LIVING A HEALTHY LIFE
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1. At what age does exercise begin to result in strength in boys
A. Between ages one and two
B. Between ages three and four
C. Between ages five and six
D. Between ages six and seven
2. Athlete’s foot is an infection caused by
A. dirt. C. allergic reaction.
B. poor nutrition. D. fungi.
3. Temperatures in child care education settings should be set
at _______ in summer and _______ in winter.
A. 55 to 65, 65 to 85
B. 60 to 63, 70 to 73
C. 68 to 72, 65 to 75
D. 72 to 80, 70 to 78
4. When playing outside, children should wear protective clothing and play in shaded
A. avoid radiation from sunlight.
B. avoid being stung or bitten by insects.
C. prevent attacks of scabies.
D. stay cool and maintain psychological equilibrium.
5. What type of hazard is a spider bite?
A. Physical C. Biological
B. Chemical D. Ergonomic
6. What are the three methods by which HIV and AIDS are usually transmitted?
A. Sex, food, and drink
B. Breastfeeding, sexual intercourse, and shared blood
C. Air, water, and shared bodily fluids
D. Skin contact, sexual intercourse, and shared clothing
7. Children should not be served drinks in containers made of
A. Styrofoam. C. treated ceramic.
B. uninsulated paper. D. stainless steel.
8. Which of the following is a suitable toy for a toddler?
A. A riding toy C. A trampoline
B. A walker D. Powdered clay
9. The most effective way to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning is by
A. remaining alert to the odor.
B. keeping an adequate supply of breathing masks at hand.
C. heating buildings with oil or electricity.
D. installing and maintaining carbon monoxide detectors.
10. A child who has to struggle to climb into a chair is confronting a/an _______ hazard.
A. biological C. ergonomic
B. physical D. environmental
11. Which type diapers meet the American Health Association’s standards?
A. Diapers composed entirely of paper composite
B. Cotton diapers
C. Paper diapers with absorbent gelling materials
D. Recycled diapers
12. Which the following should be used to clean in educational or child care facilities?
A. Bleach C. Lead chloride
B. Radon D. Mineral spirits
13. In America, _______ million children live in poverty.
A. 7 C. 25
B. 14 D. 37
14. Some child psychologists have concluded that _______ is the strongest predictor of
both scholastic and career achievement.
A. physical illness C. emotional well-being
B. respect for authority D. inherited intelligence
15. Refrigerated foods should be stored at _______ degrees Fahrenheit or lower.
A. 31 C. 45
B. 35 D. 55
16. The National Association for the Education of Young Children recommends a minimum
of _______ square feet of usable floor space per child.
A. 10 C. 45
B. 35 D. 50
17. Blood pressure is a measure of
A. the ratio of red blood cells to white blood cells.
B. the pressure exerted by hemoglobin against the vascular walls.
C. oxygen levels in the blood.
D. how hard the heart is working.
18. A child’s ability to jump for distance is an example of
A. agility. C. explosive power.
B. flexibility. D. reaction time.
19. If a child swallows any portion of a poisonous plant, a caregiver should immediately
A. administer syrup of Ipecac.
B. call the poison control center with the plant in hand.
C. use the Heimlich maneuver to help the child cough up the plant.
D. have the child lie down and apply cold compresses.
20. The most important consideration when installing playground equipment is
A. cost. C. finishing materials.
B. height. D. surface materials.