Childcare Basics

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Child Care Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge of the basics of childcare.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most nutritious food for a six week old baby is
    • A. 

      Infant formula

    • B. 

      Breastmilk

    • C. 

      Rice cereal

    • D. 

      Whole milk

  • 2. 
    When changing a diaper on a baby girl
    • A. 

      Always wipe front to back

    • B. 

      Always wipe back to front

    • C. 

      Wipe in cleansing circles

    • D. 

      Use cold wipes

  • 3. 
    A baby is ready for solid foods when...
    • A. 

      He shows interest in eating

    • B. 

      He can sit without support

    • C. 

      He has at least one tooth

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a sign of stress in a small child?
    • A. 

      Headaches

    • B. 

      Watching lots of tv

    • C. 

      Stomach aches

    • D. 

      Excessive eating

  • 5. 
    Separation anxiety (fear of being separated from parent) is normal for a child of what age?
    • A. 

      0-6 months

    • B. 

      7-12 months

    • C. 

      1-2 years

    • D. 

      5-6 years

  • 6. 
    If a toddler is upset and yelling the best way to calm him down is
    • A. 

      Put him in a ten minute time out

    • B. 

      Yell louder than him

    • C. 

      Ignore him

    • D. 

      Whisper in his ear

  • 7. 
    When caring for a two year old with a clear runny nose, you should
    • A. 

      Give him Tylenol

    • B. 

      Give him Sudafed

    • C. 

      Don't give him any medication, just keep wiping

    • D. 

      Feed him soup

  • 8. 
    Which of the following poses the greatest risk of injury to a child?
    • A. 

      Riding a bike

    • B. 

      Jumping on a trampoline

    • C. 

      Swinging

    • D. 

      Merry-go-rounds

  • 9. 
    The best sleeping position for an infant is
    • A. 

      On his side

    • B. 

      On his tummy

    • C. 

      On his back

    • D. 

      Next to his sleeping mother

  • 10. 
    A child feels most secure when
    • A. 

      He has two parents at home

    • B. 

      He is with his mother most of the time

    • C. 

      His caregivers stick to a predicatble routine

    • D. 

      He has lots of stuffed animals in his room