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Physical Development In Early Childhood

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Physical Development In Early Childhood

Quiz for Chapter 7: Physical Development - Psychology of Human Development

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During physical development in early childhood, on average, children add ___________ inches in height and about _____pounds in weight each year.
    • A. 

      7 to 8; 4

    • B. 

      3 to 4; 6

    • C. 

      2 to 3; 5

    • D. 

      1 to 2; 4

  • 2. 
    When children start to physically grow in early childhood, their:
    • A. 

      Body growth speeds up and body becomes more streamline.

    • B. 

      Body growth slows down and body becomes more streamline.

    • C. 

      Body becomes streamlined, flat-tummied, and longer-legged.

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      Both B and C

  • 3. 
    Between ages 2 and 6, the increases from 70 percent of its adult weight to ____ percent.
    • A. 

      80%

    • B. 

      90%

    • C. 

      100%

  • 4. 
    What changes occur during brain development in early childhood?
    • A. 

      Frontal lobe growth

    • B. 

      Substitute inhibited impulses for thoughtful responses

    • C. 

      Hormone growth

    • D. 

      Become picky eaters

    • E. 

      Language skills increase

  • 5. 
    Handedness reflects the greater capacity of one side of the brain - also called:
    • A. 

      Dominant Cerebral Hemisphere

    • B. 

      Recessive Cerebral Hemisphere

    • C. 

      Recessive Cerebellum Hemisphere

    • D. 

      Dominant Corpus Callosum

  • 6. 
    Genes influence growth by controlling the body's production of what hormones?
    • A. 

      Pituitary gland

    • B. 

      Thyroid gland

    • C. 

      Thyroid-stimulating hormones

    • D. 

      Growth hormones

    • E. 

      Hereditary hormones

  • 7. 
    Children tend to imitate food choices of people they:
    • A. 

      Dispise

    • B. 

      Admire

    • C. 

      Observe

    • D. 

      Look like