Down Syndrome: Cause, Progression, and Treatment - Quiz & Worksheet


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Down syndrome may be diagnosed via a(n):

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1. Another name for Down syndrome is:

2. Down syndrome may cause problems that involved the:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Considering how this tragic condition occurs, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of Down syndrome. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding how Down syndrome can be diagnosed as well as knowing another name for Down syndrome.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • How Down syndrome can be diagnosed
  • Another name for Down syndrome
  • Problems associated with Down syndrome
  • Characteristics of the prefrontal cortex
  • Chromosomal makeup of those with Down syndrome

Skills Practiced

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

  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the chromosomal makeup of a person with and without Down syndrome
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding how Down syndrome can be diagnosed and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of the prefrontal cortex and the problems associated with Down syndrome

Additional Learning

To learn more about what can happen with just one more chromosome, review the corresponding lesson on Down Syndrome Causes and Treatments. This lesson will help you:

  • Appreciate the importance of the very front of your brain
  • Understand what Down syndrome is
  • Describe why Down syndrome occurs
  • Know the clinical signs, symptoms, and diagnostics of someone with Down syndrome
  • Identify the limited options available for Down syndrome treatment