PSYC 210 Quiz 8

PSYC 210 Quiz 8 Liberty University Answers

Set 1 (Updated)

  1. Brains of Alzheimer victims display plaques, which are _____, and tangles, which are _____.
  2. Which of the following happens to the brain during senescence?
  3. According to Erikson, integrity versus despair is the focus of _____.
  4. Inez, age 76, believes she is independent and has personal autonomy. She is likely to be _____.
  5. Designing settings and equipment so that they can be used by everyone-able-bodied, sensory-acute, or not-is known as _____.
  6. Grandparents who are emotionally distant but who are honored, respected, and obeyed by grandchildren are considered to have which of the following grandparenting styles?
  7. Approximately _____ percent of people over age 65 can see well without glasses.
  8. Which of the following is NOT an example of a healthy approach to sexuality in older adulthood?
  9. Limiting the time a person spends being ill or infirm is referred to as _____.
  10. Generally, where do the elderly prefer to live?
  11. Recently, Betty has difficulty lifting her feet to climb steps. Sometimes her hands tremble when she’s drinking her afternoon cup of tea. Which neurocognitive disorder is she likely suffering from?
  12. Monika lives next door to her childhood home and has become the caregiver for her mother, a frail elderly woman with dementia and other physical weaknesses. Which of the following is NOT likely true of this case?
  13. The medication that reduces hypertension in middle-aged adults can _____ for the oldest-old.
  14. Len developed Alzheimer disease well before the age of 60; early Alzheimer disease is associated with a condition that Len was born with called _____.
  15. In the United States, only 3 percent of older people live _____.
  16. Researchers believe that Alzheimer disease is _____ genetic.
  17. The Hayflick limit is a natural limit to the _____.
  18. In what way are older Americans the LEAST politically active?
  19. Older adults have _____ vocabularies but _____ fluency.
  20. The most common reversible condition that is mistaken for neurological disorder is _____.
  21. White matter lesions start to appear on MRIs after age 50 or so. Which of the following is NOT true about these lesions?
  22. A marked decrease in brain processing and memory in some older adults may be attributed to _____.
  23. Martha has accumulated such large piles of old papers and magazines that she can no longer use her table or desk, and she has held on to so much old furniture and clothing that many rooms in her home cannot be entered. In her attempts to hang on to various material items from her life, Martha developed _____.
  24. How does high-SES correlate with brain senescence? High-SES people _____.
  25. The elderly who are dependent and most likely to have age-related illnesses are _____.
  26. When it comes to intergenerational relationships, conflict is more likely in _____ relationships than in distant ones.
  27. Eli underwent major surgery that required general anesthesia. Which neurocognitive complication, while rare, is possible as a result?
  28. Edna, age 71, has excellent pronunciation but poor spelling. She frequently forgets the word or phrase she is trying to use, telling others that it is “on the tip of her tongue.” These characteristics may be the result of _____.
  29. Loss of working memory is particularly likely to affect the ability to _____.
  30. Which of the following factors is NOT associated with wisdom?
  31. Most studies of marriages of long duration find that compared to younger adults, the elderly are _____.
  32. About 5 percent of elders report that they have been victims of _____.
  33. Compared to single older adults, elderly spouses tend to be _____.
  34. Which of the following strategies is crucial when older people have sensory loss?
  35. Erikson called elders _____, as they are both aware of changes between generations and have a broad view of the human experience.
  36. The study of population numbers is called _____.
  37. Which of the following vocal characteristics is a feature of elderspeak?
  38. The theory that is contrary to disengagement theory is _____ theory.
  39. The term “social convoy” refers to the truism that _____.
  40. Developing nations report lower rates of dementia. Which of the following is NOT a likely explanation for this?
  41. Which of the following conditions increases the likelihood of elder abuse?
  42. Abraham Maslow maintains that older adults are _____.
  43. The view that elderly people need to remain active in a variety of social spheres is called _____.
  44. Which of the following is NOT correlated with deterioration of cognition?
  45. People who are diagnosed with mild neurological disorder will _____.
  46. _____ is a common condition because many elderly people take many different prescription drugs.
  47. The term “ageism” refers to _____.
  48. Some dementias, including _____, begin with impaired motor control.
  49. Because of _____aging, Thelma has had a very tough time recovering from a recent bout of pneumonia.
  50. In the United States, the trend has been toward _____ nursing home residents.

Set 2

  1. About one-third of older people will be frail for _____ before they die.
  2. As bones age, they
  3. Individuals classified as oldest-old are usually how old?
  4. Which of the following strategies is crucial when older people have sensory loss?
  5. The main symptom of frontal lobe dementias is
  6. Which of the following is most affected by brain shrinkage?
  7. According to a comprehensive study, factors that contribute to a long life include
  8. Elderly people’s relationships with members of younger generations
  9. The study of population numbers is called
  10. Osteoporosis not only results from primary and secondary aging, but also from too
  11. As he ages, a professional musician begins to limit his repertoire, to practice more before concerts, and to change the way he sits when he plays. He is
  12. According to the most recent DSM (DSM-5), the appropriate term for the pathological loss of brain functioning is
  13. People who live to see their 100th birthday are referred to as
  14. Which of the following statements about family caregivers of the frail elderly is true?
  15. The very ends of chromosomes in cells that may be correlated with longevity are known as
  16. Assisted living can be thought of as a combination of
  17. Which of the following is a sign of a humane setting for long-term care?
  18. One function of working memory is
  19. Joan suffered a ministroke, but the symptoms disappeared shortly thereafter and the event went unnoticed by friends and family. What is likely to happen next?
  20. Overall brain slowdown is evident in which of the following ways?
  21. Brad has added a room to his house in anticipation of his elderly parents moving in with him. As their oldest son, he feels obligated to provide care for them out of a sense of
  22. Grandparents who are active in the daily lives of their grandchildren are said to be _____ grandparents.
  23. A problem with the dependency ratio is that it
  24. According to Erikson, each new experience throughout life requires
  25. The view that elderly people need to remain active in a variety of social spheres is called

Set 3

  1. According to the Seattle Longitudinal Study, the cognitive decline of late adulthood was most evident in which of the following primary mental abilities?
  2. A challenge faced by researchers who want to see if wisdom increases with age is _____.
  3. The elderly who are dependent and most likely to have age‐related illnesses are _____.
  4. Dorothy started keeping a detailed journal that includes stories of her childhood and early adulthood. She plans to pass her journal down to her grandchildren as a family history and so that they can know her in a more intimate way. Her journal writing is a form of _____.
  5. What is one of the reasons that elder abuse is sometimes difficult to identify?
  6. ADLs are _____.
  7. Marietta babysits two days a week for her school‐age grandchildren, and regularly gives her neighbor, who can no longer drive, a ride to the grocery store and doctor appointments. She also frequently sends small amounts of money to her daughter, who has just returned to college. Which of the following statements about Marietta’s activities is NOT true?
  8. Yvette looks back at her life with pride, even though some aspects of her personal history include errors on her part. Yvette is in the stage that Erikson called _____.
  9. Carlos, who lives in Ecuador, is over 100 years old. Which of these descriptions probably belongs to him?
  10. In the U.S., which of the following is one of the IADLs?
  11. What percentage of older adults volunteer in political campaigns?
  12. The ability to hold information in memory for a moment before evaluating, calculating, and inferring its significance is known as _____.
  13. One function of working memory is _____.
  14. A family of many generations but with only a few members of each generation is called a _____ family.
  15. Grandparents who are emotionally distant but who are honored, respected, and obeyed by grandchildren are considered to have which of the following grandparenting styles?
  16. After seeing a specialist, Jack started taking a medicine for his heart that led to digestive problems. He saw a different doctor for that issue and was prescribed another drug, which led to headaches. Yet another doctor prescribed another drug for his headaches. Jack has just experienced _____.
  17. Mildred and Louis are respected and obeyed by their grandchildren, who they see on holidays a few times a year. They would be described as _____ grandparents.
  18. All of the following are true about learning late in life EXCEPT _____.
  19. According to a comprehensive study, factors that contribute to a long life include _____.
  20. With age, which of the following occurs in the brain?
  21. According to the Seattle Longitudinal Study, the five primary mental abilities _____ around age 60.
  22. The most important buffer against the loss that comes from retirement and widowhood is having _____.
  23. Individuals classified as oldest‐old are usually how old?
  24. Which of the following is NOT characteristic of typical elder volunteers?
  25. Paulo, age 62, has developed heart disease from a lifetime of smoking cigarettes. His heart disease is an example of _____.
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