How Much Do You Know About Kids?

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You might have kids, work with kids, or spend time with other people's kids, but how much do you know about kids? Find out now!

• 1.

How many children and adolescents are considered overweight?

• A.

1/4

• B.

1/3

• C.

1/2

• D.

2/3

B. 1/3
Explanation
It is estimated that 1/3 of children are overweight or obese

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• 2.

What percentage of children ages 8-10 have their own cell phone?

• A.

85%

• B.

65%

• C.

45%

• D.

30%

D. 30%
Explanation
According to a 2010 survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

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• 3.

What is the average age that children start to use a microwave?

• A.

5

• B.

6

• C.

7

• D.

10

C. 7
Explanation
The correct answer is 7. This suggests that, on average, children start using a microwave at the age of 7. It is important to note that this is an average, meaning that some children may start using a microwave earlier or later than this age. Additionally, individual factors such as parental supervision and maturity level may also influence when a child starts using a microwave.

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• 4.

How many questions does the average 4 years old ask in a day?

• A.

100

• B.

200

• C.

300

• D.

Over 400

D. Over 400
Explanation
A 4 year old asks approximately 437 questions every day.

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• 5.

Which of the following parenting styles tends to result in more happy, successful children?

• A.

Authoritative

• B.

Permissive

• C.

Authoritarian

• D.

Uninvolved

A. Authoritative
Explanation
Authoritative parenting style tends to result in more happy, successful children because it involves setting clear rules and expectations while also being responsive and supportive. This style encourages independence and decision-making skills in children while providing a nurturing and loving environment. It allows for open communication and encourages the child's autonomy, leading to higher self-esteem, better social skills, and academic success.

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• 6.

What percentage of children are right handed?

• A.

40%

• B.

50%

• C.

76%

• D.

90%

D. 90%
Explanation
The correct answer is 90%. This suggests that the majority of children are right-handed. Right-handedness is the dominant hand preference in most cultures, with approximately 90% of the population being right-handed. This can be attributed to various factors, including genetics and societal influences.

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• 7.

How many words can a child understand by age 1?

• A.

50

• B.

70

• C.

90

• D.

200

B. 70
Explanation
While a baby can understand the words, they can only speak a handful of them until 18 months of age.

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• 8.

How many bones does a baby have at birth?

• A.

200

• B.

300

• C.

400

• D.

500

B. 300
Explanation

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• 9.

What percentage of 4 year olds in the United States are enrolled in preschool?

• A.

40%

• B.

52%

• C.

69%

• D.

80%

C. 69%
Explanation
Compared to 100% in France, 97% in Japan and the UK, and 82% in Korea

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• 10.

How many kids in the USA struggle with hunger?

• A.

1 million

• B.

5 million

• C.

10 million

• D.

16 million

D. 16 million
Explanation
According to USDA, over 16 million children in the USA go hungry. Hunger contribute to poor health, social problems, and learning difficulties in children.

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