Disability History: Thriving

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History Quizzes & Trivia

Our quiz is separated into five sections, one section for each of the five areas of Youth Development and Leadership. This quiz is on Thriving.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    People on Social Security can work as much as they want and keep their benefits.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    At one time, 25 states in the U.S. had sterilization laws for people with disabilities
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Teenagers with disabilities do not have a higher pregnancy rate than teenagers without disabilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is a Medicaid waiver?
    • A. 

      A federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues (not Social Security taxes). It is designed to help aged, blind, and disabled people, who have little or no income. It provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter.

    • B. 

      Enables states to cover a broad array of home and community-based services for targeted populations as an alternative to institutionalization. They may also include services not covered through the State Plan such as respite care, environmental modifications, or family training.

    • C. 

      A state administered program that provides medical care for low-income individuals and their families who fit into an eligibility group recognized by federal and state law.

  • 5. 
    To say that someone with a disability is “broken” and in need of being “fixed” is an example of what model of disability?
    • A. 

      Medical

    • B. 

      Social

    • C. 

      Charity

    • D. 

      Moral

  • 6. 
    What state-supported institution was known for controversial medical experiments on its patients from 1930’s-60’s, and was finally exposed for its deplorable conditions in the 1970’s by Geraldo Rivera?
    • A. 

      Willowbrook

    • B. 

      White Haven

    • C. 

      Brookhaven

  • 7. 
    People with disabilities have a lower chance of acquiring another disability in their lifetime.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What laws made it illegal for people with disabilities to go out in public?
    • A. 

      ADA

    • B. 

      Ugly laws

    • C. 

      Transportation laws

  • 9. 
    Aktion T4 is a Nazi Eugenics Program focusing on people with disabilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False