How much do you know about domestic violence?

Domestic violence is an epidemic in our modern society, and it requires our attention. But before we can start to turn things in the right direction, we have to know what is it we're trying to fix. This quiz will test what you know about it.

If you want to test your knowledge about domestic violence, take this quiz. It involves statistics about the problem of domestic violence. It may sound corny, but knowledge is power.

Created by: Amy of Stop Domestic Violence Now!
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1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
Male
Female
3. Who can be victimized?
Men
Women
Children
Ethnic groups
All of the above
None of the above
4. Which of the following is a type of abuse?
Intimidation
Following someone home (once)
Following someone home (more than once)
Laughing at someone
All of the above
None of the above
5. Why should men care about domestic violence?
Because men do it.
Because it affects women/children.
Because its wrong.
They shouldn't, because they didn't do it.
They shouldn't, because it's the victim's fault.
They shouldn't, because the victim should protect themselves.
6. How many women and men were killed by an intimate partner in 2000?
1000 women, 500 men
1247 women, 440 men
300 women, 1184 men
734 men and women
900 women, no men
783 men, no women
7. What percentage of women assaulted by an intimate partner are hospitalized each year?
10-20%
20-30%
30-40%
40-50%
50-60%
60-70%
8. Fill in the blank: __% of domestic violence is perpetrated by ___ on ___.
75, men, women
90, men, women
10, women, men
85, men, women
99, men, women
50, men, women
9. Which of these is true:
Women who dress suggestively are asking to be raped.
Women who stay in abusive relationships like to be hurt, and therefore deserve it.
Women who stay in abusive relationships often have no other option.
Men who abuse women are just sickos; normal men don't abuse women.
All domestic abuse cases are reported.
10. How many rape victims know their assailant?
40%
50%
60%
70%
80%
90%
11. Research has found a connection between homes where domestic violence occurs and child abuse occurs. What is the percentage?
40%
50%
60%
70%
80%
90%
12. Which numbers are correct: 1 in ___ women and 1 in ___ men have experienced an incomplete or completed rape.
10, 20
7, 25
4, 20
10, 10
5, 33
10, 30

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