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Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)
Civil Rights Office
Online Title VI Program Training
Test Questions

Note: Please answer all questions. Eighteen correct answers are required to show Title VI competency and to receive a certificate of completion.
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Multiple Choice Questions

1.  Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, states that no person in the United States shall be excluded from participation in any programs, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination based on what?
  a.   Religion
  b.   Disability
  c.   Age
  d.   Race, Color or National Origin
2.  Which should be a part of an Environmental Justice Process?
  a.   Aim for fair treatment and protection from environmental hazards
  b.   Provide meaningful involvement in decision-making inclusive and accessible to all people
  c.   Document efforts taken to identify and engage minority and low-income populations
  d.   Analyze for each alternative
  e.   Offset the benefits needed to be considered before making a determination
  f.   All of the above
3.  Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises and other small, minority and women ┐ owned businesses should be provided the opportunity to bid on contracts by means of:
  a.   Providing outreach to certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises and other small, minority and on both goal and non-goal projects
  b.   Ensuring that bid notices and request for proposals are available to certified Disadvantaged Businesses and other small, minority and women - owned businesses in a timely manner
  c.   Advertising with local media resources and minority newspapers
  d.   All of the above
4.  How should a sub-recipient disseminate Title VI information to the public?
  a.   Website and Poster
  b.   Utility Bill
  c.   Minority Community Newspaper, Radio and Television
  d.   All of the Above
5.  Who is a Limited English Proficient Person?
  a.   A person who does not speak English as their primary language and has the limited ability to speak, write or understand English
  b.   A person from the United States that cannot read
  c.   A person who does not speak English at all
  d.   A and C
6.  How do you involve the public with the opportunity to provide input in the decision-making process of a proposed project?
  a.   Public Meetings/Hearings in centralized locations
  b.   Advertisement with Local Media Resources and Minority Newspapers
  c.   Direct Mailings
  d.   Public Service Announcements
  e.   All of the Above
7.  What is Non-Compliance?
  a.   Assuring Title VI compliance is met
  b.   Failure or refusal to comply with ┐Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964┐
  c.   Putting Title VI Nondiscrimination language in contracts
  d.   None of the Above
8.  Environmental Justice addresses disproportionately high and adverse human health of what communities?
  a.   Minority
  b.   Low-Income
  c.   Affluent
  d.   A and B
  e.   None of the above
9.  When utilizing the Four Factor Analysis which item(s) should be used to assess the population that would benefit from the federal program or activity?
  a.   Number or proportion of LEP persons
  b.   Frequency of contact with the program or activity
  c.   Nature and Importance of the program
  d.   Resources available
  e.   All of the above
10.  How does an entity evaluate its current Limited English Proficiency Practices?
  a.   Identify actions already being taken and existing tools that can be used to provide meaningful access
  b.   Inventory existing materials that have been translated into other languages
  c.   Staff Awareness and Response Plan
  d.   All of the Above

True or False

11. Sub-recipients are not required to have a Title VI Coordinator.

True False
12. Sub-recipients are required to have a Limited English Proficiency Plan.

True False
13. Citizens should not have to be included in the TDOT federally funded projects transportation decision - making process.

True False
14. Sub-Recipients are required to submit Title VI Assurances.

True False
15. New/current employees of department administering the TDOT federally funded grant does not have to be trained or informed on Title VI.

True False
16. TDOT Sub-recipient Federal contracts do not have to contain nondiscrimination language.

True False
17. Title VI complaint procedures and logs are not required for sub-recipients

True False
18. Sub-recipients should monitor ethnicity and gender of contractors award bids for transportation - related federal contracts.

True False
19. The inclusion of minorities on planning boards and commissions is critical in establishing an equal access planning system.

True False
20. Sub-recipients that receive federal assistance should inform customers about Title VI annually.

True False

I declare that this training/test was completed by the Title VI Coordinator of the entity receiving federal financial assistance from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT).