ADVANCED HUMAN GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

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ADVANCED HUMAN GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

CHAPTER 13 SURVEY

Early Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development

NAME _________________________________________DATE ________________________

DIRECTION: Circle ONLY the letter to the correct answer and write the page number where you

found the answer in the right hand margin.

1. A new developmental stage has been proposed. It spans the ages 18 through 25 and is a time that

involves greater exploration of possibilities in work, love, and worldviews. What is this stage is

called?

A. emerging adulthood B. post-adolescence

C. late adolescence D. evolving adulthood

2. The age cohort consisting of about 58 million adults who experienced events such as the Vietnam

War, the protest movement, and Woodstock is known as:

A. Generation X B. baby boomers

C. the Silent Generation D. the Millennials

3. The age cohort between the ages of 25 and 35 that generally shares an acceptance of diversity in

regard to race, ethnicity, family structure, sexual orientation, and lifestyle, and of whom more than

40 percent spent time in a single-parent home, is called:

A. Generation X B. the Silent Generation

C. baby boomers D. the Millennials

4. The age cohort born between the early 1980s and 2000s that is generally characterized as

sheltered, achievement oriented, and conventional is known as:

A. Generation X B. the Silent Generation

C. baby boomers D. Millennials

5. The set of changes that occurs in the structure and functioning of the human organism over time

is called:

A. social aging B. biological aging

C. transition points D. social norms

6. The set of changes in an individual’s assumption and relinquishment of roles over time is called:

A. social aging B. biological aging

C. transition points D. social norms

7. Beliefs that a person should not cut ahead in line at the grocery store, and that one should say

“Please” and “Thank you” are examples of:

A. normally sanctioned behavior B. age norms

C. transition points D. social norms

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8. Social norms that define what is appropriate for people to be and to do at various ages are termed:

A. normally sanctioned behavior B. age norms

C. transition points D. social norms

9 According to your textbook, which of the following statements is true concerning social class and

the pace of the social clock?

A. The lower the socioeconomic class, the later events such as getting a job, starting a family, and

getting married tend to be.

B. The higher the socioeconomic class, the later events such as getting a job, starting a family, and

getting married tend to be.

C. Socioeconomic class is not a factor in the timing of events such as getting a job, starting a

family, and getting married.

D. None of these is true.

10. The peak years for speed and agility are from:

A. 10 to 14 B. 15 to 17

C. 18 to 30 D. 30 to 35

11. According to the statistics cited in your textbook, what percent of people in the United States

did not have health insurance in 2004?

A. 6 percent B. 12 percent

C. 16 percent D. 22 percent

12. Who is LEAST likely to be uninsured?

A. Marlon, a 19-year-old college student

B. Joy, a part-time waitress

C. William, the CEO of a corporation

D. Anna, an immigrant

13. Which of the following statements is true?

A. Employers can lose more work days from sickness in young adults than in older adults.

B. The leading cause of death among young adults is from disease.

C. Work-related accidents account for the majority of the accidental deaths among young adults.

D. Exercise makes little difference in the health of young adults.

14. Most health experts recommend which of the following for cardiovascular fitness?

A. a quick-start, strenuous program of daily exercise for at least 45 minutes per day

B. 30 minutes moderate exercise 5x/week or 20 minutes vigorous exercise 3x/week

C. eliminating all saturated fat, refined sugar and flour, and insoluble fiber from the diet

D. engaging in a regular program of receiving intensive cardiovascular massage therapy

15. According to the statistics cited in your textbook, how many people worldwide are estimated to

be living with AIDS?

A. over 1 million B. over 6 million

C. over 26 million D. over 46 million

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16. ___________ has the highest number of people living with AIDS.

A. South and Southeast Asia B. Eastern Europe

C. sub-Saharan Africa D. North America

17. According to the research cited in your textbook, about what percent of U.S. college students

admitted that they had engaged in binge drinking?

A. 10 B. 25

C. 40 D. 80

18. According to the research cited in your textbook, which of the following relates to depression in

women?

A. unequal employment opportunities

B. unequal pay and authority in the workplace

C. the burden of child care and housework

D. all of these

19. Hereditary predispositions to psychological disorders are most probably due to a defect in:

A. the encoding in some brain receptors

B. the metabolism of lipids and proteins

C. the function of the pituitary gland

D. the function of the lymphatic system

20. Psychologists who study stress have concluded that it resides neither in the individual nor in the

situation alone but in:

A. the person’s unique genetic composition

B. the impact of some environmental factors

C. how the person defines a particular event

D. the individual’s social and income levels

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