Journey Across the Life Span Human Development and Health Promotion, 4th Edition By Elaine Test Bank
Chapter 11: Early Adulthood
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
____ 1. Early adulthood is a period of:
a. Beginning decline
b. Peak efficiency
c. Increased illness
d. Decreased cognitive ability
____ 2. Forty-year-old Sarah complains that recently she is unable to see objects at close range. This condition can be described as:
____ 3. The most common type of hearing loss seen in the early adult years is:
a. Low frequency
b. Mix acoustic
c. Close noises
d. High frequency
____ 4. Cardiovascular change typical of early adulthood is a:
a. Moderate increase in cardiac output
b. Increased elasticity in the blood vessels
c. Increased blood pressure
d. Decreased muscle strength
____ 5. John Carry is diagnosed with skin cancer. The most common contributing factor is:
a. Inadequate exposure to sunlight
b. Decreased pigmentation in the skin
c. Loss of collagen in skin cells
d. Excessive exposure to ultraviolet light
____ 6. Thirty-five-year-old Helen is 40 lb overweight. Obesity is commonly associated with:
a. Heart disease
c. Positive health outcomes
d. Poor health promotion
____ 7. During early adulthood, which of the following changes occur in the bone?
a. Bone cell production ceases.
b. Bone continues to grow.
c. Bone cells get deposited at the site of injury.
d. Bone becomes large and overgrown.
____ 8. The muscles’ capacity for maximum work is best between which of the following ages?
a. 40 to 50
b. 30 to 40
c. 25 to 35
d. 35 to 40
____ 9. As a part of a pulmonary function test, the doctor measures the vital capacity. Vital capacity is the lungs’ ability to:
a. Retain air on expiration
b. Hold an above-normal capacity of air
c. Move air in and out
d. Hold maximum air capacity
____ 10. The speed at which adults respond to a stimulus is called:
a. Refraction time
b. Reaction time
____ 11. In order for adults to reach their maximum capacity for sharing, they must have:
a. Mastered sexuality
b. Had an identity crisis
____ 12. Sexism in the workplace is seen in which of the following?
a. Laws enacted to balance the interest of men and women
b. Beliefs in the workplace that cause potential conflict between the sexes
c. Attitudes that lead to discrimination of one sex
d. Conflict with the line of authority
____ 13. One of the characteristics of a mature friendship is:
____ 14. Intelligence tests measure:
a. Unknown quantities
b. Basic recall
c. Unknown content
d. Short-term memory
____ 15. The most beneficial learning environment for the adult learner is:
a. Open criticism
c. Minimal support
d. Mutual respect