Identifying Peer Pressure: Tricks Of The Trade

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 203

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Peer Pressure Quizzes & Trivia

In this lesson, students are learning the types of negative peer pressure often used by others who try to influence them to take part in negative behavior and resistance techniques. These types of peer pressure are called "tricks of the trade". In this quiz, students will demonstrate their knowledge of these "tricks of the trade" by answering true or false statements about the four types of peer pressure and resistance techniques. .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to thecoolspot.gov, there are four types of peer pressure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    If students are gathered in a group, looking at you and get quiet as soon as you walk up to their group, you may be experiencing the type of peer pressure known as Put-Downs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    If a peer tells you, "you can't hang out with us unless you try this..." they are using a type of peer pressure known as Rejection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    After school, a boy calls you a "wimp", when you refuse to try a cigarette. This type of pressure can be known as Reasoning
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A friend is trying to get you to cheat on a test for him or her. When you tell him/her "No", they state "it is just this one time, your parents will never find out", they are using a peer pressure trick known as Reasoning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    "It seems like everyone is wearing the new style, I have just got to have it". This person is experiencing Unspoken Pressure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    When you tell a friend that they cannot borrow you favorite video game they say, "Just don't ever ask to borrow anything from me again". They are using Reasoning to put pressure on you to do what they want.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Unspoken Pressure is especially difficult when you already feel bad about yourself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If a friend use a Put-Down to pressure you into doing something that you know you do not want to do, he or she has your best interest in mind.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When you say "Yes" to peer pressure, it gets easier to say "Yes" again and again.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False