You sent how many texts this month?: A Quiz on Kids and Cell Phones
Many parents think it would be practical for their kid to have a phone of her own, only to find her talking and texting 24/7 after she receives it. Take this quiz to see how much you know about kids and cell phones.
How old are most kids when they receive their first cell phone?
How many texts does an average teenager send per month?
less than 1,000
more than 3,000
True or false: All 50 states have enacted texting and phone bans while driving.
Yes, but the laws are different in every state.
In 2010, what percentage of car-related fatalities involved cell phones?
What is one unexpected side effect of texting for teenagers?
always in the gossip loop
How do prepaid minutes help kids with cell phones?
They're forced to learn how to manage their phone usage.
They have to learn how to use a phone that's attached to the wall.
What's the purpose of a cell phone contract with kids?
It allows you to lay out cell phone ground rules.
It gives you a chance to monitor your children and their phone use.
Which activity will help keep your kids off their phones?
What's the main reason parents say they give their kids cell phones?
to have the latest technology
to play games and listen to music
What is a phone "time out"?
a designated time for your kids to turn their phone off for the night.