Veteran Disability Awareness Quiz

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Veteran Disability Awareness Quiz

Select the correct answer to the questions to determine your knowledge about veterans and civilians with disabilities. The veteran with the highest score in the least amount of time wins the 2017 Guinness Book of World Records. 2nd Place: Disability Journal3rd Place: Digital Watch Hint: All answers can be found on USVCP website. Website: https://www. Veteranprograms. Com


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following people do not have a disability?
    • A. 

      Hillary Clinton

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      Ty Pennington (Extreme Makeover Home Edition)

    • D. 

      Howie Mandel

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is all right to call a disabled person? 
    • A. 

      Crazy

    • B. 

      Their name

    • C. 

      Retard

    • D. 

      Gimp

  • 3. 
    What is a hidden disability?
    • A. 

      Someone who is fearful of going outside of their house.

    • B. 

      A disability that is not obvious by looking at someone.

    • C. 

      There are no hidden disabilities.

    • D. 

      An amputee

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an example of a hidden disability?
    • A. 

      Autism

    • B. 

      ADHD

    • C. 

      PTSD

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      An appropriate term to describe an individual.

    • B. 

      Never used in the media or the law to describe people with disabilities.

    • C. 

      A term originated from a time when people with disabilities begged in the streets with their cap in their hand.

    • D. 

      A term used by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to describe injured soldiers

  • 6. 
    An example of an accommodation that will assist people with disabilities so that they may work, go shopping, or get around the community include…
    • A. 

      A ramp to get into a building that has steps.

    • B. 

      A sign language interpreter.

    • C. 

      A large print application or menu.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    According to ADA, if you cannot understand someone with a communication impairment…
    • A. 

      Do not ask the person to repeat what they had said, because you might offend them.

    • B. 

      Just pretend you understood them and hope you guessed what they said.

    • C. 

      Politely ask the person to repeat what was said and repeat it back to them to make sure what you thought was said is correct.

    • D. 

      Find the nearest interpreter to assist in communicating with the person

  • 8. 
     People with disabilities…
    • A. 

      Can live independent productive lives with accommodations.

    • B. 

      Always need assistance to be independent.

    • C. 

      Are looking for help and pity.

    • D. 

      Make their disabilities worse by attempting to fit in with people who have no disability

  • 9. 
    The ADA, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, was signed into law by which of the following:
    • A. 

      George H.W. Bush.

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln.

    • C. 

      Dan Quayle.

    • D. 

      Bill Clinton.

  • 10. 
    The ADA gives people with disabilities rights in the area of:
    • A. 

      Access to restaurants.

    • B. 

      Access to tele-communication.

    • C. 

      Access to employment.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 11. 
    According to ADA, it is appropriate when talking with a person with a disability to…
    • A. 

      Lean on their wheelchair

    • B. 

      Start to help the person without asking first

    • C. 

      Shake their hand when introducing yourself

    • D. 

      Completely ignore them.

  • 12. 
    Which Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary implemented a new program to ensure that veterans living overseas have a comprehensive compensation & pension examination?
    • A. 

      Robert McDonald

    • B. 

      Jim Nicholson

    • C. 

      Eric K. Shinseki

    • D. 

      Togo D. West

  • 13. 
    The literature is clear, a veteran who is in receipt of Individual Unemployability (IU) benefits may work as long as it is not considered:
    • A. 

      At or below minimum wage

    • B. 

      A job similar or the same as the one that may have caused the service-connected disability

    • C. 

      The veteran's only job

    • D. 

      Substantially gainful employment

  • 14. 
    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that veterans who submit to a short sale or a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure can receive:
    • A. 

      $1,500 in relocation assistance

    • B. 

      $5,000 in relocation assistance

    • C. 

      $10,125 in relocation assistance

    • D. 

      $25,000 in relocation assistance

  • 15. 
    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) no longer requires proof for which of the following conditions?
    • A. 

      Prostate cancer

    • B. 

      Post traumatic stress disorder

    • C. 

      High blood pressure

    • D. 

      Irritable bowel syndrome

  • 16. 
    If you believe you have been the victim of a telephone scam asking you to verify your information with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), what should you do? 
    • A. 

      Call the VA and report it

    • B. 

      Call the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and report it

    • C. 

      Call the Federal Trade Commission and report it

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not an Agent Orange presumptive condition?
    • A. 

      Prostate cancer

    • B. 

      Ischemic Heart Disease

    • C. 

      Type II Diabetes

    • D. 

      Osteoarthritis

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is a common overlooked service-connected disability?
    • A. 

      Agoraphobia

    • B. 

      Erectile dysfunction

    • C. 

      Sleep terror disorder

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following states added "Veteran Status" as a protected class?
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      Michigan

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      Massachusetts

  • 20. 
    A single veteran with a 50% service-connected rating and one child will receive which amount in monthly compensation?
    • A. 

      $422.67

    • B. 

      $600.14

    • C. 

      $890.13

    • D. 

      $1,128.12