Are You A Good Babysitter?

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I will give you some real-life situations, and you will have to choose the right answer. Lets see if you're a good babysitter or not!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are sitting for 5-year-old Ashley who has been begging to go to the playground for a long time. You take her outside, but while you're at the playground, it starts to rain hard. It's a five-minute walk back home, and you are both wearing sneakers, T-shirts, and shorts. You have no umbrella. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Walk back to the house with Ashley, help her get changed for the weather, and take her back outside to the park.

    • B. 

      Take her home, help her get changed, and convince her to play another game inside, because you can't get wet yourself.

    • C. 

      Take her back home, get her raincoat and boots on, and since you don't want to get wet, tell her to play outside by herself.

    • D. 

      Stay outside and explain to her parents and your parents why you're soaked.

  • 2. 
    Sammy is sitting on the couch, reading a book. You ask him if he wants to go outside (It's such a beautiful day), but he says no. You ask if he wants to play a game inside, and he says no again. You look at the cover of his book, and realize that the book he is reading is the book the parents SPECIFICALLY told you not to let him read. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Spank Sammy and force him to play outside.

    • B. 

      Let him continue reading.

    • C. 

      Tell him firmly that he can't read the book, and gently take it away from him. Then suggest he play another game with you.

    • D. 

      Snatch the book from him and make up for it by giving him another book that he is not allowed to read.

  • 3. 
    3-year-old Hannah is having a blast at the park. You tell her that it is time to leave, but she says no. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Pick her up, carry her home, and throw her on the floor.

    • B. 

      Give her 2 more minutes. Count down more and more until you get to thirty seconds and then make it into a game by racing home. (her house is right next door to the park)

    • C. 

      Leave without her.

    • D. 

      Let her play for as long as she wants to.

  • 4. 
    4-year-old Cienna is playing a board game with you when she announces that she has to go to the bathroom. She stays in the bathroom for a while, and then she comes out. She wet her pants, and now she's crying. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Tell her it's okay, and help her get changed into some dry clothes. Put her wet clothes into the wash, and remember to tell her parents what happened when they get back

    • B. 

      Scold her and then get her changed out of her wet clothes.

    • C. 

      Comfort her and then continue your game, with her wet pants still on.

    • D. 

      Scream at her to figure it out herself.

  • 5. 
    You are babysitting for 3-year-old Martha and 8-year-old Juan. Juan gets angry and rips apart Martha's favourite stuffy. Martha starts crying and Juan calls her a crybaby. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Send both of them to their rooms.

    • B. 

      Ignore them.

    • C. 

      Tell Martha to deal with it.

    • D. 

      Tell Juan what he did wrong, give him a timeout, and comfort Martha. When Juan is finished his timeout, be sure to give him a hug to let him know it's okay.

  • 6. 
    You are sitting for Jamie, who is 6 years old and thinks that he is too old to have a babysitter. He gives you trouble on purpose, and when you ask him to do something, he says that he doesn't need a babysitter. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Tell him that you're just here to keep him company, and to make sure he stays out of trouble while his parents are gone. Then tell him if he isn't going to cooperate, you will have to call his parents.

    • B. 

      Grab him, shake him, and send him to his room.

    • C. 

      Sit down and watch TV by yourself. Trust the kid - he said he didn't need a babysitter, remember?

    • D. 

      Give him a short timeout and then scold him.

  • 7. 
    Hailey is throwing rocks at the family dog, who is getting hurt. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Let her continue.

    • B. 

      Take the rocks away from Hailey, explain to her what she is doing wrong, give her a timeout, and make sure the dog is okay, and not hurt badly.

    • C. 

      Make sure the dog isn't hurt badly, then let Hailey continue.

    • D. 

      Spank Hailey and pet the dog.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are drowning hazards to small children?
    • A. 

      A bucket of water

    • B. 

      A full bathtub

    • C. 

      A basin full of water

    • D. 

      The toilet

  • 9. 
    Olga is choking on a piece of carrot. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Call her parents, then call 911, then do the Heimlich.

    • B. 

      Perform the Heimlich until she either "pops or drops" and then call 911. Then call the parents.

    • C. 

      Call the parents, but not 911. It's not that serious.

    • D. 

      Do the Heimlich. Then remember to tell the parents about it when they get home.

  • 10. 
    It is okay to spank a child as a last resort.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When changing a dirty diaper, wipe from front to back to prevent infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    After her parents leave, Marianne starts to cry. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Comfort her and call 911.

    • B. 

      Comfort her and call her parents.

    • C. 

      Tell her that you know it's scary when parents leave, but you're going to have a lot of fun, and her parents will come back.

    • D. 

      Wait for her to finish crying, and then let her watch TV.

  • 13. 
    Colter is very fussy about his food. He will only eat junk food. You explain to him that it is unhealthy, but he remains stubborn. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Make something healthy, but at the same time sweet...like banana bread with chocolate chips! The parents won't know...

    • B. 

      Tell him that he has to eat something healthy, but if he does, he will get a small treat afterwards.

    • C. 

      Let him have chocolate for dinner.

    • D. 

      Don't feed him at all.

  • 14. 
    Isabella is taking her nap. You are downstairs reading a book, when you hear a thump. You run up the stairs. You see a lamp overturned. Isabella's hand is burned, and she looks confused. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Tell her it's okay, it was just an electric shock, give her a band aid, and let her continue with the nap.

    • B. 

      You're getting to the good part of your book, so you run back downstairs and let Isabella figure it out herself.

    • C. 

      Make sure the area is safe and there is no further risk of shock. Check to make sure that she is okay, and her circulation is fine, then call 911. After that, call the parents.

    • D. 

      Ask Isabella what happened, and then call her parents.

  • 15. 
    You are sitting for 5-year-old Vanessa when you hear a knock on the door. You look out the window and see a stranger. You ask Vanessa if she knows this man, and she says no. The knocking continues, and then the lock starts to give way...this man is trying to get in through the back door! What do you do?
    • A. 

      Open the back door, and tell the man to go away.

    • B. 

      Run out the front door to a neighbours house. (the front door is close to the bad door)

    • C. 

      Comfort Vanessa and then make faces at the man through the window.

    • D. 

      Bring a toy and a phone into a room, lock the door, hide in a closet behind some clothes, and call 911. Distract Vanessa with the toy. After 911, call Vanessa's parents and your parents.

  • 16. 
    Violet's parents told you that Violet has to do at least 1 hour of homework before watching any television. She does 20 minutes and then tells you that her favourite show is on at this time and she can't miss it. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Both watch the show together and then make her do her homework.

    • B. 

      Let her watch the show and do homework at the same time.

    • C. 

      Watch the show yourself while she's doing homework and come into her room every 5 minutes to tell her what's happening.

    • D. 

      Tell her kindly that her parents said she had to do an hour of homework, but afterwards you guys can watch it together on youtube.

    • E. 

      Ignore the little brat.

  • 17. 
    Johnny has to do his math homework, but he keeps complaining that it's too hard. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Look over it with him and give him all the answers in an annoyed tone.

    • B. 

      Help him with his homework and show him tricks to do equations faster.

    • C. 

      Tell him that he'll figure it out eventually, and give him a pat on the bag.

    • D. 

      Tell him not to complain, or you'll rip his math into pieces.

  • 18. 
    It's dinnertime. You are sitting for Hailey (again), and because she's being so good, you prepare her favourite meal; macaroni and cheese. You make it the way she likes it and make sure it's not too hot. When you come to check on Hailey, she is playing with her food. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Ask her why she isn't eating her food, and if something is wrong.

    • B. 

      Lift her off the dinner table and sit her in front of the television.

    • C. 

      Make her finish her food.

    • D. 

      Encourage her to take a few more bites, and then throw your own tantrum to make her cry so you can comfort her.

  • 19. 
    You are sitting for two impossible twins; David and Jonah. They fight and argue with each other, and when you try to stop them, they gang up on you. You're at the park, and Jonah and David begin punching each other. When you pull them apart, Jonah has a nose bleed. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Let them continue fighting and encourage the others at the park to chant 'fight!' with you.

    • B. 

      Take them both home and spank them.

    • C. 

      Take them both home, and scold them for a while. Then send David to his room. Put a napkin over Jonah's nose, pinch his nostrils together, and make him lean forward. Send him to his room when David's timeout is over and his nosebleed has stopped. Give David a hug to let him know that it's over, but make sure he doesn't do it again. Remember to tell the parents what happened.

    • D. 

      Call the parents to pick them up at the park and ditch the kids.

  • 20. 
    You are sitting for a family! Rosemary (8 years old), Maizie (5 years old), Thomas (7 years old), and Linda (18 months old). You put Linda down for her nap, and ask the three kids what game they'd like to play. Rosemary and Maizie want to play dress-up, but Thomas wants to play spiderman. They begin to argue. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Everyone play spiderman.

    • B. 

      Everyone play dress-up.

    • C. 

      Let everyone watch television.

    • D. 

      Everyone play spiderman, and the girls can dress-up to be the female characters.

  • 21. 
    True or false; there is only one type of diaper - a cloth diaper.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    8-year-old Cody's bedtime is 8:00, but he REALLY wants to stay up until 9 o'clock, when his show ends. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Tell him firmly that he has to go to bed, and if he's quick, you will read him a story.

    • B. 

      Let him stay up until 9, but only if he doesn't tell his parents...There! Everyone's happy!

    • C. 

      Spank him.

    • D. 

      Scream in his ear.

  • 23. 
    6-year-old Reina is always very well-behaved. You have NEVER seen her act up like this. She's running around the house, screaming, knocking over lamps, jumping on the furniture, and completely ignores everything that you say. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Somehow get her attention by screaming at the top of your lungs and then give her a timeout for an hour.

    • B. 

      Grab her and spank her.

    • C. 

      Call the parents - you can't handle this.

    • D. 

      Ditch her and take the bus home.

  • 24. 
    Maggie wants to watch TV. When you check on her, she is watching a show that you know is inappropriate for her age. You tell her she can't watch it, but she says that her parents let her watch it all the time. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Smash the television with a hammer to scare her.

    • B. 

      Call her parents, who are extremely busy at work, and ask them if Maggie can or cannot watch the show.

    • C. 

      Let her watch.

    • D. 

      Tell her she can watch when her parents are home if they let her, but not on your watch.

  • 25. 
    3-year-old Maggie has been begging to go to the park, but it is raining outside. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Take her to the park.

    • B. 

      Explain to her that because it's wet outside, you can't go to the park but you can play a different game inside.

    • C. 

      Tell her to get lost.

    • D. 

      Ignore her.

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