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1

In newborns, the absence of which of the following is cause for concern?

blink reflex

2

Teachers should not have to concern themselves with children’s health problems. T/F

False

3

Playground equipment on which children are most commonly injured include ____________________, ____________________ ____________________ and ____________________.

climbing apparatus, slides, swings

4

All of the following safety features must be considered when purchasing an infant crib except:

the ease of lowering the crib sides

5

Neural connections form as the result of:

Daily experiences

6

For the past few weeks you have noticed that Lenny, age 4, has been holding books closer to his face when he reads. Your initial responsibility as his teacher is to:

discuss your observation with Lenny’s mother

7

Allergic disorders are generally thought to be:

hereditary

8

An example of a communicable illness that is transmitted via blood-borne pathogens is:

hepatitis B

9

Salmonella infections are commonly transmitted via contaminated ____________________.

food

10

Small beads, latex balloons, and coins present a choking hazard for young children. T/F

True

11

Current definitions of health recognize that individuals must take a proactive role in reducing their risk of chronic disease. T/F

True

12

The results of daily health assessments should be:

recorded as anecdotal notes following each assessment or observation

13

Children who are born into poverty are more likely to:

have a shorter life expectancy
experience a higher rate of learning and behavior problems
experience more birth defects and serious medical conditions

14

Minimum space recommended per child for indoor classrooms is:

35 square feet

15

Toys that pose a choking hazard for children younger than age 3 include:

balloons

16

Safety education should teach young children self-____________________ and self-____________________.

protection, awareness

17

Vigorous ____________________ ____________________ has a positive effect on children’s behavior, mental health, and weight management.

physical activity

18

Surfaces that have been contaminated with blood or feces can be adequately cleaned with soap and water.T/F

False

19

The _________ (CHIP) makes low-cost health insurance available to income-eligible families:

Children’s Health Insurance Program

20

Teachers who enjoy good health are better able to cope with the rigorous physical and emotional demands of caring for young children. T/F

True

21

Outdoor play equipment should be inspected ____________________ for broken or loose parts.

Daily

22

Children who have seizures are likely to develop brain damage and behavior disorders.T/F

False

23

Gums that bleed easily may be a sign of vitamin ____________________ deficiency.

C

24

To care for a child who is experiencing an asthma attack, you would do all of the following EXCEPT

insist that the child lie down

25

Shock often accompanies severe injuries. The symptoms of shock may include all the following EXCEPT:

dry, flushed skin

26

Referrals should be based on:

parent concerns
teacher observations
screening test results

27

The single most effective control measure against the spread of communicable illness is:

thorough hand washing

28

Overweight children should be placed on a strictly controlled low-calorie diet. T/F

False

29

Children may be exposed to toxic chemicals from paints, carpet, and cleaning supplies used in classroom environments. T/F

True

30

At what age should infants begin to receive their first series of immunizations?

2 months