Multiple Choice Answers

Question 1 Children may be exposed to toxic chemicals from paints, carpet and cleaning supplies used in classroom environments.
A) True
B) False

Question 2 Licensing regulations are considered to:
Question 2 options:
A) be unnecessary
B) reflect minimal requirements
C) represent ideal standards
D) serve as guidelines that are not strictly enforced

Question 3
Swings and trampolines:
Question 3 options:
A) are ideal because they encourage vigorous physical activity
B) pose a significant safety risk and should not be included on group setting play yards
C) should only be purchased if constructed of non-toxic materials
D) must comply with ADA standards

Question 4
Research has demonstrated that a positive relationship exists between high quality child care and:
Question 4 options:
A) improved salaries for teachers
B) optimum child development
C) children’s happiness
D) satisfied families

Question 5
In general, families are quite knowledgeable about how to identify high-quality early childhood or after-school programs.
Question 5 options:
A) True
B) False

Question 6
Small group size, teacher qualifications and low teacher-child ratios are features associated with high- quality programs.
Question 6 options:
A) True
B) False

Question 7
Group size is recognized as important for:
Question 7 options:
A) effective utilization of staff
B) cost analysis factors
C) hiring practices
D) provision of quality education and child care

Question 8
Outdoor play equipment that is constructed of wood:
Question 8 options:
A) can be more challenging to supervise
B) requires frequent maintenance to avoid splintering and deterioration
C) is less expensive to purchase
D) tends to be safer for young children

Question 9
Outdoor play spaces should be enclosed by a fence that is a minimum of 6-8 feet high.
Question 9 options:
A) True
B) False

Question 10
Teachers who enjoy good health are better able to cope with the rigorous physical and emotional demands of caring for young children.
Question 10 options:
A) True
B) False

Question 11
Infants and toddlers:
Question 11 options:
A) sustain fewer injuries than do older children because they are less mobile
B) have the same rate of life-threatening injuries as older children
C) experience the highest rate of life-threatening injuries
D) are more likely to follow adult warnings

Question 12
Although field trips can enhance children’s learning, they also present added risk and liability concerns.
Question 12 options:
A) True
B) False

Question 13
Crib mobiles and nesting toys are appropriate choices for an eight-month-old infant.
Question 13 options:
A) True
B) False

Question 14
The prevention of unintentional injuries is based on:
Question 14 options:
A) the elimination of all risks and hazards
B) teacher experience
C) establishment of strict rules and regulations
D) awareness of children’s developmental skills and anticipation of their actions

Question 15
Simple art supplies—such as crayons, markers, play dough, and a blunt scissors—would make a nice gift for a toddler.
Question 15 options:
A) True
B) False

Question 16
Whenever new play equipment is added to children’s environments, safety must be a prime concern.
Question 16 options:
A) True
B) False
Question 17
Carefully maintained accident records are important because the severity of an injury may not be immediately known.
Question 17 options:
A) True
B) False

Question 18
Safety rules should:
Question 18 options:
A) frighten children so they aren’t likely to repeat the misbehavior
B) eliminate the need for adult supervision
C) describe acceptable behavior
D) provide detailed explanations about how toys and play equipment are to be used
E) all answers are correct

Question 19
The majority of toy-related deaths are due to:
Question 19 options:
A) breakage
B) choking
C) toxic construction materials
D) electrocution

Question 20
Outdoor play equipment should be inspected:
Question 20 options:
A) daily
B) weekly
C) monthly
D) annually

Question 21
A child who has diabetes and develops signs of hypoglycemia should be given:
Question 21 options:
A) more insulin
B) a peanut butter sandwich
C) nothing to eat or drink