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1

Which approach to dealing with child abuse draws on traditional Aboriginal ways of problem solving?
a. remove the child from the abusive parents and send the child to live with another family
b. gather together extended family members to propose a plan for safeguarding the child
c. remove the abusive parent from the home
d. teach the child to defend him or herself against the abusive parent

b. gather together extended family members to propose a plan for safeguarding the child

2

Which term refers to violence committed by legally married, separated, divorced, or common-law partners, current or previous dating partners, and other intimate partners?
a. spousal abuse
b. intimate partner violence
c. wife beating
d. battered woman syndrome

b. intimate partner violence

3

Prior to 1960, the Canadian Criminal Code included the separate offence of wife battering. Which of the following was involved in this offence?
a. The penalties were more severe than for violence against a stranger.
b. A man could be charged for raping his wife.
c. A man could use only a stick no bigger than his thumb.
d. The victim had to show greater injury than a stranger would.

d. The victim had to show greater injury than a stranger would.

4

Which of the following best describes violence against women as it existed for centuries?
a. it was a major public health concern
b. it occurred only rarely because of family values
c. it was considered a private family matter
d. it occurred only among cohabiting couples

c. it was considered a private family matter

5

Which of the following was not considered a crime under Canadian law before 1983?
a. a father sexually assaulting his daughter
b. a husband raping his wife
c. a father physically abusing his children
d. a mother neglecting her children

b. a husband raping his wife

6

Although there is disagreement about how many men are abused by their female partners, what is generally agreed?
a. more men than women report being assaulted by a partner
b. more women than men kill their partners
c. men are usually in less danger than women
d. when husband abuse exists, it is more serious than wife abuse

c. men are usually in less danger than women

7

What happened in Canada in 2011 in terms of intimate partner violence?
a. more husbands were killed by wives than vice versa
b. the rates for men and women were nearly equal
c. slightly more women than men were killed by a spouse
d. four times as many women as men were victims of intimate partner violence

d. four times as many women as men were victims of intimate partner violence

8

Which of the following best describes women who kill their husbands?
a. They do so after prolonged periods of violence against the husband.
b. They are more likely to kill their children along with their spouse.
c. They are more likely to hunt down and kill partners who left them.
d. They often do so following years of being physically and sexually abused.

d. They often do so following years of being physically and sexually abused.

9

What has research found regarding the characteristics of police-reported dating violence?
a. it is very different from spousal violence
b. it is less severe than spousal violence
c. it is more likely to be a one-time event
d. it is generally similar to spousal violence

d. it is generally similar to spousal violence

10

Which group of women is at particular risk of partner abuse?
a. Aboriginal women
b. those in urban areas
c. those in long-term relationships
d. those in university

a. Aboriginal women

11

What is one reason why women living in isolated areas are at particular risk if they are abused?
a. They face language and cultural difficulties in getting help.
b. There are too many violent role models in the community.
c. It may be hard to ask for help because there is little anonymity.
d. They may be rejected by their ethnic community.

c. It may be hard to ask for help because there is little anonymity.

12

Which of the following best describes women with physical challenges who experience abuse?
a. They are at less risk of sexual abuse because of their disability.
b. They find it easier than the able-bodied to get help if they are abused.
c. They experience emotional and financial abuse, but not assault.
d. They are twice as likely to be physically and sexually assaulted as the able-bodied.

d. They are twice as likely to be physically and sexually assaulted as the able-bodied.

13

Which of the following is a reason for the scant attention paid to abuse in same-sex relationships?
a. Stereotypes of gay and lesbian relationships interfere with recognizing abuse.
b. There are not many same-sex relationships, so it is not a serious problem.
c. The levels of violence are much lower than in other relationships.
d. Victims worry that professionals will regard such abuse as a very serious issue.

c. The levels of violence are much lower than in other relationships.

14

Which of the following is a difficulty that abused persons in same-sex relationships face?
a. They may face further isolation if they live in urban areas.
b. They may be reliant on their partner if they have a chronic illness.
c. Shelters for battered men do not accept gay men.
d. They are more likely than individuals in heterosexual relationships to suffer serious injuries.

b. They may be reliant on their partner if they have a chronic illness.

15

Which of the following is a common characteristic of men who abuse their partners?
a. they are very confident and self-assured
b. they place too much trust in their partners
c. they have poor self-images
d. they always blame themselves for their problems

c. they have poor self-images

16

According to the text, which of the following best describes intimate terrorism?
a. It is characterized by a high level of control and is likely to result in injury.
b. It is a response to violent resistance.
c. It is a result of the escalation of a specific conflict or series of conflicts.
d. It is characterized by a high level of impulsivity.


a. It is characterized by a high level of control and is likely to result in injury.

17

Which of the following partly explains why Laurie, who has fully accepted the traditional role of wife and mother, probably stays with her abusive husband?
a. she believes it is her husband’s responsibility to support and protect her
b. she believes it is a disgrace to apply for welfare assistance
c. she believes it is her responsibility to make the relationship work
d. she believes a “real” man does not express soft emotions such as tenderness or empathy

c. she believes it is her responsibility to make the relationship work

18

A woman who stays in an abusive relationship because she believes in her role as wife and mother often leaves when which of the following occurs?
a. the “nice” side of her husband completely disappears
b. her husband refuses to give her money for household expenses
c. her husband breaks one of her bones
d. there is a physical attack on one of her children

d. there is a physical attack on one of her children