Question 5 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Using Schaie’s stages of adult development, which of the following is an issue that a senior citizen is most likely to be focused on and interested in? A. No Child Left Behind education legislation B. Legislation to balance the Federal budget C. Legislation to enact universal health care benefits D. Legislation to enact stricter environmental regulations for protection of forests and wetlands Question 6 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points A personality characteristic associated with a lower rate of stress-related illness is known as: A. emotion-focused coping. B. coping style. C. hardiness. D. social support. Question 7 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The landmark legislation which mandates full access for people in wheelchairs to public establishments such as stores, office buildings, hotels, and theaters is called the: A. Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA). B. Equal Employment Act. C. Civil Rights Act. D. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Question 8 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The effort to control, reduce, or learn to tolerate the threats that lead to stress is called: A. stress management. B. hardiness. C. coping. D. defensive coping. Question 9 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Differences in gender distribution and attrition rates across subject areas reflect which of the following? A. Gender stereotypes B. Gender inhabitation C. First-year adjustment reaction D. Gender concerns Question 10 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The national dropout rate for African American college students is approximately: A. 50%. B. 60%. C. 65%. D. 70%. Question 11 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Sarnoff Mednick discussed the fact that the more people know about a particular subject the less likely they are to be creative in that subject area. Which of the following quotations addresses this issue?
A. “Familiarity breeds rigidity.” B. “Familiarity enhances creativity.” C. “Creativity compounds suggestibility.” D. “Creativity stifles negative thought.” Question 12 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points According to developmental psychologist K. Warner Schaie, the period of late adulthood during which the focus is on tasks that have personal meaning is called the __________ stage. A. responsible B. reintegrative C. executive D. achieving Question 13 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points An interest in, and appreciation for, argument, counterargument, and debate is called: A. dialectical thinking. B. moralistic thinking. C. postformal thought. D. logical thinking. Question 14 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which is the most likely cause of death for African American men? A. Automobile accidents B. Murder C. Drug overdose D. Suicide Question 15 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following would be considered a reasonable answer as to why there is a gender gap in college attendance? A. Societal stereotypes B. Men have more opportunities to earn money when they graduate from high school C. Women have more opportunities to earn money D. Diversity issues Question 16 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Statistics suggest that disabled people are generally: A. well taken care of by the government. B. well taken care of by their families. C. undereducated and underemployed. D. better off than nondisabled Americans. Question 17 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Researcher Gisela Labouvie-Vief promoted __________, and Piaget believed in __________.