PSYC 210 Quiz 7

PSYC 210 Quiz 7 Liberty University Answers

Set 1 (Updated)

  1. Middle-aged Robert and his adolescent son are sitting at the table reading the newspaper. Robert is holding his section of the newspaper rather far from his eyes. His son asks, “Dad, why are you holding the paper so far away? If I held it that far away I could not read anything!” Robert replies, “I think it is because I am developing _____.”
  2. Samuel is moody, anxious, and self-punishing. Samuel is high in _____.
  3. What are the odds that a person will inherit the dominant gene for Alzheimer disease?
  4. In approximately _____ of cases, the cause of a couple’s infertility can be traced to the man.
  5. A study of trained pilots who were given directions by air traffic controllers in a flight simulation found that _____.
  6. Over the long run, _____ intelligence is prized whenever life circumstances change or new challenges arise.
  7. Since they are called on to help both the older and younger generations of the family, middle-aged adults have been called the _____.
  8. Sally learned that she did not get a promotion at work because she did not have enough completed projects. If she chooses to engage in problem-focused coping to deal with this stressor she will _____.
  9. Lena and Gregory are both 30 years old and hold graduate degrees. They are about to get married. They will be all of the following compared to their never-married counterparts EXCEPT for _____.
  10. From a purely biological perspective, women should try to conceive before age _____ and men before age _____.
  11. At least initially, remarriage brings which conditions?
  12. What does the KIDI scale measure?
  13. Which country has the highest rate of individuals diagnosed with diabetes?
  14. Which statement about employees that work overtime is TRUE?
  15. Ronald seems to thrive on changing jobs, is artistic, and likes to try new things. He would be rated high on the personality dimension called _____.
  16. Committed partners who maintain separate homes but function as a committed couple are said to be _____.
  17. Jerry, who is in good health, scores lower on an intelligence test than his grandson Cade. This could be for all of the following reasons EXCEPT _____.
  18. Couples who cohabit due to convenience are _____.
  19. In controlled longitudinal studies, the U.S. Women’s Health Initiative found that taking estrogen and progesterone _____ the risk of heart disease, stroke, and breast cancer.
  20. Bob has just been diagnosed with diabetes. His diagnosis will contribute to the _____ rate.
  21. Disability does not necessarily equal morbidity. In the United States, of the adults who are disabled, only _____ percent consider their health fair or poor.
  22. Approximately 12 percent of U.S. couples are _____.
  23. Statistically, which female has the MOST acute hearing?
  24. Eve is considered obese because she _____.
  25. Adulthood covers the four decades of life between ages _____ and _____.
  26. At what age is an individual likely to experience the slowest sexual arousal?
  27. Which of the following psychoactive substances may be associated with increased use during adulthood?
  28. With increasing age, the trait of neuroticism tends to _____.
  29. Thinking that occurs without deliberate, conscious thought is _____ processing.
  30. In the United States, which individual’s insurance is most likely to cover the cost of assisted reproductive technology?
  31. Iris has arthritis in her hands, which limits her ability to cook meals and fold laundry. Iris’s physical limitations are associated with _____.
  32. Employment is _____ adult psychosocial health.
  33. To assess how healthy and energetic Rita feels one would determine her _____.
  34. According to Sternberg, intelligence used in everyday problem solving is considered to be _____.
  35. Statistically, who is likely to have the MOST stable personality?
  36. Experts tend to be intuitive, automatic, _____, and _____ in their thinking.
  37. The measure of health MOST indicative of the quality of one’s daily life is _____.
  38. Which physical change does NOT typically occur in middle adulthood?
  39. Most adults are not aware of senescence until about age 60 or so due to _____.
  40. Which of Sternberg’s three forms of intelligence is sometimes called “street smarts”?
  41. According to Erikson, an adult’s failure to achieve generativity results in _____.
  42. Marissa has a BMI of 40. She would be classified as _____.
  43. Avery is 50 years old and is experiencing vaginal dryness, hot flashes, hot flushes, and cold sweats. She is most likely entering _____.
  44. In the Seattle Longitudinal Study, the cognitive complexity of the occupations of more than 500 workers was measured, including the complexities involved in the workers’ interactions with other people, with things, and with data. Older workers maintained _____.
  45. Results from Schaie’s study revealed that more recent generations of women have higher IQ scores than did earlier generations of women due in part to _____.
  46. Manuel and Rosa have been married for nearly 30 years. Their youngest child left home six months ago. If they are typical, the quality of their marriage should _____.
  47. How do consequential strangers differ from friends?
  48. According to Sternberg, analytic intelligence involves _____.
  49. A person who has many of the personality traits associated with extroversion would be described as _____.
  50. Stress a person has endured in childhood and adolescence is _____.

Set 2

  1. When supportive, knowledgeable, encouraging people visited low-income mothers, there was an
  2. Harvey recently lost his job. What impact might this have on Harvey’s sexual desire?
  3. Compared to novices, experts typically
  4. The research design that involves testing groups of subjects of different ages multiple times and comparing their scores with their own scores in previous periods in addition to the scores of new groups of adults of the same ages is called
  5. According to the text, what two factors protect health?
  6. The Flynn effect is MOST likely due to changes in
  7. When developmentalists use the term “expert,” they usually mean a person who
  8. After children have grown, MOST couples find that
  9. When driving, adults are _____ distracted by talking on a cell phone _____ to a passenger.
  10. Longitudinal research on intelligence found that IQ scores
  11. Adulthood covers the four decades of life between ages _____ and
  12. The first visible signs of senescence are usually observed in a person’s
  13. All of the following contribute to the development of expertise EXCEPT
  14. The most crucial cognitive difference between a skilled person and an unskilled person may be
  15. The average age of menopause is about _____ years.
  16. Major stressors and daily hassles
  17. Since they are called on to help both the older and younger generations of the family adults have been called the
  18. A problem with cross-sectional research is that
  19. The Flynn effect refers to the
  20. What are the odds that a person will inherit the dominant gene for Alzheimer disease?
  21. Current objective research data from a large, randomly selected sample of same-sex partners is
  22. A study of women in the United States aged 40 and older found that
  23. The Big Five personality traits
  24. People in Maslow’s third level on the hierarchy of needs seek
  25. In an aging brain

Set 2

  1. Which statement about personality is accurate?
  2. About _____ of all U.S. marriages are remarriages for at least one partner.
  3. Over the long run, _____ intelligence is prized whenever life circumstances change or new challenges arise.
  4. The Flynn effect refers to the _____.
  5. Regular exercise helps adults in all these ways EXCEPT _____.
  6. One of the MOST influential factors in divorce is _____.
  7. Evelyn divorced three years ago. Upon remarriage, Evelyn is likely to experience a decrease in _____.
  8. Paula is a middle‐aged doctor who is an expert at laser eye surgery for the correction of myopia (nearsightedness). She graduated from medical school 35 years ago. Daryl is a young doctor who also does the surgery; he graduated from medical school 5 years ago. According to the textbook, who would likely be the better choice for operating on your eyes?
  9. At what age is an individual likely to experience the slowest sexual arousal?
  10. Which vision change is NOT associated with aging?
  11. Research has found that screening for prostate cancer has led to overdiagnosis, negative biopsies, and surgery to remove prostate cancer that would not have spread, which has resulted in _____ morbidity.
  12. Harold, who is 55 years old, didn’t realize how much his physical appearance had changed until he saw a picture of himself taken 20 years ago. Harold’s gradual change in physical appearance was due to _____.
  13. One study found that those who retired from challenging work often _____ intellectual power and those who left dull jobs often _____ intellectual power.
  14. When a factory closed, Benito lost his job of 20 years. He is 39 years old. Finding a new job will be stressful because _____.
  15. In which of these situations would an individual MOST likely engage in religious coping?
  16. Marie is 50 years old. Which activity is likely most difficult for her to do?
  17. A college student who does well on multiple‐choice and essay exams likely is high in _____.
  18. Which of the following is an example of a relatively modern cognitive artifact?
  19. Baltes and Baltes found that adults use their intellectual strengths to offset their age‐related declining abilities through the process of _____.
  20. Those who know her describe Matilda as a kind, helpful, and easygoing person. She is high on which of the Big Five traits?
  21. Practical intelligence, one form of Sternberg’s intelligences, would be needed to _____.
  22. Results from Schaie’s study revealed that more recent generations of women have higher IQ scores than did earlier generations of women due in part to _____.
  23. A drop in sex hormones in a woman’s bloodstream along with cessation of ovulation and menstruation signals _____.
  24. A long‐term committed partnership correlates with health and happiness throughout adulthood and late adulthood. For most people, then, _____ is the crucial aspect of love in a partnership.
  25. What might an older adult in the workplace perceive as a micro‐aggression?
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