How Much You Know About Social Stigma? Trivia Quiz

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How Much You Know About Social Stigma? Trivia Quiz

How much do you know about social stigma? Social stigma involves the discrimination against a person based on social characteristics that separate them from others in society. The mentally ill, for example, typically have a stigma from people who do not understand them or realize they are just like everybody else. Social stigmas also pertain to culture, age, gender, race, intelligence, and health. Take this amazing quiz and find out how much you understand about social stigma.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is easy to recognize people with mental illness because they act crazy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    People with a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, are dangerous and more likely to commit violent crimes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    People with mental illness are more likely to have a Drug and/or Alcohol addiction than a person without a mental disorder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Mental illness and mental retardation are the same things.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Once people develop a mental illness, they will never recover.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    I can't do anything for a person with mental illness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Depression results from a personality weakness or character flaw.  They can snap out of it if they try hard enough.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Schizophrenia means a person has a split personality and there is no way to control it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Your next-door neighbor, your primary care physician, and your child's teacher may all have a mental illness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A person with a mental illness can recover, hold down a job, have many friends, a home and a family.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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