___________ 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


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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Early Adulthood: Emotional and Social 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(n) _________ tie is a social link formed when we commit ourselves to another person and a(n)

___________ tie is a social link that is formed when we cooperate with another person to achieve a

limited goal.

A. expressive; instrumental B. instrumental; expressive

C. emotional; influential D. influential; emotional

2. Relationships that a person has with family, friends, and lovers are called:

A. private B. social

C. primary D. secondary

3. According to Erik Erikson, the primary task confronting young adults is:

A. intimacy vs. isolation B. integrity vs. despair

C. identity vs. role confusion D. generativity vs. stagnation

4. The median age at which men marry today is:

A. 19 B. 23

C. 25 D. 27

5. Research on the phases of adult female development has shown:

A. Men and women follow a similar pattern of adult development.

B. Women today are more likely to follow a variety of paths.

C. Intimacy is not an important factor in female development.

D. Female development closely approximates Erikson’s stages.

6. The three elements of passion, intimacy, and commitment are components of:

A. Levinson’s stage theory of development

B. Gilligan’s theory of women’s development

C. Sternberg’s triangular theory of love

D. Mogul’s theory of stock taking

7. The kind of love that only evokes passion is called:

A. nonlove B. companionate

C. infatuation D. romantic

8. A relationship that has intimacy and passion but lacks commitment is called


A. nonlove B. companionate

C. infatuation D. romantic

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9. Emme and Philip both describe their relationship as having passion, intimacy, and commitment.

According to Sternberg’s theory their relationship can be described as:

A. romantic love B. companionate love

C. fatuous love D. consummate love

10. According to the research cited in your textbook, marrying one’s great love:

A. is not associated with greater happiness in marriage

B. is associated with marital duration and satisfaction

C. is associated with higher rates of divorce

D. is no different than marrying someone else

Answer: B

11. The overall pattern of living whereby we attempt to meet our biological, social, and emotional

needs is known as:

A. lifeways B. life patterns

C. lifestyle D. relationships

12. A major step in the transition to adulthood is leaving the family home. In the past this usually

came about because of:

A. crowded conditions B. getting married

C. a family feud D. cheap housing

13. The pattern in the United States and many Western nations today is toward:

A. leaving the parental home at younger ages than in the past

B. marrying earlier yet choosing to live with the parents of one of the spouses

C. people aged 18 to 34 staying in the parental home as the primary residence

D. people aged 18 to 34 living on their own in communities composed mostly of young people

14. According to the recent U.S. Census data cited in your textbook, the percentage of 18- to 34-

year-olds never married is:

A. 60 percent male and 60 percent female

B. 50 percent male and 60 percent female

C. 50 percent male and 50 percent female

D. 40 percent male and 30 percent female

15. From 1970 to 2000, the median age at first marriage:

A. has decreased for both men and women

B. has increased for both men and women

C. has decreased for women but increased for men

D. has decreased for men but increased for men

16. Which of the following factors contributes to the increase in single households?

A. deferral of marriage among young adults

B. a high rate of separation and divorce

C. ability of the elderly to maintain their own homes

D. all of these

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17. Since 1960, the rates of cohabitation have:

A. declined slightly B. declined sharply

C. increased sharply D. remained the same

18. According to your textbook, which of the following statements is true regarding sexual


A. Sexual orientation in all people is clearly delineated as homosexual or heterosexual.

B. Sexual orientation is a matter of “either/or”; there are no degrees of variation.

C. Some individuals show varying degrees of orientation, including bisexuality.

D. Orientation is fixed at birth and never changes for all people.

19. A lifestyle practice that exists in all contemporary societies is:

A. polyandry B. polygyny

C. bigamy D. marriage

20. King David and King Solomon each had several wives. This practice is called:

A. polyandry B. polygyny

C. group marriage D. serial monogamy

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Middle 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. As of 2005, the average life expectancy of U.S. men and women at age 65 was:

A. mid 60s B. late 60s

C. 70s D. 80s

2. Some of the common causes of hearing loss include:

A. cochlear damage due to prolonged exposure to loud noise

B. lack of good muscle tone in the middle ear

C. job-related noise levels

D. all of these

3. Regina and Joanne are in their mid 40s. They are discussing the signs of aging that are affecting

their appearance. What in particular are they likely to be discussing?

A. skin that is drier, thinner, and less elastic

B. skin that is sagging and wrinkled on the face and at the joints

C. dark patches of skin on the face and hands

D. all of these

4. In general, compared to women, men have better-looking skin as they age because:

A. They do not moisturize their skin as women do.

B. They do not wear make-up the way that women do.

C. Their skin tends to be thicker than women’s skin.

D. They slough off dead skin cells when they shave.

5. Ron and Delores are both 35 years old, but tests show that Delores has lost bone mass while Ron

has not. This is because:

A. men have more bone mass than women

B. men retain more calcium

C. women lose bone mass more slowly as they age

D. men are more muscular

6. An inflammatory disease that causes pain, swelling, stiffness, and loss of function of the joints is


A. rheumatoid arthritis B. arteriosclerosis

C. osteoarthritis D. calcitonin

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7. Which of the following statements is true about prostate cancer?

A. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in men.

B. In general, most prostate cancers are fast growing.

C. Japanese men have the highest rates of prostate cancer.

D. Prostate cancer is most prevalent in men under 50 years of age.

8. According to a study cited in your textbook, what percent of men over the age of 40 experience

potency problems?

A. 10 percent B. 20 percent

C. 35 percent D. 50 percent

9. Hypertension affects what percent of adults in the United States?

A. half B. one in ten

C. one in four D. one in twenty

10. According to your textbook, the leading cause of death for women in the U.S. is:

A. colon cancer B. lung cancer

C. breast cancer D. skin cancer

11. When blood circulation to the brain fails, it leads to:

A. cardiovascular disease B. stroke

C. Parkinson’s disease D. seizure

12. Trembling in hands, arms, legs, jaw, and face; rigidity or stiffness of limbs and trunk; slowness

of movement; postural instability or impaired balance and coordination are symptoms most closely

associated with:

A. Alzheimer’s disease B. stroke

C. cardiovascular disease D. Parkinson’s disease

13. Which of the following statements is true?

A. Studies report infidelity occurring in 20 to 25% of marriages.

B. About 50 percent of married men and 50 percent of married women say they have been


C. More women than men have admitted to being unfaithful.

D. A majority of both men and women have had only one sex partner since the age of 18.

14. The probability of HIV-positive women infecting their male partners with the virus was found

to be:

A. significantly high B. significantly low

C. about the same as the probability of HIV-positive men infecting their female partners

D. about the same as the probability of HIV-positive women infecting their female partners

15. How is crystallized intelligence acquired?

A. in the course of social experience

B. through genetically preset maturation

C. through changes in crystal structures in the brain

D. solely through formal education

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Dying and Death


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. The study of death is called:

A. epistemology B. teleology

C. theology D. thanatology

2. ______ euthanasia allows death to occur by withholding or removing treatments that would

prolong life.

A. Passive B. Involuntary

C. Voluntary D. Active

3. A legal document that states an individual’s wishes regarding medical care (such as refusal of

“heroic measures” to prolong his or her life in the event of terminal illness) in case the person

becomes incapacitated and unable to participate in decisions about his or her medical care is known

as a:

A. testament B. living will

C. death wish D. none of these

4. The survivors of a loved one’s death most likely to feel isolated are those whose loved one:

A. died from AIDS B. died in war

C. died from suicide D. died by euthanasia

5. More ______attempt suicide but more ______succeed at suicide.

A. males; females B. females; males

C. elderly people; young people D. young people; elderly people

6. Which of the following ethnic groups has the highest suicide rate?

A. Native American B. White American

C. Asian American D. Hispanic American

7. According to the statistics cited in your textbook, the fastest growing suicide rate is occurring


A. White women B. young Hispanics

C. Asian men D. Black women

8. What do members of these professions: dentists, artists, machinists, auto mechanics, and

carpenters, have in common?

A. lower than average suicide rates B. rates equal to the average for suicide

C. higher than average suicide rates D. none of these

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9. Suicide rates are highest during which periods of the lifespan?

A. adolescence and late adulthood B. young adulthood and middle age

C. middle age and late adulthood D. late childhood and middle age

10. An estimated 7 million people have experienced an event commonly precipitated by medical

illness, traumatic accident, surgical operation, childbirth, or drug ingestion, in which, after being

pronounced clinically dead, they have the sensation of leaving their bodies and undergoing

otherworldly experiences before being resuscitated. This is known as:

A. brain death B. terminal drop

C. near-death experience D. a spiritual awakening

11. When an individual resists acknowledging the reality of impending death, this refers to which of

Kübler-Ross’ stages of dying?

A. anger B. depression

C. denial D. bargaining

12. When a dying individual asks, “Why me?” and makes life difficult for friends, family, and

medical personnel with little justification, this most likely refers to which of Kübler-Ross’ stages of


A. anger B. depression

C. denial D. bargaining

13. According to the statistics cited in your textbook, for the majority of people in the United States,

where does death occur?

A. at home B. in a nursing home

C. in a hospital D. in a hospice

14. The socially established manner of displaying signs of sorrow over a person’s death is known


A. grief B. mourning

C. bereavement D. anticipatory grief

15. According to the statistics cited in your textbook, what proportion of people who are widowed

each year still suffer from serious depression a year or more later?

A. one-half B. one-third

C. one-quarter D. three-quarters

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