CDA Practice Exam - Family Child care - English

102 Questions | Total Attempts: 1058

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Children should be provided__________for washing hands.
    • A. 

      Water and paper towels

    • B. 

      Cold water, bar soap and paper towels

    • C. 

      Hot water, liquid soap and paper towels

    • D. 

      Warm water, liquid soap and paper towels

  • 2. 
    An appropriate infant curriculum theme
    • A. 

      Around the world

    • B. 

      Wild Wild West

    • C. 

      People we love

    • D. 

      Outside the box

  • 3. 
    A Discovery Method of Teaching
    • A. 

      Playing with leaves

    • B. 

      Playing with sand

    • C. 

      Watching seeds grow

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 4. 
    Promotes phonological awareness
    • A. 

      Fingerplays

    • B. 

      Songs

    • C. 

      Rhymes

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 5. 
    An open-ended toy
    • A. 

      Building blocks

    • B. 

      Baby doll

    • C. 

      Toy car

    • D. 

      Toy house

  • 6. 
    Preschoolers
    • A. 

      Generally choose friends of their own gender

    • B. 

      Are still trying to understand what is real and what is pretend

    • C. 

      May be frightened by halloween masks

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 7. 
    "Inclusion" means that
    • A. 

      Children with special needs atteend regular classes that make special accommodations

    • B. 

      Children with disabilities stay at home with their parents

    • C. 

      Children with special needs go to special classes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    A CDA candidate maintains a commitment to profeessionalism by
    • A. 

      Joining appropriate professional organizations

    • B. 

      Attending trainings and conferences

    • C. 

      Keeping informed about legislative and regulatory issues

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 9. 
    Aquality preschool has lots of
    • A. 

      Coloring books

    • B. 

      Lectures by teachers

    • C. 

      Free choice time

    • D. 

      Large group activities

  • 10. 
    Teachers should help children
    • A. 

      Accept their feelings and find a safe way to express them

    • B. 

      Use words to solve problems

    • C. 

      Understand what is real and pretend

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 11. 
    A CDA candidate never
    • A. 

      Stays with infants when they are bathing

    • B. 

      Places an infant on their stomach when sleeping

    • C. 

      Stays within reaching distance of an infant on the changing table

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Children who have healthy self-esteem
    • A. 

      Feel good about themselves

    • B. 

      Appreciate their uniqueness

    • C. 

      Trust others

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not a dangerous substance?
    • A. 

      Balloon

    • B. 

      Plastic bag

    • C. 

      Soup

    • D. 

      Matches

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is age appropriate for an infant?
    • A. 

      Rattles

    • B. 

      Mirrors

    • C. 

      Jingle bells(grater than 1/2 inch in diameter) attached to socks

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 15. 
    One way to reinforce positive behavior is to
    • A. 

      Criticize a toddler for not sharing a toy

    • B. 

      Punish a child who grabs a toy

    • C. 

      Praise a child for sharing toys

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    CDA candidates want to
    • A. 

      Discipline children to teach them the right way to behave

    • B. 

      Guide children to use appropriate behaviors

    • C. 

      Teach children to be good

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 17. 
    Choose which of the following is a healthy snack
    • A. 

      Celery and low-fat cream cheese

    • B. 

      Ritz crackers and juice

    • C. 

      Salt-free, buttered popcorn

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Infants need to be
    • A. 

      Moved around the room

    • B. 

      Taken outdoors

    • C. 

      Allowed to sleep and eat on their own schedule

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 19. 
    Nonmoble infants need a learning environment that encourages
    • A. 

      Mouthing

    • B. 

      Reaching

    • C. 

      Batting

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 20. 
    An example of an open-ended question is
    • A. 

      Do you like ice cream?

    • B. 

      Have you ever been "naughty" like the child in the story? Tell us about it.

    • C. 

      Where are you from?

    • D. 

      What is your favorit color?

  • 21. 
    Outdoor play areas should have
    • A. 

      Shade

    • B. 

      Debris

    • C. 

      75% concrete for tricycles

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not an indictor of well-trained early childhood educators?
    • A. 

      They give children opportunities to succeed

    • B. 

      They take frequent coffee breaks

    • C. 

      They help childrenexpand an ideals

    • D. 

      They move about the room to offer assistance

  • 23. 
    Which area does not have a CDA credential?
    • A. 

      Infant and toddler

    • B. 

      Family home child care

    • C. 

      Preschool

    • D. 

      School age

  • 24. 
    Special needs accommodations means
    • A. 

      Special food for children from other countries

    • B. 

      Changing the environment to make room for children with disabilities

    • C. 

      Having special time with children

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    Toddlers need
    • A. 

      Field trips to places in the community

    • B. 

      Plenty of room for play

    • C. 

      A step stool to use the toilet and wash hands as independently as possible

    • D. 

      All the above