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II. Motor Development in Infancy
Activity 4.3: Multiple Choice - Motor Development in Infancy

1 .       Separate abilities blending together, each cooperating with others to produce more effective ways of exploring and controlling the environment are known as _____________________________. 



2 .       A pattern of motor development in which the head, trunk, and arm control comes before the coordination of the hands and fingers is known as the __________________________. 



3 .       ____________________ is a gross motor skill that develops around 7 months of age. 



4 .       The ___________________ is a fine motor skill that develops around 4-5 months of age. 



5 .       Actions that help the infant get around the environment are known as _______________________. 



6 .       The __________________ is a clumsy motion in which the fingers close against the palm. 



7 .       Around 2 months of age, a child can roll from _____________________. 



8 .       Poorly coordinated swipes or swings toward an object are referred to as _________________. 



9 .       Motor development _______ a genetically predetermined process.  



10 .       Of all motor skills, ____________________ is believed to play the greatest role in infant cognitive development. 



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