Smlla Child Protection Test

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Child Protection Quizzes & Trivia

SMLLA strives to provide a safe and fun youth baseball program for our community. The information provided in this test is to help reinforce the importance of child protection and safety, basic first aid and possitive coaching techniques. This test is mandatory for all managers and coaches at SMLLA without exception.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 grants immunity for volunteers from certain types of prosecution, including offenses involving alcohol and illegal or prescription-only drugs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    SMLLA recommends that at least two adults be present when children are being supervised at SMLLA events and that at least one adult be of the same gender as the children being supervised.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    SMLLA volunteers should avoid situations in which they are alone with a child other than their own, including transporting youngsters in a car.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Some forms of touching children are acceptable as long as they are respectful and appropriate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Criticism of an umpire's decisions is a part of sport and need not be discouraged in young players.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A protective cup is mandatory only at games, not at practices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The recommended supervision ratio in Little League is 1:8.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The benefits of athletics for youth are limited to their physical development and do not impact their social and emotional growth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Coaches are not expected to understand that respect and positive regard for others are essential for a quality sports experience.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The coach should treat each athlete as an individual with unique needs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Coaches need to take Player Registration (Medical Release) Forms to practices only.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Physical features such as sprinkler heads, in ground electrical outlets, water saturated field and base posts may present significant hazards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Players emulate the behavior of adults at sporting events and develop lasting attitudes and values based on the behavior modeled by adults in youth sports.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    All SMLLA Manager's and Coaches are required to do the following: complete Safe Haven Certification, be properly trained in their jobs, and be authorized to do their job by the appropriate SMLLA authority.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A fully completed and signed SMLLA volunteer application form must be submitted once a year. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    A coach allows a player to be hit in the arm by his teammates for striking out is what type of abusive behavior?
    • A. 

      Emotional Abuse

    • B. 

      Neglect Abuse

    • C. 

      Ethical Abuse

    • D. 

      Physical Abuse

    • E. 

      Sexual Abuse

  • 17. 
    A coach who ignores a player throughout the season is an example of what type of abusive behavior?
    • A. 

      Emotional Abuse

    • B. 

      Neglect Abuse

    • C. 

      Ethical Abuse

    • D. 

      Physical Abuse

    • E. 

      Sexual Abuse

  • 18. 
    A coach who gives a sensual massage to a player may be exhibiting what kind of abuse?
    • A. 

      Emotional Abuse

    • B. 

      Neglect Abuse

    • C. 

      Ethical Abuse

    • D. 

      Physical Abuse

    • E. 

      Sexual Abuse

  • 19. 
    To protect yourself as a volunteer, which of the following is recommended?
    • A. 

      Avoid situations where you are alone with a child other than your own, including transporting youngsters in your car.

    • B. 

      When it is necessary to speak in private with a youngster, make certain that you are out of earshot but within sight of others for your conference.

    • C. 

      When hugging is appropriate, hug from the side but never from the front.

    • D. 

      Answers A & B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Swelling with pain and limitation of motion are two signs that are especially significant in children -- don't ignore them. They may mean the child has a more serious injury than initially suspected.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Your player is hit in the knee by a line drive. The child is in pain, and the knee begins to swell. What should you as a coach do?
    • A. 

      Tell the player to shake it off

    • B. 

      Have the player return to the dugout for examination

    • C. 

      Apply an ice pack

    • D. 

      Elevate the leg to remove undo pressure

    • E. 

      Answers C & D

  • 22. 
    What is the RICE principal
    • A. 

      Rest, Instruct, Coach and Educate.

    • B. 

      Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevate.

    • C. 

      Run, Infield, Catch and Educate

    • D. 

      According to Jerry Rice; Run fast and play hard.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 23. 
    The Manager should keep a written record of:
    • A. 

      All injuries

    • B. 

      Only severe injuries

    • C. 

      Injuries that require professional medical attention

    • D. 

      Injuries that involved bleeding

    • E. 

      Answers B, C & D

  • 24. 
    From the following list, choose the sports injury that is considered to be most dangerous if sustained by an athlete.
    • A. 

      Heat Exhaustion

    • B. 

      Tennis Elbow

    • C. 

      Heat Stroke

    • D. 

      Headache

    • E. 

      Hangover

  • 25. 
    If a player faints, the Manager or Coach should....
    • A. 

      Elevate the legs and turn the head to the side

    • B. 

      Apply cold compresses to the forehead

    • C. 

      Get professional help

    • D. 

      Answers B & C

    • E. 

      All of the above