Early Childhood Education And Care Quiz

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Early Childhood Education And Care Quiz

Early childhood education and care. places a strong emphasis on the development of the whole child. This includes but is not limited to his or her cognitive, physical and social needs. This sound foundation is necessary for the overall well being of the child now and in the future. Test your knowledge of the practices and history of early childhood education and care.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is termed early childhood?
    • A. 

      From conception to 6 years

    • B. 

      From birth to 8 years old

    • C. 

      From conception to 4 years

    • D. 

      From birth to 16 years

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is characterized as high quality child care? 
    • A. 

      Well qualified staff

    • B. 

      Lowly paid staff

    • C. 

      High child-adult ratio

    • D. 

      Inefficient management

  • 3. 
    The formalization of early childhood education and care in the western world happened in the _____
    • A. 

      19th century

    • B. 

      16th century

    • C. 

      16th century

    • D. 

      18th century

  • 4. 
    Most children are able to differentiate between themselves and others by ____
    • A. 

      The first year

    • B. 

      The second year

    • C. 

      The third year

    • D. 

      The fourth year

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a requirement for early childhood educators?  
    • A. 

      Sense of humour

    • B. 

      A playful spirit

    • C. 

      Ability to manage a classroom

    • D. 

      A stern countenance

  • 6. 
    _____ is a popular method for managing behavior in young children
    • A. 

      Shouting

    • B. 

      Singing a lot

    • C. 

      Promise of gifts

    • D. 

      Positive reinforcement

  • 7. 
    Which of the following does early childhood education often focus on?
    • A. 

      Learning through play

    • B. 

      Sing alongs

    • C. 

      Lots of healthy naps

    • D. 

      Lots of fairy tales

  • 8. 
    This famous person believed that play time allows children to talk, socially interact, use their imaginations and intellectual skills
    • A. 

      Rudolf Steiner

    • B. 

      Magret McMillon

    • C. 

      Mona Montessori

    • D. 

      Mary Slessor

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a modality of early childhood education and care?
    • A. 

      Kindergarten

    • B. 

      Religious sacrifices

    • C. 

      Preschool

    • D. 

      Primary education

  • 10. 
    One of the following according to UNESCO, is also a term used to describe early childhood education and care
    • A. 

      Childhood development and care

    • B. 

      Humanities education and care

    • C. 

      Early childhood development

    • D. 

      Childhood care and development