NUTRITION, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, AND HEALTH EDUCATION 605846RR
1. Foods brought from home by children should be clearly labeled and include
A. the child’s name, the date, and the type of food.
B. the child’s name, parent’s contact number, and the type of food.
C. the child’s name, the date, and any potential food allergies in the class.
D. the parent’s name, the date, and the type of food.
2. Children learn best when what they’re taught is
A. geared toward their skills and interests.
B. different when compared to whatever else they are learning.
D. presented in the same way every time.
3. Which of the following groups should be given the most screen time?
A. Infants who are fussy and don’t want to sleep
B. School-age children completing homework assignments
C. Preschool age children playing educational games
D. Toddlers who can eat or play during screen time
4. How is body mass index (BMI) calculated?
A. By dividing height in kilograms by weight squared in meters
B. By dividing weight in kilograms by height squared in meters
C. By multiplying weight in kilograms by height squared in meters
D. By multiplying weight in meters by height squared in kilograms
5. The most effective ways for teachers to promote health in their classes is by
A. modeling good health behavior to their students.
B. giving weekly quizzes on various health topics.
C. creating spelling units based on health topics.
D. assigning book reports and projects based on health topics
6. Child care staff should integrate health education into child care programs for.
A. children, staff, and families.
B. local police and emergency workers.
C. neighbors of young children.
D. the entire community.
7. Preschoolers should be allowed _______ minutes per eight-hour day for moderate to vigorous physical activity, including running.
A. 30 to 45
B. 90 to 120
C. 60 to 90
D. 45 to 60
8. A preschooler should drink _______ ounces. of milk each day.
A. 4 to 16
B. 16 to 24
C. 24 to 36
D. 36 to 72
9. Infants shouldn’t be seated or left in swings, bouncers, or molded seats for more than _______ minutes at a time.
10. Limit outdoor play when the wind-chill factor is at or below _______ degrees Fahrenheit.
A. minus 1
B. minus 20
C. minus 5
D. minus 15
11. According to the CFOC guidelines, which of the following is true as it relates to grains?
A. Grains are found only in bread, pasta, and cereal.
B. Grains should be limited to once per day.
C. Grains are whole and enriched breads, cereals, crackers, pasta, and rice.
D. Grains should be avoided until a child is 3 years of age.
12. Increased muscle and bone strength, reduced blood pressure and total body fat, better psychological well-being and decreased risk of obesity are documented benefits of _______ for children.
A. physical activity
B. special education
C. organized team sports
D. nutrition education
13. Early childhood education programs needs to have input from a qualified nutrition consultant, preferably from a
A. licensed practical nurse (LPN).
C. nurse practitioner (NP).
D. registered dietitian (RD).
14. Which of the following is not a community food and nutrition service?
D. school nutrition program
15. When can vegetables be introduced?
A. Between 6 and 8 months
B. At 1 year
C. At 2 years
D. Between 10 and 12 months
16. Infants (birth to 1 year of age) should have
A. no fruit juice.
B. 1 serving of fruit juice per week.
C. 3 servings of fruit juice per week.
D. 2 servings of fruit juice per week.
17. According to the CFOC guidelines, which of the following is true as it relates to proteins?
A. Young children should eat eight servings of protein daily.
B. Chicken, fish, nuts, and seeds contain protein.
C. Young children should eat very little protein every day.
D. Lettuce, pure sugar, and rice contain protein.
18. According to CFOC guidelines, and weather permitting, children should engage in _______ occasions of active outdoor play every day.
A. one to two
B. two to three
C. three to four
D. four to five
19. In addition to the health and safety standards covered in CFOC 220.127.116.11, health education topics should include all of the following except
A. water safety.
B. firearm safety.
C. food safety.
D. transportation safety.
20. If a child is overweight before _______ years of age, obesity in adulthood is likely to be more severe.