ADA: Americans with Disability Act

ADA Introduction: Take the Test

1. The Americans with Disabilities Act is the most comprehensive civil rights legislation for people with disabilities.

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False

2. The Americans with Disabilities Act was passed by the United States Congress to remove barriers, attitudes and discrimination that people with disabilities traditionally face.

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False

3. People with disabilities are covered by the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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False

4. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 covers discrimination against people with disabilities by state and local governments.

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False

5. The Fair Housing Act as amended in 1988 protects people with disabilities from discrimination when buying or renting a house.

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False

6. The Americans with Disabilities Act provides for the licensing and certification of experts on the standards and requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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False

7. As a West Virginian with a disability, the Americans with Disabilities Act protects my right of access to my local public library.

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False

8. A local developer has built a new mall in my town. When I went to the mall to shop, I noticed that there were no handicap accessible parking spaces, no curb cuts and no handicap accessible stalls in the restrooms. This developer is in violation of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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False

9. As a person with a disability, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act automatically guarantees my employment by identifying me as a qualified individual with a disability.

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