Question 68 (3 points)
When Bobby became a young adolescent capable of formal operational thinking, he became able to think more independently, imagine alternatives to current realities, and raise questions about almost any possibility. This led Bobby to:
Question 68 options:
become an idealist, envisioning a more perfect world, and inventing logical solutions to problems for the imperfect world he saw around him.
greater perceptual salience, where a deeper understanding was reached according to how things actually look.
combine individual facts which were actually unrelated, thus creating even greater confusion in adulthood.
a more careful focusing of awareness and a greater ability to classify objects and relations in accord with a single dimension.
Question 69 (3 points)
Randy is a gloomy 17-year-old adolescent hanging around the house, because his steady girlfriend, Billie Jean, is going on a date with another guy. His dad tries to comfort him and says, “I know just how you feel, son. When I was your age…” Randy cuts him off, shouting, “You don’t know how I feel. Nobody knows how I feel!” Randy’s dramatic outburst is typical of:
Question 69 options:
an adolescent’s personal fable.
the idea of an imaginary audience.
raging hormones in adolescence.
Question 70 (3 points)
Which of the following statements best describes the roles of parents and peers during adolescence?
Question 70 options:
Peers become the most important source of influence on adolescent identity.
When parents are authoritarian, they remain the most influential and peers are less important.
Parents and peers have equal influence – it is up to the adolescent to decide who to listen to.
Parents continue to be influential in values, morals, and beliefs and peers assume greater influence on interests, activities, and lifestyle.