Geron Essay

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Approximately how much has the average life expectancy in the United States increased since 1900?
Answer
| a. | 45 years | | b. | 30 years | | c. | 15 years | | d. | 5 years | | | | | | |

When one looks at the heart, blood vessels, lungs and respiratory tract as the locus of death on is using which of the following approaches to determine death
Answer
| a. | Irreversible loss of the soul from the body | | b. | Irreversible loss of the capacity for bodily integration | | c. | Irreversible loss of flow of vital fluids | | d. | Irreversible loss of consciousness or social interaction |

According to Erikson’s description of developmental eras in the human life cycle, during adolescence children
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| religious attitudes that emphasized the beauty of heaven and ignored the fires of hell |
Nineteenth century mourning customs and the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt celebrates the life of the deceased and represents the significance of community.
Answer
| a. | True | | b. | False |
__________ influences the way we grieve and provides guidelines for our behavior
Answer
| a. | Norms | | b. | Beliefs | | c. | Values | | d. | Society |
Rembrandt van Rijn's work The Suicide of Lucretia illustrates what theme?
Answer
| a. | suicide | | b. | fear of death | | c. | sudden, unexpected death | | d. | natural death |
Which of the following is not an item that Neanderthals were buried with to assist them with the passage from the land of the living to the land of the dead?
Answer
| a. | stone implements | | b. | blankets | | c. | food | | d. | ornamental shells |
During the 19th Century
Answer
| a. | Those who died were thought to sleep until the Second Coming of Christ | | b. | Gravestones became monuments | | c. | The place of burial was either inside the church or within its vicinity. | | d. | Death was a private event |
When a child's pet dies and a parent tells the child "Don't worry about it, we'll get another one," what notion is being communicated to the child?
Answer
| a. | Life is not important. | | b. | Loved ones can be replaced. | | c. | People shouldn't worry about
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