75.Which of the following research findings best describes the phenomenon known as generational dissonance?
a.Recent studies of Mexican-American families have found that stress and conflict are higher in Latino families in which adolescents are relatively more acculturated than parents.76.Tammy's father has absolute standards and expects Tammy to conformto them without exception. If she disobeys he generally punishes her, and sees no reason why he should explain his rules to Tammy. Instead, his response is, "I'm the father and I love you. I know what's best for you." Her father is best described as having what kind of parenting style?a.Authoritarian Exam 2 (Chap. 5-8) Questions1.Mixed-sex cliques start becoming more prevalent during:a.Middle adolescence2.The Anytown town council developed a program to curb delinquent behavior among the town's adolescents. The program had an iatrogenic effect, meaning:a.the program backfired and delinquent behavior increased.3.According to the textbook and in regard to gangs, all of the following are trueexcept:a.gang members have better self-conceptions than other adolescents who are involved in antisocial activity but who are not gang members.4.Who is most likely to have cross-ethnic friendships?a.Brandy, who attends a school where one ethnic group predominates5.What generalization can you make about the nature of peer influence in adolescence?a.It is unwise to generalize about the nature of peer influence; peers can exert both positive and negative influences.6.InThe Adolescent Society, Coleman expressed concern over the finding that adolescents:a.placed a greater emphasis on good looks, wealth, and athletic ability than academic success.7.In contrast to crowds, cliques:a.are settings for adolescents' intimate interactions8.The world is arguably a more stressful place to grow up in now than it was in the past for all of the following reasons,except:a.adolescents are now more susceptible to their peers than were other generations.9.Which of the following is most characteristic of childhood peer groups?a.Sex segregation 10.Research about contemporary adolescents is clear that these adolescents ________ than adolescents in previous times.a.spend more time in peer groups11.Which groups are most likely to disengage from school during early adolescence?a.boys and students from poor families
12.According to a recent analysis of national data discussed in the textbook, Black students were especially likely to be enrolled in:a.lower-track math classes in schools in which Blacks are in the minority, even after taking into account students' qualifications.13.Which of the following statements about classroom environment is true?a.Moderate, rather than strict, control in the classroom promotes positive student behavior.14.Kelly's parents are disappointed with the education she is receiving in her public high school, so they have been investigating alternative options. Assuming Kelly's parents are financially strapped but want to send her to a private school, which of the following should they do?
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