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Late Adulthood Physical Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following refers to an illness with a sudden onset?

Question 2 2. Tammy recently got married to a man who is many years younger than her. She is concerned about being around for her husband and his children as they grow older. What can Tammy do to increase the likelihood that she has a longer lifespan?

Question 3 3. How are inpatient and outpatient facilities different?

Question 4 4. Why do more wrinkles occur in late adulthood?

Question 5 5. As we age, our nerve cells become reduced in _____ and _____.

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Question 6 6. Jim, who is 68, is not enjoying sex as much as he did when he was younger. Which of these is likely NOT related to this?

Question 7 7. Why is motor output so important?

Question 8 8. Abioye is a healthy boy who was born in central Africa last year. In 2015, the average life expectancy for a male born in this region was 51 years of age. Does this mean that Abioye will only live until age 51?

Question 9 9. The cells that transmit messages to and from the brain are called _____ cells.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is appropriate for someone who will need round-the-clock medical care for years?

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Question 11 11. While infants generally need about _____ hours of sleep per day, most older adults only need _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following best identifies some of the factors contributing to sexual issues in old age?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is an outpatient facility?

Question 14 14. Which of the following factors does not influence a person's lifespan?

Question 15 15. Which of the following about insomnia is FALSE?

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Question 16 16. If an individual's life expectancy is only around 50, does this mean that their lifespan will end up to be around the same number?

Question 17 17. The _____ cortex deals with information coming into the brain about our environment.

Question 18 18. Late adulthood refers to the time of life after age _____.

Question 19 19. Late adulthood is the period in life:

Question 20 20. The time of life after age 65 is called;

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a change in physical appearance experienced in late adulthood?

Question 22 22. Lately Emily, who is 72 years old, has been feeling tired. Her husband has also noticed that her memory is not as good as it used to be. What could cause this to happen?

Question 23 23. Which of the following BEST describes an illness that is long-lasting and treatable, yet not curable?

Question 24 24. Skills that relate to our relationship with the environment are collectively called:

Question 25 25. Nutrition can be an issue in late adulthood due to _____.

Late Adulthood Physical Development 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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