Concept of Communities MCQs

Concept of Communities MCQs

Try to answer these 20 Concept of Communities MCQs and check your understanding of the Concept of Communities subject.
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1: In contrast to communities, societies are characterized by ______.

A.   Common bonds

B.   Face-to-face relationships

C.   Functional, impersonal membership

D.   Mediating structures between individuals or families

2: A ______ is a nongeographic community where members share a particular life condition.

A.   Community-based service

B.   Social well-being group

C.   United Way

D.   Mutual-aid group

3: For geographic communities, a key feature that increases human engagement and sharing is ______.

A.   The conducive design and use of physical space

B.   Access to technology

C.   Higher socioeconomic status of residents

D.   The availability of transportation

4: ______ entails catalyzing a community’s innate abilities and assets to address challenges.

A.   Community building

B.   Community empowerment

C.   Community advocacy

D.   Community-based service delivery

5: A social worker serving as a ______ maintains a neutral position while seeking to resolve conflicts within individual, group, organizational, and community systems.

A.   Lobbyist

B.   Mediator

C.   Facilitator

D.   Broker

6: In the early 1900s, the ______ provided a systematic way to coordinate the service delivery and operations of many small charities.

A.   Charity Organization Societies

B.   United Ways

C.   Family Service America

D.   Settlement houses

7: According to the text, what two movements in the 1960s contributed to the evolution of macro social work and community practice?

A.   Charity Organization Societies and the settlement house movement

B.   International Community Development and the United Way movement

C.   Charity Organization Societies and the Family Services movement

D.   The Civil Rights Movement and the War on Poverty

8: Which community practice strategy involves collaborating to build strengths and reduce power differentials?

A.   Community building

B.   Community development

C.   Social planning

D.   Social action

9: The advocacy practice and policy model considers a person’s environment to include the surrounding social systems and the natural resources.

A.   True

B.   False

A.   True

B.   False

11: _______ refers to working together in partnership to achieve a stated goal.

A.   Collaboration

B.   Selection

C.   Building

D.   Organization

12: Groups of people with a common characteristic or interest living together within a larger society is called

A.   Population

B.   Nation

C.   Community

D.   Specie

13: Community-based service delivery means providing services to ______ where they live and interact with others.

A.   Community

B.   Consumers

C.   Nation

D.   None of the above

14: Community building is the process of improving a community based on its

A.   Strengths

B.   Weaknesses

C.   Individuals

D.   All of the above

15: Community organizing refers to uniting a community through ___________ to work together to solve social problems.

A.   Collaborations

B.   Partnerships

C.   Organizations

D.   All of the above

16: Community-based practice emphasizes how ________ provide a network of care, support, membership, and celebration.

A.   Individuals

B.   Communities

C.   Government

D.   NGOs

17: Community well-being refers to _______ conditions a community establishes that will allow for the community to be successful

A.   Cultural

B.   Social

C.   Economic

D.   Any of the above

18: Groups of people living in a defined geographic location are called nonplace communities

A.   True

B.   False

19: Mediating Structures are _______ that serve as a buffer in between individuals and larger institutions, organizations, or communities.

A.   Individuals

B.   Leaders

C.   Institutions

D.   Any of the above

20: Mutual-aid groups are groups of people who work together to develop supportive and trustworthy relationships

A.   True

B.   False

21: Nonplace community is based on

A.   Associations and affiliations

B.   Geographic location

C.   Demographic data

D.   None of the above