Journey of Adulthood 8th Edition By Bjorklund – Test Bank
Chapter 11 QUICK QUIZ
11-1. (factual-330) At what age does Bernice Neugarten think that most adults switch from
thinking of time as “time since birth” to thinking of “time ’till death”?
a. early adulthood: 20–35
b. middle adulthood: 35–45
c. early old age: 65–75
d. late old age: 75+
11-2. (factual-331) Those who are_______ are the ones most anxious about death.
a. extremely religious
b. above average in religiosity
c. moderately religious
d. low in religiosity
11-3. (factual-332) Which of the following personality characteristics has been found to be
correlated (positively or negatively) with fear or anxiety about death?
c. a sense of purpose in life
d. openness to experience
11-4. (applied-333) Wenda Yuan-si, a 42 year old Chinese-American technology consultant,
decided it was time to finalize some things that he has long put off. Wenda made out his
Last Will and Testament, and he bought life insurance. His actions are typical of what
c. living wills
11-5. (factual-334) According to Kübler-Ross, which of the following is the first response to
being told one is dying?
11-6. (factual-336) Research on the survival prospects of women with breast cancer generally
shows which of the following responses to the diagnosis to be associated with the POOREST
b. stoic acceptance
d. fighting spirit
11-7. (factual-337-339) For which type of patient is hospice care intended?
a. the chronically but not terminally ill
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b. the acutely ill (such as those with severe pneumonia)
c. anyone terminally ill
d. only cancer patients
11-8. (conceptual-345-348) Studies of grief responses in adults suggest that _______.
a. the great majority of adults show a strong response, including some depression, for at
least 6 months after the loss but then recover
b. most adults show only a very brief level of distress, and then recover quickly
c. there are several different patterns of grief reactions, no one of which is dominant
d. failure to display distress immediately after a loss is linked to high levels of later
11-9. (factual-339) A term used in hospice care that refers to support that is aimed at pain
alleviation and comfort maximization with a minimum of life-prolonging measures is
a. curative care
b. psychosocial care
c. palliative care
d. alleviation care
11-10. (conceptual-342) Marshall and Levy suggest that 2 important functions of rituals are
a. venting and rituals
b. rituals and mourning
c. control and meaningfulness
d. mourning and meaningfulness