Suicide Awareness Quiz! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Suicide Awareness Quiz! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or false, people who talk about suicide are only trying to get attention. They won't really do it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following questions should you NOT ask your caller?
    • A. 

      Are you (or the person you are calling about) thinking of suicide?

    • B. 

      Are you thinking of killing yourself?

    • C. 

      You're not thinking of suicide, are you?

    • D. 

      Are you thinking of ending your life?

  • 3. 
    What are some buffers for preventing suicide?
    • A. 

      Perceived immediate supports

    • B. 

      Planning for the future

    • C. 

      Engagement with helper

    • D. 

      Sense of purpose

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Suicidal people wish to escape psychological pain. Their state of extreme distress diminishes their ability to think of ways to do so, which leads some people to consider suicide as an escape.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    We can make outbound calls to a third party who is at imminent risk of suicide.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following could be a caller's reason for not killing themselves?
    • A. 

      Responsibility, commitment to family, child-related concerns, religious faith

    • B. 

      Belief/hope that problems can be solved, future plans/hope for the future, belief that life has meaning

    • C. 

      Self-esteem, love for self and others, moral objections to suicide, belief that suicide will not solve anything

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Of people who kill themselves, most had given some clues and warnings to others of their intentions, though some of their clues may be non-verbal or difficult to detect.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following warning signs is the MOST INDICATIVE of suicide?
    • A. 

      Verbal cues such as, "No one will have to worry about me anymore."

    • B. 

      Loss of appetite

    • C. 

      Feelings of guilt

    • D. 

      Social withdrawal

  • 9. 
    Which of these is NOT NECESSARILY a suicide warning sign?
    • A. 

      Having a plan for suicide

    • B. 

      Having the means available for stated suicide plan

    • C. 

      Cutting

    • D. 

      Saying, "I'm going to kill myself."

  • 10. 
    Suicidal intent is made up of the following:
    • A. 

      Plan or attempt in progress

    • B. 

      Imminent plan to hurt self or others

    • C. 

      Preparatory behaviors

    • D. 

      Expressed intent to die

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    When should you alert a supervisor?
    • A. 

      If a caller tell you about abuse of a child or elder adult.

    • B. 

      If a caller tells you that they've already taken steps towards suicide, i.e., taken pills, cut themselves in a suicide attempt, etc.

    • C. 

      If a caller is thinking of suicide.

    • D. 

      A & B

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