Answer Key

#1 Mary Ann wants to help her young daughter better understand what other people are feeling. What should Mary Ann say to MOST help her daughter understand others? A -- “How do you think your friend feels because you took her toy?”
#2 Which of the following is likely to improve a child’s self-esteem? A -- Find out what a child values and help develop skills and competence in this area.
#3 The seventh stage of Erikson’s life-span theory takes place during middle age and is termed: C -- generativity versus stagnation.
#4 Which of the following is an enduring aspect of the self that includes a sense of membership in an ethnic group, along with the attitudes and feelings related to that membership? C -- ethnic identity
#5 What is the general class of sex hormones produced in the testes and/or adrenal glands? A -- androgens
#6 With regard to gender stereotyping, recent research shows that parents: A -- continue to interact differently with sons and daughters, often fostering behaviors that reinforce traditional gender roles.
#7 Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding gender equity? C -- Gender differences in science, technology, and math careers continue to favor males.
#8 A person’s sexual orientation most likely is determined by a combination of: D -- genetic, hormonal, cognitive, and environmental factors
#9 Which STI(s) has a vaccine? B -- HPV has a vaccine for both females and males
#10 Orphans could make up as much as 15 to 20% of the population of some sub-Saharan countries due to: D -- AIDS
#11 Programs that aim to reduce adolescent pregnancy, such as Taking Care of Business and Health Bridge, are most successful when they: C -- combine health education and activities that increase motivation
#12 Fifty-year-old Denise complains of nausea and fatigue, and her doctor notes a sharp decrease in estrogen levels. What is most likely happening to Denise? B -- menopause
#13 The primary factor that determines whether a woman will have an active sex life during middle age is: C -- having a spouse
#14 What are the two major forms of love? C -- romantic and affectionate
#15 Romantic love emphasizes passion while affectionate love emphasizes: C -- companionship