Equal Employment Opportunity: ADA Law & Regulations


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Identify the statement that best describes a disabled individual within the meaning of the ADA.

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1. Which type of employer is subject to the ADA?

2. Why might an employer be allowed to refuse an accommodation under the ADA?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will give you the ability to identify how the Americans with Disabilities Act impacts employers and employees with disabilities. You will specifically be tested on employer responsibilities regarding reasonable accommodation and asking for medical tests.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The types of employers subject to the ADA
  • The definition of reasonable accommodation, and when employers may refuse it under the ADA
  • How the ADA defines disability
  • Government enforcement of the ADA
  • Circumstances in which employers can legally require a medical exam under the ADA

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of how the ADA defines a person with a disability, and what that means for his/her employer
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as reasonable accommodation and undue hardship
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how the ADA is enforced

Additional Learning

To learn more about ADA law and regulation, review the accompanying lesson called Equal Employment Opportunity: ADA Law & Regulations. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Take a look at a real-life situation concerning the ADA
  • Outline the responsibilities employers have to employees with disabilities under the ADA
  • Differentiate between a reasonable accommodation and an undue hardship, according to the ADA
  • Identify the government agency that enforces the ADA