Peer Group: Definition & Concept


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What is a peer group?

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1. Which of the following is not a peer group?

2. Which of the following statements is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You've most likely been surrounded by peer groups from a very young age. In this quiz, you'll recall not just what a peer group is, but examples, true statements, and advantages of them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This peer group quiz is here to test your ability to:

  • Define peer group
  • Determine something that is not a peer group
  • Recognize true statements relating to peer groups
  • Understand what is not an advantage of peer groups

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most relevant information from the lesson on the characteristics of peer groups
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider if something is or is not a peer group, a true statement about peer groups, or an advantage of peer groups
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define peer group

Additional Learning

Want to know more? The lesson called Peer Group: Definition & Concept covers the following objectives:

  • List examples of peer groups
  • Explain how peer groups influence socialization
  • Explore whether peer groups or families are more influential
  • Provide disadvantages of peer groups