Chapter 4 Quiz: Families
Chapter 4 Quiz: Families PSYC 2351
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Question 1 1 out of 1 points The factor that seems most important in influencing how well children adjust to divorce over time is: Selected Answer: b. the degree of conflict between parents. Answers: a. the educational level of the parent. b. the degree of conflict between parents. c. the age of the parents. d. the sex of the custodial parent. Question 2 1 out of 1 points Tammy's father has absolute standards and expects Tammy to conform to them without exception. If she disobeys he generally punishes her, and sees no reason why he should explain his rules to Tammy. Instead, his response is, "Because I'm the father. I know what's best for you." Her father is best described as having what kind of parenting style? Selected Answer: b. authoritarian Answers: a. authoritative b. authoritarian c. indulgent d. indifferent Question 3 1 out of 1 points Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding sibling relationships. Selected Answerc:. Sibling relationships become more emotionally intense during adolescence. Answers: a. Sibling relationships become more equal during adolescence. b. Sibling relationships become more distant during adolescence. c. Sibling relationships become more emotionally intense during adolescence. d. Sibling relationships improve as the adolescent moves into adulthood. Question 4 1 out of 1 points Which parenting style would most likely result in an adolescent thinking, "All my parents think about are their careers!"? Selected Answer: d. Neglectful Answers: a. Authoritarian b. Indulgent c. Authoritative d. Neglectful Question 5 1 out of 1 points One reason that the adolescent years may constitute a difficult period of adjustment is that parents: Selected Answed r.: may also be experiencing identity crises of their own. Answers: a. are frequently becoming more involved in building their own careers. b. are pushing children toward financial independence at increasingly earlier ages. c. are often home too often and don't give their children adequate freedom. d. may also be experiencing identity crises of their own. Question 6 1 out of 1 points Before Leilani's father remarried, she was responsible for setting the table for dinner, folding the laundry, and feeding the dog in the morning. Now that Jennifer has joined the family, Leilani is not sure which of her chores she should still do. This illustrates Selected Answer: a. boundary ambiguity. Answers: a. boundary ambiguity. b. role strain. c. discontinuity. d. role ambivalence. Question 7 1 out of 1 points Bobby's parents expect him to tell them everything. However, now that he's 13 years old, he feels entitled to keep secrets from them. What has this discrepancy been referred to as? Selected Answer: a. violation of expectations Answers: a. violation of expectations b. sibling deidentification c. nonshared environmental effects d. indulgent parenting Question 8 1 out of 1 points Adolescents from divorced families frequently display all of the following negative effects, except: Selected Answer: a. social rejection as a result of stigma. Answers: a. social rejection as a result of stigma. b. lower academic achievement. c. behavior problems. d. poorer psychosocial adjustment. Question 9 1 out of 1 points Maria has custody of her 3 children and is accustomed to managing the family by herself. Maria then marries Phil who loves Maria but doesn't really want to be a father. Phil is primarily a bystander and Maria continues to run the family. What type of stepfamily pattern is this family? Selected Answer: b. matriarchal Answers: a. neotraditional b. matriarchal c. romantic d. dysfunctional Question 10 1 out of 1 points Authoritative parenting promotes intellectual development and psychosocial maturity through all of the following, except: Selected b. Answer: asserting parental authority by turning adolescents' personal decisions into moral issues. Answers: a. encouraging discussions about decisions and rules that help children understand social relationships. b. asserting parental authority by turning adolescents' personal decisions into moral issues. c. engaging children and adolescents in verbal giveandtake. d. encouraging understanding of social systems, which helps in the development of reasoning, judgment, and empathy.
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