Getting Familiar With The Kumon Method

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Getting Familiar With The Kumon Method - Quiz

Take our Quiz and find out whether you really understand the commitments required when you sign up for the Kumon Method.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many days a week does a student come to the Kumon Center?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four or Five

    • C. 

      One or Two

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 2. 
    How frequently each week does a Kumon student do Kumon assignments?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four or Five

    • C. 

      One or Two

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 3. 
    Generally, how long is the student at the Kumon Center on Center days?
    • A. 

      Twenty to Thirty minutes per subject

    • B. 

      Two hours per subject

    • C. 

      Three hours

    • D. 

      Sixty to Ninety minutes per subject

  • 4. 
    What is the minimum enrollment commitment expected of students?
    • A. 

      Four months

    • B. 

      One year

    • C. 

      Eight months

    • D. 

      Two years

  • 5. 
    On what level of difficulty material does a student start in Kumon?
    • A. 

      At a level without any gaps in learning

    • B. 

      At one year below grade level

    • C. 

      At a level where he/she can work independently

    • D. 

      At six months above grade level

  • 6. 
    How does Kumon measure mastery of concepts?
    • A. 

      Accuracy

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      Independence

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    How much does the Placement Test cost?
    • A. 

      Fifty dollars

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Thirty dollars

    • D. 

      One hundred dollars

  • 8. 
    Who grades the work the student does at home?
    • A. 

      The parents

    • B. 

      The Student

    • C. 

      The Student's sibling

    • D. 

      Turned in for corrections to Kumon Center

  • 9. 
    Which best describes the Kumon curriculum?
    • A. 

      It is a series of levels, each consisting of 200 worksheets.

    • B. 

      It matches the PISD curriculum.

    • C. 

      It matches the IB Schools curriculum.

    • D. 

      Its like a set of worksheets that you can download online.

  • 10. 
    What type of student is the Kumon Method designed for?
    • A. 

      Advanced students who need to challenged more

    • B. 

      Students struggling at school

    • C. 

      Students with learning disabilities

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What is the role the Instructor?
    • A. 

      She will tutor my child one on one.

    • B. 

      She oversees operations and designs my child's lesson plan.

    • C. 

      She presents lectures to the class to explain the material.

    • D. 

      She answers parents' questions while the students work.

  • 12. 
    What character traits are developed by Kumon study?
    • A. 

      Self confidence

    • B. 

      Motivation to pursue more challenging work

    • C. 

      Self reliance to succeed independently

    • D. 

      All of the above and more

  • 13. 
    What is the key to unlocking a child's potential?
    • A. 

      Giving him grade level work as quickly as possible.

    • B. 

      Refusing to allow any repetition because that's boring

    • C. 

      Teaching him independence

    • D. 

      Spoon feeding him the answers

  • 14. 
    What happens if a Kumon student does not master a set?
    • A. 

      She moves on to the next material, just like in school.

    • B. 

      She gets an F and the parent must sign the work.

    • C. 

      She repeats the same work until the material is mastered.

    • D. 

      She must complete additional homework assignments.

  • 15. 
    How many students worldwide have been enrolled in Kumon?
    • A. 

      Over 100,000

    • B. 

      Over 4,000,000

    • C. 

      Over 1,000,000

    • D. 

      Over 16,000,000

  • 16. 
    If you miss a class you must call the Instructor to explain why.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The most successful Kumon Students study year round, including summer and holidays.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Parents should help their child with corrections, telling him the correct answers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Most successful Kumon parents set a daily "Kumon Time."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    My other child is four years old; she is too young for Kumon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What is the highest level of material covered by those who complete the Math Program?
    • A. 

      Trigonometry

    • B. 

      Calculus

    • C. 

      Differential Equations

    • D. 

      Polynomials

  • 22. 
    What is the highest level of difficulty covered by those completing the Reading Program?
    • A. 

      Paragraph Building

    • B. 

      Reading Comprehension

    • C. 

      Summaries

    • D. 

      Critical Analysis

  • 23. 
    How does Kumon differ from conventional tutoring?
    • A. 

      Students do work daily, including at home.

    • B. 

      Students do not cover work identical to that in school.

    • C. 

      Parents are more involved in the student's work.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Why do Kumon students do work daily?
    • A. 

      It is the most efficient way to learn.

    • B. 

      To give them something to do each day.

    • C. 

      To get caught up with grade level

    • D. 

      Because we say so!