Quiz Chapter 19

Instructions
Quiz

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. The largest proportion of Americans living below the poverty line are   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  2. According to the chapter, which of the following public assistance programs cost the federal government the most in 1998?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  3. All of the following are true statements about Medicaid except   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  4. In terms of its educational system, the U.S. ranks   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  5. The "War on Poverty" was waged by President   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  6. In 1999, the poverty line was set at roughly _______ dollars for an urban family of four.   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  7. Of the following, which is probably the least criticized public assistance program?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  8. Some welfare programs provide "in-kind benefits." An example of such a benefit is   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  9. The major social welfare achievement of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal was   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  10. Which president signed into law the ending of the sixty-one-year-old federal guarantee of aid to the poor?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  



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