Skip Navigation

Child Safety Quiz: Answers

1.  In the United States, the leading cause of death among children is:

        A. Accidental injury
        B. Disease
        C. Violence
        D. Suicide

2.  In the United States, how many toy-related deaths were there for children 15 or younger in 2009, the most recent year for which data is available?

        A. 12
        B. 22
        C. 32
        D. 42

3.  How many toy-related injuries (requiring emergency room visits) were there in 2009 for children 15 and younger?

        A. 36,000
        B. 86,000
        C. 136,000
        D. 186,000

4.  How many cycling-related deaths were there in the U.S. in 2009 for children 15 and younger?

        A. 25
        B. 45
        C. 65
        D. 85

5.  How many cycling-related injuries were there for children 15 and younger?

        A. 5,000
        B. 10,000
        C. 15,000
        D. 20,000

6. True or False. More children are injured during the Christmas holiday season than any other U.S. holiday.

False. A 2011 study showed the four most dangerous holidays for children are Labor Day, followed by Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Halloween.

7. True or False. North Carolina requires anyone under the age of 16 to wear a bicycle helmet on any public road or bike path, and parents may be fined if a child is caught without a helmet.

True. The Child Bicycle Safety Act mandated these and other rules 10 years ago, in July 2001.

Sources: U.S. Consumer Safety Product Commission, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, N.C. Department of Transportation 

Find a Doctor Ways to Give


Request an Appointment

Request an Appointment

We are happy to take your appointment request over the phone, or, you may fill out an online request form.

Last Updated: 12-04-2015
Six Wake Forest Baptist Specialties Earn U.S. News RankingsComprehensive Cancer Centers National Designation is Renewed2017-2018 Best DoctorsNursing Magnet StatusJoint Commission Report

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.

© Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27157. All Rights Reserved.