psy 200 su 09 Q5
1. 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?
B. anorexia nervosa
C. gross overeating
D. bulimia nervosa
2. All of the following help
to determine puberty's timing, EXCEPT:
3. 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.
4. "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
5. According to Erik Erikson, adolescents who become withdrawn and isolated from
their peers and family are suffering from:
A. recognition moratorium. -- only found in a quiz
B. identity confusion. <<<< SO MUST BE CORRECT
C. identity moratorium. -- Maria ‘s theory
D. recognition confusion.-- no answer in google
B (the book doesn’t say much for this except for Maria but is wrong for this question as Erik Erikson ???)
6. The period of biological
change that takes place during early adolescence is called:
C. a growth spurt.
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:
B. an overeating disorder.
C. bulimia nervosa.
D. anorexia nervosa.
8. The cognitive ability to
solve problems that develops in adolescence is termed ________ by Jean
A. formal thinking
B. hypothetical-deductive reasoning
C. trial-and-error reasoning
D. logical reasoning
9. 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
10. Samantha is currently
living in the
A. around the average age for menarche in the
B. younger than the average age for menarche in the
C. older than the average age for menarche in the
D. slightly younger than the average age for menarche in
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
C. bulimic. --
D. anorexic. --
B (maybe A too) actual is C bulimic
12. Anorexia and bulimia
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.
13. According to Jean
Piaget, adolescents differ from younger children in that younger children
A. deal with concrete experiences. --
B. systematically test hypotheses.
C. develop hypotheses.
D. solve problems. ---
B (I choose C first)
14. ________ 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
15. Which limitation in
preoperational thought reemerges during adolescence?
A. the inability to think abstractly
C. the self-serving bias
16. Personal fable and
imaginary audience are parts of adolescent:
B. object permanence.
17. 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.
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.
19. 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. --
A (http://books.google.com/books?id=yc4lBEgOnG4C&pg=PA33&lpg=PA33&dq=%22Erik+Erikson%22+%22identity+crisis%22+%22natural%22&source=bl&ots=gFOvKOs1EF&sig=NOhZuytBR1LzVD8Min1kYGYtDQo&hl=en&ei=mqpwSsWaA4HUsQOWkozkCA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1 )