Lifespan

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Lifespan
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  1. Today's "emerging adults" are the generation referred to as
    A. late baby boomers
    B. gen X
    C. gen Y
    D. baby boomers
    C. gen Y
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. which of the following is not one of the top four disease associated with death?
    A. heart disease
    B. cancer
    C. diabetes
    D. stroke
    C. diabetes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. what percentage of all people in the united states believe that the primary purpose of sex is reproduction?
    A. 65
    B. 50
    C. 10
    D. 25
    D. 25
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. a normal weight is
    A. between 15 and 20 BMI
    B. between 20 and 25 BMI
    C. 50 BMI
    D. 100 BMI
    B. between 20 and 25 BMI
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. which perspective attributes the sex difference in eating disorder to low self-esteem and eating as a mean of relieving emotional distress?
    A. epigenetic theory
    B. behaviorism
    C. cognitive theory
    D. psychoanalytic theory
    B. behaviorism
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Jamie is 6'3'' and weighs 210 pounds. He would be classified as
    A. normal weight
    B. obese
    C. underweight
    D. overweight
    D. overweight
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Of the body systems, which function(s) optimally at the beginning of adulthood?
    A. the digestive system
    B. the reproductive system
    C. the circulatory system
    D. the reproductive, circulatory, and digestive systems
    D. the reproductive, circulatory, and digestive systems
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Senescence begins:
    A.as soon as full growth is reached.
    B.at age 20.
    C.in middle age.
    D.at age 30.
    A. as soon as full growth is reached
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. The psychoanalytic experience attributes the development of an eating disorder to:
    A.cultural pressure.
    B.genes and evolution.
    C.a need to separate psychically from an overbearing mother
    D.low self-esteem.
    C. a need to seperate phsychically from an overbearing mother
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Cheryl is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 120 pounds. She would be classified as:
    A.underweight.
    B.overweight.
    C.normal weight.
    D.obese.
    C. normal weight
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Which of the following is necessary for a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa?
    a.an intense need to control one's environment b.disturbed body perception
    c.a weight less than 85% below normal
    d.excessive exercise
    c. a weight less than 85% below normal
  12. A practical skill of postformal thought is the ability to:
    A.rely on purely objective, logical thinking in daily life
    B.combine subjective thoughts from personal experiences with objective thoughts from abstract logic.
    C.combine emotions with intuitive thought.
    D.rely on subjective thoughts and perceptions to make postformal decisions.
    B. combine subjective thoughts from personal experiences with objective thoughts from abstract logic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. The ability to come up with many solutions for a problem:
    A.shows the importance of being objective.
    B.is a hallmark of postformal thought.
    C.emphasizes the importance of practicality.
    D.de-emphasizes the importance of subjectivity.
    B. is a hallmark of postformal thought
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. In dialectical thought, the end result is to:
    A.reach a compromise between two opposing ideas.
    B.decide on the best of two opposing ideas based on factual information.
    C.develop a new idea that integrates both the original viewpoint and opposing viewpoints.
    D.resolve conflict between two opposing ideas with little cognitive change
    C. develop a new idea that integrates both the original viewpoint and opposing viewpoints
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Moral values are powerfully affected by:
    A.occupation and political viewpoints
    B.culture and people.
    C.age and marital status.
    D.culture and era.
    D. culture and era
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. How does adult morality change?
    A.Adult morality doesn't change; once an emerging adult develops morality, it remains constant.
    B.The outcome of moral thinking improves with age.
    C.The process of moral thinking improves with age.
    D.Adult morality changes intermittently depending on current political issues.
    C. the process of moral thinking improves with age
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. The roles of religion and development of faith in human development:
    A.do not change much once they are established.
    B.are controversial and not widely accepted by human developmentalists.
    C.have not been shown to help people overcome stressful situations.
    D.are widely accepted, especially when one is confronted with unsettling life situations.
    D. are widely accepted, especially when one is confronted with unsettling life situations
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. The most obvious change in colleges worldwide in the last 30 years is the increased enrollment of:
    A.women.
    B.working men.
    C.Hispanic students.
    D.Japanese students.
    A. women
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. A college education increases a student's cognitive skills in:
    A.knowledge for various professions.
    B.All of these answers are correct.
    C.reasoning and reflecting.
    D.dialectical and postformal thinking.
    B. all
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  20. The second phase of a three-phase process of cognitive development in college students is that they:
    A.commit to certain values, even as they realize that their opinions might change.
    B.believe that facts are useful steps toward a greater understanding.
    C.question personal and social values, including doubts about the idea of truth.
    D.believe that clear and perfect truths exist.
    C.question personal and social values, including doubts about the idea of truth.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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