Introduction to Social Work: Chapter 13

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) Indigenization
b) Authentization
c) Eurocentric approach
d) Attempt to understand local cultural practices

Question 2:


a) International social workers from the Global North do not have enough resources to export all social work practice to the Global South.
b) There is an inherent danger that social workers may perpetuate relations and legacies of colonialism.
c) It focuses too much on cultural relativism and not enough on universalism.
d) It does not focus enough on the importance of a Eurocentric approach to international social work.

Question 3:


a) Monitoring and reporting
b) Mobilization and isolation
c) Education and training
d) Demobilization and reintegration

Question 4:


a) The establishment of the United Nations
b) The First International Social Worker Convention
c) The development of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights
d) The First International Conference of Social Work

Question 5:


a) Critically research the contexts in which they will be working
b) Determine whether international practice will promote the empowerment of those it serves
c) Critically engage in a deeper analysis of the construction of their own identity
d) All of the above

Question 6:


a) A mainly economic process including the breaking down of borders and barriers to international trade
b) A distinction based on the socio-economic and political divisions that exists between developed countries and developing countries
c) A process of change that leads to improvements in social well-being, equality, sustainability, and social justice
d) Basic rights that all people are entitled to regardless of sex, nationality, religion, or gender identity

Question 7:


a) Social development
b) Humanitarian aid
c) Religious integration
d) Micro-level services

Question 8:


a) Anyone between the ages of 10 and 18 who is fighting with guns and weapons that belong to any armed group
b) Boys abducted by armed forces or another armed group who are used as fighters, cooks, or porters
c) Anyone under the age of 18 who is fighting with a rebel group but not government forces
d) Anyone under the age of 18 who has been recruited or used by an armed force or armed group in any capacity

Question 9:


a) 1 per cent
b) 7 per cent
c) 13 per cent
d) 25 per cent

Question 10:


a) Social work was largely introduced into Asian, African, and Caribbean countries by American and European “experts.”
b) Early international social work was an open process of transmission and exchange of knowledge based on equality.
c) The origins of social work education in developing countries can always be traced back to strong foreign influences.
d) The spread of the social work profession from countries of the Global North to other countries reflected the colonial and post-colonial structures.

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