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Practice Quiz One

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Practice Quiz One SOCI 3135 01F

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This 5 page Class Notes was uploaded by Ciara Notetaker on Sunday September 25, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to SOCI 3135 01F at Georgia Southern University taught by Abby McColl Johnson in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 111 views. For similar materials see Aging in Sociology at Georgia Southern University.

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Date Created: 09/25/16
9/25/2016 Quiz Submissions ­ M1 Practice quiz ­ SOCI­3135­01F ­ Aging ­ Georgia Southern University My Folio   SOCI­3135­01F ­ Aging          Ciara Madsen Content    Grades    Assessments    Communication    Resources    Folio Help   Online Rooms    Calendar Quiz Submissions ­ M1 Practice quiz   Ciara Madsen (username: cmadsen1) Attempt 2 Written: Aug 23, 2016 8:04 PM ­ Aug 23, 2016 8:12 PM Submission View Your quiz has been submitted successfully. Question 1 0.05 / 0.05 points The oldest­old refers to individuals aged: 1) 65+ 2) 65­74 3) 75­84 4) 85­100 5) 85+ Question 2 0.05 / 0.05 points Which research method/design is most appropriate for looking at aging from the life course perspective? 1) Longitudinal research 2) Quasi­experimental design 3) Experimental design 4) Panel study 5) Survey analysis Question 3 0.05 / 0.05 points Special events that mark the transition from one role to another­such as a bar mitzvah, confirmation, graduation ceremony, or wedding­are known as: 9/25/2016 Quiz Submissions ­ M1 Practice quiz ­ SOCI­3135­01F ­ Aging ­ Georgia Southern University My 1) Social clocksI­3135­01F ­ Aging          Ciara Madsen 2) Age grading 3) Rites of passage 4) Life course events 5) Demographic transitions Question 4 0.05 / 0.05 points ___________ depicted the life course as a series of psychosocial struggles that had to be resolved. 1) Cicero 2) William Shakespeare 3) Daniel Levinson 4) Erik Erikson 5) Sophocles Question 5 0.05 / 0.05 points The ___________ theory of aging posits that the status of older people declines as the level of technology progresses. 1) disengagement 2) technology 3) modernization 4) continuity 5) activity Question 6 0.05 / 0.05 points According to the ___________ theory of aging, old age is marked by the mutual withdrawal of older persons and society. 1) modernization 2) continuity 3) technology 4) disengagement 5) activity Question 7 0.05 / 0.05 points The ___________ theory of aging holds that the more engaged people are, the more likely they are to be satisfied with life. 9/25/2016 Quiz Submissions ­ M1 Practice quiz ­ SOCI­3135­01F ­ Aging ­ Georgia Southern University My F1) disengagementI­3135­01F ­ Aging          Ciara Madsen 2) activity 3) technology 4) modernization 5) continuity Question 8 0.05 / 0.05 points Helen Gurley Brown (1993) wrote that work is "our chloroform . . . our life . . . our freedom from pain . . . supplier of esteem." Which theory of aging does this statement best reflect? 1) Continuity 2) Technology 3) Modernization 4) Activity 5) Disengagement Question 9 0.05 / 0.05 points This theory of aging posits that in old age, people maintain the habits, personality, and lifestyle that they developed in their younger years. 1) Modernization 2) Continuity 3) Technology 4) Disengagement 5) Activity Question 10 0.05 / 0.05 points The most persistent view of aging in society reflects continuous deterioration and decline, thus forming the basis for age­based prejudice known as: 1) Age grading 2) Age stratification 3) Age norms 4) Ageism 5) Age differentiation Question 11 0.05 / 0.05 points The life course can be significantly affected by which of the following? 9/25/2016 Quiz Submissions ­ M1 Practice quiz ­ SOCI­3135­01F ­ Aging ­ Georgia Southern University My F1) Social classCI­3135­01F ­ Aging          Ciara Madsen 2) Earlier life events, such as early completion of college 3) Historical events 4) Unpredictable life events, such as losing a job or divorce 5) All of the above Question 12 0.05 / 0.05 points Which of the following is an example of providing opportunities to increase locus of control? 1) Allowing nursing home residents to choose activities 2) Giving nursing home residents responsibility for taking care of plants 3) Limiting meal choices 4) Instituting a uniform bedtime for residents 5) A and B above Question 13 0.05 / 0.05 points The maximum human life span is approximately ___________ years. 1) 85 2) 100 3) 120 4) 135 5) None of the above Question 14 0.05 / 0.05 points A type of research design in which people of varying ages are analyzed at a single point in time is called: 1) Longitudinal design 2) Cross­sectional methodology 3) Survey research 4) Experimental 5) Control group Question 15 0.05 / 0.05 points A type of research design in which the same group of people is followed over a long period of time is called: 9/25/2016 Quiz Submissions ­ M1 Practice quiz ­ SOCI­3135­01F ­ Aging ­ Georgia Southern University My F1) Longitudinal design­01F ­ Aging          Ciara Madsen 2) Cross­sectional methodology 3) Survey research 4) Experimental 5) Control group Question 16 0.05 / 0.05 points Old age is best understood as a separate stage of life. 1) True 2) False Question 17 0.05 / 0.05 points Researchers have located groups of people in remote parts of the world (e.g., in the mountains of Peru) who live beyond the maximum human life span. 1) True 2) False Question 18 0.05 / 0.05 points People of the same chronological age can differ dramatically in their functional age. 1) True 2) False Question 19 0.05 / 0.05 points Most people over age 65 suffer from dementia. 1) True 2) False Question 20 0.05 / 0.05 points "Selective optimization with compensation" involves maintaining capacities one considers most useful as one grows older and letting go of those that are less useful. 1) True 2) False Attempt Score: 1 / 1 ­ 100 % Overall Grade (highest attempt): 1 / 1 ­ 100 % Done


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