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Physical and Sexual Development in Adolescence Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The time between childhood and adulthood is called:

Question 2 2. Developmentally normal boys experience puberty at what age range?

Question 3 3. All of the following statements are true about adolescent sexual development, EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. Which of the following does NOT affect growth spurts?

Question 5 5. The fact that puberty starts earlier now than it did in the past is called the _____ trend in puberty.

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Question 6 6. How long does puberty generally last?

Question 7 7. Some studies have shown that the changes in grey and white matter in _____ happen faster than they do in _____.

Question 8 8. The time of life between childhood and adulthood is called:

Question 9 9. If Simona is biologically a girl, but decides she is really a boy, what has changed in Simona's life?

Question 10 10. The physical development of adolescence is called:

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Question 11 11. Andre and Maya are in a serious relationship and transitioned to the romance phase of sexual development. Who is more LIKELY to be thinking about pregnancy, sexually-transmitted diseases, and other consequences of sexual contact? Why?

Question 12 12. Why might a teenager not want to participate in sports?

Question 13 13. How does the normal development of young girls differ from that of young boys?

Question 14 14. The time between childhood and adulthood is called:

Question 15 15. Why is suicide an emotional effect of sexual harassment?

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Question 16 16. Teen parents tend to have _____ educational opportunities than teens who are not parents.

Question 17 17. Eating healthy is called:

Question 18 18. Rates of depression tend to be _____ in adolescent girls than boys, which might be because self-esteem is _____ in adolescent girls.

Question 19 19. Which of the stages of sexual development might involve some sort of non-sexual physical contact?

Question 20 20. One issue with teen pregnancy is that many couples who have babies _____.

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Question 21 21. How are white matter and grey matter different?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is not a contributor to the secular trend in puberty?

Question 23 23. The period of life between childhood and adulthood is called:

Question 24 24. The time of life between childhood and adulthood is called:

Question 25 25. How does puberty begin?

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Question 26 26. Whether a person is male or female based on their psychology is called their:

Question 27 27. A boy and a girl engage in intercourse using a condom. Why is it still possible for the transmission of STIs to occur?

Question 28 28. Pedro is putting books in his locker. Two boys come up behind him and one of them grabs Pedro's rear end and laughs before walking away. What is this an example of?

Question 29 29. How are sex and gender different?

Question 30 30. Sara surfs the Internet for websites about sexuality. She is trying to figure out what sex is and what she should expect from it. Sara is LIKELY in the _____ phase of sexual development.

Physical and Sexual Development in Adolescence Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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