Lesson Worksheet: Puberty Science

In this worksheet, we will practice defining adolescence and puberty, and describing the changes that commonly occur in males and females during puberty.

Q1:

Which of the following best explains what adolescence is?

  • AThe physical changes that occur as an adult matures
  • BThe change in behavior, such as becoming more short tempered and stressed, that occurs in teenagers
  • CThe physical and emotional changes that occur as a child develops into an adult
  • DThe development of sex organs that occurs when a child reaches puberty

Q2:

Which of the following changes occurs in males only during puberty?

  • AThe voice deepens or breaks.
  • BPubic hair begins to grow.
  • CPeriods start.
  • DBreasts develop.

Q3:

In the female body, where are the majority of the sex hormones made?

  • AOvaries
  • BBreasts
  • CCervix
  • DVagina
  • EBrain

Q4:

Which of the following is the main male sex hormone?

  • ATestosterone
  • BProgesterone
  • CAdrenaline
  • DEstrogen
  • ESerotonin

Q5:

What molecules in the human body are responsible for causing the physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty?

  • AEnzymes
  • BWhite blood cells
  • CSugars
  • DNeurotransmitters
  • EHormones

Q6:

In the male body, where is the majority of the sex hormones made?

  • ATestes
  • BBrain
  • CPancreas
  • DScrotum
  • EOvaries

Q7:

Which of the following changes occurs in females only during puberty?

  • AFacial hair grows visibly.
  • BPeriods begin.
  • CThe voice deepens or breaks.
  • DPubic hair begins to grow.

Q8:

During adolescence, the body goes through physical and hormonal changes. What term is given to these changes?

  • AInfancy
  • BTransitions
  • CPuberty
  • DAdaptations

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