5.0/ 5.0 Points By age 8, __________ Caucasian American girls and __________ African American girls develop breasts or pubic hair. A. 1 out of 7; 1 out of 2 B. 1 out of 2; 1 out of 7 C. 2 out of 7; 1 out of 2 D. 1 out of 2; 2 out of 7 Question 6 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Girls begin their growth spurt around age _________, while boys begin their growth spurt around age __________. A. 10; 12. B. 12; 10. C. 12; 14. D. 14; 12. Question 7 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points One aspect of the transformation from childhood to adolescence involves a period of very rapid growth in height and weight called: A. obesity. B. menopause. C. growth spurt. D. maturation. Question 8 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following young people is LEAST likely to drop out of high school prior to graduation in the U.S.? A. A teenaged African American male B. A teenaged Caucasian American female C. A teenaged Asian American male D. A teenaged Hispanic American male Question 9 of 20 0.0/ 5.0 Points For women, binge drinking is a problem and is defined as __________ or more drinks in one sitting. A. 10 B. 5 C. 4 D. 3 Question 10 of 20 0.0/ 5.0 Points What is a basic requirement of the No Child Left Behind Act passed by Congress in 2002? A. All students have the right to an education up to age 21. B. Students must pass designated core curriculum courses in order to graduate from high school. C. Every U.S. state must design and administer achievement tests that students must pass in order to graduate from high school. D. All schools must hire teachers who have advanced degrees. Question 11 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Sexually transmitted infection(s) (STI) include all of the following EXCEPT: A. acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). B. human papilloma virus (HPV). C. gonorrhea and syphilis. D. yeast infections. Question 12 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following STIs were recorded by ancient historians?
A. AIDS B. Gonorrhea and syphilis C. Trichomoniasis D. Genital herpes Question 13 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Because independent measures of achievement, such as SAT scores, have not risen in the past decade, but overall grades in school have risen over the past decade, the most likely explanation for this is: A. student performance in school has changed for the better, and the students are demonstrating more achievement. B. student performance in school has changed for the better because they are cheating more on tests. C. instructors have become more lenient, awarding higher grades for the same performance, known as “grade inflation.” D. independent measures of achievement, such as the SAT, are harder tests than they used to be a decade ago. Question 14 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Approximately how many cigarettes does an adolescent have to smoke to increase his/her chance of becoming an addicted and habitual smoker for life? A. 25 or about 1 pack B. 50 or about 2 packs C. 10 cigarettes D. about a carton of cigarettes Question 15 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The phenomenon known as the “digital divide” is: A. the difference between students who use the internet for entertainment purposes, such as movies, games, and gambling, and students who use the internet for schoolwork. B. the difference between the computer-savvy generation of the past decade compared to their parents who have less computer experience. C. the challenge involving socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity where poorer adolescents and members of minority groups have less access to computers than more affluent adolescents. D. the difference between those educators who believe that computers need to be integrated more into the curriculum compared to educators who argue for a more traditional educational experience for students. Question 16 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points If a person is called or known as a “garbage head,” that means that the person: A. is of low intelligence and regarded as stupid by his/her peers. B. will try anything, especially any kind of drug. C. has a low regard for society’s values and disregards these considerations when making decisions about his/her personal behavior(s). D. has an interest and tendency toward pornography and sexual deviancy. Question 17 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points While it is clear that the internet is having an impact upon education, schools should consider changing their curricula to include specific instruction in a key skill for deriving value from the internet, specifically: A. keyboarding skills. B. improved communication and written language skills. C. expertise in hardware and software application skills, specifically installation and maintenance of computers.