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This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following is the general term for the years in middle or late adulthood when men and women experience a decline or loss of reproductive capacity?

 
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Question 2.
Because of similar symptoms and similar brain activity, women who suffer from sleep deprivation due to menopausal symptoms are sometimes misdiagnosed as suffering from ________.

 
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Question 3.
Jonathan is 82 years old. He has difficulty hearing now, especially high frequencies. He probably has an age-related condition known as _________.

 
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Question 4.
The key ingredient in type A personality that is linked to cardiovascular disease is ________.

 
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Question 5.
Which of the following is the leading cause of death in middle age?

 
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Question 6.
Jack is 45 years old. He is hypertensive, which puts him at greater risk for ________.

 
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Question 7.
One reason it is difficult to accurately gauge the memory declines in middle-aged people is because:

 
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Question 8.
Marilyn can remember the capital of every state. She never forgets anyone's birthday and rarely forgets a name. She can even name the U.S. Presidents in order! Marilyn has excellent ________ memory.

 
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Question 9.
Cognitive tasks activate a larger area of the brain in middle-aged adults than in young adults.

   
 
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Question 10.
About ¾ of men suffering from erectile dysfunction show marked improvement with reductions in body fat.

   
 
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Question 11.
Phyllis is 44 and has trouble seeing near objects. Chances are, she suffers from an age-related condition known as presbyopia.

   
 
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Question 12.
The fibrous or fatty substance that clogs the arteries is called arterial debris.

   
 
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Question 13.
For middle-aged adults, what is Erikson's crisis of psychosocial development?

 
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Question 14.
People are said to be of the sandwich generation when they are:

 
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Question 15.
When grandparents do not see their grandchildren very often, developmentalists describe the relationship as ________.

 
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Question 16.
Which of the following statements is true regarding friendships in middle adulthood?

 
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Question 17.
Regarding work and the middle-aged individual, which of the following statements is true?

 
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Question 18.
Which of the following statements is true regarding employment and the middle-aged worker?

 
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Question 19.
Which of the following groups has been least affected by changes in the U.S. job market?

 
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Question 20.
The ________ was the relationship that was created to answer the cries of homosexual couples seeking to formalize their relationships and was first established in Vermont.

 
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Question 21.
Marital stability and satisfaction decreases with mid-life.

   
 
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Question 22.
Most grandparents see or talk to their grandchildren regularly.

   
 
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Question 23.
The nature of friendship is different for middle-aged adults.

   
 
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Question 24.
Contrary to popular myth, men and women have similar complaints about the workplace and they handle them in the same ways.

   
 
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Question 25.
In the face of job loss, older workers are more negatively affected, psychologically, than younger workers.

   
 
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