Child Development Test 1

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Child Development Test 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first stage in the family life cycle is the launching stage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Once a person is a parent, he or she will always be a parent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Permissive parents believe children will learn right from wrong eventually on their own and disciplining children will lead to more problems than it will solve.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Authoritarian parents feel that children should be punished for bad behavior and always rewarded for good behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Democratic parents believe that some rules must be set, but they allow some flexibility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Shared priorities of parents are important for the health of the family.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Most parenting skills are automatic; a person who is biologically able to reproduce should be able to be a good parent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Stages may overlap throughout the family life cycle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Discipline is only when parents use or threaten to use some form of physical punishment. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Some discipline techniques seem to work better with a certain age group than with others.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The authoritarian parenting style is used to make children completely obedient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Foster families provide temporary homes for children but can never adopt these children.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Permissive parents set some rules for their children but allow some freedom.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A democratic style of parenting is when parents give children almost no guidelines or rules because they feel children should make their own decisions about right and wrong. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Discipline is using methods and techniques to help teach children self-control.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    One parent, either the mother or father, and one or more children who all reside together is considered what type of family?
    • A. 

      Stepfamily

    • B. 

      Extended family

    • C. 

      Single-parent family

    • D. 

      Two-parent family

  • 17. 
    The single-parent family often ____.
    • A. 

      Has less money

    • B. 

      Needs help with household and child care tasks

    • C. 

      Needs emotional support from other adults

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 18. 
    When parents set rules and regulations but allow some freedom, they are using what parenting style?
    • A. 

      Authoritarian

    • B. 

      Permissive

    • C. 

      Democratic/Authoritative

    • D. 

      Nurturance

  • 19. 
    A positive type of self-discipline is learned through what parenting style?
    • A. 

      Authoritarian

    • B. 

      Permissive

    • C. 

      Democratic

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Parenting styles can be grouped into the main categories of ____.
    • A. 

      Power-assertion, love-withdrawal, and induction

    • B. 

      Authoritarian, permissive, and democratic, uninvolved

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is the most important reason for having a child?
    • A. 

      A person wants to welcome a child into his or her life and share his or her love and time with the child.

    • B. 

      A person feels an only child needs a brother or sister.

    • C. 

      A person feels a child will help the parents love each other more.

    • D. 

      A person feels having a child will make him or her appear to be a more stable member of the community.

  • 22. 
    All of the following are characteristics of effective parents except ____. 
    • A. 

      They are sensitive to the needs of others.

    • B. 

      They are inflexible and have a hard time accepting changes.

    • C. 

      They recognize and respect the rights of others.

    • D. 

      They understand children's needs and are prepared to meet these needs.

  • 23. 
    Which stage of the family life cycle begins with the couple’s marriage?
    • A. 

      Beginning

    • B. 

      Childbearing

    • C. 

      Parenting

    • D. 

      Launching

  • 24. 
    Which stage begins when a person retires?
    • A. 

      Parenting

    • B. 

      Launching

    • C. 

      Mid-years

    • D. 

      Aging

  • 25. 
    The Brady Bunch is an example of which type of family structure?
    • A. 

      Multigenerational Household

    • B. 

      Foster Family

    • C. 

      Nuclear Family

    • D. 

      Blended Family

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