Cultivating character and maintaining healthy relationships are critical skills that are important for kids to develop at a young age. Have your player or child take this short quiz to learn more about the key concepts that can position them for future success.

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We can be smart about the way we consume media by:

Correct answer:

Both A and C

We can use media responsibly by not believing everything the media tells us and talking to others about what we see.

If you are unsure of how others are feeling, it’s important to:

Correct answer:

Both B and C

When talking to others about their feelings, offer to speak in private. Let them know you are listening. Ask how you can help, and encourage them to talk to a trusted adult if they need more support.

To manage strong or challenging emotions, a good first step is to:

Correct answer:

Name or acknowledge the emotion you are experiencing

You can effectively manage challenging emotions by first naming your emotions and acknowledging how you are feeling. It is then a good idea to take a deep breath, and carefully choose your reactions. It’s also advisable to talk to someone if you need extra support.

Which of the following is true about conflicts:

Correct answer:

Both A and C

Conflicts can happen with people you’re really close to, or even with yourself and may occur because of hurt feelings or differences in opinions.

Which of the following is a good strategy for preventing a conflict from getting out of control:

Correct answer:

Stopping to consider how the other person is feeling

To prevent a conflict from getting out of control, it's important to think about the other person's feelings. Be upfront about your own feelings. Listen to each other without being judgmental. Brainstorm solutions together and choose one that works well for both individuals.

Relationships are healthy when:

Correct answer:

All of the above

Healthy relationships have trust, consideration of each other’s feelings, and respect. They also have healthy boundaries, where each person understands and respects the other’s values, goals, and limits. In healthy relationships, neither person tries to control the other in any way.

A person who witnesses a conflict or negative behavior is called what:

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A person who witnesses a conflict or negative behavior is called a bystander. Bystanders play powerful roles and can work alone or together to discourage the negative behavior and take positive action when necessary.

When making a decision, we first have to:

Correct answer:

Identify the problem

Before making a decision, we must first identify the problem or issue.

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