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This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1.

Wanda is only 35 years old but she looks closer to 50. She smokes 2 packs of cigarettes per day and drinks heavily on the weekend. She has a chronic cough and seems to catch every little "bug" that comes along. She works outside and refuses sunscreen, consequently the tan everyone admired when she was ten years younger has left her looking twenty years older! Wanda's problems are attributable to ________.
 
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Question 2.
With regard to brain development in early adulthood, which of the following statements is true?

 
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Question 3.
According to physicians, infertility is defined as:

 
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Question 4.
Sharon contracted chlamydia but did not have symptoms, so her illness went untreated for a long time. She eventually developed another illness, because of the untreated chlamydia, that left her infertile. Sharon most likely contracted ________.

 
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Question 5.
According to psychologist Albert Bandura, __________ is the belief in one's ability to reach a goal or make something happen by controlling one's behavior or environment or performing a specific action.

 
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Question 6.
All of the following are associated with women who have been abused, EXCEPT:

 
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Question 7.
Which statement best describes why there are different rates of mental illness between young and middle-aged adults?

 
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Question 8.
A(n) ________ is an irrational fear of an object, a person, a place, or a situation.

 
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Question 9.
________ is a form of thought that recognizes and accepts paradox and uncertainty.

 
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Question 10.
Alcohol and other drug problems are more likely to occur in both victims and abusers than among non-abusive partners.

   
 
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Question 11.
Women are more likely to become addicted to drugs than men are.

   
 
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Question 12.
Fluid intelligence depends highly on life experience.

   
 
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Question 13.
According to Levinson's theory, everyone has an underlying pattern or design to their life at any given time. This pattern, which includes roles, relationships, and behavior patterns, is called a(n) ________.

 
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Question 14.
Dennis and Debbie get along well because they respect each other, even when they disagree. They are both good listeners and say that they will remain married as long as they live. According to your text, Dennis and Debbie are a ________ couple.

 
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Question 15.
Which of the following statements is true regarding the effects of divorce?

 
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Question 16.
Which of the following represents a true difference between homosexual and heterosexual couples?

 
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Question 17.
Coralyn has a large extended family. She is the one who usually organizes family functions and she is the one who remembers everyone's birthdays. Developmentalists would call Coralyn the family's ________.

 
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Question 18.
All of the following statements about occupational choice are true, EXCEPT:

 
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Question 19.
The series of milestones associated with a particular occupation are called ________.

 
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Question 20.
Which statement best describes a possible reason that women feel more role conflict (parent, worker, spouse) than men?

 
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Question 21.
According to Levinson, marriage requires a new life structure.

   
 
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Question 22.
Women whose bodies produce unusually low levels of steroid hormones toward the end of pregnancy are more likely to develop postpartum depression.

   
 
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Question 23.
Marital satisfaction among childless couples fluctuates more over time than among couples with children.

   
 
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Question 24.
Studies show that Hispanic young adults value family ties more than other racial or ethnic groups.

   
 
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Question 25.
Some psychologists fear that internet dating has a negative impact on the social skills of young people.

   
 
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