Infant Development Trivia Quiz

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Infant Development Trivia Quiz

Welcome to the Infant development trivia quiz. Today there are a lot of children who are born and don’t get to see their first birthday due to the number of factors. In this quiz, you will get to see some of the issues improving or diminishing infant growth. Do give it a try and see just how informed you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Parents in all cultures hold the following in common when an infant cries?
    • A. 

      Boys are allowed to cry longer than girls.

    • B. 

      They all respond.

    • C. 

      They rush to pick up the child.

    • D. 

      They believe that rushing to the child will spoil the child.

  • 2. 
    Sudden infant death syndrome has been linked to
    • A. 

      Sudden infant death syndrome has been linked to

    • B. 

      Mothers who abuse cocaine and heroin.

    • C. 

      Mothers who are heavy smokers.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which statement is true about the influence of sensory abilities on motor development?
    • A. 

      Motor activity and perception are not related, because children do not coordinate these spheres of development during the first year of life.

    • B. 

      Motor development is less related to hearing than to other perceptions.

    • C. 

      Motor activity is motivated by vision.

    • D. 

      Motor play can enhance vision but not hearing or other senses.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following theorists described infancy as the sensorimotor period?
    • A. 

      Albert Bandura

    • B. 

      Jean Piaget

    • C. 

      Lev Vygotsky

    • D. 

      Maria Montessori

  • 5. 
    Infants do not understand language before they can talk.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The first words that infants use are generally
    • A. 

      Verbs for actions.

    • B. 

      Their names.

    • C. 

      labels for objects.

    • D. 

      Commands for actions.

  • 7. 
    Girls and boys show different patterns of physical growth and motor activity. Some of these differences are related to genetics, others to experience.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Fase

  • 8. 
    Poor parenting is the lead cause of Autism
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A preschool child is unable to understand the viewpoint of another person. Piaget called this
    • A. 

      Horizontal equilibration

    • B. 

      Perception-based reasoning.

    • C. 

      Egocentric thought.

    • D. 

      Concrete operational thought

  • 10. 
    Which statement most accurately describes the relationship between play and cognitive development?
    • A. 

      All play can lead to cognitive development.

    • B. 

      Cognitive development and language competence promote sociodramatic play quality more than other types of play

    • C. 

      Play enhances cognition and language; likewise, cognition and language promote play quality.

    • D. 

      Play contributes mainly to social competence and symbolization; these processes, in turn, lead to advancements in cognition and language.

  • 11. 
    Teachers and caregivers should evaluate and compare children's completed works.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which level of social interaction comes first in development?
    • A. 

      Parallel play

    • B. 

      Peer watching

    • C. 

      Nonverbal body language

  • 13. 
    Children with physically challenging conditions, such as cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and spina bifida, may be unable to enjoy motor play with peers because of limited access to play equipment and other barriers. Another challenging condition, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), may also limit interactions and play both in and out of school. Children with this condition are extremely active and have difficulty attending to school tasks. They are more likely to be excluded from play by peers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    ____________has shown that children's learning is enhanced when their teachers or peers guide their problem solving within the zone of proximal development. This zone is a point in a learning experience where a task is just beyond a child's level of understanding. With hints, questions, or modeling, children in this zone can be prompted to accomplish the task on their own
  • 15. 
    Children who have autistic spectrum disorders can't learn.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Down Syndrome is cause when an extra 21st chromosome is present.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Fasle