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PSY 3010 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Body Mass Index, Baby Food, Child CareExam

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PSY 3010
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Chapter #10: Providing Quality Nutrition And
Creating A Healthy And Safe Environment
Multiple Choice:
1. Children are particularly vulnerable to harm
from inadequate nutrition:
a. During periods of rapid growth.
b. During middle childhood.
c. During adolescence.
d. Adults are more vulnerable to harm from
inadequate nutrition than children
2. Pound-for-pound infants need ___________
calories as adults because 25% of their
caloric intake is devoted to growth.
a. One-third as many
b. Two times as many
c. Five times as many
d. The same number of
3. Increased numbers of American children
suffer from “misnourishment.” Which of the
following statements is TRUE?
a. These children’s parents are not good
cooks. Meals are not tasty and appealing.
b. These children do not have regular meal
c. These children skip breakfast regularly.
d. These children are eating too many high-
fat, sugary foods.
4. The definitions of obesity and overweight
rely on:
a. Pediatricians’ opinions.
b. Body Mass Index (BMI), which is a
measure of weight in relation to height.
c. Family Obesity Factor (FOF), which is a
measure of the parents’ weight.
d. Iron deficiency screenings.
5. How often should you offer food to children
younger than six?
a. Whenever they ask for it
b. Three times a day
c. Every two to three hours
d. Every four hours
6. It is important for full-day early childhood
programs to serve nutritious meals and
snacks because:
a. Children will tell their parents what they
b. Licensing regulators might ask to see
c. They may provide children the majority
of their daily nutrition.
d. Child care centers are modeling to
families what children should be served.
7. All of the following statements are true of
programs that participate in the USDA’s
Child and Adult Care Food Program
(CACFP) except:
a. They must follow strict documentation
b. Staff attends mandated training sessions.
c. They follow guidelines to ensure that
children’s nutritional needs are being
d. All of the families in their program
kmmust be eligible for free or reduced-
price lunch.
8. When your program includes breastfeeding
mothers, you should:
a. Encourage them to introduce formula to
make leaving the baby easier.
b. Support them and provide a comfortable
place for mothers to nurse or pump milk.
c. Tell them their baby will need to stop
nursing by 12 months of age.
d. Not talk about breastfeeding because it
may embarrass them.
9. Directors should coach infant caregivers to
follow all of the following procedures when
feeding infants except:
a. Keep breast milk or prepared formula in
the refrigerator until just before feeding.
b. Use the microwave to warm up bottles
and baby food.
c. The same caregiver should feed the same
child each day.
d. Provide eye contact and cuddle during
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