Introduction to Social Work

Social Work / Family Therapy / Human Services

Quiz 9 :
Policies and Programs to Combat Poverty

Quiz 9 :
Policies and Programs to Combat Poverty

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According to Kornblum & Julian, _______ of the 6.4 billion people on Earth are so poverty-stricken that they must survive on $1 per day or less.
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D

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According to the Census Bureau, ____ million people are poor in the United States.
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C

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The median income of female-headed families is about _____% of the median for families with two parents present.
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C

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A _____ establishes a new way of looking at the world, with women and their issues becoming the focus.
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All of the following organizations are considered grassroots organizations except:
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______ is the tendency to divide the population into categories of social position based on the extent to which people have access to the goods and services the society values.
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Which of the following would be considered an economic explanation for poverty:
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Regarding homelessness in the United States:
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The Homeless Assistance Act and the amendment:
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All of the following are true except:
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Which of the following programs is under the umbrella of Public Assistance:
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OASDHI covers ____ percent of all workers in the United States.
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Which of the following is NOT true about Medicare:
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The primary feature of Medicare Part _____ is the prescription drug benefit.
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Which of the following is true regarding Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF):
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Single parents receiving TANF assistance and who have a child over age six are required to work at least ____ hours per week.
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Which of the following is true regarding Temporary Assistance to Needy Families:
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_____ is administered through Social Security Administration; however, it is funded by general tax revenues, not employer/employee contributions.
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_____ is a public assistance program funded by federal and state governments that pays for medical and hospital services for eligible people who are unable to pay for these services and are determined to be in need.
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_____ is usually the last resort for people who are not eligible for benefits provided by other programs.
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