Writing A Grant Proposal: Trivia Quiz!

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Writing A Grant Proposal: Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Once an idea for a grant proposal is formulated, the next step is to:
    • A. 

      Identify a learning theory.

    • B. 

      Generate a research question.

    • C. 

      Gather baseline data.

    • D. 

      Review the literature.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a function of a grant reviewer?
    • A. 

      To compare the grant proposal to the sponsor's priorities and criteria

    • B. 

      To judge the relative merit of the project and its likelihood for success

    • C. 

      To assess whether the project staff and organization will be able to achieve the proposal's goals and objectives

    • D. 

      All of these are functions of a grant reviewer.

  • 3. 
    The purpose of the literature review is to help grant seekers to assess the value of an idea and adjust its focus to more clearly describe their goals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The capability section establishes the credibility of the grant seeker and project staff, and the organization's ability to complete the proposed project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Successful grant writers tend to be well-read and current with the happenings in their interest areas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A "generic" proposal sent out to several grant sponsors is recommended.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The educational and professional experiences of the grant writers do not factor into the grant application process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is especially critical for novice grant seekers or those who are changing their focus?
    • A. 

      Knowledge of the credentials of the reviewers

    • B. 

      Knowledge of funding priorities

    • C. 

      Collaboration with others

    • D. 

      Familiarity with the guidelines for writing the proposal

  • 9. 
    Which of the following might be a reason that a grant was not funded?
    • A. 

      The deadline for submitting the application was not missed.

    • B. 

      The proposal was concisely written with a strong evaluation component.

    • C. 

      The proposal followed the guidelines.

    • D. 

      The proposal did not match the grant sponsor's funding priorities.

  • 10. 
    The statement below illustrates one of the characteristics of a sound measurement choice. Which characteristic is it? "During the pilot study, the three trained observers and the project director will simultaneously observe the same individuals."
    • A. 

      Reliability

    • B. 

      Feasibility

    • C. 

      Validity

    • D. 

      Justifiability

  • 11. 
    Universities and hospitals are examples of _____ funding agencies.
    • A. 

      Non-profit organizational

    • B. 

      Federal

    • C. 

      Industry

    • D. 

      Institutional

  • 12. 
    Which section of the grant proposal should provide sufficient detail about how the grant seeker will measure the outcomes or impact of the project?
    • A. 

      Abstract

    • B. 

      Study design

    • C. 

      Needs assessment

    • D. 

      Budget

  • 13. 
    During which step of the grant writing process do you generate ideas, describe goals, and identify funding sources?
    • A. 

      Laying the foundation

    • B. 

      Reviewing the grant proposal

    • C. 

      Assembling the final product

    • D. 

      Building the grant proposal

  • 14. 
    When reviewing the literature for supporting evidence, one should review documents for at least the past _____ years.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      2

  • 15. 
    Which of the following provides the background information needed to write a compelling needs statement for a grant proposal?
    • A. 

      Literature search

    • B. 

      Census data

    • C. 

      Grant sponsor

    • D. 

      Collaborators

  • 16. 
    All of the following are examples of federal funding agencies for grants except the:
    • A. 

      National Cancer Institute.

    • B. 

      American Cancer Society.

    • C. 

      Food and Drug Administration.

    • D. 

      United States Department of Agriculture.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following might be a potential funding source for an after-school program to enhance the self-esteem and body image issues of young girls?
    • A. 

      National Institutes of Health

    • B. 

      Department of Education

    • C. 

      National Science Foundation

    • D. 

      American Federation for Aging Research

  • 18. 
    The grant narrative includes:
    • A. 

      A transmittal letter.

    • B. 

      An abstract.

    • C. 

      A needs statement.

    • D. 

      A reviewer's evaluation guide sheet.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is not characteristic of appropriately written goals for grant proposals?
    • A. 

      They address important needs.

    • B. 

      They are broad in scope.

    • C. 

      They match the organization's mission.

    • D. 

      They are specific.

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