All of the following are reasons why African American grandparents are more likely to be involved with their grandchildren EXCEPT: A. there is a greater prevalence for African Americans to have three generations living together in the same household. B. African American households are more likely to be headed by single parents. C. African Americans have a more “collectivist” view of caregiving. D. single-parent African American households depend more upon the grandparents to provide child care during the day. Question 29 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following people is most likely to experience feelings of loneliness and increased physical and mental health problems? A. Divorced women over the age of 40 B. Divorced men in general C. Divorced women under the age of 25 D. Divorced women in general Question 30 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points A group of people in their early 50s are meeting with a developmental specialist to discuss lifestyle changes in their lives. The topic of personality stability becomes the major topic of discussion, and the group asks the specialist to summarize the area of stability versus change in personality. What could the specialist tell the group? A. Many middle-aged adults tend to feel young and that in terms of basic personality traits, they perceive important similarities between their present selves and their younger selves. B. Personality does change from adolescence to adulthood and some of these changes can be quite dramatic, leaving adults to struggle through midlife crises. C. People’s basic personality traits do not appear to show continuity. D. Personality will change and could become unstable due to aging and illness. Question 31 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which term below refers to the experience that relates to parents’ feelings of unhappiness, worry, loneliness, and depression resulting from their children’s departure from home? A. Midlife crisis B. Normative-crisis models C. Empty nest syndrome D. Life events models Question 32 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Approximately how many hours per week does the average middle-aged person spend socializing? A. 6 B. 8 C. 10 D. 15 Question 33 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points In which of the following families is incest most likely to occur?
A. Families of affluent socioeconomic levels B. Multigenerational families living in the same house C. Single-parent families D. Families with four or more children Question 34 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following of the “Big Five” major clusters of personality traits/characteristics pertains to the degree to which a person demonstrates curiosity and interest in new experiences? A. Extroversion B. Openness C. Conscientiousness D. Neuroticism Question 35 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Critics who argue that immigrants lack the technical knowledge to contribute to the U.S. economy fail to see some fundamental aspects of immigrant success, including all of the following EXCEPT: A. most legal and illegal immigrants eventually succeed financially. B. only a few immigrants come to the U.S. to get on welfare. C. immigrants eventually contribute more to the U.S. economy than they take away. D. most immigrants eventually marry into native-born American families. Question 36 of 40 0.0/ 5.0 Points Winona is a 22-year-old new mother, and Anna is a 38-year-old new mother. According to Ravenna Helson’s theory, the __________, both of these women may experience similar psychological forces based upon their shared experience of being a new mother regardless of their ages. A. midlife crisis B. life events models C. normative-crisis models D. generativity-versus-stagnation Question 37 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points First- and second-generation immigrants comprise almost __________ of the U.S. population. A. one-half B. one-third C. one-quarter D. one-fifth Question 38 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points According to the U.S. census, the multigenerational household has increased more than a third between 1990 and 2000, and represents __________% of all households in America. A. 4 B. 8 C. 10 D. 15 Question 39 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points According to Gould’s stages of development, which stage is associated with the period of