psy 200 su 09 Q7
1. The average adult in
middle adulthood __________ height and __________ weight.
A. gains; gains
B. gains ;loses
C. loses; gains
D. loses; loses
2. Which of the following
statements is FALSE regarding middle-aged people's appearances?
A. Middle-aged people are more likely to perceive the signs of aging as having a negative effect on their physical appearance.
B. Middle-aged people will often dye their hair, take heavy doses of vitamins, and participate in exercise programs to sustain a youthful appearance.
C. Middle-aged people focus less on facial attractiveness than do older or younger people.
D. Facial wrinkles and gray hair are among the signs of aging that appear in the forties or fifties.
3. According to Erik
Erikson, developing a strong sense of generativity in
middle adulthood can help a person achieve a sense of ________ in later
A. intimacy no
B. independence no
C. autonomy before the like 2nd ,
D. integrity during the 8th
4. According to Erik
Erikson, the person MOST likely to experience generativity
in middle adulthood is one who experienced ________ in earlier adulthood.
A. isolation no
B. stagnation no
C. intimacy yes
D. ego transcendence maybe
5. In Erik Erikson's theory,
adults strive for generativity to achieve a sense
6. Middle-aged adults tend
to focus more on assessment of __________ than young adults do.
A. time spent in different contexts of life ??
B. how much time is available for enjoyment ??
C. how much time is spent in intimate relationships no
D. how much time remains in life ??
A ?? (I gues s it should be D)
7. According to Erik
Erikson, a person who develops a sense of stagnation in middle adulthood is at
risk for ________ later in life.
C. identity diffusion
8. Bernard is now in his
50s. Body fat accounts for __________ of his total body weight.
9. Which of the following is
most likely to cause difficulty for a middle-aged adult without glasses?
A. reading an eye chart 20 feet away
B. watching TV
C. reading a newspaper (page 348 difficulty viewing close objects)
D. reading a road sign during the day
10. Fluid intelligence is
the ability to:
A. adapt to new ways of thinking.
B. memorize information quickly.
C. reason abstractly.
D. use deductive reasoning.
11. Larry is a normal
45-year-old male. Which of the following is Larry most likely to be
A. loss in vision and hearing must be I will argue this one
B. increased metabolic rate NO
C. decreased sexual drive maybe
D. divorce NO
12. Lillian is 50 years old.
Her doctor has noticed a sharp decrease in her estrogen levels, and Lillian is
complaining about nausea and fatigue. What will her doctor probably tell
A. She is going through menopause.
B. She may have a problem with her bone marrow.
C. She needs to control her diet and blood sugar levels.
D. Her thyroid is malfunctioning.
13. Which of the following
BEST explains why middle adulthood comes later and lasts longer now than in the
A. People today have less anxiety in their lives than people in the early 1900s.
B. People today engage in less risky behavior than people in the early 1900s.
C. People today have better health care and nutrition than people in the early 1900s.
D. People today have fewer children than people in the early 1900s.
14. Sensitivity to ____
pitches usually declines first among _____.
A. low; men.
B. high; men.
C. high; women.
D. low; women.
15. What is the hormonal
change that is associated with menopause in women?
A. increase in estrogen
B. decrease in androgen
C. decrease in estrogen
D. increase in androgen
16. Which of the following
would Erik Erikson believe is the midlife crisis faced by most middle-aged
A. Did I make enough money?
B. Was I the best spouse I could be?
C. Did I make the best use of my education?
D. Did I spend enough quality time with my children? I will argue this to teacher if wrong!
17. Through ________ generativity, adults develop skills that are passed down to