How does your author explain the fact that those who cohabit before marriage are more likely to get divorced after marriage?

37.       At what age do most homosexual persons “come out” to others?


a. 18

b. 8

c. 13

d. 21



38.                   Older adults may be screened and treated less for cancer than younger adults in part because of elder bias.


a. True

b. False



39.       Untreated depression in older adults:


a. is okay, since it rarely works to treat their depression.

b. is not recommended since it is important that older adults work through their sadness.

c. may lead to suicide, particularly in older men.

d. will probably lead to chronic physical illnesses, including Alzheimer’s disease



40.                   _____ refers to the fact that people’s intellectual abilities are not absolutely fixed but can be modified under certain conditions at almost any time in life.


a. plasticity                                                                                                                                                                               b. Interindividual identity                                                                                                                                                     c. Multidirectionality                                                                                                                                                                 d. Interindividual variability


41.       According to Erikson’s psychosocial theory, stagnation occurs when:


a. people reject their natural drive to have children                                                                                                         b. people no longer increase in salary upgrades as they get older                                                                                  c. adult children move out of their parent’s house                                                                                                               d. a loss of drive to continue advancing in one’s career


42.       Separation of young adults from the family home:

a. occurs at different times and in different circumstances for many                                                                                       b. should always occur by 18 years of age.                                                                                                                         c. is more stressful when the home of origin includes only one parent.                                                                              d. is usually damaging to the parent-child relationship


43.       According to Butler (2002), reminiscence is:

a. a sign of dementia                                                                                                                                                             b. a negative reaction to aging                                                                                                                                            c. uniform in its quality among different individuals                                                                                                        d. a way to make life meaningful


44.       Which of the following statements is an example of “denial”, according to Kübler-Ross (1969)?

a. The diagnosis must be wrong.                                                                                                                                       b. Why is God punishing me?                                                                                                                                                  c. I promise to be good if this illness goes away.                                                                                                                         d. I understand that I am going to die and I am going to prepare for it.


45.       U. S. adolescent males are more concerned about occupational choices than U. S. adolescent females are?



a. True

b. False





46.       How does your author explain the fact that those who cohabit before marriage are more likely to get divorced after marriage?

a. cohabitation weakens marital bonds                                                                                                                              b. Cohabitors may be less committed to marriage because of their nontraditional views                                          c. Cohabitors are less educated than those who get married without cohabiting and thus they are less committed to marriage                                                                                                                                                                        d.none of these; cohabitors are not more likely