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Foods that should not be served to children less than two years of age because of their potential as choking hazards

Foods that should not be served to children less than two years of age because of their potential as choking hazards include:

a.whole grapes.

b.hot dogs.

c.peanuts or popcorn.

d.hard candy.

e.All of the above

 

12.One “rule of thumb” regarding portion sizes for toddlers is:

a.Serve them as you would serve yourself and let them decide how much they would like to eat.

b.1 tablespoon of food per year of age.

c.Allow toddlers to self serve and graze throughout the day as there are no actual portion sizes for this age group.

d.1/4 cup of protein-type foods and ½ cup of all others.

e.None of the above is correct.

 

13.Using the standard rule of thumb, a toddler who is 3 years old would require what serving size of food?

a.3 teaspoons

b.3 tablespoons

c.1/8 cup (4 tablespoons)

d.Dependent on the amount of fruit juices served

 

14.Temper tantrums generally peak between _____.

a.1 and 3 years of age

b.2 and 4 years of age

c.3 and 5 years of age

d.4 and 6 years of age

e.5 and 7 years of age

 

15.Preschool age is a good time to teach children about foods, food selection, and preparation because:

a.they are able to help prepare meals.

b.they want to be helpful and please parents and caregivers.

c.it helps them learn about colors and shapes.

d.it helps them prepare for kindergarten.

e.it encourages families to eat together.

 

16.Investigators have defined three temperamental clusters of children’s behavior. They include:

a.the “easy,” “picky,” and “fussy” child.

b.the “picky,” “messy,” and “fussy” child.

c.the “easy,” “difficult,” and “slow-to-warm-up” child.

d.the “picky,” “difficult,” and “slow-to-warm-up” child.

e.the “good,” the “bad,” and the “really bad” child.

 

17.Approximately what proportion of children have an “easy” temperament?

a.10%

b.15%

c.30%

d.40%

e.75%

 

18.All of the following are food preferences of toddlers EXCEPT _____.

a.sweet foods

b.salty foods

c.sour foods

d.energy-dense foods

 

19.Studies have shown that restricting a young child’s access to palatable food may:

a.promote desirability of that particular food.

b.increase disinterest in new foods.

c.encourage them to overeat these foods and have negative feelings.

d.All of the above

e.a and c only

 

20.At a daycare center, a small chocolate candy bar was given to only the three year olds who ate everything at mealtime. Choose the best description of the feeding relationship problem between the daycare center staff and three year olds.

a.The daycare center staff has served inappropriate portion sizes for toddlers.

b.The daycare center staff has severely restricted “junk foods.”

c.The daycare center staff has inappropriately used coercion to control food intake.

d.The daycare center staff has taught the children to like sweets.

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