PLACE Physical Education: Motor Skill Acquisition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does the growth of the child affect motor development?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is TRUE of focused attention?

Question 3 3. What is an example of a fine motor skill?

Question 4 4. What is an example of a gross motor skill?

Question 5 5. Attention is best defined as:

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Question 6 6. With regards to taste, infants _____.

Question 7 7. Fine motor skills, as opposed to gross motor skills, have to do with:

Question 8 8. Muscle memory is:

Question 9 9. Infants recognize their mothers most directly through _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an example of divided attention?

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Question 11 11. Why is motor output so important?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT true of a skeletal muscle motor unit?

Question 13 13. Eyesight in newborns is poor because of a lack of development in the _____.

Question 14 14. The Baby-Friendly Initiative from the World Health Organization encourages hospitals to provide babies with skin-to-skin contact with their mothers after birth. Researchers have found that this helps babies to _____.

Question 15 15. The _____ cortex deals with information coming into the brain about our environment.

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Question 16 16. If a person is undergoing strength conditioning, then what will happen to their muscles?

Question 17 17. Skills that relate to our relationship with the environment are collectively called:

Question 18 18. Ryan is able to shift attention back and forth between different tasks. He has _____ attention.

Question 19 19. Kayla has developed the ability to focus on one stimulus when presented with many stimuli. What type of attention does Kayla have?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT true of a maximum contraction?

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Question 21 21. As we age, our nerve cells become reduced in _____ and _____.

Question 22 22. Which of these motor skills should a three month old baby be able to perform?

Question 23 23. What is another name for motor unit summation?

Question 24 24. Which of the following would be an accurate comparison of a small motor unit to a large motor unit?

Question 25 25. One of the ways to get children to practice their fine motor skills is to get them to:

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Question 26 26. How does gender affect motor development?

Question 27 27. The cells that transmit messages to and from the brain are called _____ cells.

Question 28 28. What impact does environment have on motor development?

Question 29 29. Most babies don't develop 20/20 vision until _____.

Question 30 30. When it comes to fine motor skills, the focus tends to be on:

PLACE Physical Education: Motor Skill Acquisition 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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