Factors Influencing Growth & Development - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is the term for the advancement of thinking and physical characteristics?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an environmental factor that may impact growth and development?

2. Which of the following is a hereditary factor that can influence growth and development?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet allow you to see what you know about factors affecting growth and development. Answer questions about categories of factors and identify specific examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these questions to assess your knowledge of:

  • Environmental factors that affect growth and development
  • Examples of hereditary factors that influence growth
  • Chemicals and poisons that can lead to stunted or stalled growth

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the materials, such as what lifestyle choices you can make to help improve your growth
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the name for the advancement of thinking and physical abilities
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about hereditary and environmental factors that affect growth and development

Additional Learning

Get a more detailed understanding of this stage of life by reading the lesson titled Factors Influencing Growth and Development. You will learn about:

  • How heredity functions
  • The importance of hormones to development
  • Good nutrition and its effect on growth