PLACE Physical Education: Physical Growth & Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Coping with stress with subconscious mechanisms is called _____.

Question 2 2. Development is the process of _____ and _____ that humans go through over their lifetime.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a strategy older adults can use to delay a slowdown in their cognitive development?

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

Question 5 5. Why is the development of fine motor coordination in early childhood so important?

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Question 6 6. Rosie is a nine-month-old baby girl who loves to experience and explore her environment. What might this indicate about Rosie's development?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT an example of a health habit?

Question 8 8. The sensory cortex is responsible for which of the following?

Question 9 9. Trent is six months old. When his grandmother saw him last month, he was just starting to roll over. Now Trent can crawl. Which of the following is the BEST reason for why Trent has learned so much in such a short time?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a type of human development?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Which of the following refers to coping with stress by changing the situation?

Question 13 13. Rates of depression tend to be _____ in adolescent girls than boys, which might be because self-esteem is _____ in adolescent girls.

Question 14 14. How long does puberty generally last?

Question 15 15. Why did the infants not cross onto the Plexiglas in the original visual cliff experiment?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT an instinct that babies are born with?

Question 17 17. How do boys and girls compare with regards to physical development?

Question 18 18. Identify the two factors that contribute to a child's brain development in the first two years of their life.

Question 19 19. Maria is nine months old. Her mother is feeding her new types of food. Maria's mother feeds her a spoonful of peas. Maria makes a face, and spits them back out. Which of the following parts of her brain caused Maria to spit out the peas?

Question 20 20. How are white matter and grey matter different?

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Question 21 21. The process of growth and change that all humans go through is called _____.

Question 22 22. In the visual cliff experiment, researchers found that infants would cross the Plexiglas if their mothers did what?

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

Question 24 24. Which of the following does NOT affect growth spurts?

Question 25 25. The period of life between adolescence and middle age is called _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT a physical change that occurs during early childhood?

Question 27 27. What term describes an important aspect of the relationship between mother and child, evidenced in the visual cliff experiment?

Question 28 28. Early childhood is a very important time of change and growth that occurs between the ages of _____ and _____.

Question 29 29. Why is an increase in balance so important to a child's physical development in early childhood?

Question 30 30. Why might someone choose an emotion-focused strategy to deal with stress rather than a problem-focused strategy?

PLACE Physical Education: Physical Growth & Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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