Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them Test | Final 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. What does psychiatrist James Gilligan believe most acts of violence are caused by?
(a) Relationship issues.
(b) A perceived injustice.
(c) Gangs.
(d) Drugs.

2. Violent boys usually follow a predictable pattern of ____________________.
(a) Antisocial acts.
(b) Bully behavior.
(c) Abuse.
(d) School development.

3. The tendency for behavior to reflect that which is rewarded is called _________________.
(a) Regressive differences.
(b) Regressive conformity.
(c) Progressive conformity.
(d) Progressive differences.

4. What are violent children learning about adults in their lives at early ages?
(a) That adults are childish.
(b) That adults are cruel.
(c) That adults are irresponsible.
(d) That adults cannot protect them.

5. An extreme lack of confidence in the future is called ___________________.
(a) End thinking.
(b) Angry thinking.
(c) Depressed thinking.
(d) Terminal thinking.

6. What is the primary cause of neurological impairment in boys who are particularly vulnerable to learning violent patterns of behavior?
(a) Child maltreatment.
(b) Falls.
(c) Birth defects.
(d) Accidents.

7. Boot camps are places that use ____________________.
(a) Prayer and meditation.
(b) Prison institutions.
(c) Military type structure.
(d) School based structures.

8. Boys respond to risk factors with antisocial behavior, whereas girls respond with ___________________.
(a) Teen pregnancy.
(b) Promiscuity.
(c) Violence issues.
(d) Internalized problems.

9. What is the second task, according to Garbarino's political agenda to stop youth violence?
(a) To disarm youths.
(b) To reduce youth drug and alcohol consumption.
(c) To stop child abuse.
(d) To reduce police brutality.

10. Youths who participate in the drug economy or chronic theft have distorted __________________.
(a) Materialistic values.
(b) Terminal thinking.
(c) Psychological images.
(d) Concepts of self.

11. Character education supports a set of core values, or ___________________.
(a) Social anchors.
(b) Social triggers.
(c) Landmarks of success.
(d) Pillars of character.

12. Early recognition of this disorder, along with proper treatment, is the fifth line of defense.
(a) Conduct Disorder.
(b) ADHD.
(c) Schizophrenia.
(d) RSV.

13. The eighth line of defense is teaching mediation, conflict resolution, and peer counseling in ___________________.
(a) Middle school.
(b) High School.
(c) Grade school.
(d) College.

14. What is deadly petulance?
(a) A sense of pain.
(b) A sense of pressure.
(c) A sense of religious intent.
(d) A sense of arrogance.

15. Garbarino claims some boys seek out images of evil and become addicted to them as a way of responding to what?
(a) The emptiness they feel inside.
(b) The resentment they feel inside.
(c) Social pressures to conform.
(d) The anger they feel inside.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was "Early Warning, Timely Response" supposed to help with?

2. Harry Stack Sullivan said, "Human behavior is more simply ______________________."

3. The sixth line of defense against violence is violence prevention and reduction programs ___________________.

4. Positive parenting practices stimulate _____________________.

5. Garbarino notes that kids have not changed since he was a teenager, but that this has.

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