Trivia Quiz Social Welfare Policy And Services! Test

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 12

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Trivia Quiz Social Welfare Policy And Services! Test

If you have the desire to work in social services, you will be expected to know some of the basics surrounding social welfare policies and services. Do you want to see if you are quite knowledgeable about the field or might need some refresher courses before you go looking for the job? Take up this trivia quiz test and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How is welfare provided? Families are and always have been society’s major institution providing socialization, emotional support, and material help to its members.
  • 2. 
    How is welfare provided? In addition to their primary function developing the spiritual aspect of human society America’s over 350,000 ___________ also provide child care, charity, food, education, and counseling and treatment services.
  • 3. 
    Under the ____________ provision of the 1996 welfare reform legislation, many religious congregations are taking a significant role in welfare programs. 
  • 4. 
    The third major welfare-providing institution is the system of work related welfare generally known as employee "fringe" benefits – benefits provided to employees in addition to basic wages and salaries. 
  • 5. 
    The third major welfare-providing institution is the system of work related welfare generally known as employee "______" ________ – benefits provided to employees in addition to basic wages and salaries. 
  • 6. 
    The fourth form of welfare provision involves the sale of social welfare goods and services to the public by profit-making agencies and organizations.  One of the largest commercial operations is child care. 
  • 7. 
    Altogether, for-profit firms own about __% of all child care centers nationwide. 
  • 8. 
    Private profit-making firms also own about ___ of all nursing homes and home health facilities. 
  • 9. 
    The fifth welfare-producing system is based on the action of individuals and organizations acting to achieve social good. One major part of this sector is composed of informal groups operating to provide mutual support among neighbors, friends, and peers.   Examples include uncompensated childcare, housework, shopping, etc.
  • 10. 
    Mutual aid also includes _________________.
  • 11. 
    The sixth and best-known social welfare institutions are the state. In the modern welfare state, the government stands as a single institution in society with the authority and resources to act broadly and comprehensively on behalf of the common good.
  • 12. 
    The sum of these institutions account for a very __________ and __________ social welfare system, each vastly influenced by government.
  • 13. 
    Compared to other affluent nations, the U.S. spends relatively _______ on social welfare.
  • 14. 
    What are the six institutions that contribute to our social welfare system?