Stages of Development

Review Questions

Which of the following is the correct order of prenatal development?

  1. zygote, fetus, embryo
  2. fetus, embryo zygote
  3. fetus, zygote, embryo
  4. zygote, embryo, fetus

Hint:

D

The time during fetal growth when specific parts or organs develop is known as ________.

  1. critical period
  2. mitosis
  3. conception
  4. pregnancy

Hint:

A

What begins as a single-cell structure that is created when a sperm and egg merge at conception?

  1. embryo
  2. fetus
  3. zygote
  4. infant

Hint:

C

Using scissors to cut out paper shapes is an example of ________.

  1. gross motor skills
  2. fine motor skills
  3. large motor skills
  4. small motor skills

Hint:

B

The child uses the parent as a base from which to explore her world in which attachment style?

  1. secure
  2. insecure avoidant
  3. insecure ambivalent-resistant
  4. disorganized

Hint:

A

The frontal lobes become fully developed ________.

  1. at birth
  2. at the beginning of adolescence
  3. at the end of adolescence
  4. by 25 years old

Hint:

D