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. The term used in the book for the negative elements of the social environment that contaminate children is ___________________.
(a) Social bias.
(b) Social pressure.
(c) Social toxicity.
(d) Social relations.

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

3. Social health is the sum total of a community's ___________________.
(a) Social anchors.
(b) Governmental anchors.
(c) Psychological anchors.
(d) Public anchors.

4. Some children are more affected by this than others, according to psychologist Leonard Eron.
(a) Television violence.
(b) Emotional distress.
(c) Fear.
(d) Low intelligence.

5. Many extremely violent boys have experienced trauma to ___________________.
(a) Their brains.
(b) Their spirits.
(c) Their legs.
(d) Their souls.

6. What generates an "intolerability of existence", according to Gilligan?
(a) Shame.
(b) Anger.
(c) Frustration.
(d) Disbelief.

7. How many moral systems do most have?
(a) Two.
(b) One.
(c) Ten.
(d) Five.

8. Positive parenting practices stimulate _____________________.
(a) Healthy relationships.
(b) Healthy physical development.
(c) Healthy psychological development.
(d) Healthy child development.

9. This type of influence matters in how a boy behaves in society, regardless of home life.
(a) Sibling influence.
(b) Peer influence.
(c) Self influence.
(d) School influence.

10. Garbarino believes that as children pass into adolescence, they are more vulnerable to ___________________.
(a) Violence.
(b) Melodrama.
(c) Anger.
(d) Peer pressure.

11. Neurologists refer to the process by which it takes less and less stimulation to set off an internal reaction as __________________.
(a) Desensitization.
(b) Reactive.
(c) Kindling.
(d) Wrongful reaction.

12. What did the two boys in Gloverville have in their car that they drove around for several days?
(a) A stray dog.
(b) A kidnapped victim.
(c) A dead bird.
(d) A dead body.

13. Incorporating both male and female characteristics is called ___________________.
(a) Depression.
(b) Androgyny.
(c) Vulnerable.
(d) Antisocial.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. These can help young boys develop a positive sense of self.

2. What is the tipping point for a peer group to flip from positive to negative?

3. What is the primary cause of neurological impairment in boys who are particularly vulnerable to learning violent patterns of behavior?

4. These traits are "hallmarks" of adolescence.

5. According to Garbarino's interview of third graders in Illinois, how many believed they could get a gun if needed?

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