Question 1: (TCO 1) Which of the following is the best example of an off-time event that could have negative effects upon an individual’s development?
A) The deaths of elderly parents
B) Being divorced at the age of 25
C) The death of one’s spouse at the age of 30
D) Experiencing a life-threatening illness at the age of 60
Question 2: (TCO 1) Adults in London, England, who were teenagers living there during the bombings of World War II all report that their lives were changed by those events. This exemplifies which of the following?
A) Normative age-graded changes
B) Normative critical periods
C) Normative history-graded changes
D) Non-normative life events
Question 3: (TCO 1)Which of the following is a finding of Glen Elder, et al., on individuals who grew up during the Great Depression?
A) The cohort born in 1920 suffered more than the cohort born in 1928.
B) Teenage girls were more likely than teenage boys to be forced into the work place prematurely because of economic hardship.
C) Teenagers whose families experienced severe economic difficulty assumed adult responsibility prematurely.
D) The adolescents who were forced prematurely into the work force were better adjusted as adults.