Authoritarian Parents: Characteristics & Effects on Children


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What are authoritarian parents?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an attribute of authoritarian parents?

2. Children of authoritarian parents often exhibit what kind of behavior?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The authoritarian approach to parenting is a method that some parents use in raising their children. Included information relates to the particular attributes of authoritarian parenting and the corresponding effects that this method can have on the children of these parents.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment items will test you on:

  • Equating success and love
  • Attributes of authoritarian parenting
  • The use of strict rules and punishments in raising children
  • Typical behavior of the children of authoritarian parents
  • The definition of authoritarian parents
  • Example parenting scenarios

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will assess the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the use of strict rules and punishments in parenting
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related authoritarian parenting lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concepts of authoritarian parenting to see the related effects on the behavior of children

Additional Learning

Learn more about parenting by reviewing the corresponding lesson called Authoritarian Parents: Characteristics & Effects on Children. The following objectives will be addressed in this lesson:

  • Identify the specific attributes of authoritarian parents
  • Define authoritarian parenting
  • Discover how authoritarian parenting can affect the behavior of children
  • Understand the role of strict rules and punishments in authoritarian parenting
  • Follow and understand example parenting scenarios