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Domestic Abuse Quiz

Take the Domestic Abuse Quiz to test your knowledge and awareness of Domestic Abuse.

Answer the multiple choice questions, then go to the bottom of the page for the answers – no peaking!

1)  In Britain, a woman is killed by a violent partner or former partner every:

a)  week              b)  every 2 weeks                  c)  every 3 weeks

2)  It is estimated that what percentage of all women experience domestic abuse in their lifetime?

a)  3%                    b)  13%                    c)  33%

3)  In 2019 what percentage of victims of domestic homicide were men?

a)  25                        b)  55                       c)  75

4)  In 2019 what percentage of victims of domestic homicide were women?

a)  15                      b)  55                      c)  75

5)  How many women’s refuges are there in England?

a)  269                       b)  1000                     c)  5000

6)  How likely is a woman to be assaulted when she is pregnant?

a)  less likely                   b)  just as likely                  c)  more likely

7)  Domestic abuse happens because of:

a)  drink                 b)  drugs                 c)  power & control                    d)  stress                    e)  unemployment

f)  mental illness

8)  In Britain, police receive a complaint about domestic abuse every:

a)  60 seconds       b)  6 minutes         c)  6 hours

9)  In Britain, a woman is assaulted in her home every:

a)  6 seconds          b)  60 seconds      c)  6 minutes



Have a look below for the answers, how did you do?

1: A – Office for National Statistics (ONS – 2015)

2: C – (ONS 2019).

3:  A – (ONS 2019).

4: C – (ONS 2019).

5: A – (Women’s aid, 2019) and approximately 1500 animal refuges!

6: C –  (Refuge, 2019)

7: Power & Control – (Freedom Programme 2020)

8: A – (The Day to Count, 2000, Elizabeth A. Stanko)(Amnesty 2020)

9: A – (The Day to Count, 2000, Elizabeth A. Stanko)

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