Infant And Toddler Devlopment

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Infant Quizzes & Trivia

This Quiz will test your knowledge on the chapter on�Infant and Toddler development�as well as your aptitude with definitions!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of the following is an example of dramatic play?
    • A. 

      A child working next to another student.

    • B. 

      A child steadily watching other students play.

    • C. 

      A child creating imaginary roles pretending to be someone

  • 2. 
    When a student is sharing material or play near another student without connecting their play and would rather play on their own is known as
    • A. 

      Associative Group Play

    • B. 

      Parallel Play

    • C. 

      Single Play

  • 3. 
    The child who plays by himself is also known as
    • A. 

      Solo play

    • B. 

      Solitude Play

    • C. 

      Solitary Play

  • 4. 
    Piaget believed that learning takes place when children build on knowledge and skills through a slow continuous process of construction, modifying the understandings that children bring to each situation.  This is theory is better known as..
    • A. 

      Constructivism

    • B. 

      Construction web site

    • C. 

      Cognitive Destruction

  • 5. 
    Vygotsky believed that children learned best when they were taught by smarter and more experienced people.  This theory of support is known as
    • A. 

      Scaffolding

    • B. 

      Supportive Education

    • C. 

      Vygotsky's Theory

  • 6. 
    Why do philosophers say play is intrinsically motivated?
    • A. 

      Because Play is fun to children

    • B. 

      Because Play comes from within ones own idea

    • C. 

      Because its motivated by a desire to please the teachers

  • 7. 
    What is not a form of development?
    • A. 

      A preschooler who makes his own choices?

    • B. 

      A child who is able to be creative and imaginative

    • C. 

      Restricting a childs space,time and ideas

  • 8. 
    Which Sensorimotor Skills are utilized when a child finger paints?
    • A. 

      Taste,smell,hearing

    • B. 

      Smell,touch, sight

    • C. 

      Touch,taste,sight

  • 9. 
    Why is Play pleasurable to children?
    • A. 

      Because they can sweat and exercise and play is fun

    • B. 

      Because its part of the curriculum and teachers have to include it

    • C. 

      Because their self esteem as learners and as people are nurtured

  • 10. 
    Which one is not a level of development
    • A. 

      Emotional, Social, Physical

    • B. 

      Cognitive, Physical, Emotional

    • C. 

      Cognitive,Instructive,Physical

  • 11. 
    What is Froebel famous for?
    • A. 

      The first elementary school

    • B. 

      The first picture book

    • C. 

      The first kindergarten

  • 12. 
    What is direct instruction?
    • A. 

      A method of teaching where children direct

    • B. 

      A method of teaching where the adult takes responsibility and direct instruction

    • C. 

      A method of teaching where both the student and adult direct instruction

  • 13. 
    What are some things an infant should be able to do between the ages of 6 to 9 months
    • A. 

      Palmar grasp

    • B. 

      Snap finger

    • C. 

      Linguistics

  • 14. 
    Which one is not a benefit of massage for infants
    • A. 

      Reduces levels of cortisol

    • B. 

      Helps their language develop

    • C. 

      Helps babies sleep better

  • 15. 
    Which is an example of symbolic representation
    • A. 

      When a toddler uses his utensils

    • B. 

      When a toddler calls items by its name

    • C. 

      When a toddler uses his experiences to form relations

  • 16. 
    What are some cognitive needs in the development of an infant?
    • A. 

      Sensory, one on one attention, challenges

    • B. 

      Homework, writing, language development

    • C. 

      Ability to change clothe independently

  • 17. 
    REM sleep is
    • A. 

      A peaceful sleep for students with roll emission optical development

    • B. 

      A stage of sleep with rapid eye movement during dreaming

    • C. 

      A resourceful emission dream for infants

  • 18. 
    Gross motor skill
    • A. 

      Is the large muscles of the body

    • B. 

      Is the major bone in the body

    • C. 

      Is the minor muscle in the body

  • 19. 
    The occurrence of SIDS is rare during the first month of life but it increase to a peak between what ages?
    • A. 

      5 to 6 months

    • B. 

      2 to 4 months

    • C. 

      6 to 7 months

  • 20. 
    A remedy for SIDS although there is no clear solution is
    • A. 

      Allowing the infant to sleep on its side

    • B. 

      Bed sharing with an adult

    • C. 

      Allowing the infant to sleep on its back

  • 21. 
    True or False:Native Americans and African Americans are more at risk for SIDS than Caucasian Americans
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    In Ericksons psycho-social theory "trust vs. mistrust'  refers to the fact that an infant
    • A. 

      Gains trust in self and others or mistrust

    • B. 

      Trusts that they will grow to understand

    • C. 

      Trusts that they will have their needs met

  • 23. 
    The palmar grasp involves..
    • A. 

      The index finger and thumb only

    • B. 

      The whole hand only

    • C. 

      Two fingers and a thumb only

  • 24. 
    Infants/ toddlers see things from their perspective only. This way of thinking is also known as
    • A. 

      Egocentric

    • B. 

      Intentional

    • C. 

      Child view thinking

  • 25. 
    In an infant, memory is one component of..
    • A. 

      A smart student

    • B. 

      Future wisdom

    • C. 

      Information processing