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social_exam_3_key - 1. Social Psychology Exam 3 Fall 2007...

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Social Psychology Exam 3 Fall 2007 1. Research suggests that, compared to people who never get married, people who marry a. live longer. b. live about the same amount of time. c. do not live as long. d. live longer if they are male, but do not live as long if they are female. ANS: A PG: 359 2. While __________ love may be the most effective for starting relationships, __________ love may be the most effective for sustaining them in the long term. a. passionate … companionate b. companionate … passionate c. affectionate … intimate d. committed … affectionate ANS: A PG: 361 3. Compared to people who are single, married people a. have sex more frequently. b. spend more time on individual sexual acts. c. report higher rates of orgasm. d. have more sexual partners. ANS: A PG: 363 4. Does social psychological research support the popular notion that “first you must love yourself, and only then you are ready to love someone else?” a. Yes, definitely. b. No, definitely not. c. It is impossible to say; no research has been conducted in this area. d. Not really; self-esteem does not have a big impact on relationship success. ANS: D PG: 371 5. Suppose that Steven and Lila have been married for ten years. According to the textbook, if they are like most couples, then they probably think that they are _________, whereas in reality _________. a. happier together today than they were during their first year of marriage … their relationship satisfaction has probably remained stable. b. happier together today than they were during their first year of marriage … their relationship satisfaction has probably declined. c. not as happy together today as they were during their first year of marriage … their relationship satisfaction has probably remained stable. d. not as happy together today as they were during their first year of marriage … their relationship satisfaction has probably increased. ANS: A PG: 372 6. Roxanne and Paul have been married for nine years, but have recently begun to have marital problems. Indeed, their relationship has taken a real downturn, and seems to be in the process of deteriorating. According to the textbook, if Roxanne and Paul are like most couples, then how likely is it that their relationship will get back on track? a. Their relationship is unlikely to get back on track, as it is unusual to restore a healthy relationship once it has begun a downward spiral.
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b. Their relationship is still very likely to get back on track, as it is perfectly normal for couples to cycle in and out of “crisis periods.” c. Their relationship is only likely to get back on track if they have children. d. Their relationship should definitely get back on track if they enter therapy. ANS:
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