Theories of Aging: Rate-of-Living, Cellular & Programmed-Cell-Death


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According to the rate-of-living theory, which would live the longest?

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1. Taken together, cellular theories of aging can be summed up as _____.

2. Apoptosis is equated to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet check your knowledge of the three main theories of aging and their related sub-theories. Topics you will be quizzed on include the rate-of-living theory and cellular theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • The rate-of-living theory of aging
  • The cellular theory of aging
  • Apoptosis
  • Programmed cell death
  • Senescence

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz lets you practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences: compare and contrast ideas such as the rate-of-living theory and cellular theory
  • Making connections: use understanding of the different theories of aging
  • Defining key concepts: ensure that you can accurately define key topics such as apoptosis and senescence
  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding topics such as programmed cell death

Additional Learning

To learn more about the theories of aging, review the accompanying lesson on the Three Theories of Aging. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Distinguishes between the programmed theories and damage/error theories
  • Details the rate of living theory
  • Explains the cellular theory
  • Describes programmed cell death