Child Development 10 Quiz 1 - Functions And Types Of Family

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Child Development 10 Quiz 1 - Functions And Types Of Family - Quiz

This quiz will serve to assess your knowledge about the course work we completed in the week of January 8-12, 2012. It will cover the topics of Family Functions and Family Types


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The family is the basic unit of society.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "The family is the basic unit of society" is true because families are the foundation of any society. Families provide individuals with love, support, and a sense of belonging. They are responsible for raising and socializing children, teaching them values, and preparing them to become productive members of society. Families also play a crucial role in maintaining social stability and cohesion. Therefore, recognizing the importance of the family unit is essential in understanding the functioning and development of society as a whole.

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  • 2. 

    Families socialize their children. This means that they are taught rules surrounding (check all that apply)

    • A.

      Behaviour

    • B.

      Swimming

    • C.

      Manners

    • D.

      Communication

    • E.

      Relationships

    • F.

      Toys

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Behaviour
    C. Manners
    D. Communication
    E. Relationships
    Explanation
    Families play a crucial role in socializing their children by teaching them rules and norms related to behavior, manners, communication, and relationships. Through interactions and guidance, families help children understand how to behave appropriately, develop good manners, communicate effectively, and form healthy relationships with others.

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  • 3. 

    An example of a physical need is

    • A.

      Shelter

    • B.

      Money

    • C.

      Car

    • D.

      My ipod

    Correct Answer
    A. Shelter
    Explanation
    A physical need refers to a basic requirement for survival and well-being. Shelter is considered an example of a physical need because it provides protection from the elements and ensures safety and security. It is essential for individuals to have a place to live that offers them a sense of belonging and privacy. Without shelter, individuals would be exposed to harsh weather conditions, potential dangers, and lack a stable living environment. Therefore, shelter is a crucial physical need for human beings.

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  • 4. 

    Families provide emotional support for their members.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Families play a crucial role in providing emotional support to their members. They offer a safe and nurturing environment where individuals can express their feelings, seek advice, and receive comfort during challenging times. Family members often act as a support system, offering love, understanding, and encouragement, which can contribute to the overall well-being and mental health of each family member. This emotional support helps individuals feel valued, accepted, and understood, creating a sense of belonging and strengthening their emotional resilience.

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  • 5. 

    This is a picture of a

    • A.

      Extended family

    • B.

      Single parent family

    • C.

      Nuclear family

    Correct Answer
    C. Nuclear family
    Explanation
    The correct answer is nuclear family. This is because in the picture, there are only two parents present along with their children, indicating a small family unit consisting of parents and their offspring. This is characteristic of a nuclear family, which typically consists of a married couple and their children living together in a household.

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  • 6. 

    This is a picture of a 

    • A.

      One parent family

    • B.

      Nuclear family

    • C.

      Extended family

    Correct Answer
    C. Extended family
    Explanation
    The picture depicts a group of individuals who are not only parents and children but also includes other relatives such as grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. This suggests that the family unit extends beyond just the immediate parents and children, indicating an extended family.

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  • 7. 

    Foster Families provide a temporary home for a child who is unable to live in their own family.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Foster families indeed offer a temporary home for children who cannot live with their own families. These families provide a safe and nurturing environment for children who may be experiencing neglect, abuse, or other difficult circumstances. Foster care aims to provide stability and support to children while their birth families work towards resolving their issues or until a permanent placement can be found for the child.

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  • 8. 

    A family that has been re-formed by people who have been in previous relationships is called a

    • A.

      Extended family

    • B.

      Adoptive family

    • C.

      Reconstituted family

    • D.

      Nuclear family

    Correct Answer
    C. Reconstituted family
    Explanation
    A reconstituted family refers to a family that has been formed by individuals who have been in previous relationships. This can include divorced or widowed parents who have remarried and brought their children from previous relationships into the new family unit. The term "reconstituted" suggests that the family has been formed again or reconstructed, indicating that it is different from a traditional nuclear family.

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  • 9. 

    This is a picture of a

    • A.

      Single parent family

    • B.

      Adoptive family

    • C.

      Foster family

    Correct Answer
    A. Single parent family
    Explanation
    The correct answer is single parent family. This can be inferred from the picture, as it shows only one adult and one child. There are no other adults or children present, suggesting that it is a single parent family.

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  • 10. 

    This is a picture of a(n)

    • A.

      Blended family

    • B.

      Adoptive family

    • C.

      Nuclear family

    • D.

      Extended family

    Correct Answer
    B. Adoptive family
    Explanation
    The correct answer is adoptive family. This is because an adoptive family refers to a family in which one or more children have been legally adopted by the parents. In this picture, it is likely that the child or children have been adopted by the adults shown, making them an adoptive family.

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