Unit 1 Quiz

Choose the best answers for the questions below then click "Check Your Answers" at the bottom to see if your answers were correct and read feedback for each questions.

  1. Researchers have distinguished battering and situational couple violence. The former (battering) always implies which of the following (check all that apply):
    1.  a. A systematic pattern of dominance over a partner
    2.  b. Constraints on partner's freedom to act
    3.  c. Acts of physical violence

  2. The CDC definition of intimate partner violence includes which of the following (check all that apply):
    1.  a. Physical violence
    2.  b. Sexual violence
    3.  c. Emotional/psychological violence
    4.  d. Threats of violence
    5.  e. Economic abuse
    6.  f. Social isolation

  3. It is a sign of healing in an abusive relationship if the abuser apologizes and the couple reconnects.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

  4. Research indicates that battering in gay or lesbian relationships occurs at about the same rates as in heterosexual relationships.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

  5. Establishing the prevalence of intimate partner violence is difficult for which of the following reasons (check all that apply):
    1.  a. Studies sample different populations
    2.  b. Studies use different definitions of intimate partner violence
    3.  c. Studies use different research methods

  6. The percent of women in the United States who will be physically assaulted, raped, or stalked by an intimate partner in adulthood is closest to:
    1.  a. 10%
    2.  b. 25%
    3.  c. 50%
    4.  d. 75%

  7. Intimate partner violence is equally prevalent in all income (socio-economic) groups and all age groups in the United States.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

  8. Ending a relationship increases the risk of violence.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

  9. Situational violence often escalates. Therefore, safety planning is warranted.
    1.  a. true
    2.  b. false

  10. Red flags for intimate partner violence include (check all that apply):
    1.  a. marital infidelity
    2.  b. physical injury by partner
    3.  c. partner is consistently controlling
    4.  d. extreme poverty
    5.  e. fear of partner

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