Early Adulthood Psychosocial Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In a spousal abuse situation, the abused spouse is _____.

Question 2 2. Homogamy refers to _____.

Question 3 3. Lisa is currently twenty-two years old and is focused on landing her first 'real' job after graduating from college and moving out of her parents' house into her own apartment. Lisa is in which of the following stages of her life?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT likely to have contributed to the decline of the U.S. birth rate?

Question 5 5. Early adulthood is the time between _____ and _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT an element of emotional infidelity?

Question 7 7. Why should career couples carefully weigh career decisions together?

Question 8 8. Some elderly persons living with or near their families face abuse by their children. Which of the following is NOT a type of elder abuse?

Question 9 9. What is the difference between the evolutionary theory of love and the equity theory of love?

Question 10 10. Emily and Robert are married with two children. Though Robert works as an architect, he works at home and also homeschools the children. The couple rarely disagrees, but when they do Robert becomes very tearful and sad, while Emily becomes quiet and uncommunicative. Which aspects of Emily and Robert's situation CLEARLY illustrate non-traditional gender roles?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following couples has the highest risk of divorce?

Question 12 12. How can people predict whether a marriage will be strong?

Question 13 13. What is the difference between an anxious-preoccupied and a dismissive-avoidant style of attachment?

Question 14 14. How do women's same-sex friendships differ from men's?

Question 15 15. Amanda and Ben are in a romantic relationship, but Ben makes it clear that Amanda can only see certain people. Is this a form of abuse? Why or why not?

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Question 16 16. Men's same-sex friendships tend to revolve around _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following can be a hindrance to career achievement?

Question 18 18. One measure of socioemotional success that is common in early adulthood is:

Question 19 19. What is a possible reason why a remarriage is less stable than a first marriage?

Question 20 20. Janet is considering going to college to increase her chances of future employment. Which of the following facts might her high school guidance counselor share with her?

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Question 21 21. Socioemotional success can be found in all of the following types of relationships EXCEPT:

Question 22 22. Why is a good mentor helpful in advancing one's career?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is a main tenet of the equity theory of love?

Question 24 24. Samantha has had a strong female sense of self from childhood. Another term for this sense of self in terms of being male or female is _____.

Question 25 25. The time of life between ages 20 and 40 is called _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is a disadvantage to a job, such as a construction worker, that does not require a college degree?

Question 27 27. The transition in married life that is usually the most difficult for people to deal with is _____.

Question 28 28. An affair that does not include physical betrayal is called _____.

Question 29 29. What does the attachment theory of love say about the possibility of changing one's attachment type?

Question 30 30. In most marriages, the person who does the majority of the home-based work is the _____.

Early Adulthood Psychosocial Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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