GCSE Child Development (Physical)

This test is designed to check your knowledge and understanding of this area of the syllabus.

Question 1:How old would a child be when they are tested for the ability to pick up small objects?
9 months
3 months
12 months
6 months
Question 2:A pediatrician looks after:
speech development
dental problems
behavioral difficulties
the general health of children
Question 3:The study of a child's physical development looks at:
Height and weight
whole limb movement
teeth and bones
All of these
Question 4:How big is the child's head at birth in comparison to the rest of its body?
One quarter of the size
One half of the size
Three quarters of the size
One fifth of the size
Question 5:Newly born babies (up to 3 months of age) have a fixed focus of about:
35 cm
45 cm
15 cm
25 cm
Question 6:What is the name for the first set of teeth a baby grows?
Incisors
Peggy's
Weak teeth
Milk teeth
Question 7:When do babies start to react to loud sounds?
1 week old
3 months old
6 months old
In the womb
Question 8:In the first six months of life average babies:
Triple their birth weight
Halve their birth weight
Quadruple their birth weight
Double their birth weight
Question 9:How many teeth are there in a baby's first set?
20
25
32
24
Question 10:Baby chews on hard objects, Produces a lot of saliva, Baby is fretful and distressed, Babies gums are sore – may have red cheeks. If a baby is suffering from the following symptoms they are a likely to be
Have a cold
Meningitis
Hungry
Teething
Question 11:By the age of 12 months a baby should be able to :
kick a ball
ride a bike
thread beads
Point
Question 12:Sitting, walking, waving or climbing are examples of:
Fine motor skills
Gross motor skills
Pincer grip
Unpleasant motor skills
Question 13:An automatic, uncontrolled muscle movement is called a:
co-ordination movement
fine manipulative skill
reflex
realistic movement
Question 14:At eighteen months children's drawing ability is likely to consist of mainly
faces
scribbles
cars
circles
Question 15:When might a baby might show the first signs of hand-eye co-ordination?
12 months
24 months
36 months
18 months
Question 16:By what age can most children walk unaided?
10 months
9 months
15 months
12 months
Question 17:Movement requires the co-ordination of the work of the brain cells with the ------- in the body.
fingers
muscles
tissues
fluids
Question 18:By what age does an average baby have full head control?
6 months
3 months
2 months
6 weeks
Question 19:The muscles are controlled by signals from the brain sent to them via the nervous system, and this action is called ............... ?
reflex
co-ordination
development
intelligence
Question 20:The average ages that children meet their developmental stages are called what?
stepping stones
milestones
pebbles
checklist

This Quiz has been designed by Karen Carrington.