What is a Growth Spurt in Puberty? - Definition, Signs & Symptoms


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What is puberty?

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1. Which of the following statements is not correct?

2. Which of the following is not a sign of puberty?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Growth spurts are one of the most defining changes that occurs during puberty, and in this quiz you'll be tested on a number of factors related to it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This puberty quiz tests your ability to:

  • Define puberty
  • Determine a statement about puberty that is incorrect
  • Know what is and is not a sign of puberty
  • Understand what is and is not a symptom of growth spurs during puberty in boys and girls

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most relevant information found in the lesson on signs of growth spurts in puberty
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider if something is or is not a true statement regarding puberty
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define puberty
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've gained about growth spurts in puberty

Additional Learning

Want to know more? The lesson What is a Growth Spurt in Puberty? - Definition, Signs & Symptoms covers the following objectives:

  • Explain the age range in which boys and girls experience growth spurts
  • Examine how much girls grow during the onset of menstruation
  • Discuss what happens to a boy's body during his growth spurt