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Final Exam for Early Childhood Education Students


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  • 1. 

    Long open areas in a classroom invite children to:

    • A.

      Form long lines and march like soldiers

    • B.

      Run

    • C.

      Walk in an orderly fashion

    • D.

      Play quietly

    Correct Answer
    B. Run
    Explanation
    Long open areas in a classroom invite children to run because they provide ample space for children to move freely and expend energy. Running allows children to engage in physical activity, release pent-up energy, and have fun. It also promotes gross motor skills development and overall physical fitness. Additionally, running can help improve focus and concentration in some children by allowing them to release excess energy and increase blood flow to the brain.

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  • 2. 

    The book center is best located near the :

    • A.

      Work bench

    • B.

      Sand-water table

    • C.

      Puzzles

    • D.

      Art easel

    Correct Answer
    C. Puzzles
    Explanation
    The book center is best located near the puzzles because puzzles are often considered a quiet and focused activity that requires concentration and problem-solving skills. Placing the book center near the puzzles would create a calm and engaging environment for children to explore both reading and puzzle-solving, encouraging their cognitive development and fostering a love for learning. Additionally, puzzles and books share similarities in terms of critical thinking and visual perception, making them complementary activities that can enhance children's overall learning experience.

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  • 3. 

    Room arrangement decreases the discipline problems if there are:

    • A.

      Wide open spaces

    • B.

      Distinct traffic patterns

    • C.

      Identified learning areas

    • D.

      A variety of activity centers

    Correct Answer
    B. Distinct traffic patterns
    Explanation
    Distinct traffic patterns refer to the organization and flow of movement within a room. When there are clear pathways for students to navigate, it helps to minimize disruptions and distractions. Students can easily move around the room without bumping into each other or causing disruptions to others. This promotes a sense of order and discipline in the classroom.

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  • 4. 

    A basic concept all cregivers must learn is:

    • A.

      The needs of the child must come first

    • B.

      That they must be cheerful

    • C.

      That they must come to work every day

    • D.

      That children need young people to teach them

    Correct Answer
    A. The needs of the child must come first
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the needs of the child must come first. This means that caregivers should prioritize the well-being and requirements of the child above anything else. It implies that their focus should be on meeting the child's physical, emotional, and developmental needs, ensuring their safety and providing necessary support. This concept emphasizes the importance of putting the child's interests and welfare as the top priority in caregiving situations.

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  • 5. 

    Childcare licensing is generally obtained from the:

    • A.

      City government

    • B.

      County government

    • C.

      State government

    • D.

      Federal government

    Correct Answer
    C. State government
    Explanation
    Childcare licensing is generally obtained from the state government because each state has its own regulations and requirements for operating a childcare facility. State governments have the authority to set standards for health, safety, and quality of care in childcare centers. They also have the responsibility to conduct inspections, issue licenses, and enforce regulations to ensure that childcare providers comply with the state's guidelines. Local city or county governments may have some involvement in the licensing process, but the ultimate authority lies with the state government. The federal government may provide funding and support for childcare programs, but it does not typically issue licenses for individual childcare facilities.

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  • 6. 

    Emergency contact information on all children at the center should contain:

    • A.

      Emergency telephone numbers

    • B.

      Food likes and dislikes

    • C.

      Emergency treatments for accidents

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Emergency telephone numbers
    Explanation
    The emergency contact information on all children at the center should contain emergency telephone numbers. This is important because in case of any emergency or accident, the staff needs to have immediate access to the contact information of the child's parents or guardians. This allows them to quickly inform the parents and seek necessary assistance. Including food likes and dislikes and emergency treatments for accidents may also be useful information, but the most crucial aspect is having the emergency telephone numbers readily available.

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  • 7. 

    Informing a child before a change in activity:

    • A.

      Gives the teacher time to prepare

    • B.

      Allows the teacher to change his/her mind

    • C.

      Gives the teacher a chance to repeat the warning

    • D.

      Shows respect for the child

    Correct Answer
    D. Shows respect for the child
    Explanation
    Informing a child before a change in activity shows respect for the child because it acknowledges their need for predictability and allows them to mentally prepare for the upcoming change. By giving the child advance notice, the teacher is demonstrating consideration for their feelings and helping them transition more smoothly. This approach also fosters a sense of trust and open communication between the teacher and the child, creating a positive and respectful learning environment.

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  • 8. 

    If a child falls from a climber and is not moving, one should:

    • A.

      Pick up the child and provide comfort

    • B.

      Stay with the child and send for emergency help

    • C.

      Move different parts of the child's body to dermine what is hurt

    • D.

      Go find the director

    Correct Answer
    B. Stay with the child and send for emergency help
    Explanation
    In the event that a child falls from a climber and is not moving, it is important to stay with the child and send for emergency help. This is the correct answer because it prioritizes the child's safety and well-being. By staying with the child, one can provide reassurance and monitor their condition until professional help arrives. Sending for emergency help ensures that medical assistance is provided as soon as possible, which is crucial in such a situation. Moving different parts of the child's body to determine what is hurt or going to find the director are not recommended actions as they may cause further harm or delay necessary medical attention.

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  • 9. 

    Bleaches, detergents and other cleaners should be stored:

    • A.

      In a locked cabinet

    • B.

      In the bathroom

    • C.

      On back shelves under the sink

    • D.

      Nowhere at the center

    Correct Answer
    A. In a locked cabinet
    Explanation
    Bleaches, detergents, and other cleaners should be stored in a locked cabinet to ensure that they are kept out of reach of children and pets. Storing them in a locked cabinet helps to prevent accidental ingestion or exposure, which can be harmful or even fatal. Additionally, keeping these cleaning products locked away also helps to maintain a clean and organized space, reducing the risk of spills or accidents. Storing them on back shelves under the sink may still be accessible to children, while storing them in the bathroom or nowhere at the center does not provide the necessary level of security.

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  • 10. 

    The most important means of interrupting transmission of infectio in the child care setting is:

    • A.

      Using diinfectants

    • B.

      Hand-washing

    • C.

      Regular checkups

    • D.

      Air purifying systems

    Correct Answer
    B. Hand-washing
    Explanation
    Hand-washing is the most important means of interrupting transmission of infection in the child care setting because it helps to remove germs from hands and prevent their spread. Regular and thorough hand-washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds is effective in killing germs and reducing the risk of infections. Disinfectants and air purifying systems may help in maintaining a clean environment, but they are not as effective as hand-washing in preventing the transmission of infections. Regular checkups are important for monitoring the child's health, but they do not directly interrupt the transmission of infections.

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  • 11. 

    The caregiver's role at mealtime includes:

    • A.

      Making sure each child cleans his/her plate

    • B.

      Setting an ecample by eating a variety of foods

    • C.

      Takeng turns by sitting by each child

    • D.

      Keeping mealtimes on schedule

    Correct Answer
    D. Keeping mealtimes on schedule
    Explanation
    The caregiver's role at mealtime includes keeping mealtimes on schedule. This means that the caregiver is responsible for ensuring that meals are served at consistent times, allowing the children to develop a routine and have regular access to nutritious food. By keeping mealtimes on schedule, the caregiver promotes healthy eating habits and helps the children maintain a balanced diet.

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  • 12. 

    In which of the following circumstances should you administer the Heimlich maneuver?

    • A.

      A child is coughing

    • B.

      A child tells you that he/she is choking

    • C.

      A child cannot speak, cough or breathe

    • D.

      A child is making a wheezing sound

    Correct Answer
    C. A child cannot speak, cough or breathe
    Explanation
    The Heimlich maneuver should be administered when a child cannot speak, cough or breathe. This indicates that their airway is blocked and they are unable to get air in or out. The Heimlich maneuver is a technique used to clear a blocked airway by applying pressure to the abdomen to force out the obstruction. It is important to act quickly in this situation to prevent further complications and to ensure the child's safety.

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  • 13. 

    A child's intellectual development is affected by:

    • A.

      Social development

    • B.

      Emotional development

    • C.

      Physical development

    • D.

      all of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. all of the above
    Explanation
    A child's intellectual development is influenced by their social, emotional, and physical development. Social development involves interactions with others, which can help children learn new skills and expand their knowledge. Emotional development plays a role in a child's ability to regulate their emotions, which can impact their cognitive abilities. Physical development, such as fine and gross motor skills, also contributes to a child's intellectual growth. Therefore, all of these factors contribute to a child's intellectual development.

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  • 14. 

    Children learn math concepts best through:

    • A.

      Workbook sheets

    • B.

      Concrete learning experiences (hands-on)

    • C.

      Abstract learning experiences

    • D.

      Imitation

    Correct Answer
    B. Concrete learning experiences (hands-on)
    Explanation
    Children learn math concepts best through concrete learning experiences (hands-on) because these experiences allow them to manipulate objects, explore and discover mathematical concepts through their senses, and make connections between abstract ideas and real-world situations. Hands-on activities engage children actively in the learning process, promote problem-solving skills, and help them develop a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts. By physically interacting with objects and materials, children can visualize and internalize mathematical concepts, leading to better retention and application of knowledge. This approach also caters to different learning styles and promotes active engagement, making math learning more enjoyable and meaningful for children.

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  • 15. 

    Organizing objects according to size is:

    • A.

      Conservation

    • B.

      Spatial relations

    • C.

      Temporal relations

    • D.

      Seriation

    Correct Answer
    D. Seriation
    Explanation
    Seriation is the process of arranging objects or items in a particular order based on their size or quantity. It involves placing objects in a sequence from smallest to largest or vice versa. This process helps in understanding the concept of relative size and developing the ability to compare and order objects based on their size. Therefore, organizing objects according to size is referred to as seriation.

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  • 16. 

    Mark, age 4 years, counts "1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 10" the caregiver should:

    • A.

      Tell him he is wrong and do it again

    • B.

      Stop him and have him begin again

    • C.

      Count to 10 and ask him to repeat after you

    • D.

      Show him 10 items and have him count them

    Correct Answer
    D. Show him 10 items and have him count them
    Explanation
    Based on Mark's counting sequence, it seems that he skipped the numbers 4, 6, 7, and 9. The best approach for the caregiver would be to show him 10 items and have him count them. This will help Mark visually see the correct sequence of numbers and practice counting them in order.

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  • 17. 

    Gross motor development usually comes before:

    • A.

      Large muscle development

    • B.

      Fime motor development

    • C.

      Outdoor play activity

    • D.

      Indoor play activity

    Correct Answer
    B. Fime motor development
    Explanation
    Fine motor development usually comes after gross motor development. Gross motor skills involve the use of large muscles and the ability to control movements of the whole body, such as crawling, walking, and jumping. Fine motor skills, on the other hand, involve the use of smaller muscles, particularly those in the hands and fingers, and the ability to perform more precise and coordinated movements, such as grasping objects, holding a pencil, and tying shoelaces. As children develop and gain control over their larger muscles, they are then able to refine their fine motor skills.

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  • 18. 

    Skipping to music is a motor activity that could be first expected of children___years old

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    C. 5
    Explanation
    Skipping to music is a motor activity that requires coordination and rhythm. Children around 5 years old have developed enough motor skills and coordination to be able to skip to music. At this age, they have also developed a sense of rhythm and can match their movements to the beat of the music. Younger children may not have the physical ability or cognitive understanding to skip to music, while older children may have already mastered this skill. Therefore, 5 years old is the most appropriate age for children to start skipping to music.

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  • 19. 

    A caregivir directed fine motor activity suitable for three year old children includes:

    • A.

      Writing their names

    • B.

      Stringing beads

    • C.

      Roller skating

    • D.

      Coloring within the lines

    Correct Answer
    B. Stringing beads
    Explanation
    Stringing beads is a suitable fine motor activity for three-year-old children because it requires hand-eye coordination and the use of small muscles in the hands and fingers. This activity helps to develop their fine motor skills, such as grasping, pinching, and manipulating objects. It also promotes concentration and focus as children thread the beads onto a string or lace. Additionally, stringing beads can enhance their cognitive skills, such as color recognition, pattern formation, and counting. Overall, this activity is age-appropriate and beneficial for the fine motor development of three-year-old children.

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  • 20. 

    Activities which encourage children to develop dailing living skills include all of the following EXCEPT:

    • A.

      Assisting with serving snack

    • B.

      Listening to a dentist demonstrate tooth brushing

    • C.

      Completing a button, zipper and buckle activity board

    • D.

      Completing a pattern design on a pegboard

    Correct Answer
    D. Completing a pattern design on a pegboard
    Explanation
    Completing a pattern design on a pegboard does not directly encourage children to develop daily living skills. The other activities mentioned, such as assisting with serving snack, listening to a dentist demonstrate tooth brushing, and completing a button, zipper, and buckle activity board, all involve skills that are relevant to daily living. These activities promote independence and self-care, while the pegboard activity is more focused on fine motor skills and creativity.

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  • 21. 

    Children can express their feelings by:

    • A.

      Listening to music

    • B.

      Participating in dramatic play

    • C.

      Hving a story read to them

    • D.

      Being involved in a table top activity/game

    Correct Answer
    B. Participating in dramatic play
    Explanation
    Participating in dramatic play allows children to engage in pretend scenarios and take on different roles, which provides them with a safe and creative outlet to express their emotions and feelings. Through this type of play, children can act out different situations, explore various emotions, and communicate their thoughts and experiences in a non-verbal and imaginative way. It allows them to express themselves freely, experiment with different emotions, and develop their social and emotional skills.

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  • 22. 

    Children who receive love and affection from caregivers:

    • A.

      Have a more positive social and emotional development

    • B.

      Are more demanding for attention

    • C.

      May become spoiled

    • D.

      Will show no benefit over other children

    Correct Answer
    A. Have a more positive social and emotional development
    Explanation
    Children who receive love and affection from caregivers are likely to have a more positive social and emotional development. This is because love and affection provide a secure and nurturing environment for children, which helps them build trust, develop empathy, and form healthy relationships. When children feel loved and cared for, they are more likely to have higher self-esteem, better emotional regulation, and improved social skills. Therefore, receiving love and affection from caregivers is beneficial for children's overall well-being and development.

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  • 23. 

    Anger is a feeling which:

    • A.

      Cannot be controlled by the young child

    • B.

      Must be under control at all times

    • C.

      Can be redirected in an appropriate way

    • D.

      Should be reinforced

    Correct Answer
    A. Cannot be controlled by the young child
    Explanation
    Young children often lack the emotional maturity and self-regulation skills to control their anger effectively. Their limited cognitive abilities and underdeveloped impulse control make it challenging for them to manage their emotions. Therefore, it is expected that anger cannot be controlled by the young child. It is important for adults to provide guidance and support to help children learn appropriate ways to express and cope with their anger.

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  • 24. 

    Children's separation anxieties should be:

    • A.

      Ignored

    • B.

      Discussed with a psychiatrist

    • C.

      Resolved quickly between parents and teachers

    • D.

      Considered common and will usually improve with time

    Correct Answer
    D. Considered common and will usually improve with time
    Explanation
    Separation anxiety is a normal part of child development and is considered common. It is a temporary phase that most children go through and will usually improve with time. It is important for parents and teachers to understand that this anxiety is a normal reaction and not something that needs immediate intervention. By providing support, reassurance, and gradually exposing the child to separation situations, their anxiety will likely decrease over time. Therefore, it is important to consider separation anxiety as a common occurrence that will typically resolve on its own.

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  • 25. 

    If a child says, "not mashed potatoes again for lunch!" the caregiver could paraphrase and respond:

    • A.

      "oh, I know you'll really like them when you try them"

    • B.

      "you had hoped we would have something else for lunch."

    • C.

      "you really hate mashed potatoes, don't you?"

    • D.

      "I'm sorry we're serving mashed potatoes again"

    Correct Answer
    B. "you had hoped we would have something else for lunch."
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "you had hoped we would have something else for lunch." This response acknowledges the child's preference for something different and shows empathy towards their feelings. It validates the child's point of view and demonstrates understanding without dismissing their dislike for mashed potatoes.

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  • 26. 

    A child is standing on a chair reaching for a toy on a high shelf. The caregiver should best begin intervention by saying which of the following?

    • A.

      "Looks like you'd like the toy. I'm afraid you could fall and get hurt. I'll help you get the toy."

    • B.

      "You might hurt yourself. Come down from the chair now, o.k."

    • C.

      "You can't have the toy because you are standing on a chair".

    • D.

      "You know the classroom rule is no standing on chairs. You could fall"

    Correct Answer
    A. "Looks like you'd like the toy. I'm afraid you could fall and get hurt. I'll help you get the toy."
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Looks like you'd like the toy. I'm afraid you could fall and get hurt. I'll help you get the toy." This response acknowledges the child's desire for the toy and expresses concern for their safety. It also offers assistance in obtaining the toy in a safer manner, showing support and guidance from the caregiver.

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  • 27. 

    Following a situation where a child has behaved inappropriately, the caregiver's attitude and words should convey that he/she

    • A.

      Fogives the child after an apology is given

    • B.

      Forgives the child when the child says he/she won't do it again

    • C.

      Doesn't accept the problem behavior but accepts the child

    • D.

      Doesn't forgive the child but understands that mistakes can happen

    Correct Answer
    C. Doesn't accept the problem behavior but accepts the child
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the caregiver's attitude and words should convey that they don't accept the problem behavior but accept the child. This means that the caregiver acknowledges that the child's behavior was inappropriate and needs to be addressed, but they still show acceptance and support for the child as an individual. By doing this, the caregiver can help the child understand the consequences of their actions while also maintaining a positive and supportive relationship.

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  • 28. 

    Caregiviers should use all of the following guidance techniques EXCEPT:

    • A.

      Setting up a routine

    • B.

      Planning a variety of activities

    • C.

      Using "don'ts" instead of "do's"

    • D.

      Being consistent with limits

    Correct Answer
    C. Using "don'ts" instead of "do's"
    Explanation
    Using "don'ts" instead of "do's" is not a recommended guidance technique for caregivers. This approach focuses on what not to do rather than providing positive and clear instructions on what should be done. It may result in confusion and negative reinforcement. Instead, caregivers should focus on setting up a routine, planning a variety of activities, and being consistent with limits to provide structure and support for the individuals they are caring for.

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  • 29. 

    Jason has been asked to join group time but is reluctant to participate. The caregivier should say:

    • A.

      "Jason, it's time to join the group now; okay?"

    • B.

      "Jason, we are all waiting until you are ready to sing with us"

    • C.

      "Why aren't you joining group time, Jason?"

    • D.

      "Here is a place for you, Jason. I'd like you to sing with me."

    Correct Answer
    D. "Here is a place for you, Jason. I'd like you to sing with me."
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Here is a place for you, Jason. I'd like you to sing with me." This response acknowledges Jason's reluctance to participate and offers him a specific invitation to join in the activity. It also shows support and encourages him to engage by expressing a desire to sing together.

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  • 30. 

    An important rule is to rmember when working with parents is to:

    • A.

      Make the parents feel welcome and comfortable

    • B.

      Tell them how much work other parents offer the center

    • C.

      Let them know you are in charge of the center

    • D.

      Share concerns of other families with them

    Correct Answer
    A. Make the parents feel welcome and comfortable
    Explanation
    Making the parents feel welcome and comfortable is an important rule when working with parents. This creates a positive and inclusive environment for both the parents and the center. It helps to build trust and rapport with the parents, making them more likely to engage and participate in the center's activities. By creating a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere, parents are more likely to feel valued and respected, leading to better communication and collaboration between the parents and the center.

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  • 31. 

    Parents need your support when leaving a reluctant child at a childcare center because:

    • A.

      You can ease a child's feelings

    • B.

      You can help put the parents at ease

    • C.

      You can reassure the parents of your concern for their child's welfare

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    When parents are leaving a reluctant child at a childcare center, offering support can be beneficial in multiple ways. By easing a child's feelings, you can help them feel more comfortable and secure in their new environment. Additionally, by helping put the parents at ease, you can alleviate any concerns or guilt they may have about leaving their child. Lastly, reassuring the parents of your concern for their child's welfare can provide them with peace of mind, knowing that their child is in good hands. Therefore, all of the above reasons are valid explanations for why parents need your support in this situation.

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  • 32. 

    If a caregiver knows a child is a victim of child abuse, which action should be taken?

    • A.

      Talk with the parents

    • B.

      Talk with the authorities

    • C.

      Talk with other caregivers

    • D.

      Talk with the child

    Correct Answer
    B. Talk with the authorities
    Explanation
    If a caregiver knows a child is a victim of child abuse, the most appropriate action to take is to talk with the authorities. This is because child abuse is a serious crime and it is important to involve the proper authorities who can investigate and take necessary actions to ensure the safety and well-being of the child. Talking with the parents may not be effective as they may be the ones responsible for the abuse. Talking with other caregivers may not have the authority or resources to address the situation adequately. Talking with the child may also not be the best course of action as they may be too young or scared to disclose the abuse.

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  • 33. 

    Abiding by a code of ethics means you

    • A.

      Make decisions based on professional guidelines

    • B.

      Work with children

    • C.

      Are highly paid

    • D.

      Are a good teacher

    Correct Answer
    A. Make decisions based on professional guidelines
    Explanation
    Abiding by a code of ethics means that you adhere to a set of principles and guidelines that govern your professional behavior. It involves making decisions based on these established standards rather than personal biases or preferences. By following professional guidelines, you demonstrate a commitment to acting in an ethical and responsible manner, ensuring the well-being and best interests of those you serve. This applies to various professions, including teaching, where educators are expected to make decisions that prioritize the educational and emotional needs of their students, while upholding professional standards.

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  • 34. 

    The principal professional organization in the early childhood field is:

    • A.

      NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children)

    • B.

      NEA (National Education Association)

    • C.

      CDA (Child Development Association)

    • D.

      CDF (Child Defense Fund)

    Correct Answer
    A. NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children). NAEYC is widely recognized as the principal professional organization in the early childhood field. It is dedicated to promoting high-quality early learning for all young children, advocating for the rights and wellbeing of children, and supporting early childhood educators and professionals. NAEYC sets standards for early childhood programs, provides professional development opportunities, and advocates for policies that benefit young children and their families.

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  • 35. 

    Four year old Sarah wrote her name for the first time. She wrote SRHA. A caregiver appropriately responds by saying:

    • A.

      "Nice work, but your letters aren't in order."

    • B.

      "Come here; we can write your name the right way together."

    • C.

      "Oh you tried to write your name; that's not easy."

    • D.

      "You almost did it, go try again."

    Correct Answer
    C. "Oh you tried to write your name; that's not easy."
    Explanation
    The caregiver's response acknowledges Sarah's effort and recognizes that writing her name is not an easy task for a four-year-old. It provides encouragement and support by validating her attempt, even though her letters are not in the correct order. This response helps to build Sarah's confidence and motivates her to try again in the future.

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  • 36. 

    An age appropriate book for a preschool child includes all of these characteristics EXCEPT:

    • A.

      Illustrations

    • B.

      Repetition of some words

    • C.

      A story that mirrors children's experiences

    • D.

      Many long new words

    Correct Answer
    D. Many long new words
    Explanation
    An age-appropriate book for a preschool child should not include many long new words. Preschoolers are still developing their vocabulary and language skills, so books with complex or unfamiliar words may be difficult for them to understand. Instead, preschool books typically focus on simple and familiar words, repetition of some words, and illustrations to engage and support the child's comprehension and enjoyment of the story.

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  • 37. 

    Of the following questions/statements, which best encourages language development?

    • A.

      "Tell me about your pet."

    • B.

      "Let me tell you about my pet."

    • C.

      "Pets are fun aren't they?"

    • D.

      "David, do you have a pet?"

    Correct Answer
    A. "Tell me about your pet."
    Explanation
    The question "Tell me about your pet" best encourages language development because it prompts the person to express their thoughts and ideas about their pet. This question allows for a more detailed and open-ended response, encouraging the person to use descriptive language and expand their vocabulary. It also promotes communication skills and the ability to organize and convey information effectively.

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  • 38. 

    Verbal skills are often developed during:

    • A.

      Solitary play

    • B.

      Teacher directed play

    • C.

      Dramatic play

    • D.

      Parallel play

    Correct Answer
    C. Dramatic play
    Explanation
    Dramatic play involves children pretending to be someone else and engaging in imaginative and creative activities. This type of play often involves verbal communication, as children take on different roles and interact with each other through dialogue. Through dramatic play, children have the opportunity to practice and develop their verbal skills by using language to express themselves, negotiate roles, and engage in storytelling. Therefore, it can be inferred that verbal skills are often developed during dramatic play.

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  • 39. 

    Four year old dramatic play focuses on:

    • A.

      Home related themes

    • B.

      Caring for "babies"

    • C.

      Dressing up like kings/queens

    • D.

      TV characters

    Correct Answer
    A. Home related themes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is home related themes. This means that when four-year-olds engage in dramatic play, they tend to focus on activities and scenarios related to their home environment. This could include pretending to cook or clean, playing house, or imitating their parents' daily routines. By engaging in this type of play, children are able to explore and make sense of their own experiences within the context of their home life.

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  • 40. 

    Allowing children to explore art materials in their own way:

    • A.

      Limits the child's activity

    • B.

      Promotes creativity

    • C.

      Means the caregivier allows anything to happen

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Promotes creativity
    Explanation
    Allowing children to explore art materials in their own way promotes creativity. By giving children the freedom to express themselves and experiment with art materials, they are able to think outside the box, develop their imagination, and come up with unique ideas. This approach encourages problem-solving skills, self-expression, and fosters a sense of independence and confidence in their artistic abilities. It also allows children to explore different techniques and discover their own artistic style, fostering a love for art and creativity.

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  • 41. 

    Scarves, hoops and crepe paper streamers are simple materials to encourage:

    • A.

      Art

    • B.

      Creative movement

    • C.

      Woodworking

    • D.

      Fine motor skills

    Correct Answer
    B. Creative movement
    Explanation
    Scarves, hoops, and crepe paper streamers are materials commonly used in creative movement activities. These materials allow individuals to explore and express themselves through movement, promoting physical coordination, balance, and flexibility. Creative movement encourages participants to use their imagination, experiment with different movements, and develop their own unique dance or movement style. It is a form of self-expression and can also enhance cognitive skills, social interaction, and emotional well-being. Therefore, the use of scarves, hoops, and crepe paper streamers can effectively encourage creative movement.

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  • 42. 

    A family's cultural background:

    • A.

      Is not important for children

    • B.

      Can be disruptive in the classroom

    • C.

      Will aid children's development of bias

    • D.

      Can enhance the center curriculum

    Correct Answer
    D. Can enhance the center curriculum
    Explanation
    A family's cultural background can enhance the center curriculum by providing diverse perspectives, traditions, and experiences that enrich the learning environment. It allows children to learn about different cultures, values, and beliefs, promoting inclusivity and understanding. By incorporating various cultural backgrounds into the curriculum, children can develop a broader worldview, empathy, and respect for others. This exposure to different cultures also helps children appreciate diversity and prepares them to navigate a multicultural society.

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  • 43. 

    Children feel like they belong when the classroom includes:

    • A.

      Photographs of themselves and their families.

    • B.

      Pictures of animals

    • C.

      Displays of cartoon characters

    • D.

      Pictures of people from other countries

    Correct Answer
    A. Photographs of themselves and their families.
    Explanation
    Including photographs of themselves and their families in the classroom helps children feel a sense of belonging. These photographs provide a personal connection and familiarity, making the classroom environment more relatable and comforting for the children. It allows them to see themselves and their loved ones represented, fostering a sense of identity and connection to their own culture and background. This inclusion also promotes a sense of community and acceptance, as children can see and appreciate the diversity within their classroom.

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  • 44. 

    An anecdotal observation would be most helpful for noting:

    • A.

      A child's imaginative method of solving a problem

    • B.

      How many children can identify a circle

    • C.

      Which children speak least often during group time

    • D.

      The rate of a child's vocabulary development

    Correct Answer
    A. A child's imaginative method of solving a problem
    Explanation
    An anecdotal observation would be most helpful for noting a child's imaginative method of solving a problem because it allows for the collection of specific and detailed examples of how a child uses their imagination to come up with creative solutions. This type of observation can provide insights into a child's problem-solving skills, their ability to think outside the box, and their level of creativity. It can also help educators and parents understand the child's unique thought processes and provide appropriate support and guidance.

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  • 45. 

    A portfolio is contained in an individual folder for each:

    • A.

      Child

    • B.

      Classroom

    • C.

      Age level

    • D.

      Theme area

    Correct Answer
    A. Child
  • 46. 

    Which one of the following is a barrier to children with special needs?

    • A.

      Family resource center

    • B.

      Parent support group

    • C.

      Restrictive legislation

    • D.

      Special training workshops

    Correct Answer
    C. Restrictive legislation
    Explanation
    Restrictive legislation can be a barrier to children with special needs because it imposes limitations and restrictions on their access to education, healthcare, and other essential services. This legislation may create barriers by not providing adequate support and accommodations for their unique needs, limiting their opportunities for inclusion and participation in society. It may also hinder the implementation of inclusive policies and practices, making it more challenging for children with special needs to receive the necessary support and resources they require for their development and well-being.

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  • 47. 

    An epileptic child should____________________large motor play

    • A.

      Be separated during

    • B.

      Be restricted during

    • C.

      Not participate in

    • D.

      Not be restricted from

    Correct Answer
    D. Not be restricted from
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "not be restricted from". This means that an epileptic child should not be prevented or limited from engaging in large motor play. The answer suggests that it is important for the child to be able to participate in physical activities and not be restricted due to their condition. This is likely because physical exercise and play can have numerous benefits for children, including improving their overall health and well-being.

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  • 48. 

    Center programs and activities that are well organized will allow staff members to have:

    • A.

      Longer breaks

    • B.

      Private conservations with other staff

    • C.

      More interaction between adults and children

    • D.

      Their work done early in the day

    Correct Answer
    C. More interaction between adults and children
    Explanation
    Well-organized center programs and activities create an environment that promotes more interaction between adults and children. When programs and activities are well-planned and structured, staff members have the opportunity to engage with children in meaningful ways, fostering positive relationships and promoting learning and development. This increased interaction allows staff to better understand the needs and interests of the children, provide individualized support, and create a nurturing and stimulating environment for their overall growth and well-being.

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  • 49. 

    Reading, writing, listening and speaking are all considered:

    • A.

      Conceptual skills

    • B.

      Empathetic skills

    • C.

      Multicultural skills

    • D.

      Language/communication skills

    Correct Answer
    D. Language/communication skills
    Explanation
    The given answer, "language/communication skills," is the most appropriate because reading, writing, listening, and speaking are all fundamental components of language and communication. These skills involve the ability to understand and convey information effectively through written and spoken means. Conceptual skills refer to the ability to think critically and solve problems, empathetic skills involve understanding and relating to others' emotions, and multicultural skills involve understanding and appreciating different cultures. While these skills may be important in various contexts, they are not directly related to the act of reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

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  • 50. 

    A good lesson plan involves:

    • A.

      Stating goals and objectives

    • B.

      Helping the teacher provide guidance

    • C.

      Describing how children are to be evaluated

    • D.

      Letting the other staff know what duties they may have

    Correct Answer
    A. Stating goals and objectives
    Explanation
    A good lesson plan involves stating goals and objectives because this helps provide a clear direction and purpose for the lesson. By stating goals and objectives, the teacher can effectively plan and structure the lesson to ensure that the desired outcomes are achieved. It also helps the teacher to focus on what needs to be taught and what skills or knowledge the students should acquire. Additionally, stating goals and objectives allows for better evaluation and assessment of student learning, as it provides a benchmark to measure their progress and understanding.

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