Causes of Morbidity & Mortality Across the Life Cycle

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Which of the following is NOT one of the leading causes of death among children younger than five?

Start Your Free Trial To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Free 5-day trial
It only takes a few minutes to set up and you can cancel at any time.
Already registered? Login here for access

1. Why is suicide one of the leading causes of death among children aged 10 to 14?

2. Malignant neoplasm is another term for _____.

Start your free trial to access this entire page
A premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of morbidity and mortality causes throughout life. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the causes of the ending of life in early life before the age of five as well as knowing the type of shift in common type of death at the age of ten.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The causes of the ending of life in early life before the age of five
  • The type of shift in common type of death at the age of ten
  • The alternate term for malignant neoplasm
  • How the second and third types of death vary between fifteen and thirty four
  • The two common causes of death in old age

Skills Practiced

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

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as heart disease and congenital anomalies
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related morbidity and mortality causes throughout life lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding morbidity and mortality causes throughout life and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about morbidity and mortality causes throughout life

Additional Learning

To learn more about the characteristics of the causes of mortality through each stage of life, review the corresponding lesson on Morbidity and Mortality Causes Across the Life Cycle. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the idea behind congenital anomalies
  • Identify the causes of the ending of life in early life before the age of five
  • Know the type of shift in common type of death at the age of ten
  • Learn the alternate term for malignant neoplasm
  • Appreciate how the second and third types of death vary between fifteen and thirty four
  • Understand the two common causes of death in old age
Support