Resident Advisor Competency Assessment

32 Questions | Total Attempts: 76

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The purpose of this assessment is to determine the knowledge level of the Resident Advisors of Winston Salem State University.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is it necessary to consolidate rooms?  What 3 choices does a student have during the consolidation process if he/she does not have a roommate at the beginning of the semester?
  • 2. 
    What are seveal violations we look for during health and safety inspections?
  • 3. 
    What should we do during a health and safety inspection if a student does not answer the door?
  • 4. 
    What are the steps you should follow if you are aware of or suspect a fire?
  • 5. 
    What is the visitation policy for all campus housing?
  • 6. 
    What pet(s) are students allowed to have in the halls?
  • 7. 
    If a resident has locked him/herself out of their room, what are the proper procedures to provide assistance to the resident in this matter?
  • 8. 
    What is the policy on babysitting in the residence halls?
  • 9. 
    What are two items bulletin boards must have? 
  • 10. 
    Name three (3) people that work in the Housing office and their position?
  • 11. 
    RAs are expected to be in their area and visible at least 2-3 nights per week?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    RAs need to only walk through their sections on their "on-call" nights?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    RAs have the right to search their resident's room if they just suspect a violation?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not an example of a general violation? (General Violation: a violation that extends beyond the residence hall, violation of the law):
    • A. 

      Smoking

    • B. 

      Quiet Hours

    • C. 

      Visitation

    • D. 

      Marijuana and Drug use

  • 15. 
    Campus Police need to be notified first for which of the following:
    • A. 

      Suicide gestures/attempts involving a weapon or death of a student

    • B. 

      Visitation violations and excessive noise

    • C. 

      Anytime a situation is viewed as dangerous or threatening

    • D. 

      Both A & C

  • 16. 
    A security breach of  a residence hall occurs when:
    • A. 

      Residents distribute their Ram Card

    • B. 

      Residents prop open access doors

    • C. 

      Residents give away their room keys

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    The maximum number of guests allowed in a standard double occupancy room at any one time is:
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 18. 
    When a building has been evacuated due to a fire alarm sounding, when is it safe to go back inside?
    • A. 

      If you realize that you left your iron on

    • B. 

      When it is raining outside

    • C. 

      Once the alarm is silenced

    • D. 

      Once the alarm has been proprly investigated and the "all clear" is given by Campus Police

  • 19. 
    How should telephone calls or requests for statements from local TV stations and newspaper be handled?
    • A. 

      Be helpful in providing detailed information regarding the situation

    • B. 

      Refer them to the University and Community Relations

    • C. 

      Give requested information, but withhold names

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Which type of program allows residents to absorb information on their own and experience the program independently.  Examples include floor newsletters, doorknob hangers, bulletin boards or various decorations with information on every door or throughout hall.
    • A. 

      Tag Along

    • B. 

      Collaborative

    • C. 

      Passive

    • D. 

      Original

  • 21. 
    Which program type is a hands-on programming. This program requires the Resident Advisors to be instrumental in the planning, facilitation and evaluation of these programs that physically bring residents together to share a collective experience.
    • A. 

      Tag Along

    • B. 

      Collaborative

    • C. 

      Passive

    • D. 

      Original

  • 22. 
    Which form is required to be completed by the staff prior to  a resident checking in and out of an assigned space?
    • A. 

      Interest Inventory

    • B. 

      Room Condition Report

    • C. 

      Health and Safety Form

    • D. 

      Student Data Report

  • 23. 
    What four steps should be followed in using a fire extinguisher? Hint: PASS
  • 24. 
    Which of the following are some of the roles an RA will assume in the lives their residents?
    • A. 

      Source of Information

    • B. 

      Community Leader

    • C. 

      Role Model

    • D. 

      Confidant

    • E. 

      Friend

  • 25. 
    Visitation is canceled during which times of the year?
    • A. 

      University Breaks

    • B. 

      University Breaks and Holidays

    • C. 

      Holidays and Exam Time

    • D. 

      University Breaks, Holidays, and Exam Time

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