Human Development Across The Life Span Ch. 5&6

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Human development across the lifespan ch. 5 Healthy & physical development ch. 6 Perceptual development


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This gland regulates growth from birth through adolescence; triggers adolescent growth spurt; produces growth hormone.
    • A. 

      Thyroid Gland

    • B. 

      Adrenal Glands

    • C. 

      Pituitary Gland

    • D. 

      Testes

  • 2. 
    This gland(s) are responsible for development of the male reproductive system during the prenatal period; directs male sexual development during adolescence and produces testosterone.
    • A. 

      Testes

    • B. 

      Ovaries

    • C. 

      Adrenal Glands

    • D. 

      Thyroid

  • 3. 
    This gland(s) signals other endocrine glands to secrete their hormones by producing activating hormones.
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Testes

    • C. 

      Adrenal Glands

    • D. 

      Pituitary Gland

  • 4. 
    This gland(s) affects growth and development of the brain and helps regulate growth of the body during childhood as it produces Thyroxine.
    • A. 

      Activating Gland

    • B. 

      Thyroid Gland

    • C. 

      Adrenal Gland

    • D. 

      Pituitary Gland

  • 5. 
    This gland(s) play a supportive role in the development of muscle and bones; contribute to sexual motivation; produces adrenal androgens.
    • A. 

      Androgens

    • B. 

      Thyroid Gland

    • C. 

      Osteoporosis

    • D. 

      Adrenal Glands

  • 6. 
    This gland(s) produces estrogen and progesterone; responsible for regulating the menstrual cycle; esetrogen directs female sexual development during adolescence. 
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Ovaries

    • C. 

      Testes

    • D. 

      Pituitary Glands

  • 7. 
    An inherited digestive problem in which gluten (the proteins found in all wheat products) triggers an immune response that damages the small intestine.
    • A. 

      Immunodeficiency Virus

    • B. 

      Huntington's Disease

    • C. 

      Celiac Disease

    • D. 

      Cystic Fibrosis

  • 8. 
    Catch-up growth is the body's struggle to get back on the growth course it is genetically programmed to follow after a period of malnutritiion or illness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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