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What is ADA Compliance? - Definition & Guidelines

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What is the primary purpose of the Americans with Disabilities Act?

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1. Sally is a job applicant who suffers from severe hearing loss that has been documented since her early childhood. Which of the following would be a reasonable accommodation to be extended to Sally during the job application process?

2. ADA defines a disability as one that is mental or physical and substantially impairs a major life activity. Which of the following might be considered a major life activity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet set help you find out what you know about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). You will need to discuss what the ADA protects and how it is enforced.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer these quiz questions to measure your knowledge of:

  • The purpose of the ADA
  • Reasonable accommodations
  • Examples of major life activities

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about major life activities in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the agency responsible for enforcing employment related regulations of the ADA
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about reasonable accommodations and undue hardships relating to the ADA

Additional Learning

If you are still curious about this government regulation, read the lesson titled What is ADA Compliance? - Definition & Guidelines. This lesson will help you understand:

  • The president who signed this act into law
  • Other government agencies responsible for enforcing the ADA
  • The legal status of service animals
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