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GACE Early Childhood Education: Health & Physical Education Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Chronic is _____, while acute is _____.

Question 2 2. This is a state of excess fat accumulation in the body that predisposes a person to, or exacerbates, negative health states.

Question 3 3. In her effort to improve her dietary habits, Kerissa should do all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 4 4. Adolescents gain _____ skills as the prefrontal cortex of their brain develops.

Question 5 5. Why is physical development important for babies and toddlers?

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Question 6 6. Exercise can _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is an example of a child in the period of early childhood?

Question 8 8. How can parents help their children avoid serious accidents?

Question 9 9. The two processes that allow children's brains to learn more in less time and become overall more functional during early childhood are _____ and _____.

Question 10 10. Parents can avoid childhood obesity by NOT forcing their children to _____ and by encouraging their children to _____.

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Question 11 11. One of the ways to get children to practice their fine motor skills is to get them to:

Question 12 12. If you have a habit of getting an unhealthy snack from a vending machine as you leave your place of work, what's the best way to change this unhealthy behavior?

Question 13 13. How have beliefs about an infant's abilities changed over time?

Question 14 14. When it comes to fine motor skills, the focus tends to be on:

Question 15 15. Perceptual development refers to the development of which of the following?

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Question 16 16. Exercise can help build strong muscles to support places where two or more bones meet, which are called _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following includes one component of the minimal amount of regular exercise and physical activity you need to reap important health benefits?

Question 18 18. Two U.S. agencies whose focus is on health promotion and disease prevention are:

Question 19 19. Stacey has made the decision to drink eight, 8-ounce glasses of water each day and to eat a fruit or vegetable at every meal. This is an example of a _____.

Question 20 20. A decrease in response to a stimulus after repeated exposure to the same stimulus is called _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of the leading cause of death in children over the age of one?

Question 22 22. Tom is someone who is confident and exhibits a good sense of self-esteem. These characteristics mark Tom as someone with _____.

Question 23 23. Tara is a school counselor who loves helping children navigate the stresses of childhood. Her feelings about her job are a sign of _____.

Question 24 24. Joan wants to build up her muscle mass. What should she do?

Question 25 25. Jane is two days old. What is true about this newborn?

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Question 26 26. Why is an increase in balance so important to a child's physical development in early childhood?

Question 27 27. In which substage of development does a baby gain an understanding that objects have a specific function?

Question 28 28. Kerissa wants to lose weight, so she is exercising more and trying to eat and drink items from recommended 'food groups'. Which item might Kerissa consume that does NOT belong to a recommended 'food group'?

Question 29 29. How might someone demonstrate intellectual wellness?

Question 30 30. Development is the process of _____ and _____ that humans go through over their lifetime.

GACE Early Childhood Education: Health & Physical Education Chapter Exam Instructions

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