Parenting In The 21st Century Book: Trivia Quiz

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Parenting In The 21st Century Book: Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The author says that one reason for writing the book was the fact that
    • A. 

      Research suggests the quality of parenting skills has deteriorated..

    • B. 

      Today’s scientific views of parenting seem to be flawed.

    • C. 

      There is a lack of parenting literature written in a straightforward way.

    • D. 

      The available advisory material does not reflect current academic thinking.

  • 2. 
    What does the author say about the concerns parents have?
    • A. 

      Some of the issues are contradictory in nature.

    • B. 

      They are understandable given the challenges of modern life.

    • C. 

      They cause a disproportionate amount of stress in family relationships.

    • D. 

      The balance between work and family life is only a secondary problem.

  • 3. 
    What view of young people is promoted in the media?
    • A. 

      They want to live an adult life before they are mentally ready.

    • B. 

      They are unaware of the opportunities provided for them.

    • C. 

      They are unable to appreciate the value of money.

    • D. 

      They fail to demonstrate a sense of purpose.

  • 4. 
    What does the author say in the fourth paragraph about parenting advice?
    • A. 

      Its core objective has remained constant.

    • B. 

      Its ideology stems from contemporary social issues.

    • C. 

      It traditionally placed strong emphasis on the protection of the child.

    • D. 

      It currently benefits from techniques tried and tested by previous generations.

  • 5. 
    In the fifth paragraph, what point is the author making about bringing up children?
    • A. 

      There is an absence of consensus on child-rearing among the experts themselves.

    • B. 

      Educational policies should be revised in the light of recent findings.

    • C. 

      Strict parents tend to have children who are academically unsuccessful.

    • D. 

      One approach to child-rearing appears to be more effective than all others.

  • 6. 
    What criticism of contemporary thinking on child-rearing does the author make?
    • A. 

      It repeats theories which have no solid foundation.

    • B. 

      It places too much importance on formal education.

    • C. 

      It encourages parents to neglect their responsibilities.

    • D. 

      It undermines the role of friends in children’s development.

  • 7. 
    It combines a medium level demands on the child and a medium level responsiveness from the parents. What type of parenting is this?
    • A. 

      Authoritative parenting

    • B. 

      Permissive parenting

    • C. 

      Uninvolved parenting

    • D. 

      None

  • 8. 
    An uninvolved or neglectful parenting style is when parents are often emotionally or physically absent. What type of parenting is this?
    • A. 

      Uninvolved parenting

    • B. 

      Permissive parenting

    • C. 

      Authoritative parenting

    • D. 

      None