Chapter 5 Quiz

Instructions
Quiz for Chapter 5: Physical, Motor, and Perceptual Development in Infancy.

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. The World Health Organization and UNICEF have concerns about feeding newborns and infants in   (1 point)

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  2. The World Health Organization and UNICEF are in favor of   (1 point)

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  3. The sequence in which growth starts at the center of the body and moves toward the extremities is referred to as   (1 point)

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  4. As a toddler, Megan's head size is disproportionately large in comparison to the rest of her body. This illustrates what principle of growth?   (1 point)

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  5. Like most infants, Jordan learns to throw before he learns to kick. Which principle best explains this developmental pattern?   (1 point)

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  6. When Roberto observes his two children drawing, he notes a striking difference in their motor behaviors. Two-year-old Mona makes crude drawings utilizing mostly upper arm movement, whereas six-year-old Mary makes very precise strokes utilizing fine finger movements. This difference is best explained by the   (1 point)

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  7. Which of the following is the correct sequence of the cephalocaudal pattern of development?   (1 point)

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  8. Since development occurs in a cephalocaudal sequence, what can Sarah, an infant, control first?   (1 point)

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  9. What is the average weight of a North American newborn?   (1 point)

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  10. What is the average length of a North American newborn?   (1 point)

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