Developmental milestones are a key aspect of assessing child health and progress. Importantly, they allow any issues to be identified early on. These MCQs will help you assess how well you know the key developmental milestones in children.
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Child Development 2
Social behaviour and play
Posture and large movements
Cognition and understanding
Vision and fine movements
Hearing and speech
A 2 week old baby showing head lag when being held.
A 3 month baby unable to roll from a supine to prone position.
A 6 month old baby unable to support their own head
A 9 month old who recently started attempting to crawl.
Neat pincer grip
Tracking an object
Inferior pincer grip
2 and a half years
Jumping on 2 feet > running > skipping > hopping
Running > Jumping on 2 feet > Skipping > Hopping
Jumping on 2 feet > Running > Hopping > Skipping
Running > Hopping > Jumping on 2 feet > Skipping
Running > Jumping on 2 feet > Hopping > Skipping
Able to stand unaided for a short period of time.
Attempts to crawl
Progresses on the floor by rolling or squirming
Sits unaided on the floor for 10-15 minutes on the floor
Able to walk alone.
Being able to copy drawing a vertical line, scribbles on their own, builds tower of 6 blocks or more
Able to copy drawing a cross, building a tower of 12 blocks, cutting a piece of paper in half.
Stands on tiptoe, pulls toys whilst walking, kicks a ball, walks up and down stairs
Hops on one foot for 3 steps (each foot), Walks upstairs, one foot per step; downstairs two feet per step.