Parenting MOCK Exam

Question 1 of 59

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Which of the following is an example of "four pluses and a wish"?

Select one of the following:

  • You have asked Ricky to put away his toys four times and with no response you begin to pick them up yourself.

  • You smile, compliment Ricky on his toy fort, ask him to tell you about it, remind him that in 10 minutes he will need to put his toy fort away and prepare for bed

  • You tell Ricky you wish he would pick up his toys and put them away

  • You tell Ricky that you are going to start counting and that he had better get his toys picked up before you reach four

Question 2 of 59

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Which of the following is not a structural factor discussed in relation to the decision about becoming parents?

Select one of the following:

  • Place of residence

  • Ethnic group membership

  • Socioeconomic Status

  • Size of family desired

Question 3 of 59

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According to Briggs and ideas about psychological safety, there are ________________ levels of self-esteem

Select one of the following:

  • Two

  • Three

  • Four

  • Five

Question 4 of 59

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Erickson proposes that people become parents in order to fulfil a sense of ___________.

Select one of the following:

  • Identity

  • Generativity

  • Industry

  • Integrity

Question 5 of 59

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Communicative roadblocks are one of two challenges that interfere with parents' ability to actively listen to their children. The other challenge is:

Select one of the following:

  • Lack of an affective vocabulary that includes a range of feeling words

  • Lack of an ability to stay focused on the needs of the child

  • Excessive life experiences that interfere with not jumping to conclusions

  • Excessive vocabulary that causes one to describe what the child is experiencing in words that the child does not understand

Question 6 of 59

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In lecture, we discussed four tasks that occur in the parent-adolescent relationship. Which of the following are those four tasks?

Select one of the following:

  • Autonomy, thrill seeking, conflict, and renegotiation

  • Intimacy, shift from parents to peers, conflict, and renegotiation

  • Thrill seeking, shift from parents to peers, intimacy, and renegotiation

  • Autonomy, shift from parents to peers, conflict, and renegotiation

Question 7 of 59

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Which of the following is not a reason why mothers experience more conflict with their adolescent children?

Select one of the following:

  • Mother-adolescent relationships are less intimate

  • Mothers are perceived as less powerful than fathers

  • Mothers are more active in daily discipline

  • Mother-adolescent relationships are more intimate

Question 8 of 59

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Which of the following is an example of peer culture?

Select one of the following:

  • Playing a board game with your parents and friends

  • Wearing certain clothes to school that your parents would approve of

  • Playing board games with your siblings

  • Wearing certain clothes to school that your friends will approve of

Question 9 of 59

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What is the definition of emotional autonomy?

Select one of the following:

  • Freedom of action

  • Independence of values, attitudes, beliefs, and exploration of alternatives

  • Freedom of excessive need for parental approval, support, and closeness

  • Freedom to have your own perspectives and emotional responses

Question 10 of 59

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Adolescents whose parents are _____________________ have a tendency to be dependent, passive, conforming, less self-assured, less creative, and less socially skilled than other adolescents

Select one of the following:

  • Authoritative

  • Authoritarian

  • Traditional

  • Permissive

Question 11 of 59

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Within one's culture of origin, the transmission of culture is a(n) _______________ process.

Select one of the following:

  • Difficult

  • Stressful

  • Easy

  • Relaxed

Question 12 of 59

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Acculturation is a(n)______________

Select one of the following:

  • Social change process

  • Easy process for children

  • Difficult process for parents and younger children

  • Individual change process

Question 13 of 59

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Which of the following is not an acculturation outcome?

Select one of the following:

  • Acculturation stress

  • Acculturation loyalty

  • Acculturation "gaps"

  • Parent-child conflict

Question 14 of 59

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Amae means

Select one of the following:

  • Sweet interaction

  • Sweet relationship

  • Sweet independence

  • Sweet dependence

Question 15 of 59

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Cultural psychology is influenced by____________________

Select one of the following:

  • Psychology

  • Sociology

  • Ethnography

  • Arechology

Question 16 of 59

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What are the two dimensions of filial maturity?

Select one of the following:

  • Parental distancing and parental comprehending

  • Parental distancing and parental reconnecting

  • Parental reconnecting and parental comprehending

  • Parental distancing and parental maturity

Question 17 of 59

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During parental comprehending...

Select one of the following:

  • Understand fathers earlier than mothers

  • Understand both parents early in our 20's

  • Understand both parents late in our 40's

  • Understand mothers earlier than fathers

Question 18 of 59

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Which of the following is a critique of the Solidarity Model?

Select one of the following:

  • Focus on consensus and cohesion suggests positive feelings are valued

  • Realistic picture of family cohesion

  • Supports conflict and contradictory elements of family experience

  • Focuses on how things "should be" rather than "how they are" in families

Question 19 of 59

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What is the difference between "empty nest" and "full nest" ?

Select one of the following:

  • Full nest is when adult children no longer live with parents and empty nest is when adult child returns to live with parents

  • Empty nest is when adult children no longer live with parents and full nest is when adult child returns to live with parents

  • Full nest and empty nest mean the same thing therefore there is no distinction

  • Full nest is when parents establish and guide their children and empty nest is when adult children no longer live at home

Question 20 of 59

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Which of the following is not part of the intergenerational solidarity model of healthy family functioning?

Select one of the following:

  • Associational

  • Normative

  • Functional

  • Attachment

Question 21 of 59

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Which of the following characterizes the Fantasy stage of blended family formation?

Select one of the following:

  • Stepparent has a larger role in the family and couple work as a team

  • Children and adults may have mixed feelings of allegiance and guild that can interfere with effective functioning in the new family form

  • The stepparent will be adored and loved by stepchildren right away

  • Biological parent feels caught in the middle between their new married relationship and their children

Question 22 of 59

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At which stage of blended family formation is the new family at high risk of being dissolved via divorce?

Select one of the following:

  • Awareness

  • Action

  • Fantasy

  • Mobilization

Question 23 of 59

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Which of the following is not a stage that children experience in reacting to parental divorce?

Select one of the following:

  • Initial

  • Transition

  • Restabilization

  • Reorganization

Question 24 of 59

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Which of the following is not a classification of one-parent families?

Select one of the following:

  • Couple separates after a cohabitation or marriage

  • Female partner in a married relationship has a child with their extra marital partner

  • A woman gives birth to a child and does not live with the child's father or another partner

  • Father or mother is widowed

Question 25 of 59

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What are the three aspects that distinguish one parent families from two parent families?

Select one of the following:

  • Parental characteristics, economic conditions, and number of familial transitions

  • Parental characteristics, household conditions, and number of familial transitions

  • Personality characteristics, economic conditions, and number of familial transitions

  • Parental characteristics, economic conditions, and number of children

Question 26 of 59

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17 year old Laura and her mother have a good relationship where they talk to each other, express their feelings, and share similar values. However, Laura enjoys having her own separate identity from her mother and making her own choices. This is an example of

Select one of the following:

  • Independence

  • Independence with interdependence

  • Interdependence

  • Behavioural autonomy

Question 27 of 59

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What are Lightfoot's ideas about autonomy and risk taking?

Select one of the following:

  • Risk taking is not an indication of autonomy

  • Risk taking is an exploration of parental boundaries

  • Risk taking is an exploration of autonomy

  • Risk taking is dangerous and a sign of rebellion

Question 28 of 59

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When adolescent decides to run away from home, the process has been described as

Select one of the following:

  • Sudden

  • Shocking

  • Intense

  • Gradual

Question 29 of 59

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From Youniss and Smollar's study, which of the following is NOT a perception of parents from an adolescents view point?

Select one of the following:

  • Assertion of expectations

  • Intimate and non defensive

  • Obedience and respect

  • Non-intimate and defensive

Question 30 of 59

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Which of the following is true about the factors that influence the timing of leaving home for North American young adults?

Select one of the following:

  • If parents have enough resources available

  • Parent's believe that their children should leave home when they can earn more than $50,000 a year

  • Parent's believe that their children should stay home until they are married

  • If parents are not married, the young adult stays home longer

Question 31 of 59

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James is 27 years old and has moved back to his parent's house for the third time. James is

Select one of the following:

  • A failure to launch adult child

  • A boomerang adult child

  • A full nest adult child

  • A empty nest adult child

Question 32 of 59

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Historically, how have women achieved a sense of generativity?

Select one of the following:

  • Building careers

  • Making family dinners

  • Caring for children

  • Household financial provider

Question 33 of 59

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Who is most likely to have an unintentional pregnancy?

Select one of the following:

  • 35 year old Nicky who works as a lawyer

  • 16 year old April who dropped out of high school

  • 27 year old Janet who is finishing her masters degree

  • 19 year old Leslie who just applied to college

Question 34 of 59

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Out of the following individuals, who would not be considered a one parent family?

Select one of the following:

  • Jamie who is a widower raising two children

  • Jill and tony, who have one child and are divorcing after 10 years of marriage

  • Amy and brad, who are having an affair and are currently married to other people

  • Jordan who has never married and is adopting his first child

Question 35 of 59

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Andrew and Dora have decided to divorce as they no longer have feelings for one another. What process of parental adaptations to divorce are Andrew and Dora experiencing?

Select one of the following:

  • Family system re-organization

  • Family meta-cognition

  • Physical separation

  • Family re-definitions

Question 36 of 59

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Which of the following is not one of the 7 characteristics of blended families?

Select one of the following:

  • Children and families may have mixed feelings of allegiance and guilt that interferes with the new family system

  • All members of the blended family experience role confusion

  • Ex-spouses and grandparents can continue to have input and influence in the family system

  • Children are willing to participate in the new family system

Question 37 of 59

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Regina wants to hang out with her friends and does not want to listen to her step-father Henry. Henry has requested that Regina complete her homework as one of the rules in their blended family that was established by the children and their mother was that homework must be finished before going out with friends. What should Henry do?

Select one of the following:

  • Tell Regina to do her homework

  • Remind Regina of the household rule and punish her when she challenges his authority as a parent

  • Remind Regina of the household rule that she and her mother established and enforce the rule on her mothers behalf

  • Send Regina to her room and ground her for a week while telling her that she must respect her parents

Question 38 of 59

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Tom is 67 years old. After watching an episode of Oprah, he starts to think about his life and the expectations he had for his adult children. Which of the following potential outcomes is correct?

Select one of the following:

  • If Tom reflects on his life and has regrets, he will develop despair, and this is also related to his children meeting his expectations for them.

  • If Tom reflects on his life and sees it as being positive, he will develop a sense of integrity, and this is also related to his children not meeting his expectations for them

  • If Tom reflects on his life and has no regrets, he will not develop despair, and this is also related to his children not meeting his expectations for them

  • If Tom reflects on his life and sees it as being positive, he will develop a sense of integrity, and this is also related to his children meeting his expectations for them.

Question 39 of 59

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For those adult children living less than 10 miles, their

Select one of the following:

  • Mothers' retirement is associated with fewer visits

  • Fathers' retirement is associated with fewer visits

  • Both fathers' and mothers' retirement is associated with more visits.

  • Mothers and fathers' retirement contributes to strains in the parent-child relationship

Question 40 of 59

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Which of the following is not one of the characteristics of parents that influence whether they will be cared for by their children?

Select one of the following:

  • Their marital status

  • The number of children they have

  • Their personality

  • Their level of education

Question 41 of 59

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Geographical distance between older parents and their adult children

Select one of the following:

  • Is lessened as older parents grow older

  • Remains the same as parents grow older

  • Becomes significantly greater as parents get older

  • Detrimentally affects close ties between older parents and their adult children

Question 42 of 59

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Which of the following is not a model of family violence proposed by researchers?

Select one of the following:

  • Psychiatric

  • Cross-cultural

  • Sociological

  • Social-psychological

Question 43 of 59

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From the Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect (2008), which two forms of child maltreatment were most commonly reported?

Select one of the following:

  • Exposure to partner violence and physical abuse

  • Neglect and physical abuse

  • Emotional maltreatment and neglect

  • Exposure to partner violence and neglect

Question 44 of 59

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Which of the following was not one of the primary caregiver risk factors identified by the Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect (2008)?

Select one of the following:

  • Parental divorce as a child

  • Few social supports

  • Victim of domestic violence

  • Mental health issues

Question 45 of 59

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Robert is concerned about his niece and nephew. When he visits with them, their clothes are dirty, have holes in them, and the children appear to be malnourished. Robert wants to call Family and Children's Services, but he is concerned about what people would say about his family and reporting his sister for maltreatment. He wants to help but he is afraid of the embarrassment of the situation for himself and his family. What is stopping Robert from voluntary reporting?

Select one of the following:

  • Nature of problems surrounding abuse

  • Sense of secrecy and shame

  • Dependency of children

  • Fear of reprisal from the children's mother

Question 46 of 59

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What is an example of a counter-transition?

Select one of the following:

  • Going to University

  • Buying a house

  • Becoming a grandparent

  • Becoming a parent

Question 47 of 59

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Who helps their families by "just being there"?

Select one of the following:

  • Mothers

  • Fathers

  • Grandparents

  • Stepparents

Question 48 of 59

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Re-fathers are beneficial to:

Select one of the following:

  • Fathers

  • Adult children

  • Fathers and adult children

  • No benefit for any family member

Question 49 of 59

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What factor can define your lifestyle?

Select one of the following:

  • Relationships

  • Geographic location

  • Nutrition

  • Money

Question 50 of 59

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"My main reason for existence is procreation" is a statement of what kind of reasoning?

Select one of the following:

  • Altruistic

  • Generativity

  • Fatalistic

  • Instrumental

Question 51 of 59

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At what age is your frontal lobe full developed to make successful decisions?

Select one of the following:

  • 18

  • 19

  • 24

  • 25

Question 52 of 59

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What type(s) of parents are more likely to use the no-lose method of conflict resolution?

Select one of the following:

  • Democratic and Authoritarian

  • Permissive and Authoritarian

  • Only Democratic

  • Only Authoritarian

Question 53 of 59

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What are the 3 major components of child abuse?

Select one of the following:

  • Nature of culture, Nature of Caregiver, Stress

  • Nature of child, Nature of Family, Stress

  • Nature of Culture, Nature of Child, Nature of Caregiver

  • Nature of Child, Nature of Caregiver, Stress

Question 54 of 59

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The House of Self, proposed by Briggs, consists of what three elements?

Select one of the following:

  • Words, Self-Esteem, Treatment by Parents

  • Interactions, Body Language, Self-Esteem

  • Words, Body Language, Treatment by Parents

  • Parental promises, Words, Body Language

Question 55 of 59

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Family acculturation is best described as:

Select one of the following:

  • Changes in constructed relationships between grandparents, parents, and children as the family unit enforces traditions at home while allowing more liberty outside the home (in the host culture)

  • Traditional relationships between parent and child changes, as the family moves from culture of origin to host culture

  • Enforcement of values from culture of origin while in host culture between traditional parent and child relationships

  • Adaptation of host culture values between traditional parent and child relationships as the family moves away form the culture of origin

Question 56 of 59

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The video shown in class of Bend It Like Beckham, is an example of:

Select one of the following:

  • Family Acculturation

  • Cross-Cultural Perspective

  • Socio-cultural theory

  • Cultural Prevention Strategy

Question 57 of 59

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The following is/are defining feature(s) that separates authoritarian and traditional parenting styles

Select one of the following:

  • Lack of support

  • Insufficient monitoring

  • Parental responsiveness

  • Psychosocial maturity

  • some of these answers

  • none of these answers

Question 58 of 59

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Adolescents are more concerned with ________________ autonomy than with any other form.

Select one of the following:

  • Behavioural

  • Emotional

  • Value

  • Identity

Question 59 of 59

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In adolescence, a shift in Attachment from parents to peers is an indicator of healthy adult development. How long does it take for this shift to occur?

Select one of the following:

  • about 6 months

  • about 12 months

  • about 18 months

  • about 24 months

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