Are You Ready To Be A Parent?

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Parent Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will show a person if they have what it takes to be a parent and if they are ready to handle the responsibility! and if they are then it will also show them why they are ready. And if they aren't it will show them what they need to work on.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How old are you? 
    • A. 

      Over 30

    • B. 

      25-30

    • C. 

      20 -24

    • D. 

      Under 20

  • 2. 
    How many family members or close friends live near by? 
    • A. 

      A vast supportive network

    • B. 

      A few rally great people i can rely on

    • C. 

      I have a number of acquaintances

    • D. 

      Im more or less on my own

  • 3. 
    Do you spend time with other parents who have young children? 
    • A. 

      I practically live with a kid on my hip

    • B. 

      There are a few kids running around at get-togethers'

    • C. 

      I know a young family or two

    • D. 

      I don't spend much time with young parents

  • 4. 
    How much free time do you usually have on a given day? 
    • A. 

      I have more time then i know what to do with

    • B. 

      I have enough to get done what needs to get done and have a time still for hobbies and other things

    • C. 

      I have enough to get done what needs done

    • D. 

      I have barely anytime at all

  • 5. 
    Do you have a partner, or someone else who would share the responsibility of raising your child? 
    • A. 

      I am married or in a committed relationship, live- in relationship

    • B. 

      I have a great friend/family member to serve as a close god parent

    • C. 

      I have people around who i can count on if i need them

    • D. 

      I rely on myself for everything

  • 6. 
     How much extra cash flow do you have left over most weeks? 
    • A. 

      Enough to spend all i want and still save some

    • B. 

      Enough to splurge on small indulgences

    • C. 

      I have JUST enough to get by

    • D. 

      I have trouble paying bills and have lots of debt and need to go without certain things to make ends meet

  • 7. 
    Are you well organized and capable of sticking to a set schedule? 
    • A. 

      My life is like clockwork

    • B. 

      I have it together, but i like a little variety

    • C. 

      I can usually find what i need or get to to where i need to be.

    • D. 

      I usually don't know where my keys or wallet are. and can barely keep track of time

  • 8. 
    Is your living situation stable? 
    • A. 

      I own a good house in a safe neighborhood

    • B. 

      I live in a decent place and don't plan on leaving anytime soon

    • C. 

      I move around sometimes, but always have a place to call home

    • D. 

      I tend to move around quit a lot

  • 9. 
    Are you financially secure? 
    • A. 

      I have money to spare for expenditure for anything

    • B. 

      I am more or able to take care of myself financially

    • C. 

      I tend to live paycheck to paycheck

    • D. 

      I often worry about how to make ends meet

  • 10. 
    Are you able to spend at least six weeks doing nothing but being a new parent? 
    • A. 

      Six week, six years, Yes!

    • B. 

      I'll be able to take maternity leave

    • C. 

      I would be able to work it out somehow

    • D. 

      It would be very problematic to be away from work that long

  • 11. 
    Were there younger children around when you were growing up? 
    • A. 

      Lots i came from a big family, or had a neighborhood of small children

    • B. 

      I spent time with younger children every week or so

    • C. 

      I often saw other children on special occasions such as holidays and family reunions

    • D. 

      I was never around children more than five years younger than me

  • 12. 
    Have you ever been responsible for taking care of a baby?
    • A. 

      When mom was working i took care of the baby

    • B. 

      I have done babysitting a few times

    • C. 

      I have really only taken care of a child for a few hours

    • D. 

      I haven't been alone with a child for more than a few minutes really

  • 13. 
    Do you change diapers? 
    • A. 

      I could change a diaper with my eyes closed

    • B. 

      I've done it a few times

    • C. 

      Im sure i could figure it out

    • D. 

      EWW... my partner can handle that, or someone else

  • 14. 
    Do you know how to feed and burp a baby? 
    • A. 

      Of course

    • B. 

      I've done it a few times

    • C. 

      Im sure I could figure it out

    • D. 

      I have NO IDEA

  • 15. 
     How many times have you put a baby to bed?
    • A. 

      I'm an old pro at putting babies to sleep

    • B. 

      I have managed to get a baby asleep a few times

    • C. 

      I have one experience

    • D. 

      I hand them back long before bed time

  • 16. 
    Do you know how often a baby needs to eat and sleep? 
    • A. 

      It depends on which scheduling method you use- i know several

    • B. 

      I know what's normal

    • C. 

      I have a rough idea, and i could learn more

    • D. 

      I haven't the faintest idea, and i never really thought about it

  • 17. 
    Do you have any idea how to go about potty training a child, or helping a baby learn to sit up, walk, etc? 
    • A. 

      I know all the tried and true approaches

    • B. 

      I've seen other parents, and have some good ideas

    • C. 

      Thats what parenting books and magazines are for

    • D. 

      Don't kids figure that stuff out on there own?

  • 18. 
    Have you been around babies enough to recognize normal growth and progression? 
    • A. 

      I know exactly what a baby should be able to do through all stages of growth

    • B. 

      I have a rough idea of what they can do at each stage

    • C. 

      I'd know if there was an unusual delay

    • D. 

      No, but im sure the doctor can explain it

  • 19. 
    Why does a baby cry? 
    • A. 

      To release emotions, communicate, get attention

    • B. 

      It means there sick, hungry, upset, or dirty

    • C. 

      Something it wrong

    • D. 

      They want Something!

  • 20. 
    What is your energy level?
    • A. 

      Very Energetic

    • B. 

      Usually Energetic

    • C. 

      Occasionally energetic

    • D. 

      Normally very tired by the end of the day

  • 21. 
    Are you over- or under-weight? 
    • A. 

      Im in great condition

    • B. 

      In not in the best shape, but im healthy

    • C. 

      I know i need to loose, or gain weight

    • D. 

      My weight causes health problems

  • 22. 
    Do you get sick easily? 
    • A. 

      I never get sick

    • B. 

      I get sick a few times a year

    • C. 

      I get sick every month or so

    • D. 

      Im sick often

  • 23. 
    Do you smoke, drink, or use illegal drugs? 
    • A. 

      I don't really drink and i don't smoke or do drugs

    • B. 

      I have an occasional drink or cigarette, but i could easily stop

    • C. 

      It wouldn't be easy but i could stop for the health of my baby

    • D. 

      I have no intention of changing my habits for my baby

  • 24. 
    Do you know your family‘s history of genetic disease?
    • A. 

      I can trace my families illness back a 100 years

    • B. 

      I know most of the big diseases in the past couple years

    • C. 

      I know my immediate families history, or could easily find out

    • D. 

      I have no clue

  • 25. 
    Do you go to the doctor regularly? 
    • A. 

      Never miss a check up

    • B. 

      I usually make my regular check-ups

    • C. 

      I go only when im sick

    • D. 

      I'd have to be almost dead before i go

  • 26. 
    Have you been vaccinated for rubella? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No, but i can get vaccinated

    • C. 

      I have no idea

    • D. 

      I don't believe in vaccinations

  • 27. 
    Do you take a vitamin with folic acid?
    • A. 

      Every day

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      No, but i could start

    • D. 

      I don't take vitamins or pills

  • 28. 
     How many hours of sleep do you need to function properly? 
    • A. 

      I can get by on just a few hours if the situation demands it

    • B. 

      I function perfectly with five or more

    • C. 

      I need 8 or more hours. or im a zombie

    • D. 

      I need a full nights rest, and i like to take naps

  • 29. 
    Do you like to help people? 
    • A. 

      I can't stand to see someone unhappy and i try to do what i can to help

    • B. 

      It makes me feel good about myself to help others

    • C. 

      If it isn't to much trouble i'll help someone out

    • D. 

      People need to help themselves

  • 30. 
    Are you self-reliant? 
    • A. 

      I like to be fully responsible for myself and my actions

    • B. 

      I can take care of myself, but i don't turn down help

    • C. 

      I need someone to take care of me sometimes

    • D. 

      I can't do anything myself

  • 31. 
    Are you a nurturer?
    • A. 

      I love taking care of people, plants and animals

    • B. 

      I have a soft side

    • C. 

      Not really, but i help people in other ways

    • D. 

      Open affection makes me uncomfortable

  • 32. 
    Why do you want a baby?
    • A. 

      I have never considered not having one

    • B. 

      I love kids, and want one of my own

    • C. 

      I need someone to put my love into

    • D. 

      Others encourage me to have a child

  • 33. 
    Are you easily frustrated or upset? 
    • A. 

      It is very hard to get under my skin

    • B. 

      If the situation merits it, i get a little upset

    • C. 

      I don't hold my emotions back when i feel them

    • D. 

      It is very easy to upset me

  • 34. 
    How do you respond to stress? 
    • A. 

      Breath deeply and move on

    • B. 

      Take a deep breath then come back to the situation

    • C. 

      Get upset and maybe cry to let out the stress

    • D. 

      I tend to break down when i get stressed

  • 35. 
    Are you self-confident? 
    • A. 

      I know i am capable of anything, its hard to break me down

    • B. 

      I usually pretty sure of myself

    • C. 

      I doubt myself often

    • D. 

      My confidence is often reliant on the opinions of others close to me.

  • 36. 
    Are you lonely or depressed? 
    • A. 

      No. im almost always content with myself

    • B. 

      Im usually pretty happy

    • C. 

      I often feel like somethings missing

    • D. 

      Im constantly down and out

  • 37. 
    Are you comfortable asking for help? 
    • A. 

      I usually prefer to handle things myself

    • B. 

      I give help and take it when i need it

    • C. 

      If i really need help, i have no problem asking

    • D. 

      I try not to bother anyone