BRC 104 - Human Issues (150-163)

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This quiz covers all material from page 150 (Responding to a Crisis Situation) to page 163 (Mental Retardation: Intervention and Services). It is comprised of 40 questions. 80% is a passing score. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Officers have a duty to respond to crises while on duty
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    ___________ is a situation or period that is very uncertain, difficult, or painful. Steps must be taken to avoid complete disaster or breakdown.
    • A. 

      Mental Illness

    • B. 

      Mental Retardation

    • C. 

      Crisis

    • D. 

      College

  • 3. 
    A crisis, according to an individual, becomes a crisis when a person sees the event as significant and threatening, has used all personal coping strategies without effect, and ________
    • A. 

      Is unaware of or unable to pursue other alternatives to resolve a crisis

    • B. 

      Is cornered by the media

    • C. 

      Chooses not to pursue an alternative that could resolve the crisis in fear of consequence

    • D. 

      Cannot live any longer with that crisis

  • 4. 
    In order to avert a crisis in an emergency, the person's sense of well being........
    • A. 

      Must be disrupted as quickly as possible

    • B. 

      Must be restored as quickly as possible

    • C. 

      Must be averted as quickly as possible

    • D. 

      Must be under the influence

  • 5. 
    There are 5 stages of crisis. The stage where the person struggles to resolve the situation using methods that worked previously in the past is the ............
    • A. 

      Recognition stage

    • B. 

      Attempted resolution stage

    • C. 

      Emotional blockage stage

    • D. 

      Accommodation stage

  • 6. 
    There are 5 stages of crisis. The stage where the person is unable to solve the crisis and is overwhelmed by emotion is known as the ...........
    • A. 

      Recognition Stage

    • B. 

      Attempted resolution stage

    • C. 

      Emotional blockage stage

    • D. 

      Resolution stage

  • 7. 
    There are many ways to avoid the "Fatal Funnel". Which of the following is a way?
    • A. 

      Arrive on the scene of a crisis with emergency equipment activated (Lights and Siren)

    • B. 

      Park directly in front of the house you are responding to

    • C. 

      Knock loudly and state "This is the police!!"

    • D. 

      Park your car down the street from the house you are responding to and walk up to it.

  • 8. 
    The goal that an officer tries to obtain during a crisis situation is to.....
    • A. 

      Refer the people involved to the appropriate agency

    • B. 

      Restore and maintain order

    • C. 

      Plant trees for everyone involved

    • D. 

      Stay in constant contact with dispatch and call for backup

  • 9. 
    When an officer is communicating with an individual, and that individual begins raising his/her voice, what should the officer do?
    • A. 

      Keep raising his/her voice to be equal with the individual

    • B. 

      Say to the individual, "STOP! I'm talking now."

    • C. 

      Lower his/her voice when speaking with the individual

    • D. 

      Handcuff the individual for disorderly conduct

  • 10. 
    The best types of questions to ask in a crisis are.......
    • A. 

      Closed-ended questions

    • B. 

      "So.....who here is in crisis?"

    • C. 

      Open-ended questions

    • D. 

      "Why am I here?"

  • 11. 
    What does ADA stand for (in regards to our curriculum?)
    • A. 

      American Dental Association

    • B. 

      Ask for Detailed Assumptions

    • C. 

      Americans with Disabilities Association

    • D. 

      Americans with Disabilities Act

  • 12. 
    There are two things the ADA does. The first is provide protect from discrimination for people with disabilities. What is the other?
    • A. 

      Gives Americans with disabilitiy preference in the job market

    • B. 

      Says that public places need to provide equal access to people with disabilities

    • C. 

      Says that for every 100 parking spaces, 3 need to be marked as "handicapped"

    • D. 

      States the minimum fine for parking in a handicapped space is $250

  • 13. 
    According to the ADA, a person is classified as having a "disability" if the disability.....
    • A. 

      Exists for more than 6 months

    • B. 

      Interferes with the operation of motor vehicles

    • C. 

      Interferes with major life activities

    • D. 

      Is labeled as a "disability" by the State of Florida

  • 14. 
    _________ is defined as any metnal or physiological condition that impedes the completion of daily takss using traditional methods.
    • A. 

      Mental Illness

    • B. 

      Mental Retardation

    • C. 

      Impairment

    • D. 

      Substantial limitation

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT a major life activity?
    • A. 

      Learning

    • B. 

      Walking

    • C. 

      Working

    • D. 

      Driving

  • 16. 
    _______ is a restriction of the manner, condition, or duration in which major life activities are performed compared to nonimpaired people
    • A. 

      Mental Retardation

    • B. 

      Substantial limitation

    • C. 

      Impairment

    • D. 

      Major life activity limitation

  • 17. 
    What does Title II of the ADA state?
    • A. 

      All individuals with disabilities are entitled to free medical care

    • B. 

      All individuals with disabilities cannot be disqualified from services, programs, employment, or activities of a public entity

    • C. 

      All individuals with disabilities must be employed by a public entity

    • D. 

      All individuals with disabilities must receive special benefits from the State.

  • 18. 
    True or False: The ADA prevents law enforcement officers from enforcing some laws if the person is disabled.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Mental Illness is discussed in Chapter ________, Florida Statutes.
    • A. 

      117.10

    • B. 

      393

    • C. 

      394

    • D. 

      706

  • 20. 
    True or False: Mental illness is always permanent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    _______ is a sensory experience in which a person can see, hear, smell, taste, or touch something that is not there
    • A. 

      Mental Retardation

    • B. 

      Delusion

    • C. 

      Hallucination

    • D. 

      Overdose

  • 22. 
    _____ is a false belief that is firmly held in spite of obvious proof or evidence to the contrary.
    • A. 

      Mental Illness

    • B. 

      Delusion

    • C. 

      Hallucination

    • D. 

      A good trip

  • 23. 
    Some frequent signs of major depression include all but which of the following?
    • A. 

      Profound feelings of sadness

    • B. 

      Inability to concentrate

    • C. 

      Suicidal thoughts

    • D. 

      Brief periods of mania

    • E. 

      Uncontrollable crying

  • 24. 
    Alternating episodes of depression and mania are the hallmark of a mental illness known as _______
    • A. 

      Major depression

    • B. 

      Mental retardation

    • C. 

      Unipolar disorder

    • D. 

      Bipolar disorder

  • 25. 
    Anxiety is classified as a _____ disorder
    • A. 

      Personality

    • B. 

      Mood

    • C. 

      Thought

    • D. 

      All of the above