This 20 question quiz is geared for people with at least 1 year experience using HMIS and
familiar with basic to moderate knowledge of HUD data standards.  
20 -  I will hire you
18-19 - You deserve a raise
16-17 - You can keep your job
14-15 - Might want to re-read the HUD data standards
12-13 - Might want to read the HUD data standards
11 or below - Blame whomever trained you!!

* 1. What does the acronym HMIS stand for?

* 2. What is the purpose of HMIS data?

* 3. Which of the following situations are NOT defined as "homeless"?

* 4. Which of the following sentences is correct regarding HMIS compliance by clients?

* 5. What is the general HUD standard and Best Practice for data entry timeliness?

* 6. What is true about completing HMIS intakes?

* 7. Which of the following are considered "institutional" destinations?

* 8. Which characteristic(s) would NOT meet part of the "Chronic Homeless" definition

* 9. Which of the following are NOT considered a type of long-term rental subsidy?

* 10. What is NOT true about income information recorded in the HMIS?

* 11. A 60 year old single adult tells you that she used to work but now receives government assistance of $1135 per month.  What type of income is it most likely to be?

* 12. A disabled adult tells you they received $735 in cash benefits monthly in May 2017.  What type of income is it most likely to be? 

* 13. Which are the following person(s) are considered chronically homeless by HUD?

* 14. Which is NOT a funding difference between an HUD Supportive Housing Program (SHP) and Shelter Plus Care (SPC) program?

* 15. What is the current HUD threshold for missing data for client and program elements?

* 16. What type of programs are required to enter HMIS data?

* 17. What year was the McKinney-Vento homeless assistance act passed?

* 18. What is true about homeless programs serving school-age children?

* 19. Which of the following are HUD Continuum System Performance Measures?

* 20. If a client completing an intake responds that she does not have a substance abuse problem, but you can smell alcohol and have other strong evidence of heavy drinking, what are your options for completing the HMIS substance abuse question?