Psychology - Life Span - Chapter 4 - Book Work (Pt 3 - T/F)

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 76

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Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

In chapter four of our ongoing quiz series on life span, we look at more questions regarding life and its various phases – these include topics like conception, new-born babies, behaviour and more. What can you tell us?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Newborns can recognize some of what they heard while in the womb.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Eight weeks after conception, the embryo has formed almost all the basic organs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Only 1 % of births in the US take place in the home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In general, behavioral teratogens have the greatest effect during the embryonic period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The effects of cigarette smoking during pregnancy remain highly controversial.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Apgar scale is used to measure vital signs such as heart rate, breathing and reflexes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Newborns usually cry on their own, moments after birth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Research has shown that immediate mother-infant contact at birth is necessary for the normal emotional development of the child.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Low birthweight is often correlated with maternal malnutrition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Cesarean sections are rarely performed in the US today because of the resulting danger to the fetus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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