HSV-100 Week 2 Review Quiz

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 64

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  • 1. 
    Social welfare can be described as all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Providing a variety of programs that yield a benefit to the consumer

    • B. 

      Being designed to meet needs of people

    • C. 

      Improving the well being of individuals, groups, and communities

    • D. 

      Only providing front-line services directly to individuals

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the best definition for residual social welfare?
    • A. 

      People should take care of each other

    • B. 

      People should take care of themselves and rely on government support only in times of emergency

    • C. 

      People should rely on the government for everything

    • D. 

      People should work harder

  • 3. 
    Residual programs:
    • A. 

      Often have barriers to receive assistance.

    • B. 

      Are means-tested.

    • C. 

      Carry a stigma for those who receive benefits.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    When a program is “means tested” it:
    • A. 

      Is given to individuals living within their means

    • B. 

      Is given to individuals who are elderly

    • C. 

      Only provides services to people who demonstrate they meet specific criteria

    • D. 

      Only provides benefits one time

  • 5. 
    Institutional programs:
    • A. 

      Are “entitlement” type programs

    • B. 

      Provide assistance only in emergencies.

    • C. 

      Are the same as residual programs

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the three branches of social welfare
    • A. 

      Fiscal welfare

    • B. 

      Corporate welfare

    • C. 

      Business welfare

    • D. 

      Public welfare

  • 7. 
    Public welfare provides:
    • A. 

      Assistance to the poor

    • B. 

      Tax benefits and supports for businesses

    • C. 

      International assistance

    • D. 

      Benefits and supports for the middle and upper class

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an example of Corporate Welfare?
    • A. 

      Food stamps

    • B. 

      Public housing

    • C. 

      Tax benefits to businesses

    • D. 

      Child tax credits

  • 9. 
    In Europe, before the year 1601:
    • A. 

      Welfare was the responsibility of the government

    • B. 

      Welfare was the responsibility of the church

    • C. 

      There was no welfare provided

    • D. 

      Welfare responsibilities were split between the church & government

  • 10. 
    In Colonial America, most citizens regarded the worthy and unworthy poor as:
    • A. 

      Morally flawed

    • B. 

      Not affiliated with a religion

    • C. 

      Sneaky

    • D. 

      Physically ill

  • 11. 
    American colonists developed a program that provided aid to the worthy poor and included:
    • A. 

      Inside and outside relief

    • B. 

      Up and down relief

    • C. 

      Outdoor and indoor relief

    • D. 

      Hot and cold relief

  • 12. 
    Asylums were used to house:
    • A. 

      Deaf

    • B. 

      Blind

    • C. 

      Mentally ill

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The Charity Organization Society had all of the following goals EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Sending the poor out of big cities

    • B. 

      Reducing duplication among programs for the poor

    • C. 

      Certifying clients’ needs in a systematic, investigative fashion

    • D. 

      Changing the lives of the poor through home visits by volunteers

  • 14. 
    Which is FALSE about the friendly visitor of the 1800s?
    • A. 

      Friendly visitors established personal relationships with clients

    • B. 

      Friendly visitors gave families their own money

    • C. 

      Women volunteers from upper and middle classes were preferred

    • D. 

      Friendly visitors went on home visits

  • 15. 
    The Settlement house movement was initially focused on what group of people?
    • A. 

      Wealthy

    • B. 

      Elderly

    • C. 

      Children

    • D. 

      Immigrants

  • 16. 
    Which of the following was NOT a message of the 1980s with regard to public assistance?
    • A. 

      Welfare was not helpful

    • B. 

      Only the poorest of the poor would be helped

    • C. 

      Welfare should not be a federal concern

    • D. 

      Public assistance was contributing to national debt

  • 17. 
    The main goal of welfare programs of today is:
    • A. 

      To end world hunger

    • B. 

      To keep children in school

    • C. 

      Provide wealth for all citizens

    • D. 

      To assist individuals and families in achieving financial independence

  • 18. 
    Entitlement means:
    • A. 

      Benefits and services are available because of a person's earned status

    • B. 

      Benefits are provided to those who meet income requirements

    • C. 

      Benefits are provided to the poor

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is an example of a current institutional welfare program?
    • A. 

      Food stamps

    • B. 

      Cash assistance

    • C. 

      Utility assistance

    • D. 

      Social security

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is an example of Fiscal Welfare?
    • A. 

      Tax benefits to businesses

    • B. 

      Food stamps

    • C. 

      Public housing

    • D. 

      Child tax credits

  • 21. 
    The value of studying history includes the idea that
    • A. 

      The past offers guidance to interpreting the present and anticipating the future

    • B. 

      History is essential to understanding who we are and how we got here

    • C. 

      History influences our future decisions

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is true about social welfare?
    • A. 

      Welfare supports only the poor

    • B. 

      The majority of welfare expenditures are spent on the poor

    • C. 

      Middle and upper class individuals rarely receive social welfare

    • D. 

      Virtually everyone in society receives social welfare

  • 23. 
    In Colonial America, charity assistance was thought to lead to:
    • A. 

      Improvement of society

    • B. 

      Further moral deterioration

    • C. 

      Less need for social assistance

    • D. 

      More religious affiliation

  • 24. 
    Which of the following groups would have been considered "worthy poor"?
    • A. 

      Able-bodied

    • B. 

      Educated

    • C. 

      Elderly

    • D. 

      Vagrant

  • 25. 
    Which of the following would be considered a version of outdoor relief today?
    • A. 

      Meals on wheels

    • B. 

      Visiting nurses

    • C. 

      Social security

    • D. 

      Homeless shelters

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