Abuse Quizzes & Trivia

Child abuse, physical abuse, mental abuse. These terms all conjure up concrete pictures for us. And all of these terms relate to the legal term abuse. Seems straight forward, right? Think again, as these quizzes will alter your perception of the legal term abuse.
Picture the boss who places his hand on an employee’s shoulder. Is this abuse? Actually, it is possible. Maybe the employee did not want to be touched and feels this is hinting at a sexual encounter. Therefore, it fits within the parameters of the legal definition of abuse. Even following someone is an abuse - if there is intent to do harm. Watch what you say- and-do as you wrestle with these quizzes on the legal definition of abuse. 

ELDER ABUSE AND NEGLECT QUIZPlease enter your full first AND last name

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 255   |  Last updated: Jun 22, 2018
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    Elderly people with dementia who are living with the caregiver are at a higher risk of abuse than the general population of people over 65.

Child abuse is common in the world today and a lot has been done concerning it. However, are you aware that there is elder abuse? If you didn't, now you do. The quiz below tests your knowledge on elder abuse.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 166   |  Last updated: Jan 31, 2018
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    Which of the following is frequently a characteristic of a potential perpetrator or abuser?

Please watch the OIG Video and then complete the quiz

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 112   |  Last updated: Jan 7, 2013
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    You are a mandated reporter of known or suspected abuse

Test on the Elder Abuse DVD

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 104   |  Last updated: Jan 23, 2013

Violence and Abuse Post Test (Chapters 62-68)

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 101   |  Last updated: Sep 7, 2015
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    Which of the following is the leading cause of death in the US in individuals between 4 and 34 years of age?

Abuse Questions & Answers

Which of the following are examples on neglect? If neglect is defined as the failure to provide needed care.
1. Over or under medicating2. Leaving an older person alone for long periods of time3. Failure to provide adequate food or clothingHitting, slapping, kicking or punching is abuse, not neglect.
What kind of behaviours constitute financial abuse?
Financial abuse is that kind of abuse wherein someone's property, money, and other valuable items are taken away illegally or without any authorization. Fraudulently obtaining the power of attorney of an older man constitutes financial abuse. Here a
What are indicators of possible emotional abuse?
The care recipient’s behavior changes. He or she begins to withdraw, appears depressed,and/or cries frequently. The caregiver talks down to, humiliates, or shouts at the person in their care.