5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following is true? A. People are really bad at predicting what will make them miserable, but are good at predicting what will make them happy. B. People are really bad at predicting what will make them happy, but are good at predicting what will make them miserable. C. People are really good at both predicting what will make them happy and what will make them miserable. D. People are really bad at both predicting what will make them happy and what will make them miserable. Question 17 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Evan wants to earn a black belt in karate. Which way of thinking is most likely to help Evan reach his goal? A. “I should make sure I don’t lose any matches.” B. “I will set specific goals that I know I can reach easily.” C. “I will set specific goals that are tough but attainable.” D. “I will try not to fool around when I should be practicing.” Question 18 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points _______ is an eating disorder characterized by a fear of being fat, a distorted body image, radically reduced consumption of food, and emaciation. A. Anorexia nervosa B. Body-image distortion C. Bulimia nervosa D. Binge-eating disorder Question 19 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points The psychology of motivation can be best summarized as the study of A. how decisions are made. B. why we do what we do. C. biological drives. D. performance goals. Question 20 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following statements is true of homosexuality? A. Homosexuality is a direct result of being seduced by an older adult. B. Homosexuality can be attributed to having a smothering mother or an absent father. C. The majority of children of gay parents become gay. D. Homosexual behavior has been documented in over 450 species. Part 2 of 2 - 85.0/ 100.0 Points
Question 21 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points A mother who primarily uses power assertion to influence her child’s behavior is most likely to A. appeal to the child’s own helpful inclinations. B. encourage the child to be assertive and stand up to adults. C. threaten to take away the child’s videogame system for bad behavior. D. correct the child’s misbehavior by appealing to the child’s own resources. Question 22 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following is one of the functions of the placenta during pregnancy? A. Triggering the division of the zygote B. Preventing nutrients from reaching the embryo C. Secreting testosterone when the embryo is male D. Screening out some, but not all, harmful substances Question 23 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points During Erikson’s stage of _______, a person must learn to be independent about his or her actions. A. trust versus mistrust B. ego integrity versus despair C. autonomy versus shame and doubt D. generativity versus stagnation Question 24 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Most children develop a secure gender identity by about _______ year(s) of age. A. one B. five C. eight D. eleven Question 25 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points _______ is the sequential unfolding of genetically influenced behavior and physical characteristics. A. Socialization B. Maturation C. Induction D. Acculturation Question 26 of 40 0.0/ 5.0 Points Will you sink into complacency and selfishness, or will you experience the pleasure of creativity and renewal? According to Erik Erikson, this is the crisis of A. initiative versus guilt. B. ego integrity versus despair. C. identity versus role confusion. D. generativity versus stagnation. Question 27 of 40 0.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following is true about language?