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Heard of digital CDA overview? The child development associate credential is the most widely celebrated in early childhood education, and it is a significant stepping stone toward career advancement. This quiz is focused on the digital course. You will have to recognize the instructor using your CDA and the Women’s Center in relation to this course. This quiz will assist you on your journey.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does CDA stand for?

    • A.

      Child Development Association

    • B.

      Child Development Associate

    • C.

      Child Development Accreditation

    • D.

      Child Designated Attitude

    Correct Answer
    B. Child Development Associate
    Explanation
    CDA stands for Child Development Associate. This term refers to a nationally recognized credential in early childhood education. It is awarded to individuals who have completed a specific set of requirements, including coursework, work experience, and a formal assessment. The CDA credential demonstrates that an individual has the knowledge and skills necessary to work effectively with young children and their families in a variety of early childhood settings.

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  • 2. 

    The instructor for CDA is...

    • A.

      Ellen Brophy

    • B.

      Nikki Vilardo

    • C.

      Eileen Bakley

    • D.

      Erin O'Hanlon

    Correct Answer
    D. Erin O'Hanlon
    Explanation
    Erin O'Hanlon is the instructor for CDA.

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  • 3. 

    Identify all the mandatory equipment you must have to take the Digital CDA?

    • A.

      Head set with ear phones and microphone

    • B.

      Webcam

    • C.

      Gmail.com email account

    • D.

      Printer

    • E.

      Computer

    • F.

      Internet access

    • G.

      Ipad

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Head set with ear phones and microphone
    C. Gmail.com email account
    E. Computer
    F. Internet access
    Explanation
    To take the Digital CDA, you must have a headset with earphones and a microphone to listen and communicate during the exam. A gmail.com email account is necessary for registration and communication purposes. A computer is required to access the exam platform and complete the test. Internet access is needed to connect to the exam platform and submit your answers. The webcam and printer are not mentioned as mandatory equipment, so they are not required for taking the Digital CDA. Similarly, an iPad is not mentioned as a mandatory equipment, so it is not necessary for the exam.

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  • 4. 

    I can only use my CDA in the state of New Jersey.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    CDA certification is a nationally recognized program. You can get your CDA in New Jersey, and then move to California the next week and it would still be valued and respected.

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  • 5. 

    Please check all the things that must be in place in order for you to enter into the CDA class.

    • A.

      I must be 18 years old or older.

    • B.

      I must have a high school diploma or GED.

    • C.

      I must be 21 years old or younger.

    • D.

      I have to read and speak English.

    • E.

      I must have 110 hours.

    • F.

      I must have 120 training hours and 480 hours working directly with children.

    • G.

      I must not be currently working with young children.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. I must be 18 years old or older.
    B. I must have a high school diploma or GED.
    D. I have to read and speak English.
    F. I must have 120 training hours and 480 hours working directly with children.
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes the requirements that must be met in order to enter into the CDA class. These include being 18 years old or older, having a high school diploma or GED, being able to read and speak English, and having completed 120 training hours and 480 hours working directly with children.

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  • 6. 

    A CDA candidate must choose, before class, to focus on one setting. Check the correct settings:

    • A.

      Head Start lead teacher

    • B.

      Preschool

    • C.

      Home visitor

    • D.

      Field visitor

    • E.

      Infant/toddler

    • F.

      Family preschool teacher

    • G.

      Family daycare provider

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Preschool
    C. Home visitor
    E. Infant/toddler
    G. Family daycare provider
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes four settings: preschool, home visitor, infant/toddler, and family daycare provider. These are all different roles that a CDA candidate can choose to focus on before class. The other settings listed, such as Head Start lead teacher, field visitor, and family preschool teacher, are not included in the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    The portfolio is completed at part of the CDA course at The Women's Center.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is stating that the portfolio is completed as part of the CDA course at The Women's Center. This implies that completing the portfolio is a requirement or task within the CDA course at The Women's Center. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 8. 

    How many items are in the professional resource portfolio?

    • A.

      20

    • B.

      13

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      17

    Correct Answer
    D. 17
    Explanation
    There are a total of 17 items in the professional resource portfolio.

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  • 9. 

    It is mandatory for a CDA student to have CPR and First Aid certification before starting class.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    CPR and First Aid are mandatory to the CDA process, but they must be completed before the candidate applies to the CDA Council in Washington, DC. A candidate can start class without having these certifications.

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  • 10. 

    To whom are questionnaires distributed to and then collected back from? 

    • A.

      Children

    • B.

      Parents

    • C.

      Fellow teachers

    • D.

      Classmates

    Correct Answer
    B. Parents
    Explanation
    Questionnaires are distributed to and collected back from parents. This is because parents are an important source of information about children's behavior, development, and home environment. Their input is crucial for gaining a comprehensive understanding of a child's overall well-being and educational needs. By involving parents in the questionnaire process, educators can gather valuable insights and perspectives that can inform decision-making and improve the learning experience for children.

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  • 11. 

    The person who observes the CDA candidate working with young children and provides feedback to The CDA Council in Washington, DC is called...

    • A.

      The instructor

    • B.

      An observer

    • C.

      The field worker

    • D.

      An adviser

    Correct Answer
    D. An adviser
    Explanation
    An adviser is the person who observes the CDA candidate working with young children and provides feedback to The CDA Council in Washington, DC. This person is responsible for offering guidance, suggestions, and recommendations to help the candidate improve their skills and knowledge in working with children. They play a crucial role in assessing the candidate's performance and providing valuable feedback to support their professional development.

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  • 12. 

    The Verification Visitor, who comes after a candidate has completed their training, is a representative of....

    • A.

      The CDA Council in Washington, DC

    • B.

      The DNA Council in Washington State

    • C.

      The National Association of Early Childhood Educators

    • D.

      The Child Care Network

    Correct Answer
    A. The CDA Council in Washington, DC
    Explanation
    The Verification Visitor is a representative of the CDA Council in Washington, DC. This council is responsible for verifying the completion of training for candidates. They ensure that the candidates have met all the requirements and standards set by the council before awarding them the necessary certification. This verification process is crucial in maintaining the credibility and quality of early childhood education.

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  • 13. 

    Thomas Edison State University, a distance education state college in New Jersey, recognizes the CDA as 12 college credits.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    They recognize it as 9 college credits, not 12.

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  • 14. 

    Check two important websites that potential students should check out before registering for Digital CDA.

    • A.

      Acwc.org

    • B.

      Aboutcda.webs.com

    • C.

      Getacda.com

    • D.

      Cdacouncil.org

    • E.

      Www.naeyc.org

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Aboutcda.webs.com
    D. Cdacouncil.org
    Explanation
    Potential students should check out aboutcda.webs.com because it provides information specifically about the CDA (Child Development Associate) credential, which is relevant to Digital CDA. Additionally, cdacouncil.org should be checked as it is the official website of the Council for Professional Recognition, the organization that administers the CDA credential. These two websites would provide comprehensive and reliable information about the CDA and its requirements, helping potential students make informed decisions about registering for Digital CDA.

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  • 15. 

    The Women's Center only offers a traditional CDA.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Starting in Spring, 2012, The Women's Center offers both a Traditional CDA and a Digital CDA.

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  • 16. 

    Information Sessions, also known as Orientations, are highly recommended because...

    • A.

      They're not recommended

    • B.

      There is always more information to cover

    • C.

      They're the quickest and most prioritized way to get enrolled in a class

    • D.

      It's great to meet your future classmates

    Correct Answer
    C. They're the quickest and most prioritized way to get enrolled in a class
    Explanation
    Information Sessions or Orientations are highly recommended because they provide the quickest and most prioritized way to get enrolled in a class. Attending these sessions allows individuals to receive all the necessary information and complete the enrollment process efficiently. It ensures that individuals have a clear understanding of the class requirements, procedures, and any additional information that may be needed. By attending these sessions, individuals can avoid any delays or confusion in the enrollment process and secure their spot in the class promptly.

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  • 17. 

    The name of the learning management system where assignments and links to the live classroom will be listed is...

    • A.

      Skype

    • B.

      Moodle

    • C.

      Oovoo

    • D.

      Vyew

    Correct Answer
    B. Moodle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Moodle. Moodle is a popular learning management system that is used by educational institutions to manage and deliver online courses. It allows instructors to create and organize assignments, as well as provide links to live classrooms. It provides a centralized platform for students to access course materials and interact with their instructors and peers. Skype, Oovoo, and Vyew are not learning management systems and do not offer the same features and functionalities as Moodle.

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  • 18. 

    The program that hosts the live classroom sessions is called...

    • A.

      Skype

    • B.

      Moodle

    • C.

      Oovoo

    • D.

      Vyew

    Correct Answer
    B. Moodle
    Explanation
    Moodle is the correct answer because it is a popular open-source learning management system (LMS) used by educational institutions to host live classroom sessions. It provides features like video conferencing, chat, and screen sharing, making it suitable for conducting interactive online classes. Skype, Oovoo, and Vyew are also communication platforms, but they are not specifically designed for hosting live classroom sessions like Moodle.

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  • 19. 

    Online free software such as Oovoo and Skype are most successfully used with a webcam.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Online free software such as Oovoo and Skype are most successfully used with a webcam because these applications are designed to support video calls and video conferencing. A webcam allows users to transmit live video feed, enabling them to see and communicate with others in real-time. Without a webcam, the full functionality and potential of these software may not be utilized as the video component would be missing. Therefore, having a webcam enhances the user experience and maximizes the effectiveness of these online communication tools.

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  • 20. 

    Check all methods of communication with the instructor and other classmates that will be used.

    • A.

      Email

    • B.

      Video chat

    • C.

      Individual meetings

    • D.

      Text chatting

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Email
    B. Video chat
    D. Text chatting
    Explanation
    The given answer lists three methods of communication that will be used with the instructor and other classmates: email, video chat, and text chatting. These methods allow for both written and verbal communication, as well as the ability to have individual meetings. This ensures that there are multiple channels available for effective communication and collaboration with the instructor and classmates.

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  • 21. 

    The instructor will be providing virtual office hours by

    • A.

      There are no virtual office hours

    • B.

      Telephone

    • C.

      Oovoo and Skype via a webcam and headset

    • D.

      Email

    Correct Answer
    C. Oovoo and Skype via a webcam and headset
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Oovoo and Skype via a webcam and headset. This means that the instructor will be available for virtual office hours using platforms like Oovoo and Skype. They will use a webcam and headset to communicate with students. This allows for face-to-face interaction and real-time communication, making it easier for students to ask questions and receive guidance from the instructor.

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  • 22. 

    The application and book, which can be purchased from The CDA Council in Washington, DC, have a combined cost of approximately.

    • A.

      $120

    • B.

      $50

    • C.

      $35

    • D.

      $60

    Correct Answer
    D. $60
    Explanation
    The application and book can be purchased from The CDA Council in Washington, DC. The combined cost of these two items is approximately $60.

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  • 23. 

    When purchasing an application packet, you buy the one that corresponds with

    • A.

      Your interest

    • B.

      Your setting

    • C.

      Your past degree

    • D.

      How many children you care for

    Correct Answer
    B. Your setting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "your setting". When purchasing an application packet, you should buy the one that corresponds with your setting. This means that the application packet should be tailored to the specific environment or context in which you will be using the application. This could refer to the type of organization or institution you are affiliated with, such as a school, hospital, or business. The application packet should be designed to meet the needs and requirements of your particular setting.

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  • 24. 

    Check off all the equipment that is recommended to have to be successful with the Digital CDA

    • A.

      Computer

    • B.

      Webcam

    • C.

      Headset with mic

    • D.

      Printer

    • E.

      Google account

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Computer
    B. Webcam
    C. Headset with mic
    D. Printer
    E. Google account
    Explanation
    You may need all of these items at one time or another.

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  • 25. 

    Google Docs is an online software that will be used as part of the course.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Google Docs is an online software that allows users to create, edit, and store documents. It is commonly used for collaborative work and is often utilized in educational settings as a tool for sharing and editing documents among students and instructors. Therefore, it is reasonable to assume that Google Docs will be used as part of the course mentioned in the question.

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  • 26. 

    The $325 application fee is paid to The Women's Center.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The application fee is always paid to The CDA Council in Washington, DC. It is what covers the Verification Visit that is the last step of the CDA process.

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  • 27. 

    There is never a fee associated with an adviser.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Sometimes there is a fee charged by an adviser. The instructor works with candidates to find a free adviser in their communities and that matches the correct criteria.

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  • 28. 

    Scholarships are always available.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Scholarships are available most years but are limited.

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  • 29. 

    Check all the ways that there are to cover the CDA tuition:

    • A.

      Credit and debit card payed online

    • B.

      Scholarships

    • C.

      Payment plans

    • D.

      Check

    • E.

      Money order

    • F.

      Employer paid

    • G.

      Social service agency like JobConnection or Unemployment

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Credit and debit card payed online
    B. Scholarships
    C. Payment plans
    E. Money order
    F. Employer paid
    G. Social service agency like JobConnection or Unemployment
    Explanation
    The Women's Center does not take checks for payments. Otherwise, there are many ways to pay for tuition.

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  • 30. 

    A webcam is a mandatory piece of equipment to be in the Digital CDA.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    While it is recommended and will be helpful for virtual office hours, a webcam is not required. A headset, however, is required.

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