Parenting Styles: Authoritarian, Permissive & Neglectful


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Which of the following best describes the actions of a parent with an authoritarian lifestyle?

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1. Which of the following describes the permissive parenting style?

2. Anna drew the chart below to describe the main characteristics of parenting styles. Which parenting style belongs in box number 4?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several factors that contribute to effective parenting. This quiz/worksheet combo will help to test your knowledge of different parenting methods and the possible effects of each method.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to test your knowledge of:

  • Authoritarian parenting
  • Permissive parenting
  • Parents who leave a child unattended
  • Most successful parenting style

Skills Practiced

This printable quiz and worksheet will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about types of parenting in a given example
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding methods of parenting
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about authoritarian parents

Additional Learning

For additional information about methods of parenting, refer the corresponding lesson called Parenting Styles. The lesson includes these specific objectives:

  • Detail characteristics of highly-demanding, minimally-responsive parenting
  • Discuss parents who allow children to do anything they want
  • Explore examples of the different approaches to parenting
  • Explain consequences of the various parenting styles