Psychosocial Development in Adolescence Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. According to Marcia, the adolescence stage is critical in the development of the self because it is the _____ zone.

Question 2 2. Changes in thinking skills are called:

Question 3 3. How is the concept of identity exhibited in teens and adolescents?

Question 4 4. The period of life between childhood and adulthood is called:

Question 5 5. The belief that everyone is paying attention to you is called:

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Question 6 6. If parents are religious, but their kids are not, it is considered:

Question 7 7. To get the most positives and the fewest negatives from working, adolescents should work no more than _____ hours per week.

Question 8 8. When everyone in a family agrees that exploring nature is important, it is _____.

Question 9 9. When Sarah gets a pimple, she feels like everyone's looking at it. This is a symptom of:

Question 10 10. Customs and beliefs that belong to a specific group are called:

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Question 11 11. The time between childhood and adulthood is referred to as _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following lists the four stages James Marcia outlined for identity status, in the correct order?

Question 13 13. Why might an adolescent want to live away from his or her parents?

Question 14 14. When many different parts of the brain work together, it is called:

Question 15 15. According to Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development, which of the following is NOT true regarding the postconventional morality stage?

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Question 16 16. Why is behavior in adolescence more erratic and risky than in adulthood?

Question 17 17. John's parents have decided that he will enlist in the Army after high school. John hasn't given much thought to what he wants to do and will most likely do what they advise. According to James Marcia, accepting his parents' advice will put John into _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a drawback of working during adolescence?

Question 19 19. Henry believes it would be bad to cheat on his math exam because, if he gets caught, his teacher will punish him. Henry is in the _____ stage of moral development.

Question 20 20. Relating to others is:

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Question 21 21. How does an adolescent's self concept differ from a child's?

Question 22 22. The ability to mentally manipulate the world is called:

Question 23 23. Why might some adolescents be more sexually active than others from a different culture?

Question 24 24. How do adolescents from eastern cultures differ from those of western cultures?

Question 25 25. What are the two factors which most significantly affect identity formation according to James Marcia?

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Question 26 26. If someone doesn't have a clear identity and seems lacking in understanding their sense of self, this is known as _____.

Question 27 27. The belief that you are special and the normal rules don't apply to you is a:

Question 28 28. The time of life between childhood and adulthood is called:

Question 29 29. Some studies have shown that the perceived _____ of teachers can impact how a student approaches school.

Question 30 30. What is egocentrism?

Psychosocial Development in Adolescence Chapter Exam Instructions

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