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This activity contains 21 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following hormones is associated with secondary sex characteristics in girls?

 
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Question 2.
A girl must have approximately ____% body fat in order to enter puberty, and must have about ____% body fat to maintain regular monthly cycles once menarche occurs.

 
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Question 3.
What happens to muscle fibers during adolescence?

 
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Question 4.
Which of the following statements is true regarding adolescent sexuality?

 
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Question 5.
With regard to sexually transmitted diseases, which statement is true?

 
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Question 6.
All of the following are associated with higher teen pregnancy rates, EXCEPT:

 
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Question 7.
________ is an eating disorder characterized by binging and purging.

 
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Question 8.
One mental disorder that seems to be prevalent among women who have had eating disorders is ________.

 
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Question 9.
Neuroimaging studies have lead to the conclusion that adolescent depression is linked to a dysfunction of the________.

 
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Question 10.
The final stage of Piaget's cognitive development theory that includes the ability to think abstractly is called ________.

 
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Question 11.
________ are goals that are based on a desire for self-improvement.

 
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Question 12.
Which statement is true regarding school models and transitions?

 
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Question 13.
________ goals are associated with a greater sense of personal control and more positive attitudes in school.

 
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Question 14.
The general pattern for the success or failure of a student are high school results from ________.

 
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Question 15.
Which child is most likely to drop out of school?

 
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Question 16.
The thyroid gland is known as the master gland.

   
 
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Question 17.
In industrialized countries, menarche generally occurs between the ages of 12 ½ and 13 ½ .

   
 
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Question 18.
As of 2004, more teenaged mothers are marrying the fathers of their babies than in the last 25 years.

   
 
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Question 19.
Parenting style interacts with sensation-seeking behavior in a way that increases the likelihood of drug use.

   
 
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Question 20.
Anorexia is not as common as bulimia, but it is considered the more deadly eating disorder.

   
 
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Question 21.
Mathematically gifted high school girls tend to be more confident in their abilities than their male counterparts.

   
 
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