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Growing Up Girl - Quiz 1

 

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1)
With girls, 'adolescence' refers to a physiological status, and it is the same as 'puberty'.
 
True False
 
2)
Late Adolescence is defined as
 
15-18 years
17-19 years
19-26 years
 
3)
Adolescence is the interval between the beginning of sexual maturation and the attainment of the chronological age which is defined as 'adult' within the individual's culture.
 
True False
 
4)
MRI scans of children and teens reveal that the physiological development of the brain is nearing the final stages of development by age
 
12
15
17
20 and later
 
5)
Which is NOT one of the factors which are included in the term 'Biopsychosocial Development'?
 
Independence and peer group involvement
Body image and sexual development
Cognitive development
The socio-economic status of your family
Identity and goals
 
6)
Which below is NOT typical of the middle stages of biopsychosocial development (i.e., ages 15-18)?
 
Peak of peer involvement; conformity with peer values; sexual activity and experimentation
Peak of parental conflicts
Preoccupation w/ pubertal changes; uncertainty about attractiveness
Feel omnipotent and immortal (“optimistic bias”); Increased intellectual ability
Acquire abstract thought; development of insight
 
7)
Which characteristics are typical of the late stages of psychosocial development (i.e., ages 19-26)?
 
Peer group less important; development of intimate relationships
Improved ability to verbalize ideas; better able to appreciate alternatives
Less fluctuation in pairings; more stable relationships ; emergence of sexual identity
All of the above
Only the first and third above
 
8)
What is true about 'Self-Identity'?
 
It defines individuals to themselves and to others.
It's the process of development of a person's distinct personality.
It is influenced greatly by interactions with others in the immediate environment and larger society.
Adolescents begin focusing upon development of their self-identity, due to increased cognitive abilities and independence.
All of the above
 
9)
The information obtained from media outlets (TV, magazines, and social media) has the following impact upon adolescent girls:
 
Sexualized images of females presented by the media ‘teach’ girls that women are objects and that their value is based on image/bodies
Promotes a realistic self image and perspective about themselves.
Can be detrimental to the development of self concept and world view when girls internalize negative and unrealistic stereotypes.
All of the above
Only the first and third answers above
 
10)
One in _________________ teen girls in the US report having experienced physical and/or sexual partner violence.
 
three
ten
five
four
seven
 
11)
'Tech abuse' is one of the behaviors included in the discussion of Teen Dating Violence and Adolescent Relationship Abuse.
 
True False
 
12)
Girls who have experienced physical dating violence have less fear of negotiating condom use than non-abused girls.
 
True False
 

 

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