Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

James Garbarino
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Garbarino says that at risk populations don't cause the epidemic, they _____________________.
(a) Have too few adults to combat the issues.
(b) Don't care, so they don't fight the infection.
(c) Are more ripe for infection.
(d) Have too many issues to combat one more.

2. The term for feeling constantly ashamed, disgraced, humiliated, and worthless is ____________________.
(a) Permanent shame.
(b) Chronic shame.
(c) Toxic shame.
(d) Constant shame.

3. What has increased along with youth violence in the United States?
(a) The prevalence of risk factors associated with youth violence.
(b) Racism.
(c) Adult violence.
(d) Median incomes.

4. If a teen has been arrested, and has an already existing risk factor, the odds of the youth committing murder are ____________________.
(a) Nine times as high.
(b) Twice as high.
(c) Three times as high.
(d) Lower.

5. What can help a child who is abused overcome his/her tainted view of the world?
(a) A compensatory relationship.
(b) Medication.
(c) A strong faith.
(d) A high IQ.

6. What population has the highest rate of truancy?
(a) Those in family groups other than a two parent household.
(b) Those in two parent households.
(c) Those without any parents.
(d) Those in homeless shelters.

7. What do young violent boys tend to show in terms of fear?
(a) A high level of fear.
(b) A lack of understanding for fearful situations.
(c) An abnormal level of fear.
(d) A level of fearlessness.

8. In the study by Tolan and Guerra on effective treatments, what two aspects were emphasized?
(a) Behavioral rehearsal and practiced self worth.
(b) Cognitive restructuring and redevelopment of faith.
(c) Cognitive restructuring and behavioral rehearsal.
(d) Strong punishment and redevelopment of faith.

9. What does the author admit he is trying to do by writing this book?
(a) Make sense of grief.
(b) Help heal youth.
(c) Help the victims of youth violence.
(d) Make sense of youth violence.

10. How did an end to segregation allow for the growth of youth violence?
(a) An end to segregation allowed the white classes to leave the minority behind.
(b) An end to segregation allowed minorities into the school systems.
(c) An end to segregation allowed the middle class minorities to move from the ghetto.
(d) An end to segregation allowed the lower class to spread.

11. How many kids with negative and aggressive social maps become violent?
(a) Thirty five percent.
(b) Twenty percent.
(c) Five percent.
(d) Ninety percent.

12. What is compartmentalization?
(a) The tendency to put feelings such as fear in the forefront.
(b) The tendency to avoid emotional attachment.
(c) The tendency to put feelings such as fear out of consciousness.
(d) The tendency to disassociate from emotions.

13. What often begins the spiral of depression, anger, and violence in teenage boys?
(a) Shame at abandonment.
(b) Frustration due to poverty.
(c) Anger at school.
(d) Neurological problems.

14. What does the accumulation approach to developmental threat show us about success?
(a) That teens do not have to be risk free to succeed.
(b) That teens have to be risk free to succeed.
(c) That teens can have no support and still succeed.
(d) That teens are better off with a balance of risk and support.

15. What emotion is often linked with anger in troubled boys?
(a) Control.
(b) Depression.
(c) Elation.
(d) Humiliation.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is disassociation?

2. What does Garbarino claim anger is a representation of?

3. What has been found to lower as developmental threats accumulate?

4. How can adults help repair damage from disrupted attachments in children?

5. What does Garbarino say is true about the middle class, white killers of the modern age?

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