Ywca Greater Cleveland Homelessness Quiz

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Ywca Greater Cleveland Homelessness Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which population of people experiencing homelessness is forecasted to grow rapidly over the next decade? (Source)
    • A. 

      The aged population (65 and older)

    • B. 

      Unaccompanied minors

    • C. 

      Veterans

    • D. 

      Families with Children

  • 2. 
    The aged homeless population experience physical challenges that make their medical age how many years older than their chronological age? (Source)
    • A. 

      5 years

    • B. 

      15 years

    • C. 

      20 years

    • D. 

      25 years

  • 3. 
    As of 2018, in Cuyahoga County, Ohio an average of how many young adults ages 18 to 24 experience homelessness each year?
    • A. 

      150 young adults

    • B. 

      225 young adults

    • C. 

      350 young adults

    • D. 

       500 young adults

  • 4. 
    On one night in January 2018, how many families with children were identified as experiencing homelessness nationally? (Source)    
    • A. 

      40,798 households

    • B. 

      47,103 households

    • C. 

      56,342 households 

    • D. 

      59,645 households

  • 5. 
    In 2017, what percent of those who accessed shelter were people of color in Cuyahoga County? (Source)
    • A. 

      35

    • B. 

      42

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      75

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Low wage employment, losing a job, fleeing violence, and/or health crises

    • B. 

      Lack of affordable housing options

    • C. 

      History of racial and ethnic discrimination in rental housing, incarceration, mental health treatment, and more

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
     In Ohio, how many people experiencing homelessness were un-sheltered, meaning living in places such as cars, abandoned buildings, and on the streets, in 2017? (Source)  
    • A. 

      1,309 (about 12% of Ohio’s total homeless population)

    • B. 

      1,012 (about 10% of Ohio’s total homeless population)

    • C. 

      823 (about 8% of Ohio’s total homeless population)

    • D. 

      751 (about 7% of Ohio’s total homeless population)

  • 8. 
    American Indian and Alaskan Native people experience homelessness a range of ____ to ____ times higher than their representation in the general population, with the range varying by community, according to a study from 2018? (Source) 
    • A. 

      2 to 7

    • B. 

      3 to 8

    • C. 

      4 to 5

    • D. 

      5 to 9