psychology 9 chapter 9

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  1. Which of the following statements about adolescents today is TRUE?

    A)Most adolescents are unsuccessful in negotiating the path from childhood to adulthood.
    B)Adolescents are not provided with adequate opportunities and support to become competent adults.
    C)Adolescents are a homogeneous group with describable characteristics and experiences.
    D)Most adolescents have positive self-images.
    B)Adolescents are not provided with adequate opportunities and support to become competent adults.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. __________ is a girl's first menstruation.
    A)Puberty
    B)Menarche
    C)Estradiol
    D)Testosterone
    B)Menarche
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. __________ are to females, as __________ are to males.
    A)Ovaries; testes
    B)Testes; ovaries
    C)Gonads; hormones
    D)Hormones; sperm
    A)Ovaries; testes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The average peak age of pubertal change is __________ years for girls and __________ years for boys.
    A)9; 11
    B)11; 9
    C)11 ½; 13 ½
    D)13 ½; 11 ½
    C)11 ½; 13 ½
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Research concerning tattoos and body art in adolescents has discovered:
    A)body art is increasingly used to express individuality and self-expression rather than rebellion.
    B)the majority of students with tattoos have good academic grades.
    C)tattoos and body piercings are markers for risk-taking behaviors.
    D)all of these
    D)all of these
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Regarding puberty, which of the following statements is TRUE?
    A)Older adolescents are more preoccupied and less satisfied with their body image than younger adolescents.
    B)There is little individual variation in puberty.
    C)Boys have more negative body images than girls do.
    D)There is increasing evidence that early-maturing girls are vulnerable to a number of problems.
    D)There is increasing evidence that early-maturing girls are vulnerable to a number of problems.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Regarding adolescent sexual behaviors in the United States, which of the following statements is TRUE?
    A)The majority of adolescent females' first partners are more than 2 years older.
    B)By the age of 19 years, three in five adolescents have had sexual intercourse.
    C)For a majority of teenagers, first sexual intercourse occurs in mid to late adolescence.
    D)By age 15, the majority of boys and girls are no longer virgins.
    C)For a majority of teenagers, first sexual intercourse occurs in mid to late adolescence
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Adolescents who engage in early sexual activity are also more likely to __________.
    A)all of these
    B)have school-related problems
    C)drink excessively
    D)use drugs
    A)all of these
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Which of the following statements regarding adolescents' contraceptive use is TRUE?A)Adolescents are increasing their use of contraceptives.
    B)The use of condoms among adolescents is decreasing.
    C)Withdrawal is increasing as the birth control method of choice among adolescents.
    D)Girls are more likely than boys to regularly use a condom.
    A)Adolescents are increasing their use of contraceptives.
  10. In a single act of unprotected sex, a teenage girl has a __________% risk of acquiring genital herpes.
    A)25
    B)1
    C)50
    D)30
    D)30
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Regarding adolescent pregnancy, which of the following statements is FALSE?
    A)Adolescent mothers generally do not catch up economically with women who postpone childbearing until their twenties.
    B)Adolescent pregnancy increases health risks for mother and offspring.
    C)Adolescent pregnancy rates are experiencing a decline in the United States.
    D)America's adolescent pregnancy rate is among the lowest in the Western world.
    D)America's adolescent pregnancy rate is among the lowest in the Western world
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Which of the following is NOT a recommendation for reducing the high rate of adolescent pregnancy?
    A)abstinence
    B)reducing access to contraceptive methods
    C)sex education
    D)broad community support and involvement
    B)reducing access to contraceptive methods
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Longitudinal research has shown a __________ in adolescents' alcohol use in recent years.
    A)slight increase
    B)slight decrease
    C)sizeable increase
    D)sizeable decrease
    D)sizeable decrease
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Starvation is to __________ nervosa as binge–purge is to __________ nervosa.
    A)anorexia; bulimia
    B)bulimia; bulimia
    C)anorexia; anorexia
    D)bulimia; anorexia
    A)anorexia; bulimia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa include which characteristics?
    A)They have good recovery rates with approximately 70% of individuals recovering from the disorder.
    B)They cause noticeable changes in body weight and lead individuals to be significantly underweight.
    C)They are experienced mostly by young males who struggle with issues of control and self-doubt.
    D)They involve a fear of becoming ill and are accompanied by depression.
    A)They have good recovery rates with approximately 70% of individuals recovering from the disorder.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. The leading cause of death among adolescents is __________.
    A)cance
    B)suicide
    C)homicide
    D)accidents
    D)accidents
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Piaget's stage describing adolescent cognitive development is called __________.
    A)preoperational
    B)formal operational
    C)sensorimotor
    D)concrete operational
    B)formal operational
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. __________ is the heightened sense of self-consciousness in adolescence, described by David Elkind.
    A)Withdrawal
    B)Service learning
    C)Hypothetical-deductive reasoning
    D)Adolescent egocentrism
    D)Adolescent egocentrism
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. Which type of education helps promote social responsibility?
    A)values learning
    B)service learning
    C)cognitive moral education
    D)character education
    B)service learning
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. Eric doesn't want to go to school because he is certain that everyone will notice the small allergic rash that has developed on his arms. His belief that everyone is going to focus on him is an example of __________.
    A)personal fable
    B)formal operational thought
    C)imaginary audience
    D)executive functioning
    C)imaginary audience
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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