Senescence & the Biology of Aging


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The time of life after age 65 is called:

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1. Deterioration of the physical body is called:

2. Another name for senescence is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Highlighting what affects us all at some point, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of biological aging. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what the time after age 65 is called as well as knowing the definition of senescence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Time after the age of 65
  • Definition of senescence
  • Another name for senescence
  • Environmental factors of biological aging
  • What can speed up aging

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases and terms, such as biological aging and the time of life after 65
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding environmental factors of biological aging and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what can speed up aging

Additional Learning

To learn more about what comes along with maturity, review the corresponding lesson called Senescence & the Biology of Aging. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what biological aging is
  • Understand when most begin to notice changes in their bodies
  • Identify the common effects of the aging process
  • Appreciate the way genetics influence a person's aging
  • Describe what we can do to minimize the effects of aging