Question 1 Which of the following is not a major event that affected social welfare policy and services in the United States?
A. Elizabethan Poor Laws
B. The Progressive Era
C. Rural-to-Urban Migration
D. Late relief
Question 2 _______________ was the first major factor in the growth of social welfare.
A. Rural-to-urban migration
B. Community action programs
C. The Progressive Era
D. Elizabethan Poor Laws
Question 3 ____________contained emergency aid, such as food assistance, and temporary work programs, such as the Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps.
A. Early relief
B. The New Deal
C. Social services
D. The Great Society
Question 4 The core of the Economic Opportunity Act was grassroots _____________________ to be carried on at the local level by public or private nonprofit agencies.
A. Standardized state assessments
B. Local service systems
C. Community action programs
D. Federal tax reserves
Question 5 Which of the following was not a War on Poverty program?
A. Head Start
C. The Neighborhood Youth Corps
D. Job Corps
Question 6 Which of the following was not a program of the "Great Society"?
A. Social Security
B. The Food Stamp Program
D. Job training
Question 7 As society became more mobile and people moved more frequently to seek jobs and other opportunities, the argument for _________________ no longer seemed to hold up.
A. Immigration procedures
B. Background checks
C. Financial assurance
D. Residency requirements
Question 8 The increase in federal social welfare spending since the 1970s has resulted from congressional approval of __________, also known as indexing, designed to keep federal social welfare programs.
A. Social Security taxes
B. Cost-of-living Adjustments
C. Profit sharing
D. Portfolio-to-person reimbursement
Question 9 Which of the following is not one of the reasons for the growth of social welfare?
A. Educational declines
B. The graying of America
C. Increase in single-parent families
D. Social services
Question 10 Which of the following was not a social welfare effect of the Reagan/Bush years?
A. The supply side
B. The New Federalism
C. The states as Laboratories
D. The Publicizing of Private services
Question 11 Reagan combined the unemployment rate with the inflation rate and called it the ___________.
A. Poor index
B. Misery index
C. Depression index
D. Recession index
Question 12 _____________ means that federal, state, and local governments give nongovernmental organizations more responsibility for providing public services.
A. State relief programs
B. Supportive services
Question 13 Which of the following was not a goal of Clinton/Gore?
A. Managing the federal debt
B. Ending welfare as we knew it
C. Healthcare reform
D. Ending the war in Iraq
Question 14 Which of the following was not an aspect of the United States at war that George W. Bush had to manage?
A. Guns and arms trafficking
B. 9/11 and the war on terrorism
C. War in Iraq
D. The department of homeland security
Question 15 Which of the following was not an economic issue George W. Bush had to manage?
A. The stock market bubble burst
B. Boosting the sluggish economy
C. Solar and wind energy
D. The federal budget
Question 16 George w. Bush campaigned for president on the concept of _________________ to help the needy and underserved in the nation.
A. Conceptualized caring
B. Compassionate conservatism
C. Controlling crises
D. Consoling characters
Question 17 Which of the following is not something President Obama had to deal with during his first year in office?
A. Improving America's image abroad
B. Improving the economy
C. Dealing with a nation still at war
D. The beginning of a recession
B. Public safety
Question 19 _________ reform legislation to insure many more Americans has been passed.
B. Child care
Question 20 Which of the following is not an issue President Obama has announced on his agenda?
A. Immigration policy
B. Tackling safeguards to prevent Wall Street failures
C. Climate change and carbon dioxide emissions
D. Reducing salaries for those in government offices
Question 21 Which of the following was not intended of the 1988 Family Support Act?
A. Reduce spending on public assistance programs
B. Minimize the government's role in public assistance
C. Provide assistance only to the truly needy
D. Increasing the government's role in public assistance
Question 22 Which of the following is not part of the economic reform Reagan implemented?
A. Cuts in the rate of growth in federal spending
B. Introduce wartime procedures on a national level
C. Tax cuts for individuals and businesses
D. Deregulation of industry to reduce the cost of doing business
Question 23 _________ is an amendment to the Social Security Act and is still the major federal healthcare program for certain groups of poor people.
B. Cost-of-living adjustment
D. Independent solution
Question 24 This was the first major, general federal aid-to-education program.
A. The Political to Educational Act of 1983
C. TEACH Grant
D. The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
Question 25 Which of the following was not a part of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal?
a. Works Progress Administration
b. Job Corps
c. Civilian Conservation Corps
d. Social Security Act