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Middle Adulthood Psychosocial Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Middle adulthood is the time of life between ages _____ and _____.

Question 2 2. Why might someone feel a bit sad about becoming a grandparent?

Question 3 3. Brianna's parents often fight and are obviously miserable in their marriage. However, they have decided to stay together for the sake of their daughter. What is Brianna most LIKELY to learn about marriage from her parents' example?

Question 4 4. Jonah quits his job as a copy editor but takes another copy editing job at a different company. What is this an example of?

Question 5 5. People are likely to make the most money and have the most responsibilities during:

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Question 6 6. Eva, age 52, has applied to numerous jobs she is qualified for. However, she thinks she is being passed over as a candidate because of her age. What is this an example of?

Question 7 7. What is middle adulthood characterized by?

Question 8 8. A reframing of mid-life crisis to focus on the transitional elements of middle adulthood is called:

Question 9 9. Men are likely to feel the need to _____ during their mid-life crisis.

Question 10 10. Paul and Sheila are not only taking care of their own children, but also Paul's parents. They are part of the _____ generation.

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Question 11 11. Why do men going through a mid-life crisis often feel a need to prove their manhood?

Question 12 12. The time of life between ages 40 and 65 is called:

Question 13 13. Stereotypical behaviors associated with one gender or another are called _____.

Question 14 14. Why do mid-life career changers often transition into a related field and not to a different sector?

Question 15 15. A legal union between two people is called a:

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Question 16 16. Depression due to children moving out of the house is called:

Question 17 17. Which of the following about middle-aged, unemployed persons is TRUE?

Question 18 18. Divorce is the legal _____ of marriage between two people.

Question 19 19. Compared to first marriages, how successful are most remarriages?

Question 20 20. Although he has graduated from college, due to financial issues, Richard has moved back in with his parents. This makes him a _____ kid.

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Question 21 21. The idea that men will behave more like women and women will behave more like men in middle age is called _____.

Question 22 22. Why is the fact of children moving out of the home likely to trigger a mid-life crisis in a middle-aged mother?

Question 23 23. Nancy has a PhD while her husband Tom never finished college. Nancy frequently goes out of her way to verbally express her sense of superiority to Tom. Which of the following is a strong indicator their marriage will fail?

Question 24 24. As a grandparent, why is it difficult to navigate one's relationship between one's grandchildren and one's own children?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT one of the common triggers of a mid-life crisis?

Middle Adulthood Psychosocial Development Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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