CDA Practice Test Quiz

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CDA Practice Test Quiz

Check out the following CDA practice test quiz, where we’ll be testing your knowledge on the CDA (Child Development Associate) credential, which is a recognized credential in the USA wherein applicants must demonstrate competency in areas that support the healthy growth and development of children, for education and care purposes. Are you ready for your CDA credential? Get started with the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fire exit information should be:
    • A. 

      In written form.

    • B. 

      Kept in a file labeled "Emergency Procedures."

    • C. 

      In both written & pictorial form, posted near the exits.

    • D. 

      In pictorial form.

  • 2. 
    Frequent hand washing is important because:
    • A. 

      Children need to keep their hands clean.

    • B. 

      It keeps germs from spreading.

    • C. 

      It is a positive social skill.

    • D. 

      It is the law.

  • 3. 
    An open-ended question has:
    • A. 

      1 right answer.

    • B. 

      No right or wrong answer.

    • C. 

      2 answers.

    • D. 

      A commonly repeated answer.

  • 4. 
    A teacher sets up a Literacy Center where the students match pictures of objects that begin with the same sound. Which of the following skills is the teacher trying to develop in students using this center?
    • A. 

      Phonics.

    • B. 

      Vocabulary.

    • C. 

      Letter Recognition.

    • D. 

      Phonemic Awareness.

  • 5. 
    A developmentally appropriate group time:
    • A. 

      Lasts only a short time.

    • B. 

      Gets the children actively involved.

    • C. 

      Permits children to leave if they wish.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    CDA stands for
    • A. 

      Child Dental Assistant.

    • B. 

      Child Development Associate

    • C. 

      Child Development Association of America

    • D. 

      Child Development Administration

  • 7. 
    A positive circle experience includes
    • A. 

      Scheduling & planning beforehand.

    • B. 

      Interesting & active activities.

    • C. 

      Anticipating problems beforehand.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    Children learn best when they
    • A. 

      Actively participate.

    • B. 

      Follow directions carefully.

    • C. 

      Both A & B.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    From where should community resources information for the parents be available?
    • A. 

      From the Director.

    • B. 

      From the Caregiver.

    • C. 

      None of the above.

    • D. 

      Both A & B.

  • 10. 
    What's the meaning of when a teacher says that they are doing an assessment?
    • A. 

      It's an evaluation.

    • B. 

      It's a longitudinal study.

    • C. 

      It's a research study.

    • D. 

      It's an adult examination.

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