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Prenatal, Infant & Early Childhood Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Differentiation describes the process of _____.

Question 2 2. Why is the nine week mark important during fetal development?

Question 3 3. The sensory cortex is responsible for which of the following?

Question 4 4. The process of growth and change that all humans go through is called _____.

Question 5 5. Reflexes in a newborn are important because they indicate _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is TRUE of newborn learning?

Question 7 7. About how many words should be in a child's vocabulary by the time they reach their second birthday?

Question 8 8. Which of the following defines speech?

Question 9 9. It is mealtime at home and Sarah gives her two young children forks and spoons to use. This will help to grow the children's _____.

Question 10 10. Turning the pages in a book is an example of which type of motor skill?

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Question 11 11. When does a fetus typically gain reflexes and the ability to react to the environment?

Question 12 12. Why is proper prenatal care essential to prenatal brain development?

Question 13 13. What is the most notable event during the fetal period?

Question 14 14. Why is the embryonic period the most crucial part of prenatal development?

Question 15 15. Which baby displays an active or feisty temperament?

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Question 16 16. All of the following are ways parents can positively work with a baby with an active or feisty temperament, EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. What is the name of the stage in cognitive development that occurs during infancy?

Question 18 18. How is object permanence defined?

Question 19 19. Why is the development of fine motor coordination in early childhood so important?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a physical change that occurs during early childhood?

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Question 21 21. Jane is two days old. What is true about this newborn?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of habituation?

Question 23 23. What is a teratogen?

Question 24 24. Why isn't the developing child protected from all unwanted environmental hazards?

Question 25 25. How can stress affect an unborn child?

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Question 26 26. Stress hormones can cause a reduction in the mother's vascular function. This can lead to _____.

Question 27 27. A zygote is an _____.

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Newborn Jessica has reached a developmental milestone. Which of the following behaviors did she LIKELY exhibit?

Question 30 30.

Which of the following does NOT indicate normal or average language ability of a child who has just turned three?

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Prenatal, Infant & Early Childhood Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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