GACE Behavioral Science: Contemporary Social Issues Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why does the content of classes often cause problems for children in middle childhood?

Question 2 2. What is causing harm to someone in late adulthood called?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is MOST likely to lead to habitat loss?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is true about a mass society?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of globalization?

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Question 6 6. How might global warming affect our environment going forward?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a common social issue for life after age 65?

Question 8 8. The third stage of the social movement life cycle is known as _____.

Question 9 9. Resilience in children tends to be particularly high regarding _____ issues.

Question 10 10. A small computer program gets stored on a user's hard drive. The program then collects the user's habits and transmits that information to a third party, all without the user's consent. From this description, the small program is _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a type of development humans experience?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a way that science has benefited society?

Question 13 13. How do satellites benefit society?

Question 14 14. Households with working mothers are often more _____ than those with at-home mothers.

Question 15 15. Divorce can be tough on young children because _____.

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Question 16 16. Why is parental substance abuse a major issue?

Question 17 17. The efforts of the new American colonies to obtain freedom from British rule in 1776 were an example of a _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following BEST describes the monitoring of people with technology, often without their knowledge?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a barrier for e-commerce?

Question 20 20. A social movement is defined as _____.

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Question 21 21. Olga, age 78, was left at the local hospital by her adult son. The son gave the hospital a nonworking phone number and fake address in order to make it impossible for hospital staff to contact him to discuss his mother's medical care. This is an example of:

Question 22 22. The coalescence stage of a social movement life cycle is characterized by _____.

Question 23 23. What is the relationship between poverty and health for adults in late adulthood?

Question 24 24. Businesses use targeted marketing for all of the following reasons EXCEPT?

Question 25 25. Which of the following refers to the right to determine when, and to what extent, information about oneself can be communicated to others?

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Question 26 26. A social movement that seeks total personal transformation and is typically religious in nature is known as a _____.

Question 27 27. An alternative movement is defined as _____.

Question 28 28. How do the social sciences impact society?

Question 29 29. Causing social isolation through social exclusion or spreading rumors is called _____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a scientific field?

GACE Behavioral Science: Contemporary Social Issues Chapter Exam Instructions

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