PSYC 210 Quiz 5

PSYC 210 Quiz 5 Liberty University Answers

Set 1 (Updated)

  1. Which problem shows no signs of abating?
  2. Which factor is a good predictor of health for people around the world?
  3. The common middle-school schedule that involves students changing rooms, teachers, and classmates every 40 minutes _____.
  4. According to the text, which is NOT a possible reason for the decrease in juvenile criminal behavior?
  5. Klaczynski’s research found that logical thinking improved with age and education, but not with _____.
  6. Bottom-up reasoning is also referred to as _____ reasoning.
  7. Piaget called the reasoning that characterizes adolescence _____.
  8. Which two factors are crucial to the issue of diet deficiencies?
  9. Taylor spends one hour getting ready for school. She insists on only wearing brand-name clothes. Taylor also wears specific sunglasses to demonstrate that she is a member of the popular crowd, and she participates in verbal bullying of students in the loner crowd. Taylor is most likely to be at what level of the education system?
  10. A recent study of teens in New York City found the teens MOST at risk for sexual violence and STIs had _____.
  11. In the twenty-first century, early puberty positively correlates with _____.
  12. According to research, which of the following strategies could be implemented in order to encourage adolescents to make better food choices?
  13. Three different girls tell Brian that Titanic is their all-time favorite movie. He concludes that all girls love that movie. Brian has just used _____.
  14. In recent years, the so-called digital divide has _____ among adolescents.
  15. Adolescents are more likely than adults to choose to stay up all night, go through a day without eating, exercise in pain, or text while driving because of an immature _____.
  16. What is an example of the sunk cost fallacy?
  17. Which change contributes to an adolescent’s lessening susceptibility toward respiratory infections?
  18. Xavier, 16, invites a group of his high school friends to swim in a neighbor’s pool late at night while that neighbor is away. They climb the fence and jump in, playing wildly and loudly in the water. Just a few minutes later, the police arrive. How does adolescent brain development help explain Xavier’s poor decision making?
  19. Juanita just solved this math problem: (35xy2)(6zy3). Her ability to do so places her in which of Piaget’s stages of cognitive development?
  20. Avery, who is 14 years old, is attending her first swim team practice. She is very sensitive to the facial expressions, body language, communication styles, and other social cues given by her new teammates. Avery’s sensitivity to these social cues is aided by her adolescent _____.
  21. The power of the invincibility fable may be observed in _____.
  22. Harold readily adopted his parent’s political beliefs without question. Happy and secure, he enjoys participating in political events with his parents. His identity status reflects _____.
  23. Spencer is the only one in his class who does not have high-speed Internet at home. Spencer most likely comes from a _____.
  24. Ty started to behave aggressively at age 5, and by age 8 was caught shoplifting several times. Ty is now age 25 and has committed armed robbery. Ty would be considered to be a(n) _____.
  25. Enrique believes that males should always be the ones to ask females out on dates. He thinks that if a man accepts an invitation for a date from a girl it makes him a wimp. This is an example of Enrique’s _____.
  26. Identity diffusion refers to the identity status in which adolescents _____.
  27. Research has shown that adolescents who drop out of high school may show early signs of high school dropout by _____.
  28. During puberty, young people center on themselves, in part because brain maturation heightens _____.
  29. Child sexual abuse _____.
  30. People’s acceptance of the roles and behaviors that they define as male or female is referred to as their _____ identity.
  31. Alex has decided to pursue a career in music, even though his parents want him to study medicine. Alex has decided not to share his future career plans with his parents. Alex is most likely from _____.
  32. Identify the accurate statement about adolescent crime.
  33. A study (Gentile, 2011) of almost 2,000 older children and adolescents in the United States found that these individuals played an average of _____ hours of video games each day.
  34. In 2011, only _____ percent of adolescents consumed the recommended three or more servings of vegetables daily.
  35. Klaczynski’s studies of younger and older adolescents’ analytical thinking indicated that _____.
  36. Secondary sex characteristics are traits that _____.
  37. Isaac and Derek persuaded Robert to cut school and steal alcohol from a store. Isaac and Derek provided _____ to Robert.
  38. Many high school graduates enroll in a post-secondary school (e.g., college). _____ individuals graduate from a post-secondary school.
  39. Which statement is FALSE?
  40. Which hormone is high at the onset of puberty and affects appetite?
  41. Using _____ thinking, a person might think, “If it barks like a dog and wags its tail like a dog, it must be a dog.”
  42. Which adolescent appears to be experiencing identity diffusion?
  43. Which adolescent’s sexual behavior is likely to be most strongly influenced by peers?
  44. All Christians believe in the Bible, and Josiah is a Christian; therefore Josiah believes in the Bible. This is an example of _____.
  45. The notion that two networks exist within the human brain, one for emotional and one for analytical processing of stimuli, is called _____.
  46. Today, vocational identity often takes _____ to establish, and most work demands very specific skills that cannot be learned except on the job.
  47. Some teenagers seem able to skate, play basketball, or dance for hours without rest. This increased endurance is best explained by _____.
  48. Healthy communication and support from parents make _____ peer relationships more likely.
  49. Which statement about teen sexual activity is FALSE?
  50. In general, as children experience puberty, their self-esteem _____.

Set 2

  1. Richard plays video games for many hours each day. Richard can expect to have lower
  2. Several of Jamel’s friends agree to gather Thursday evening and study for their physics exam, and they invite him to come along. Jamel’s friends are
  3. Spreading insults and rumors by means of e-mails, text messages, or Web postings is called
  4. Bottom-up reasoning is also referred to as _____ reasoning.
  5. Barrett is serving a 2-year mission for his church at the age of 19. When he returns home from his mission assignment, he will decide whether or not to attend college and will make decisions about career and family. Barrett’s current status is identity
  6. Later high school start times have been associated with all of the following EXCEPT
  7. Ty started to behave aggressively at age 5, and by age 8 was caught shoplifting several times. Ty is now age 25 and has committed armed robbery. Ty would be considered to be a(n)
  8. Adolescent victims of cyberbullying are likely to
  9. A school schedule that begins at _____ and ends at _____ would be the best fit for adolescent sleep patterns.
  10. In general, as children experience puberty, their self-esteem
  11. Heavy drinking impairs memory and self-control by
  12. The mistaken belief that if money, time, or effort that cannot be recovered has already been invested in some endeavor, more should be invested in an effort to reach the goal is called
  13. Psychosocial development during adolescence involves the search for a(n)
  14. An approach to understanding intelligence that holds that intelligence can be directly increased by effort is referred to as the _____ approach.
  15. Which of the following symptoms is NOT associated with anorexia nervosa?
  16. The first outward sign of puberty in a typical girl is
  17. Approximately 1 in _____ adolescent boys is affected by clinical depression.
  18. The term for a pause in identity formation, when alternatives are explored before final choices are made, is known as
  19. An adolescence-limited offender refers to someone who
  20. The urge to conform to one’s peers in behavior, dress, and attitude is referred to as
  21. Klaczynski’s research found that logical thinking improved with age and education, but not with
  22. Which type of parenting is most effective during adolescence?
  23. Some parent–child bickering during the adolescent years may indicate
  24. A recent study of teens in New York City found the teens MOST at risk for sexual violence and STIs had
  25. According to Erikson, adolescents are in the stage of

Set 3

  1. Body chemicals that regulate sleep, moods, hunger, and stress are called _____.
  2. Aaron has a busy week of school ahead. He has a report due in history, a paper due in English, a test in biology, a concert for music, and two basketball games. In order to effectively manage all of these activities, Aaron will need to engage what type of thought?
  3. Fifteen‐year‐old Richard wants to be allowed to drive the family car, even though he does not yet have a driver’s license. When his parents ask him why he thinks he should have driving privileges, he answers, “I know other kids who do it, and it’s just stupid that I have to wait another three months until I turn 16.” This is an example of what kind of thinking?
  4. Statistically, which adolescent is MOST apt to experience menarche first?
  5. Secondary sex characteristics are traits that _____.
  6. Which student is MOST likely to be admired during middle school?
  7. Restrictive and controlling parenting practices are associated with _____.
  8. According to the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the countries with the highest math test scores are _____.
  9. One type of high school class that is assessed by externally scored exams that may satisfy college requirements is _____.
  10. Unhappiness with one’s physical appearance is a _____ phenomenon.
  11. Research indicates that a majority of adolescent girls in the United States are trying to _____.
  12. The day‐night cycle that occurs approximately every 24 hours is the _____.
  13. The notion that two networks exist within the human brain, one for emotional and one for analytical processing of stimuli, is called _____.
  14. Juanita just solved this math problem: (35xy2)(6zy3). Her ability to do so places her in which of Piaget’s stages of cognitive development?
  15. Jamal and his classmates are taking a test today that will determine if they graduate from high school. Jamal and his classmates are taking a(n) _____ test.
  16. Taylor spends one hour getting ready for school. She insists on only wearing brand‐name clothes. Taylor also wears specific sunglasses to demonstrate that she is a member of the popular crowd, and she participates in verbal bullying of students in the loner crowd. Taylor is most likely to be at what level of the education system?
  17. According to Erikson, what is one of the four aspects of identity?
  18. Elyse broke up with her boyfriend after a fight. She has spent the last week repeatedly going over the fight in her mind, which has caused her to sink into depression. Her continual reliving of the fight is known as _____.
  19. Bickering between parents and adolescents is most likely to _____.
  20. During puberty, young people center on themselves, in part because brain maturation heightens _____.
  21. Seventeen‐year‐old Andrew failed several classes, lost his job, and spends most of his time sleeping on the couch. When his parents voice their disapproval, he replies, “Whatever.” Andrew’s response indicates _____.
  22. Many high school graduates enroll in a post‐secondary school (e.g., college). _____ individuals graduate from a post‐secondary school.
  23. Abstinence‐only sex‐education programs that were federal policy in the United States until 2009 _____ the adolescents’ engagement in sexual activity.
  24. _____ adolescents totally reject the religion in which they’ve grown up.
  25. Life‐course‐persistent offenders _____.
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