MCQ on Partnerships and Coalitions in Community Organization Practice

  1. What is a partnership or coalition? A. A type of business structure B. A type of community organization practice C. A type of legal agreement between individuals Answer: B

  2. Which type of partnership is legally binding and involves shared responsibility and resources? A. Informal partnership B. Multi-sectoral partnership C. Formal partnership Answer: C

  3. What is the main benefit of partnerships and coalitions in community organization practice? A. Increased capacity and resources B. Increased power and control C. Increased individual recognition Answer: A

  4. What type of coalition is formed by community members to address issues affecting their community? A. Multi-sectoral coalition B. Multi-agency coalition C. Community-based coalition Answer: C

  5. What is the main challenge in partnerships and coalitions? A. Limited resources and capacity B. Lack of trust and communication C. Conflicts of interest Answer: B

  6. What is a strategy for building trust among partners in partnerships and coalitions? A. Establish regular meetings and check-ins B. Maintain a strict hierarchy of power C. Keep concerns and feedback to oneself Answer: A

  7. Which type of coalition involves organizations from different sectors, such as government, non-profit, and private sectors, to address complex social problems? A. Community-based coalition B. Multi-sectoral coalition C. Issue-based coalition Answer: B

  8. What is a strategy for addressing power imbalances in partnerships and coalitions? A. Ensure that decision-making power and resources are distributed equitably B. Maintain unequal distribution of decision-making power and resources C. Prioritize the interests of the most powerful partner Answer: A

  9. What is the main benefit of multi-agency partnerships? A. Increased community engagement and participation B. Increased resources and capacity C. Increased collaboration and coordination among stakeholders Answer: C

  10. What is a strategy for sustaining partnerships and coalitions over time? A. Establish clear goals and objectives B. Ignore changes in leadership and priorities C. Lack of communication Answer: A


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