1. A child aged 0 – 30 days is:
A a newborn
B an infant
C a toddler
D play age
2. Hopping, cutting, and catching balls are examples of:
A learned skills
B fast skills
C motor skills
D developed skills
3. What can help a child learn how to write?
4. ‘Wow!’, ‘Great job!’, and ‘You’re so clever!’ are good ways to
A discipline a child.
B praisea child.
C instruct a child.
D dressa child.
5. Someone who cares for the child in the child’s home, usually for a few hours in the evening or at the weekend is a:
A baby sitter
D kindergarten teacher
6. A child is wearing trousers with a hole in them. You should say:
A ‘Put your trousers on.’
B ‘Wear your trousers.’
C ‘Change your trousers’.
D ‘Wash your trousers.’
7. People with lactose intolerance should not:
A eat wheat
B drink milk
C eat eggs.
D eat peanuts
8. Someone who does all the tasks the parents ask him/her to do is:
9. When you introduce yourself, you can say:
A ’Hello, my name is….’
B ‘See you later’
C ‘I don’t understand.’
D ‘Can I borrow your shoes?’
10. A good question to ask a child when you meet them for the first time is:
A ‘What do you think of the weather?’
B ‘Do you want a cup of tea?’
C ‘What do you like doing?’
D ‘Do you want me to look after you while mummy is at work?’
Read this text and answer the questions that follow.
Give the kids some breakfast, and then help them brush their teeth and get dressed. They start school at 8.45 so you need to leave about 8.30 – the school is a 10 minute walk away.
When you get home please:
Do the dishes from breakfast and sweep the floor in the kitchen
Tidy the kids’ bedrooms and do their laundry
Go shopping for whatever you want to cook tonight and also get some food for the next few days. I need:
Jill finishes school at 12.30. Pick her up and take her home. Make sure she has a nap around 1pm, and give her a small lunch when she wakes up. You need to pick Louise up from school at 3.30. Please take the girls to the park today, it will be good for them to run around for a while.
Give the girls some dinner at 5pm, and do the washing-up when you finish. The girls don’t need a bath today, so they can do whatever they want tonight, but please don’t let them watch too much TV. Get them ready for bed around 7. I should be home by then.
1. The first thing Anna has to do today is:
A do the dishes
B feed the children
C take the children to school
D make lunch for the children
2. Anna has to take the kids to school at:
3. Which vitamin is in oranges?
4. How many meals will Anna give to the girls today?
C 2 to Louise, 3 to Jill
D 2 to Jill, 3 to Louise
5. Between 8.45 and 12.30. Anna has to:
A do the washing-up, wash clothes, cook lunch
B do the washing-up, wash clothes, buy food
C tidy the kitchen, wash clothes, pick up Louise from school
D do the washing-up, do the ironing, pick up Jill from school
Listen to the conversation between a child and an adult, and answer the questions that follow.
1. Who is the child talking to?
2. What does the child need?
3. What is the adult doing?
A washing clothes
B making the room tidy
C washing dishes
D hanging up clothes
4. What happened to the child yesterday?
A She got an injury
B She fell over, but didn’t get an injury
C She burned her arm
D She bruised her leg
5. In one hour, the child will:
A play with her toys
B look for her doll
C do her homework
D go to the park
1. Which age of child do you like caring for the most? Why?
2. What would you say or do if a child pushed another child?
3. Write down three situations when you need to call the emergency services.
4. Write an example of a time in your life when you used one of these skills:
- good communication skills
5. Write your objective, as it would appear in your CV
1. What housework do you like doing?
2. What advice do you give to a child when he says ‘I’ve got chickenpox’?
3. What qualities do you have that are important for child care?
4. Why do you like working with children?
5. After an interview, what questions would you ask your interviewer?