Psychology 041 - Lifespan Psychology 2 » 2019 » Chapter 1 Quiz

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Question #1
The middle class may cope with stressors by shopping or traveling. But, according to your reading, the poor are more likely to cope with stress by eating and:
A.   shopping
B.   smoking
C.   going to night clubs
D.   arguing
Question #2
Maria and Josue work together, and they both remember being in junior high when the World Trade Center was attacked on September 11, 2001. They are close in age and experienced the same historic event. Maria and Josue are members of the same:
A.   educational system
B.   nationality
C.   cohort
D.   culture
Question #3
Erikson’s assumption that teenagers struggle with identity is
A.   universal
B.   No answer text provided.
C.   difficult to apply across cultures
D.   is more true now than in the 1950's
Question #4
The belief that one's own culture is superior is
A.   racism
B.   abnormal
C.   cultural relativity
D.   ethnocentrism
Question #5
Researcher Sifuentes is using which method of research?
A.   Cross-sectional study
B.   Case study
C.   Experiment
D.   Survey
Question #6
Scientific investigation begins with
A.   a hypothesis
B.   an experiment
C.   literature review
D.   a research question
Question #7
Lifespan development is the study of how humans change over time. This period of study starts with
A.   conception
B.   in the third trimester of pregnancy
C.   ovulation
D.   birth
Question #8
Freud and Piaget theorized that development occurs in
A.   stages
B.   early childhood only
C.   rapid succession
D.   different orders for different people
Question #9
This type of research allows for modification of the research question as the study continues:
A.   quantitative
B.   qualitative
C.   developmental
D.   experimental
Question #10
The following research question is an example of a descriptive question:
A.   Why do college students sleep less than adults?
B.   What is it like to have a parent who has alcohol dependency?
C.   Does marijuana use during pregnancy cause birth complications?
D.   Why has the teen pregnancy rate decreased since the 1990's?
Question #11
The following is an example of evaluative research:
A.   What are the experiences of only children during their first year of kindergarten?
B.   Why are divorce rates at an all time low?
C.   Do teenagers know how to properly use a condom?
D.   When are new mothers more likely to experience depression?
Question #12
All major structures are forming during this period:
A.   prenatal
B.   infancy
C.   conception
D.   childhood
Question #13
This area of change relates to thinking and reasoning.
A.   emotional
B.   physical
C.   cognitive
D.   social
Question #14
Middle adulthood begins when an adult enters their
A.   early fifties
B.   late forties
C.   late thirties
D.   early forties
Question #15
The 3 main areas of change we explore in lifespan development are all of the following except:
A.   financial
B.   psychosocial
C.   cognitive
D.   physical
Question #16
The early study of lifespan development primarily focused on:
A.   childhood
B.   adulthood
C.   pregnancy
D.   adolescence
Question #17
____________ is an appreciation for cultural differences and the understanding that cultural practices are best understood from the standpoint of that particular culture.
A.   Cultural competency
B.   Cultural relativity
C.   Cultural competency
D.   Cultural diversity
Question #18
Many developmental theories are culturally bound, which means
A.   They apply to all cultures
B.   They have been studied thoroughly by diverse researchers
C.   They are not always applicable to every cultural context
D.   Each theory shares similar perspectives
Question #19
Which of the following is not a typically identified stage in lifespan development?
A.   Death and Dying
B.   Prenatal Development
C.   Early Adolescence
D.   Late Adulthood

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