Facts On Homelessness! Trivia Quiz

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Facts On Homelessness! Trivia Quiz

Are you interested in helping the homeless? Could you pass this quiz about homelessness? There are many different causes of homelessness. For example, a person could have a job that pays very little (this could be due to lack of education and training), but they cannot afford even low-income housing or food. You can always go to your local homeless shelter and help. Take this quiz and find out how very much you know about the homeless.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At least how many people will experience homelessness in Maryland each year?
    • A. 

      50,000

    • B. 

      23,100

    • C. 

      10,000

    • D. 

      39,000

  • 2. 
    About how many people are homeless on a given night in Baltimore?
    • A. 

      260

    • B. 

      1,000

    • C. 

      1,500

    • D. 

      3,000

  • 3. 
    How does Health Care for the Homeless help?
    • A. 

      By providing mental health services

    • B. 

      By providing comprehensive medical care

    • C. 

      By providing addiction treatment

    • D. 

      By advocating for policies to end homelessness

    • E. 

      All of the above, and then some...

  • 4. 
    What is the main cause of homelessness?
    • A. 

      Poverty

    • B. 

      Insufficient access to health care

    • C. 

      Lack of affordable housing

    • D. 

      Insufficient preventive and emergency services

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 5. 
    What is the relationship between health and homelessness?
    • A. 

      The homeless are unhealthy and that is why they are homeless.

    • B. 

      The homeless tend to receive health care at higher rates than stable working adults.

    • C. 

      The streets are no place to be sick. The homeless tend to have more health problems as a result of not being stably housed.

    • D. 

      The homeless are hungry and hunger causes health problems.

  • 6. 
    What policy does HCH promote to end homelessness?
    • A. 

      Universal health care

    • B. 

      More affordable housing

    • C. 

      Livable wages

    • D. 

      Greater investment in services

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 7. 
    The homeless are nearly all drug-addicted, African American males.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Homelessness is an urban problem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Homelessness has always existed at current levels so it will always exist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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