Positive Guidance In Early Childhood: How Much Do You Know? Trivia Quiz

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How much do you know positive guidance in early childhood? There are ways in which caregivers chastise children that ends up giving them mental or physical scars that take time or might not actually heal and this why it is important to build a child’s self-control than striving for behavioral outcome. How about you give the quiz a try and see how well you understand this technique.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Is it okay to use profanity in front of children?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      Sometimes

    • C.

      No

    • D.

      When its needed

    Correct Answer
    C. No
    Explanation
    Using profanity in front of children is generally not considered appropriate or acceptable behavior. Children are easily influenced and can be negatively impacted by exposure to inappropriate language. It is important to create a safe and respectful environment for children, which includes using appropriate language and setting a good example.

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  • 2. 

    What should you do if your child is crying?

    • A.

      Shake them

    • B.

      Yell at them

    • C.

      Strike them

    • D.

      Comfort them

    Correct Answer
    D. Comfort them
    Explanation
    When a child is crying, it is important to comfort them. This is because crying is their way of expressing their needs or emotions. Comforting the child helps them feel safe, loved, and understood. It also helps to build a strong bond between the child and the caregiver. Shaking, yelling, or striking the child can cause harm and distress, which is not beneficial for their emotional and physical well-being.

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  • 3. 

    It's best to be patient and consistent when teaching problem solving to a child.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Being patient and consistent when teaching problem-solving to a child is important because it allows them to develop their critical thinking skills over time. By being patient, the child is given the opportunity to think through problems at their own pace without feeling rushed or pressured. Consistency helps to reinforce problem-solving strategies and allows the child to practice and apply them consistently, leading to better understanding and retention. Therefore, it is true that being patient and consistent is the best approach when teaching problem-solving to a child.

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  • 4. 

    When redirecting a child what do you do?

    • A.

      Give them alternatives

    • B.

      Remind the child of the rules then redirect by offering an alternative or choice

    • C.

      Remove the child from the problem area and redirect to another activity

    • D.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All the above
    Explanation
    When redirecting a child, it is important to provide them with alternatives, remind them of the rules, and offer choices to redirect their behavior. This approach helps the child understand the consequences of their actions and provides them with alternative options to engage in appropriate behavior. Additionally, removing the child from the problem area and redirecting them to another activity can help shift their focus and behavior. Therefore, all of the options mentioned above are correct strategies for redirecting a child.

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  • 5. 

    Teaching problem solving to young children is not important to child development.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Teaching problem solving to young children is important to their overall child development. Problem-solving skills help children to think critically, make decisions, and find solutions to challenges they may face in their daily lives. By engaging in problem-solving activities, children develop their cognitive abilities, creativity, and resilience. These skills are essential for their academic success, social interactions, and future career prospects. Therefore, it is incorrect to say that teaching problem-solving is not important to child development.

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  • 6. 

    In the state of Texas, you are not allowed to open hand strike a child.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In the state of Texas, there are laws that allow parents, guardians, and educators to use reasonable force to discipline a child. This includes open hand striking, as long as it is not excessive or causes serious injury. Therefore, the statement that you are not allowed to open hand strike a child in Texas is false.

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  • 7. 

    Effective praise encourages the child to use positive actions.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Effective praise is known to be a powerful tool in encouraging positive behavior in children. When a child receives genuine and specific praise for their positive actions, they are more likely to continue engaging in those behaviors. This positive reinforcement helps to build their self-esteem, motivation, and overall well-being. Therefore, the statement "Effective praise encourages the child to use positive actions" is true.

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  • 8. 

    Which is the best response to a child?

    • A.

      "Good job"

    • B.

      "Excellent work!"

    • C.

      "You could of done better"

    • D.

      1st and 2nd answer choices

    Correct Answer
    D. 1st and 2nd answer choices
    Explanation
    The first and second answer choices, "Good job" and "Excellent work!", are the best responses to a child because they provide positive reinforcement and encouragement. These responses acknowledge the child's effort and achievements, which can boost their self-esteem and motivation. On the other hand, the third answer choice, "You could have done better", may discourage the child and make them feel like their efforts were not good enough. Therefore, the first and second answer choices are the most appropriate and effective responses to a child.

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  • 9. 

    It's okay to be disrespectful to others in front of your child.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Being disrespectful to others in front of your child can have negative consequences on their social and emotional development. Children learn by observing and imitating their parents' behavior, so if they witness disrespectful behavior, they may think it is acceptable and adopt the same behavior. It is important to model positive and respectful behavior to teach children empathy, kindness, and good manners.

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  • 10. 

    It's okay to teach your child to hit someone when they don't get what they want.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Teaching a child to hit someone when they don't get what they want is not okay. This behavior promotes violence and aggression, which can have negative consequences for both the child and others around them. Instead, it is important to teach children appropriate ways to express their emotions and problem-solving skills to resolve conflicts peacefully.

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