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Aging in Society: Intro to Sociology Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a form of elder abuse?

Question 2 2. Which of the following theories asserts that maintaining social and physical engagement will lead to increased happiness as people age?

Question 3 3. Sally's husband recently died. She cries a lot and doesn't want to get out of bed in the morning. Which stage of grief is she in?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is true of a population's death rate?

Question 5 5. How is the process of aging explained by the symbolic-interaction perspective?

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Question 6 6. The age at which individuals in a population are predicted to die is known as their _____.

Question 7 7. Who first proposed the five stages of grief?

Question 8 8. The continuity theory asserts that _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a controversial act because it goes against the Hippocratic Oath?

Question 10 10. All of the following are reasons for our falling birth rate, EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. How does the structural-functional perspective view society?

Question 12 12. Clinton is dying and praying for a recovery. He promises that if he lives, he will appreciate his family more. Which stage of grief is he in?

Question 13 13. Rita is a 45-year-old engineer and Brittany is a 25-year-old engineer. Both are applying for the same job position. They are in a power struggle that was predicted by the _____ theory.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT true of ageism?

Question 15 15. Riti is not a medical professional, but she has agreed to help her friend die. Riti's assistance to her friend is an example of ____.

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Question 16 16. The neglect or abuse of dependent elderly persons is known as:

Question 17 17. Aside from the loss of money, why might retirement be a challenge for aging individuals?

Question 18 18. In 2013, there were 4,212 births in Small Town. What was the birth rate of Small Town if it had a population of 54,000 women?

Question 19 19. In 2013, there were 828 deaths in Small Town. What was the mortality rate of Small Town if it had a population of 101,000 people?

Question 20 20. What is the most common cause of social isolation among the elderly?

Aging in Society: Intro to Sociology Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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