Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Exam

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Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Exam - Quiz

The federal government in the US enacted the Americans With Disabilities Act to ensure that these people get a fair chance to compete for different things including exams. Did you know this? Find out more below. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How does the ADA define an “individual with a disability?”

    • A.

      A person with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities of that individual

    • B.

      A person who has a record of the impairment

    • C.

      A person who is perceived as having an impairment

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The ADA defines an "individual with a disability" as a person with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has a record of the impairment, and a person who is perceived as having an impairment. This means that someone can be considered an individual with a disability if they currently have a disability, had a disability in the past, or are perceived by others as having a disability, even if they do not actually have one.

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  • 2. 

    The ADA prohibits discrimination against any individual on the basis of their disability in the full and equal enjoyment of products, services and facilities.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) is a law that protects individuals with disabilities from discrimination. It ensures that they have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else, including equal access to products, services, and facilities. Therefore, it is true that the ADA prohibits discrimination based on disability in the full and equal enjoyment of these things.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following are key requirements of the ADA?

    • A.

      Effective communication

    • B.

      Equal access to products, services and facilities

    • C.

      None of the above

    • D.

      Effective communication and Equal access to products, services and facilities

    Correct Answer
    D. Effective communication and Equal access to products, services and facilities
    Explanation
    The key requirements of the ADA include effective communication and equal access to products, services, and facilities. This means that individuals with disabilities should be provided with the necessary accommodations to communicate effectively and have the same opportunities to access and use goods, services, and facilities as individuals without disabilities. These requirements aim to ensure that people with disabilities are not discriminated against and have equal opportunities in various aspects of life.

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  • 4. 

    The ADA applies to employees of the client only; our firm is not required to comply with ADA requirements.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) applies not only to employees of the client but also to all employers, including our firm. As an employer, our firm is required to comply with ADA requirements, which include providing reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities to ensure equal opportunities and accessibility in the workplace.

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  • 5. 

    What type(s) of accommodations are required by the ADA?

    • A.

      Physical accommodations, such as available handicapped parking spaces and accessible facilities

    • B.

      ATM accommodations, such as meeting height and reach requirements and providing speech output

    • C.

      Communication accommodations, for example, acceptance of calls through relay services and accessible websites

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) requires multiple types of accommodations. Physical accommodations include providing handicapped parking spaces and accessible facilities. ATM accommodations involve meeting height and reach requirements and providing speech output. Communication accommodations include accepting calls through relay services and having accessible websites. Therefore, all of the above options are required by the ADA.

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  • 6. 

    An "accommodation" is defined as a reasonable change or adjustment that allows individuals with disabilities to perform takes or access information customary for non-disabled customers.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because an accommodation refers to a reasonable change or adjustment that enables individuals with disabilities to perform tasks or access information that is customary for non-disabled individuals. This is done to ensure equal opportunities and accessibility for people with disabilities.

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  • 7. 

    The ADA was enacted to encourage people to discriminate against people with physical or mental disabilities.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is incorrect. The ADA, which stands for the Americans with Disabilities Act, was actually enacted to prevent discrimination against individuals with physical or mental disabilities. It aims to ensure equal opportunities and access to employment, public accommodations, transportation, and other areas of life for people with disabilities. The ADA promotes inclusivity and prohibits discrimination based on disability, making the statement false.

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  • 8. 

    The ADA requires that companies enact policies and procedures to ensure people with disabilities are treated equally and fairly.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. It requires companies to implement policies and procedures to ensure equal and fair treatment for people with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodations, such as wheelchair ramps or sign language interpreters, to enable individuals with disabilities to fully participate in all aspects of employment, services, and public accommodations. Therefore, the statement that the ADA requires companies to enact policies and procedures to ensure equal and fair treatment for people with disabilities is true.

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  • 9. 

    If a customer requests a need for an accommodation request due to a disability an XADA should be added the notes in the account.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When a customer requests an accommodation due to a disability, it is important to document this information for future reference and to ensure that the customer's needs are met. Adding an XADA (eXternal ADA) to the notes in the account allows for easy identification and tracking of the accommodation request. This helps in providing a better customer experience and ensuring compliance with disability laws and regulations. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 10. 

    The ADA requires that reasonable assistance be provided to those who request it.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) mandates that reasonable assistance must be provided to individuals who request it. This means that if someone with a disability asks for help, it is necessary to provide them with reasonable accommodations or support to ensure equal access to goods, services, and facilities. This provision aims to promote inclusivity and remove barriers for individuals with disabilities.

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