Understanding inequalities - majority and minority groups and disability

1. Which poet is famous for the following ‘and if I laugh at any mortal thing, tis that I may not weep’?

  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Katie Price
  • Lord Byron
  • Thompson
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2. The following quote from Clements and Spinks (2009:121) ‘we would go as far as to say it is the way that the able bodied majority arranges the built environment which disables people’ refers to what?

  • Injustice
  • Prejudice
  • The disabling environment
  • Discrimination

3. Eugenics is?

  • A specific type of disability
  • The idea of improving the genetic makeup of the human species- through often controversial methods
  • A car manufacturing company
  • A form of discrimination against those with a disability

4. Who states that a child is disabled if ‘he is blind, deaf or dumb, or suffers from a mental disorder of any kind, or is substantially or permanently handicapped by illness injury or congenital deformity, or any such disability as may be described

  • Union of Physically impaired against segregation
  • Children’s Act 1989
  • SENDA 2001
  • The Equality Act 2010

5. Who created the poem ‘We and They’, with the line ‘all the people like us are We, and everyone else is They’?

  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Lord Byron
  • Albert Einstein
  • Albert Bandura


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