marry at this age:
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      17

  • 24. 
    Curfew for students in high school on weekend nights is:
    • A. 

      Midnight

    • B. 

      10:45

    • C. 

      11:00

    • D. 

      10:30

  • 25. 
    Having sex with a minor is called:
    • A. 

      Sodomy

    • B. 

      Statuary rape

    • C. 

      Public Indecency

    • D. 

      Legal