Test Bank For A Topical Approach to Life Span 7th Edition

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Test Bank For A Topical Approach to Life Span 7th Edition

Chapter 02 Biological Beginnings 


Multiple Choice Questions

1. (p. 49) As the environment changes, some species adapt in a way that helps them survive and reproduce, while other species do not adapt well and die. This process is called:
A. canalization.
B. sociobiology.
C. natural selection.
D. genetic inheritance.


APA Outcome: 1.1
APA Outcome: 1.2
Blooms Taxonomy: Remember
Difficulty Level: Basic
Learning Objective: 02-01 Discuss the evolutionary perspective on life-span development
Topic: Natural Selection

2. (p. 49) Natural selection favors individuals of a species that are best able to _____ and _____.
A. survive; reproduce
B. find food; hide
C. survive change; adapt
D. change; adapt


APA Outcome: 1.1
APA Outcome: 1.2
Blooms Taxonomy: Understand
Difficulty Level: Basic
Learning Objective: 02-01 Discuss the evolutionary perspective on life-span development
Topic: Natural Selection

3. (p. 49) Many species of fish produce very large numbers of offspring, yet size of the overall population remains fairly constant. This is an example of:
A. progressive behavior.
B. natural selection.
C. canalized population traits.
D. assimilative behavior.


APA Outcome: 1.2
APA Outcome: 1.3
Blooms Taxonomy: Understand
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Learning Objective: 02-01 Discuss the evolutionary perspective on life-span development
Topic: Natural Selection

4. (p. 49) The type of behavior that promotes an organism’s survival in its natural habitat is called _____ behavior.
A. receptive
B. adaptive
C. progressive
D. recessive


APA Outcome: 1.1
APA Outcome: 1.2
Blooms Taxonomy: Remember
Difficulty Level: Basic
Learning Objective: 02-01 Discuss the evolutionary perspective on life-span development
Topic: Adaptive Behavior

5. (p. 49) Evolutionary psychology holds that:
A. natural selection does not ring true for personality characteristics.
B. natural selection favors certain behaviors as well as physical characteristics.
C. biological evolution explains why humans live well beyond child-bearing years.
D. only physical development is stage-like in process.


APA Outcome: 1.1
APA Outcome: 1.2
Blooms Taxonomy: Understand
Difficulty Level: Basic
Learning Objective: 02-01 Discuss the evolutionary perspective on life-span development
Topic: Evolutionary Psychology

6. (p. 49) Natural selection operates primarily on characteristics that are tied to:
A. group social interaction.
B. psychological wellness.
C. reproductive fitness.
D. developmental plasticity.


APA Outcome: 1.1
APA Outcome: 1.2
Blooms Taxonomy: Understand
Difficulty Level: Basic
Learning Objective: 02-01 Discuss the evolutionary perspective on life-span development
Topic: Natural Selection

7. (p. 49-50) Which of the following statements describes the main idea of David Buss’s theory of evolutionary psychology?
A. It is not useful to compare human social behavior with social behavior in other species.
B. Evolutionary processes can influence behavior as well as physical features.
C. Behavior is determined by the environmental consequences it brings about.
D. Development proceeds in a series of stages.


APA Outcome: 1.1
APA Outcome: 1.2
Blooms Taxonomy: Understand
Difficulty Level: Basic
Learning Objective: 02-01 Discuss the evolutionary perspective on life-span development
Topic: Evolutionary Psychology

8. (p. 50) Which of the following is the BEST explanation for an extended childhood period in human development?
A. During this time, a human’s immune system reaches its full potential.
B. A long childhood period is a “left over” adaptation from the time when the human life span was considerably shorter than it is today.
C. Rebellion against authority is a necessary step in the evolutionary development of independent behavior.
D. During this time, humans develop a large brain and gain experience required to master the complexities of human society.


APA Outcome: 1.1
APA Outcome: 1.2
Blooms Taxonomy: Understand
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Learning Objective: 02-01 Discuss the evolutionary perspective on life-span development
Topic: Evolutionary Psychology

9. (p. 50) Which of the following statements is NOT an idea held by evolutionary developmental psychologists?
A. Many aspects of childhood function as preparations for adulthood.
B. Some characteristics of childhood are adaptive at specific developmental points and do not function as preparation for adulthood.
C. All evolved mechanisms are adaptive in contemporary society.
D. Many evolved psychological mechanisms are domain-specific.


APA Outcome: 1.1
APA Outcome: 1.2
Blooms Taxonomy: Understand
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Learning Objective: 02-01 Discuss the evolutionary perspective on life-span development
Topic: Evolutionary Developmental Psychology

10. (p. 50-51) Baltes holds that physical natural selection operates:
A. primarily during the first half of life.
B. across the life span.
C. through the end of the adolescent period.
D. through the end of late childhood.


APA Outcome: 1.1
APA Outcome: 1.2
Blooms Taxonomy: Understand
Difficulty Level: Basic
Learning Objective: 02-01 Discuss the evolutionary perspective on life-span development
Topic: Evolution and Life-Span Development

11. (p. 50-51) According to Baltes, older adults have an increased need for:
A. generativity.
B. culture-based resources.
C. biological hardiness.
D. developmental plasticity.


APA Outcome: 1.1
Blooms Taxonomy: Understand
Difficulty Level: Basic
Learning Objective: 02-01 Discuss the evolutionary perspective on life-span development
Topic: Evolution and Life-Span Development

12. (p. 51) A bidirectional view of evolutionism suggests that:
A. social behavior is a product of evolved biology.
B. evolved biology is a product of social behavior.
C. environmental and biological conditions influence each other.
D. there is no such thing as social evolution.


APA Outcome: 1.1
APA Outcome: 1.2
Blooms Taxonomy: Remember
Difficulty Level: Basic
Learning Objective: 02-01 Discuss the evolutionary perspective on life-span development
Topic: Evolutionary Developmental Psychology

13. (p. 52) Which of the following is a double-helix-shaped molecule that contains genetic information?
A. genome
B. genotype
C. DNA
D. phenotype


APA Outcome: 1.1
APA Outcome: 1.2
Blooms Taxonomy: Remember
Difficulty Level: Basic
Learning Objective: 02-02 Describe what genes are and how they influence human development
Topic: Genes

14. (p. 53) Approximately how many genes does a typical human have?
A. more than 100,000
B. 50,000-75,000
C. 35,000-40,000
D. 20,000-30,000


APA Outcome: 1.1
APA Outcome: 1.2
Blooms Taxonomy: Remember
Difficulty Level: Basic
Learning Objective: 02-02 Describe what genes are and how they influence human development
Topic: Genes

15. (p. 53) What did researchers working on the Human Genome project accomplish?
A. They estimated how many genes humans have.
B. They determined that DNA is collaborative.
C. They completed a preliminary map of the human genome.
D. all of these

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