psy 200 su 09 Q5 Key
 

1. (p. 272) Jackie's doctor is concerned that Jackie is losing too much weight. However, Jackie, who is 16, thinks her legs are "too fat" and continues dieting. Jackie is at risk for developing which type of eating disorder? 
A. gluttony
B. anorexia nervosa
C. gross overeating
D. bulimia nervosa

 


200 spring... #31
Level: Applied
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

2. (p. 262) All of the following help to determine puberty's timing, EXCEPT: 
A. toxins.
B. nutrition.
C. genetics.
D. health.

 


200 spring... #28
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

3. (p. 263) Recent research has found that early-maturing girls are more likely than late-maturing girls to be: 
A. depressed, smoke, drink, have eating disorders.
B. less popular with males their own age than others.
C. taller and thinner when they reach high school.
D. satisfied with their figures while in high school.

 


200 spring... #29
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

4. (p. 273-274) "What if the sun were to explode?" says Alene. "But it never has," replies Janis. "But what if it did?" insists Alene. "But it never has!" says Janis. In this example, Alene is exhibiting ________ thought, whereas Janis is showing ________ thought. 
A. concrete; abstract
B. idealistic; pessimistic
C. deductive; inductive
D. abstract; concrete

 


200 spring... #36
Level: Applied
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

5. (p. 285) According to Erik Erikson, adolescents who become withdrawn and isolated from their peers and family are suffering from: 
A. recognition moratorium.
B. identity confusion.
C. identity moratorium.
D. recognition confusion.

 


200 spring... #42
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 10
 

6. (p. 259) The period of biological change that takes place during early adolescence is called: 
A. menarche.
B. maturation.
C. a growth spurt.
D. puberty.

 


200 spring... #24
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

7. (p. 273) Jordyn has a passion for food that leads her to gorge on entire half-gallons of ice cream, bags of potato chips, or boxes of cookies at a time. However, after she gorges, she "compensates" by running as many as 10 miles and sometimes even makes herself vomit. This scenario would probably lead a physician to classify Jordyn as having: 
A. bulimarexia.
B. an overeating disorder.
C. bulimia nervosa.
D. anorexia nervosa.

 


200 spring... #35
Level: Applied
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

8. (p. 274) The cognitive ability to solve problems that develops in adolescence is termed ________ by Jean Piaget. 
A. formal thinking
B. hypothetical-deductive reasoning
C. trial-and-error reasoning
D. logical reasoning

 


200 spring... #38
Level: Conceptual
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

9. (p. 260) Ms. Chang is trying to prepare her health-class students for the onset of puberty. What should she tell the boys that they are likely to experience FIRST? 
A. changes in voice
B. the first ejaculation
C. increased penis size
D. growth of facial hair

 


200 spring... #25
Level: Applied
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

10. (p. 262) Samantha is currently living in the United States. She was 14 years old when she experienced menarche. Samantha is: 
A. around the average age for menarche in the United States.
B. younger than the average age for menarche in the United States.
C. older than the average age for menarche in the United States.
D. slightly younger than the average age for menarche in Europe.

 


200 spring... #27
Level: Applied
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

11. (p. 273) Alondra is "fashionably" thin. She does not have good eating habits, though, often eating large amounts at one time and then practically nothing for days. Alondra often seems depressed and concerned over the lack of control she feels in her life. Alondra appears to be 
A. bulimarexic.
B. suicidal.
C. bulimic.
D. anorexic.

 


200 spring... #33
Level: Applied
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

12. (p. 273) Anorexia and bulimia affect: 
A. women more than men.
B. men and women equally.
C. men more than women.
D. women more than older men, but less than younger men.

 


200 spring... #34
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

13. (p. 273-274) According to Jean Piaget, adolescents differ from younger children in that younger children cannot: 
A. deal with concrete experiences.
B. systematically test hypotheses.
C. develop hypotheses.
D. solve problems.

 


200 spring... #37
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

14. (p. 261) ________ is the dominant hormone in males, whereas ________ is the dominant hormone in females. 
A. Estradiol; estrogen
B. Testosterone; estradiol
C. Estrogen; androgen
D. Androgen; estradiol

 


200 spring... #26
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

15. (p. 275) Which limitation in preoperational thought reemerges during adolescence? 
A. the inability to think abstractly
B. egocentrism
C. the self-serving bias
D. conservation

 


200 spring... #39
Level: Conceptual
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

16. (p. 275) Personal fable and imaginary audience are parts of adolescent: 
A. expression.
B. object permanence.
C. coregulation.
D. egocentrism.

 


200 spring... #40
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

17. (p. 263) Jerome is going through puberty quite early. Research indicates that Jerome is likely to: 
A. be highly successful in his later career.
B. have a positive self-image.
C. have a negative self-image.
D. be rejected by his peers.

 


200 spring... #30
Level: Applied
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

18. (p. 272) Asia's parents are concerned about her. Asia constantly moves at a frantic pace. She eats very little, though she enjoys helping her parents cook. She worries obsessively about her weight even though she has lost more than enough in the past year. Which of the following is the most accurate statement about this situation? 
A. Asia is showing an adolescent's normal preoccupation with her bodily changes.
B. Asia's preoccupation with her body will most likely stop on its own.
C. Asia is showing signs of anorexia, and her parents are right to be concerned.
D. Asia is showing signs of bulimia, and her parents are right to be concerned.

 


200 spring... #32
Level: Applied
Santrock - Chapter 09
 

19. (p. 285) According to Erik Erikson, the adolescent identity crisis is: 
A. a natural and healthy part of development.
B. something that develops when parents put too much pressure on adolescents to grow up.
C. a simple problem to resolve for well-adjusted adolescents.
D. an abnormal and unhealthy state that occurs when development goes awry.

 


200 spring... #41
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 10
 

 


 

psy 200 su 09 Q5 Summary

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200 spring...

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Level: Applied

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Level: Conceptual

2

Level: Knowledge

9

Santrock - Chapter 09

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Santrock - Chapter 10

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