Chapter 17 Quiz

Instructions
Chapter 17 Quiz

This assessment is worth 100 points.

  1. According to Levinson's research on the midlife transition, most males   (10 points)

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    c.  
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  2. Which group is MOST likely to be worried about the midlife crisis?   (10 points)

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    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  3. The _______ life-events approach emphasizes that the manner in which life events influence an individual's development depends not only on these events, but also on mediating factors.   (10 points)

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  4. At age 47, Renaldo is divorced and is moving to another state to find a new job. According to the _______ approach to understanding adult development, we can say that Renaldo is entering a new stage in life.   (10 points)

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    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  5. Cohort effects are differences bases on   (10 points)

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    b.  
    c.  
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  6. What is a flaw in the normative sequence of adult development as proposed by stage theorists?   (10 points)

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    b.  
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    d.  

  7. Stages of adulthood in the Gusii culture of Kenya are defined by   (10 points)

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    b.  
    c.  
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  8. The main difference between couples who divorce earlier in life and those who divorce later in life lies in their   (10 points)

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    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  9. Mary is unhappy about her 24-year-old daughter's request to move back home following college. Which of the following is likely to be Mary's main concern?   (10 points)

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  10. Who tends to experience the MOST intergenerational stress?   (10 points)

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