Safeguarding Quiz 2023

Safeguarding Multiple Choice 2023

Complete 20 multiple choice questions to test your knowledge of the latest safeguarding guidance. After answering each question, an explanation and the section of KCSIE further information will follow.

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1. Who is responsible for safeguarding children and young people?

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2. When taking a disclosure of abuse from a child, which of the following should a staff member NOT do?

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3. Any child can benefit from the Early Help process but KCSIE lists certain groups of whom staff should be particularly alert. Which of the groups below are NOT listed as being more vulnerable to needing Early Help?

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4. Which form of abuse includes a parent or caregiver fabricating the symptoms of or deliberately inducing illness in a child?

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5. Which of the following is NOT an indicator of emotional abuse?

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6. Which of the following statements about child sexual abuse is false?

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7. Neglect is defined as ‘the persistent failure to meet a child’s basic physical and/or psychological needs, likely to result in the serious impairment of the child’s health or development.’ Which of the following situations shows the strongest indicator that a child is experiencing neglect?

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8. Which statement about child-on-child abuse is false?

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9. In the context of child-on-child abuse, what is ‘hazing’?

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10. Which specific safeguarding issue involves any child who has been coerced into engaging in sexual activities, including 16- and 17-year-olds who can legally consent to have sex?

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11. Which of the following statements about domestic abuse is true?

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12. What terminology is used to describe children who are exploited by criminal gangs to move, store and sell drugs through coercion, intimidation and violence?

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13. Which of the following statements about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is true?

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14. Which of the following could indicate that a pupil is at risk from, or involved with, serious violent crime?

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15. What is the Prevent Duty?

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16. When reporting a safeguarding concern, which of the following statements is false?

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17. What is contextual safeguarding?

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18. If you had a concern about a DBS-checked volunteer harming a child in your setting, who would you raise this

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19. Which of the following statements around safeguarding record keeping is false?

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20. Which of the following have been identified in serious case reviews as examples of poor safeguarding practice, therefore prolonging child protection issues?

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