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Babysitting Quiz

10 Questions
Babysitting Quiz

Figure out if you are a good babysitter by taking this fun quiz. If you are looking for a babysitter - this quiz can help you to know what to look out for in a potential babysitter.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Do you like being around children?
    • A. 

      Nope, I hate the little brats!

    • B. 

      They are ok.

    • C. 

      Love them to bits!

  • 2. 
    Do children like you and tend to gravitate towards you?
    • A. 

      Children become shy, bratty or fearful around me.

    • B. 

      Yes, I'm always surrounded by children wanting to play or talk with me.

    • C. 

      Children tend to do their own thing when I'm in the room.

  • 3. 
    Do you have First Aid and CPR training?
    • A. 

      No, if something happens I will just cope with it. CPR only works in the movies.

    • B. 

      Yes.

    • C. 

      I know I should do it sometime. I've watched a CPR demonstration and should be able to do it.

  • 4. 
    What kind of activities do you do when babysitting?
    • A. 

      Don't know what to do - so I just watch them.

    • B. 

      Hang around, watch TV and listen to music. Phone a friend.

    • C. 

      Play games, tell stories, help with homework or teach them a new skill.

  • 5. 
    How do you deal with a difficult child?
    • A. 

      Try to figure out what the real problem is and how to fix it. Talk to the parents, calm the situation.

    • B. 

      I'm never sure what to do but will try to calm the child by distracting him with food, toys or sleep.

    • C. 

      Tell him to shut up and go away. Ignore him.

  • 6. 
    Would you ever leave a child alone to quickly go and do something else? (like preparing a snack?)
    • A. 

      Yes, but I will check on the child every few minutes.

    • B. 

      Sure, why not? The brat will yell if anything is wrong.

    • C. 

      Never!

  • 7. 
    Are you comfortable with changing a nappy?
    • A. 

      Are you crazy?!

    • B. 

      Yes.

    • C. 

      Yes, but hoping it will not happen on my watch.

  • 8. 
    Have you ever let a child eat anything else beside the food that his parents provided for him?
    • A. 

      No, I stick to what his parents supplied.

    • B. 

      I sometimes let him eat some of my food - nothing that is bad for him.

    • C. 

      I'll give him anything as long as he just shut up!

  • 9. 
    Do you believe in physical punishment?
    • A. 

      Yeah, bring it on, baby!

    • B. 

      No, there are many other ways to discipline a child.

    • C. 

      Not sure.

  • 10. 
    Are you respectful?  On time?  Honest?  Clean up after yourself?  Look people in the eye?  Are you interested and engaged?
    • A. 

      I need the money, so I will do anything (lie, smack, threaten) just to get the job done.

    • B. 

      I sometimes had to use a little white lie to cover a mishap.

    • C. 

      I strive to treat people the way I want to be treated: with respect and integrity.