Chapter 16 Quiz

Instructions
Quiz for Chapter 16: Psychosocial Development in Middle Adulthood.

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. The Focus Box on Madeline Albright concluded that one of her greatest assets is _______________; again and again, she has adjusted to new environments, learned new languages, mastered new challenges, and reshaped her identity.   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  2. According to the timing-of-events model,   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  3. The first major theorist about adult development was the Swiss psychologist   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  4. According to Jung, during the midlife transition men and women   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  5. Adam is 42 years old, and in the midst of his midlife transition. According to Carl Jung's analysis of midlife, Adam needs to accomplish two important tasks for a successful transition. These are   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  6. According to Erikson, middle-aged adults are involved in the crisis of   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  7. According to Erikson, generativity can take the form of   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  8. Melinda, who is in her mid-forties, owns a successful computer company. Recently, she has taken on a 14-year-old high school girl as an intern in order to "show her the ropes" of running a business. According to Erikson, Melinda is demonstrating   (1 point)

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    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  9. According to Erikson, the virtue of middle adulthood is   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  10. It can be inferred from Erikson that achieving generativity is   (1 point)

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