As parents, we all naturally love and cherish our children. We think we know how to look out for their safety, but there are many pitfalls we might never consider. Do you know how to keep your kids safe in this complex modern world? Take our quiz to learn what you can do to keep your precious children safe and secure.
Which of these is a leading cause of injury and death among children below the age of five?
In which of these types of containers should you never store poisonous materials?
The best place to store poisonous materials in the home is where?
in the bathroom
in the garage
as far out of the way as possible
During the winter holidays, many people decorate the home with which of these poisonous items?
Which of these exotic ingredients is actually poisonous?
If you have young children, you should set the hot water in your home to what temperature?
98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (37C)
One of the most effective ways to keep kids away from dangerous kitchen items is to do which of these?
Keep the kitchen locked at all times.
Install child-proof latches.
Dispose of all dangerous items.
Which way should you turn the handles of pots and pans in use on the stove?
Jewelry poses what sort of danger to infants?
Infants can cut themselves with sharp jewelry.
Infants can choke on small item such as jewelry.
Infants can lose your expensive jewelry.
A sleeping infant should never be given which of these?
a teething ring
What is the most dangerous room in any house?
the living room
In the bathroom that your children use, you should mark which of these?
the cold-water knob
the hot-water knob
the shower plug
To prevent injury you should modify the sharp corners of your furniture in what way?
You should round off the corners with a file.
You should only purchase furniture with rounded edges and corners.
You should affix soft, round bumpers to the corners of your furniture.
Fireplaces should be equipped with which of these safety features?
a fire extinguisher
a barrier and screen
an off button
Every floor of a home should have at least one of which of these important items?
a smoke detector
a fire extinguisher
The screen you use to keep your children away from the fireplace should be made of what material?
How should you protect kids with medical conditions?
Children with medical conditions should carry their own cell phone.
Children with medical conditions should always carry medical-emergency information.
Children with medical conditions should never be allowed to play on their own.
What is one of the most important lessons any child can ever learn?
Always look both ways before crossing the street.
Never talk to strangers.
Come inside once it gets dark.
When riding a bicycle, you must insist that your children wear which of these?
Children should be taught never to provide which of these pieces of information over the phone?
Children should not reveal their age.
Children should not reveal their social security number.
Children should not reveal that they are home alone.