98.       According to your author death has many different meanings. It is not, however, a(n) ________ matter. a. biological b. legal c. emotional d. educational

91.       The leading causes of death in middle adulthood:

a. are suicide, accidents, and homicide.

b. the same as during early adulthood.

c. include cancer, heart disease, and accidents.

d. include heart disease, homicide, and suicide.

 

92.       Generalized anxiety disorder:

 

a. is rare in older adults

b. is considered the same thing as depression

c. may result from the perception that one lacks control over one’s life.

d. is a phobic disorder

 

93.       Much of the difference in mortality rates from cancer during middle adulthood can be attributed to lack of early detection and treatment.

 

a. True

b. False

 

 

 

94.       According to Erikson’s psychosocial theory of development, generativity is:

 

a. the ability to create power                                                                                                                                                 b. what is needed during early adulthood                                                                                                                                 c. a negative outcome of middle adulthood                                                                                                                        d. the ability to produce something

 

95.       Which of the following is true regarding late adulthood, according to Erikson’s psychosocial theory of development?

 

a. Those who achieved positive responses to earlier crises are more likely to achieve ego integrity during late adulthood.

b. Those who achieved positive responses to earlier crises are less likely to achieve ego integrity during late adulthood.

c. There is no relationship between the responses to earlier crises and achieving ego integrity during late adulthood

d. It is not positive to achieve ego integrity unless one has successfully “overcome” all of the previous developmental crises.

 

96.       Life expectancy:

a. is related to gender but not race.

b. is related to race but not gender

c. is related to race and gender but not geographic location.

d. is related to race, gender, geographic location, and health-related behavior.

 

97.       In 1900, _____ people lived past their 65th birthday. Now that number is more like  _____.

 

a. 1 in 1000; 1 in 100

b. 1 in 100; 1 in 25

c. 1 in 25; 1 in 8

d. 1 in 8; 1 in 5

 

 

98.       According to your author death has many different meanings. It is not, however, a(n) ________ matter.

 

a. biological

b. legal

c. emotional

d. educational

 

 

99.       The health of people between 40 and 65 years of age:

 

 

a.  is the same around the world.

b. has decreased in the last century.

c. is better than it has ever been for those in developed nations.

d. is best for all people who live in the United States today.

100.     Middle Adulthood:

a. is a time of great responsibility, but few positive aspects.

b. has few stressors.

c. is a time when few people are able to cope well with multiple stressors.

d. has positive and negative aspects.