Infant/Toddler Quiz

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Infant/Toddler Quiz

Information you should know before teaching the Infant Toddler and Parent and Me classes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      To have children comfortable underwater as soon as possible

    • B. 

      To develop a child who can do the survival float

    • C. 

      To develop a child who is comfortable on his/her back

    • D. 

      To develop a child who can swim and breath

  • 2. 
    When should a student move from the PM class into the IT class?
    • A. 

      When the child can walk and has mastered level 1

    • B. 

      When the child can hold their breath

    • C. 

      When a child is comfortable in the water

    • D. 

      When the parent and instructor both agree the child is ready

    • E. 

      When the seperation anxiety ends

  • 3. 
    What skill must be learned in order for a child to successfully do their independent survival float?
    • A. 

      Crawling

    • B. 

      Floating with the instructor

    • C. 

      Kicking and Rolling

    • D. 

      Walking

  • 4. 
    How many days do we recommend a child in Infant Toddler classes who is not comfortable holding their breath or lying in a back float?
    • A. 

      1-2 days per week

    • B. 

      2-3 days per week

    • C. 

      3-4 days per week

    • D. 

      4-5 days per week

  • 5. 
    Before the Parent and Me class is started what must the instructor check for?
    • A. 

      The age of each child

    • B. 

      That each child has the correct swim diaper

    • C. 

      What skill the children are working on

    • D. 

      That each parent signed in at the front desk

  • 6. 
    What is the age range for the Infant Toddler class?
    • A. 

      12 to 36 months

    • B. 

      Once passed Parent and Me to 36 months

    • C. 

      18 to 36 months

    • D. 

      24 to 48 months

    • E. 

      12 to 48 months

  • 7. 
    Parent involvement is required for children under 3 years old.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Instruction should be carried out be qualified teachers who have special training and experience in mostly water safety.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    It is our responsibility to check whether or not a child has any medical conditions before participating in instruction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A warm pool temperature must be maintained to permit maximum learning progress and swimming comfort.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    All laws of water purity, pool care, and sanitation must be checked every 2 hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is the most important topic to discuss with parents?
    • A. 

      The goals of the program

    • B. 

      When Infant swimming starts

    • C. 

      The format or lesson plan

    • D. 

      Safety

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    What is the condition resulting from extremely high levels of water in the body?
  • 14. 
    What is one aspect that needs to be checked for water chemistry?
  • 15. 
    For effective filtration all the water in your pool must pass through the filter at least once every ___ hours.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 16. 
    The most common sterilizing agent is ___________?
  • 17. 
    What is the better known term for acidity or alkalinity?
  • 18. 
    Within what range should pH be maintained?
    • A. 

      7.0 to 7.5

    • B. 

      7.2 to 7.5

    • C. 

      7.2 to 7.8

    • D. 

      7.5 to 7.8

  • 19. 
    What is the reflex that when water accidentally enters the mouth an involuntary spasm occurs, keeping water out of the wind pipe?
    • A. 

      Epiglottal Reflex

    • B. 

      Moro Reflex (Startle Reflex)

    • C. 

      Swimming Reflex

    • D. 

      Diving Reflex

    • E. 

      Righting Reflex

  • 20. 
    When a new born baby is placed face down in the prone position and release this reflex takes control of the babies movements.
    • A. 

      Epiglottal Reflex

    • B. 

      Moro Reflex (Startle Reflex)

    • C. 

      Swimming Reflex

    • D. 

      Diving Reflex

    • E. 

      Righting Reflex

  • 21. 
    When you lay an infant on its back he or she will try to bring the head to an upright position, this refelx is called the _________.
    • A. 

      Epiglottal Reflex

    • B. 

      Moro Reflex (Startle Reflex)

    • C. 

      Swimming Reflex

    • D. 

      Dive Reflex

    • E. 

      Righting Reflex

  • 22. 
    When a baby is submerged underwater and forced to hold its breath the baby's lungs stop inflating, the heart slows, blood pressure lowers, and the blood supply appears to be redistributed, this reflex is called the _____________.
    • A. 

      Epiglottal Reflex

    • B. 

      Moro Reflex (Startle Reflex)

    • C. 

      Swimming Reflex

    • D. 

      Dive Reflex

    • E. 

      Righting Reflex

  • 23. 
    Your infant will need lots of support during _______________?
    • A. 

      Months 1-4

    • B. 

      Months 5-8

    • C. 

      Months 9-12

    • D. 

      Months 13-16

  • 24. 
    Frequent practice will be crucial in your child's ability to perform an effective backfloat and this is a good age to be working on all stomach position skills, especially passing between two adults, what age range does this statement represent?
    • A. 

      1-4 months

    • B. 

      5-8 months

    • C. 

      9-12 months

    • D. 

      13-16 months

  • 25. 
    Your newborn's reflexes will begin to disappear during this time period; what age range does this statement represent?
    • A. 

      1-4 months

    • B. 

      5-8 months

    • C. 

      9-12 months

    • D. 

      13-16 months

    • E. 

      17- 20 months

  • 26. 
    Provide opportunities for your student to utilize emerging strength and endurance. This is a good age to introduce jumping in from the side of a pool; what age range does this statement represent?
    • A. 

      9-12 months

    • B. 

      13-16 months

    • C. 

      17-20 months

    • D. 

      21- 24 months

    • E. 

      25- 28 months

  • 27. 
    Children want to explore everything. This is the age a child is ready for underwater exploration, retrieving items off the bottom of a shallow pool; what age range does this statement represent?
    • A. 

      13-16 months

    • B. 

      17-20 months

    • C. 

      21-24 months

    • D. 

      25-28 months

    • E. 

      29-32 months

  • 28. 
    The child's legs and arms still funtion basically as single units. Do not expect significant propulsion from arm and leg movements; what age range does this statement represent?
    • A. 

      13- 16 months

    • B. 

      17- 20 months

    • C. 

      21-24 months

    • D. 

      25-28 months

    • E. 

      29-32 months

  • 29. 
    Your student's arms and legs may be long enough to support the body in an independent backfloat; what age range does this statement represent?
    • A. 

      17-20 months

    • B. 

      21-24 months

    • C. 

      25-28 months

    • D. 

      29-32 months

  • 30. 
    Children should be able to float independently both on front and back and propel themselves with a kick four to six feet; what age range does this statement represent?
    • A. 

      17-20 months

    • B. 

      21-24 months

    • C. 

      25-28 months

    • D. 

      29-32 months

  • 31. 
    Walking is to Gravity as Swimming is to ___________
  • 32. 
    Progression should follow a pattern of familiarity, where each new activity is supported by skills or actions that have occurred before is called _____________.
  • 33. 
    If, while in a proper backfloat, a child lifts his/her ______________ the child is guaranteed to sink.
    • A. 

      Leg

    • B. 

      Head

    • C. 

      Arm

    • D. 

      Toes

  • 34. 
    Which of the following is not something that should be reinforced when teaching the back float?
    • A. 

      The water lifts you up

    • B. 

      The water holds you up because you have air in your lungs

    • C. 

      Any part of your body that is above the surface is heavy and wants to sink.

    • D. 

      In order to float we must balance the body around the air in the lungs and stay below the surface as much as possible.

    • E. 

      It is necessary to have your arms out away from your side in order to float

  • 35. 
    Exhaling on the way up out of the water and inhaling through the mouth on before going back underneath several times in a row is called ____________________?
  • 36. 
    What is an infection of the external ear canal and a common cause of earache in children?
  • 37. 
    Which of the following is not a good way to communicate with parents?
    • A. 

      Printed Material

    • B. 

      There is no need since they must stay throughout the lesson

    • C. 

      Video Presentation

    • D. 

      Meetings

    • E. 

      Phone Call

  • 38. 
    Infant swimming has significant benefits in many areas including mental, physical, and social attributes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    What causes the blood vessels in the skin to constrict, causing a reduced blood flow in this area and allowing the blood and vital organs to remain warmer?
  • 40. 
    When a baby hears a loud noise, or starts to fall, the reflex to attepmt to hug,hold on, or catch onto something to stop the fall is called the _______________.
    • A. 

      Epiglottal Reflex

    • B. 

      Moro Reflex (Startle Reflex)

    • C. 

      Swimming Reflex

    • D. 

      Dive Reflex

    • E. 

      Righting Reflex

  • 41. 
    How much water should be poured over a child at the beginning of the parent and me class?
    • A. 

      1 cup

    • B. 

      We do this at the end of class

    • C. 

      They should be dunked

  • 42. 
    Which back float is done first?
    • A. 

      With the parent

    • B. 

      With the yoga mat

    • C. 

      With the instructor

    • D. 

      Independently

  • 43. 
    What is a good game to play to have students fall into the water during the parent and me class?
    • A. 

      Motor Boat

    • B. 

      Ring Around the Rosie

    • C. 

      Humpty Dumpty

    • D. 

      Chop Chop Cherry Tree

  • 44. 
    What is the last step of the survival float in the toddler class?
    • A. 

      Vertical drop, spit, back float, yell mommy

    • B. 

      Vertical dip, spit, back float, yell mommy

    • C. 

      Humpty dumpty survival float, yell mommy

    • D. 

      Vertical drop, spit, black float

    • E. 

      Humpty dumpty survival float