General Orientation, Protective Behaviors And Concussion Quiz

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General Orientation, Protective Behaviors And Concussion Quiz

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  • 1. 
     Does Special Olympics stress the recreational, social or competition approach to sports? 
    • A. 

      Recreational

    • B. 

      Social

    • C. 

      Competition

  • 2. 
    An individual is eligible to participate in Special Olympics competition if they have been identified by an agency or professional as having an intellectual disability; are registered with Special Olympics Minnesota; and:
    • A. 

      Is between ages of 8 and 21

    • B. 

      Is a minimum of 8 years of age or older

    • C. 

      Is a minimum of 6 years of age or older

  • 3. 
    What is the minimum amount of time (week/hours) required within a sport season that Special Olympics athletes need to train to compete?
    • A. 

      10 weeks/8 hours

    • B. 

      10 weeks/10 hours

    • C. 

      8 weeks/10 hours

  • 4. 
    Intellectual disability is a disability characterized by significant limitations in both:
    • A. 

      Adaptive behaviors and physical abilities

    • B. 

      Intellectual functioning and adaptive behaviors

    • C. 

      Intellectual functioning and physical abilities

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a criteria used to determine advancement to higher levels of Special Olympics competitions?
    • A. 

      The athlete must have completed the minimum training and competition requirements with certified Special Olympics Coach

    • B. 

      An athlete must not have previously competed at the level of competition for which athletes are being selected

    • C. 

      There are no requirements, advancement is based on random draw of all interested athletes

  • 6. 
    What is Special Olympics Unified Sports?
    • A. 

      A program where a proportionate number of athletes with an intellectual disability compete together with athletes without an intellectual disability on the same team

    • B. 

      A program where athletes from multiple Special Olympics delegations compete together on the same team

    • C. 

      A program where all athletes are either female or male competing on the same team.

  • 7. 
    Which program is available to Special Olympics athletes who want to be involved with Special Olympics without participating in sports?
    • A. 

      Summer Sports Camp

    • B. 

      Athlete Leadership Program (ALPs)

    • C. 

      Regional Games

  • 8. 
    The Healthy Athletes program:
    • A. 

      Has five disciplines in which we do screenings

    • B. 

      Is designed to help Special Olympics athletes improve their health and fitness

    • C. 

      Determines what food is provided at State Games

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is one way in which Special Olympics competition differs from other sports competitions?
    • A. 

      Only those athletes who finish first, second or third receive awards

    • B. 

      Athletes are ideally separated into divisions based on their ability, age and/or gender

    • C. 

      Special Olympics sports do not follow recognized sports rules

  • 10. 
    Is a Unified Partner subject to volunteer screening policies in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    When assigning rooms for an overnight stay, what should you consider?
    • A. 

      Athletes of the same community oftentimes prefer to room together

    • B. 

      What to consider? Go through your list and group the athletes alphabetically by last name

    • C. 

      Try to put athletes who are friends together

    • D. 

      Separate sleeping room by gender and assign roommates based on similar age, maturity and size

  • 12. 
    When is it appropriate to withhold water from an athlete?
    • A. 

      When the weather is cool and water isn't really needed

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      Only when the athlete is unprepared or uncooperative

    • D. 

      When the athlete is underachieving and could us a "water break" as motivation

  • 13. 
    Have you checked to see if you are a mandatory reporter in your state?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    What is the rule about what areas of the body to avoid touching?
    • A. 

      Avoid all areas; don't make yourself vulnerable to an accusation!

    • B. 

      Avoid areas where he/she doesn't like to be touched

    • C. 

      Avoid areas a traditional swimsuit would cover

    • D. 

      Set some ground rules early on, so you know where your athlete is okay with being touched

  • 15. 
    Concussions are traumatic brain injuries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    You have to be hit on the head to have a concussion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A concussion must involve a loss of consciousness or being knocked out for at least a few seconds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    When can a concussion occur?
    • A. 

      Only when playing full contact sports

    • B. 

      Only when the individual who was hit loses conciousness

    • C. 

      In any organized or unorganized recreational sport or activity

  • 19. 
    Which of the following are signs of a concussion that you, as a coach, may identify?
    • A. 

      The athlete follows the rules for safety and the rules of the sport, practices good sportsmanship, and uses the proper equipment for the sport

    • B. 

      The athlete appears stunned, is unsure of the game, score or opponent, is confused about their assignment or position, or is answering questions slowly

    • C. 

      The athlete is behaving normally

  • 20. 
    Which of the following are symptoms of a concussion that an athlete may describe?
    • A. 

      The athlete complains of dizziness and says they have balance problems

    • B. 

      The athlete states the light hurts their eyes, and complains of a headache

    • C. 

      The athlete says they're hungry and are feeling weak

    • D. 

      Both the first and second statements

  • 21. 
    What is the first thing you should do as a coach if one of your athletes has been jolted, sustained a bump or blow to the head or body?
    • A. 

      Allow the athlete to finish out the quarter, inning, etc. and then take the athlete for a medical examination

    • B. 

      Remove the athlete from play and look for signs or symptoms of a concussion

    • C. 

      Immediately rush the athlete to the hospital, even if none of the danger signs are present

  • 22. 
    Which of the following would indicate a medical emergency of a severe concussion and require rushing an athlete to the hospital emergency department?
    • A. 

      The athlete loses consciousness, is persistently vomiting or seems to become increasingly more confused and restless

    • B. 

      The athlete seems slightly off balance and isn't feeling quite right

    • C. 

      The athlete complains of having neck pain and a headache

  • 23. 
    When can an athlete return to play after a concussion?
    • A. 

      As soon as they are feeling better

    • B. 

      When the parent, guardian or care provider says it's okay for the athlete to return to play

    • C. 

      After being cleared by a health provider, and after showing no additional signs/symptoms of a concussion

  • 24. 
    How many athletes does Special Olympics Minnesota currently serve?
    • A. 

      7,000+

    • B. 

      8,000+

    • C. 

      10,000+

  • 25. 
    Is it permissible for a volunteer in an authority position over an athlete to date that athlete?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Depends on the circumstances

    • C. 

      Yes

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