Introduction to Social Work: Chapter 12

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the “Submit my answers” button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) There was a significant increase in births between 1939 and 1961.
b) They were born after World War II.
c) The oldest of them turned 65 in 2001.
d) They are sometimes referred to as “old-old.”

Question 2:


a) Living arrangements
b) Health
c) Health-care utilization
d) All of the above

Question 3:


a) 5 per cent
b) 9 per cent
c) 15 per cent
d) 20 per cent

Question 4:


a) Alberta
b) British Columbia
c) Nunavut
d) Yukon

Question 5:


a) Activity theory
b) Successful Aging
c) Selective optimization with compensation
d) Traditional developmental psychology

Question 6:


a) Activity theory
b) Successful Aging
c) Political economy of aging
d) All of the above

Question 7:


a) Old Age Security
b) Guaranteed Income Supplement
c) Canada Pension Plan/Quebec Pension Plan
d) Registered Retirement Savings Plans

Question 8:


a) The ratio of caregivers and those receiving care
b) The ratio of retirees to working adults
c) The ratio of unemployed to working adults
d) The ratio of stay-at-home parents to working adults

Question 9:


a) A means-based assessment
b) A needs-based assessment
c) A standardized assessment process
d) A focus on continuity of care

Question 10:


a) Property abuse
b) Sexual abuse
c) Human rights violations
d) All of the above

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False