What is Peer Pressure? - Definition & Explanation


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

What is peer pressure?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. If your friend tries to persuade you to apply yourself more in school, that is an example of?

2. What forms can peer pressure take?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of peer pressure. Information you'll be quizzed on includes a definition of peer pressure as well as identifying groups of people who may be particularly vulnerable to peer pressure.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Peer pressure explained
  • Examples of positive and negative peer pressure
  • Identifying the forms in which peer pressure can manifest
  • Groups particularly vulnerable to peer pressure

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on peer pressure
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as positive and negative peer pressure
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding groups particularly vulnerable to peer pressure
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the forms in which peer pressure can manifest

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called What is Peer Pressure? - Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define peer pressure
  • Differentiate between positive and negative peer pressure
  • Know the group most vulnerable to peer pressure
  • Understand how peer pressure affects all ages and classes of people