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ADA Guide for Small Business


Quiz Questions

1.The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits the exclusion of people with disabilities from everyday activities, such as buying an item at the store, watching a movie in a theater, enjoying a meal at a local restaurant, exercising at the local health club or having the car serviced at a local garage.
True
False
2. For small businesses the ADA requires that accessibility be improved without taking on excessive expenses that could harm the business.
True
False
3.If you own or operate a business that serves the public you must remove physical "barriers" that are "readily achievable," which means easily accomplishable without much difficulty or expense. The "readily achievable" requirement is based on the size and resources of the business. So larger businesses with more resources are expected to take a more active role in removing barriers than small businesses. The ADA also recognizes that economic conditions vary. When a business has resources to remove barriers, it is expected to do so; but when profits are down, barrier removal may be reduced or delayed.
True
False
4.A loop-type door handle would be considered accessible because it can be used without grasping, pinching or twisting.
True
False
5.There is no required minimum distance between shelves and displays in the store.
True
False
6.The minimum height for underneath a table is:
28 inches
32 inches
34 inches
7.The minimum accessible route width between the shelves is:
36 inches
42 inches
38 inches
Does not matter
8.Van accessible spaces must have an access aisle that is at least _________________ feet wide and be designated by a sign with the international symbol and "van accessible."
8
10
18
9.Accessible parking space for handicap cars must have an aisle that is at least ___ feet wide.
5
10
15
10.Accessible parking spaces should be the spaces closest to the accessible entrance and be located on the level ground. If it is not readily achievable to locate accessible parking in the closest spaces due to sloped pavement or other existing conditions then the closest area should be selected.
True
False
11.When fixed seating or fixed tables are provided, accessible seating must be provided.
True
False
12.The maximum height of a permanently mounted table should be 34" and minimum height of 28".
True
False