Chapter 7 - Early Adulthood Quiz

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  • 1. 
    In most respects physical development and maturation are _________ by early adulthood. Most people are at the _____ of their physical capabilities. The brain continues to grow in both size and weight, reaching its maximum in early adulthood.
    • A. 

      Incomplete; peak

    • B. 

      Complete; peak

    • C. 

      Complete; downside

    • D. 

      Incomplete; downside

  • 2. 
    No more than _______ of Americans exercise enough to keep themselves in good physical shape. Less than ______ participate in moderate exercise on a regular basis. Exercise is largely an upper- and middle-class phenomenon: People of low socioeconomic status (SES) often lack the time or money to participate. People in general do not exercise enough! According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), people should get _______ of moderate physical activity at least _______ per week.
    • A. 

      10%; 30%; 30 minutes; 5 days

    • B. 

      20%; 20%; 30 minutes; 5 days

    • C. 

      10%; 20%; 30 minutes; 5 days

    • D. 

      10%; 20%; 60 minutes; 7 days

  • 3. 
    The leading causes of death among young adults are? 
    • A. 

      Accidents, cancer, heart disease suicide, and joint disorders.

    • B. 

      AIDS, cancer, heart disease, suicide, and skin cancer.

    • C. 

      Accidents, lung cancer, heart disease and suicide.

    • D. 

      Accidents, AIDS, cancer, heart disease and suicide.

  • 4. 
    At age 35, this reverses and _________ become more likely causes of death for the first time since infancy.
    • A. 

      Illness/famine

    • B. 

      Illness/disease

    • C. 

      Environmental disease

    • D. 

      Chickenpox

  • 5. 
    Which is the most frequent cause of death for African Americans.
    • A. 

      Illness

    • B. 

      Murder

    • C. 

      Suicide

    • D. 

      Cancer

  • 6. 
    Assistance and comfort supplied by others to deal with stress.
    • A. 

      Coping

    • B. 

      Stress

    • C. 

      Social Support

    • D. 

      Secondary Appraisal

  • 7. 
    As part of Schaies’s Stages of Adult Thinking, this stage encompasses all of childhood and adolescence, in which the main developmental task is to acquire information.
    • A. 

      ACQUISITIVE STAGE

    • B. 

      ACHIEVING STAGE

    • C. 

      RESPONSIBLE STAGE

    • D. 

      EXECUTIVE STAGE

    • E. 

      REINTEGRATIVE STAGE

  • 8. 
    As part of Schaies’s Stages of Adult Thinking, this stage is the period in middle adulthood when people take a broader perspective than earlier, including concerns about the world. 
    • A. 

      ACQUISITIVE STAGE

    • B. 

      ACHIEVING STAGE

    • C. 

      RESPONSIBLE STAGE

    • D. 

      EXECUTIVE STAGE

    • E. 

      REINTEGRATIVE STAGE

  • 9. 
    As part of Schaies’s Stages of Adult Thinking, this stage is where the major concerns of middle-aged adults relate to their personal situations, including protecting and nourishing their spouses, families, and careers.
    • A. 

      ACQUISITIVE STAGE

    • B. 

      ACHIEVING STAGE

    • C. 

      RESPONSIBLE STAGE

    • D. 

      EXECUTIVE STAGE

    • E. 

      REINTEGRATIVE STAGE

  • 10. 
    As part of Schaies’s Stages of Adult Thinking, this stage is the period of late adulthood during which the focus is on tasks that have personal meaning.
    • A. 

      ACQUISITIVE STAGE

    • B. 

      ACHIEVING STAGE

    • C. 

      RESPONSIBLE STAGE

    • D. 

      EXECUTIVE STAGE

    • E. 

      REINTEGRATIVE STAGE

  • 11. 
    As part of Schaies’s Stages of Adult Thinking, this stage is the point reached by young adults in which intelligence is applied to specific situations involving the attainment of long-term goals regarding careers, family, and societal contributions.  
    • A. 

      ACQUISITIVE STAGE

    • B. 

      ACHIEVING STAGE

    • C. 

      RESPONSIBLE STAGE

    • D. 

      EXECUTIVE STAGE

    • E. 

      REINTEGRATIVE STAGE

  • 12. 
    The response to events that threaten or challenge an individual. 
    • A. 

      Coping

    • B. 

      Fight-or-Flight Response

    • C. 

      Stress

    • D. 

      Responsible Stage

  • 13. 
    The assessment of whether one's coping abilities and resources are adequate to overcome the harm, threat, or challenge posed by the potential stressor.
    • A. 

      Primary Appraisal

    • B. 

      Secondary Appraisal

    • C. 

      Third Appraisal

    • D. 

      Fourth Apraisal

  • 14. 
    The effort to reduce or tolerate the threats that lead to stress.
    • A. 

      Stress

    • B. 

      Social Support

    • C. 

      Coping

    • D. 

      Triarchic Theory of Intelligence

  • 15. 
    What is the theory called which Sternberg suggests that intelligence is made up of three major components?
    • A. 

      Triarchic Theory of Intelligence

    • B. 

      Triarchic Theory of Intellectual Capabilities

    • C. 

      Coping

    • D. 

      Experiential Intelligence

  • 16. 
    Refers to the relationship between intelligence, people's prior experience, and their ability to cope with new situations. 
    • A. 

      COMPONENTIAL INTELLIGENCE

    • B. 

      EXPERIENTIAL INTELLIGENCE

    • C. 

      CONTEXTUAL INTELLIGENCE

  • 17. 
    Relates to the mental components involved in analyzing data, and in solving problems, especially problems involving rational behavior (traditional IQ tests focus on this aspect).
    • A. 

      COMPONENTIAL INTELLIGENCE

    • B. 

      EXPERIENTIAL INTELLIGENCE

    • C. 

      CONTEXTUAL INTELLIGENCE

  • 18. 
    Involves the degree of success people demonstrate in facing the demands of their everyday, real-world environments. It is intelligence that is learned primarily by observing others and modeling their behavior, also called practical intelliegence. 
    • A. 

      COMPONENTIAL INTELLIGENCE

    • B. 

      EXPERIENTIAL INTELLIGENCE

    • C. 

      CONTEXTUAL INTELLIGENCE

  • 19. 
    The assessment of an event to determine whether its implications are positive, negative, or neutral.
    • A. 

      Primary Appraisal

    • B. 

      Secondary Appraisal

    • C. 

      Third Appraisal

    • D. 

      Fourth Appraisal

  • 20. 
    Erikson regards young adulthood as the time of the ___________________________, which is the period of postadolescence into the early 30s that focuses on developing close relationships with others. 
    • A. 

      INTIMACY-VERSUS-FRIENDSHIP STAGE

    • B. 

      INTIMACY-VERSUS-ISOLATION STAGE

    • C. 

      AUTONOMY-VERSUS-SHAME-AND-DOUBT STAGE

    • D. 

      FRIENDSHIP-VERSUS-ISOLATION STAGE

  • 21. 
    Robert Sternberg's ________________ hypothesizes that love is made up of three components:
    • A. 

      Triarchic Theory of Intelligence

    • B. 

      Intimacy Theory of Love

    • C. 

      Romantic Theory of Love

    • D. 

      Triangular Theory of Love

  • 22. 
    The following are ALL components of the Triangular Theory of Love BUT....
    • A. 

      The Intimacy Component

    • B. 

      The Commitment Component

    • C. 

      The Belonging Component

    • D. 

      The Passion Component

  • 23. 
    How many combinations of love are formed in the Triangular Theory of Love, and which of the following is it?
    • A. 

      Eight; Nonlove, Liking, Infatuation, Empty Love, Belonging Love, Companionate Love, Fatuous Love, Consumate Love.

    • B. 

      Seven; Nonlove, Liking, Empty Love, Romantic Love, Companionate Love, Fatuous Love, Consumate Love.

    • C. 

      Eight; Nonlove, Liking, Infatuation, Empty Love, Romantic Love, Companionate Love, Fatuous Love, Relationship Love.

    • D. 

      Eight; Nonlove, Liking, Infatuation, Empty Love, Romantic Love, Companionate Love, Fatuous Love, Consumate Love.

  • 24. 
    Which theory proposes that relationships proceed in a fixed order of three stages: stimulus, value, and role.
    • A. 

      Stimulus-Vague-Role Theory

    • B. 

      Saturation-Value-Role Theory

    • C. 

      Stimulus-Value-Role Theory

    • D. 

      Stimulus-Value-Retake Theory

  • 25. 
    This stage in the Stimulus-Value-Role Theory occurs between the second and seventh encounter and is characterized by increasing similarity of values and beliefs.
    • A. 

      Stimulus Stage

    • B. 

      Value Stage

    • C. 

      Role Stage