Adulthood Quiz

adulthood interview question

Adulthood Questions:

Ques. The major problems in vocational adjustment as selection of a vocation is in _ stage of development
(a) Early adulthood
(b) Middle Adulthood
(c) Late Adulthood
(d) Old age

Answer. (a)

Ques. According to the text, regardless of activity level, muscular strength begins to decline somewhat by about age:
(a) 25
(b) 30
(c) 35
(d) 40

Ans. (b)

Ques. Which of the following is NOT considered a “marker event” for adulthood?
(a) Completing formal education
(b) Getting married
(c) Turning 21
(d) Having children

Ans. (c)

Ques. Which of these are associated with insecurely attached infants in later life?
(a) less competent
(b) has less mature friends
(c) less socially skilled
(d) all of the above

Ans. (d)

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Ques. If a young adult sees stealing as wrong because of the harm it brings to someone, which of Kolbergs’ stages are they displaying?
(a) punishment and obedience orientation
(b) good boy good girl orientation
(c) legalistic orientation
(d) social order orientation

Ans. (c)

Ques. Middle Adulthood / Middle Age – which extends from approximately _ to _ years
(a) 30-40
(b) 40-60
(c) 25-35
(d) 45-55

Ans. (b)

Ques. Most common & most serious vocational hazards of early adulthood are __
(a) Job dissatisfaction & Unemployment
(b) Job Stress
(c) Increasing job demands
(d) Performance evaluation

Ans. (a)

Ques. Gender is:
(a) Synonymous with biological sex
(b) A multi-dimensional construct
(c) Genetically determined
(d) Under parental control

Ans. (b)

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Ques. In many cultures, people retire from their careers in their fifties or sixties. This is an example of a:
(a) normative age-graded influence
(b) normative history-graded influence
(c) nonnormative life event
(d) nonnormative socioemotional event

Ans. (a)

Ques. The number of years since a person was born is a key element in the definition of:
(a) chronological age
(b) biological age
(c) psychological age
(d) developmental age

Ans. (a)

Ques. The expectations society has that a person will act his or her age refers to:
(a) biological age
(b) social age
(c) psychological age
(d) historical age

Ans. (b)

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Ques. Age is a:
(a) Nominal variable
(b) Ordinal variable
(c) Interval
(d) Ratio

Ans. (b)

Ques. Which of the following is a way to measure activity level in an infant?
(a) how often they smile
(b) how much they sleep
(c) how much they want to be held
(d) all of the above

Answer. (b)

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