The Randolph-Sheppard Act Quiz

Randolph-Sheppard Act Quiz

Please answer the below questions to the best of your ability.
Multiple Choice: Please circle the letter of the best answer. 

1. What does priority mean in the Randolph-Sheppard Act?

A. A licensed blind vendor has the first right of refusal on vending facilities in appropriate areas.
B. A licensed blind vendor has preference when any vending facilities become available.
C. A licensed blind vendor automatically acquires the vending facility
D. None of the above      

2. The State Licensing Agency duties include all of the following except…

A. Cooperating with the Secretary of the United States Department of Education
B. Providing training programs
C. Maintaining and replacing equipment
D. Providing regular reports to congress on the program

3. The Secretary promulgates national standards through…

A. The Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration
B. The State Licensing Agency
C. The Congress
D. The State Committee of Blind Vendors

4. What is a duty of the State Committee of Blind Vendors?

A. To collect and distribute income 
B. To supply initial stock
C. To sponsor educational and instructive conferences to blind licensees
D. To maintain equipment

5. When a Blind Vendor and a State Licensing Agency is in arbitration the panel of arbitration consists of…

A. Three members, one selected by the blind vendor, one selected by the State Licensing Agency, and one selected by the Secretary
B. Three members, one selected by the blind vendor, one selected by the State Licensing Agency, and one jointly selected
C. Three members, two selected by the State Licensing Agency, and one selected by the blind vendor
D. Three members, all jointly selected 

6. The State Licensing Agency may use set aside funds for all of the following except…

A. Retirement and pension funds
B. Health Care
C. Maintenance of equipment 
D. Payment for arbitration

7. An appropriate area for a vending facility consists of…

A. A space where there is maximum exposure 
B. A space where there is no direct competition
C. Electrical and plumbing outlets and space for the facility
D. None of the above    

8. A State Licensing Agency is required to do all of the following except…

A. Provide biannual elections for the State Committee of Blind Vendors
B. Act on behalf of the blind licensee during arbitration
C. Maintain and replace equipment
D. Provide Training and upward mobility programs

9. Vending facilities in direct competition with a blind vendor pay how much to the State Licensing Agency to be paid to the Vendor?

A. 100 per centum
B. 50 per centum
C. 30 per centum
D. 25 per centum 

10. Vending facilities not in direct competition with a blind vendor that operate during normal working hours pay how much to the State Licensing Agency to be paid to the Vendor?

A. 100 per centum
B. 50 per centum
C. 30 per centum
D. 25 per centum

11. A vending facility under the Randolph-Sheppard Act can dispense…

A. Tobacco products
B. Confections
C. Newspapers   
D. All of the above

12. Training programs for blind licensees consist of…

A. Upward mobility training
B. On the job training
C. Follow along services
D. Both A and B
E. A, B, and C

13. A blind licensee may operate a cafeteria under the Randolph-Sheppard Act provided that…

A. The blind licensee obtains a permit
B. The blind licensee provides similar or better service at reasonable cost
C. The blind licensee provides mediocre service without high cost
D. The blind licensee provides outstanding service at high cost     

14. The maintenance and replacement of vending facility equipment is the duty of…

A. The blind vendor
B. The Secretary
C. The State Licensing Agency
D. The State Committee of Blind Vendors 

15. When arbitration occurs between a blind licensee and a State Licensing Agency the costs of arbitration are paid by…

A. The blind licensee
B. The Secretary
C.The State Licensing Agency
D.None of the Above 

True False:  Please circle T for True and F for False.

16. It is the duty of the State Committee of Blind Vendors to work with the State Licensing Agency in major administrative decisions and policy and program choices. 
T / F

17. A blind vendor operates a cafeteria under a contract. 
T / F

18. Income from vending facilities goes firstly to the State Licensing Agency and secondly to the blind vendor. 
T / F

19. A panel of arbitration’s decision is binding on all parties, except that the decision may be appealed to the federal court. It is difficult, but not impossible, to overturn an arbitration ruling at the federal court level. 
T / F

20. A vending facility may distribute tobacco, newspaper, food, drink, and other products in accordance with appropriate health laws and regulations. 
T / F

21. The Controller General conducts regular and periodic audits and may access any books, papers, or other documents deemed necessary. 
T / F

22. The State Licensing Agency is required to act as an advocate for a blind vendor who has a grievance. 
T / F

23. A vending facility whose patrons would not normally have access to a blind vendors’ facility is in direct competition with the blind vendor. 
T / F

24. Training for the blind licensee consists of both education and upward mobility training. 
T / F

25. The State Committee of blind vendors does not participate in the development of a transfer and promotion program for blind vendors. 
T / F 

26. Funds may be set aside by the State Licensing Agency to insure a fair minimum return to blind vendors. 
T / F

27. A blind vendor cannot own the equipment used in the Randolph-Sheppard program. 
T / F

28. A State Licensing Agency issues licenses to blind licensees for a limited period of time. 
T / F

29. Blind vendors may not access the financial records of the State Licensing Agency to determine how the program has been operated. 
T / F 

30. The Commissioner may place a ceiling on individual blind vendor income. 
T / F   

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