Grant Writing Quiz # 1

Quiz: Grant Writing Quiz # 1
Total Questions: 30 MCQs
Time: 30 Minutes


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Grant Writing Quiz # 1
Question 1 of 30
  • True or false? The Foundation Center ( is a primary source of information for private foundation grant opportunities.

  • Which of the following is true about foundations?

  • What is the best way to describe objectives?

  • Which of these is NOT considered a permissible method to deliver a paper copy of a grant application?

  • Some deadlines for federal grants are as few as how many days?

  • True or False? It takes less planning to write a preliminary proposal than a final one.

  • If a subcontract is awarded, what organization is responsible for the subcontractor's work?

  • True or False? Because the National Institutes of Health (NIH) uses a modular budget approach for grants totaling $250,000 or less, it is not necessary to develop a detailed budget.

  • While there can be only one Principal Investigator of a project, how many co-Principal Investigators may be included on a grant proposal?

  • True or False? The number and amount of grants awarded by corporate foundations varies with the profits earned by the company.

  • True or False? Exceeding the page limitations for a grant proposal may result in it not being reviewed.

  • In a three-year project, plans for sustainability should begin during which year?

  • If a grant proposal is rejected, what should be your next step?

  • What is the best way to format a proposal?

  • Which of the following would NOT be an example of eligibility criteria for an education-related grant?

  • Is it better to use active or passive voice when writing a grant proposal?

  • True or False? If a university grant proposal includes human subjects, the Institutional Review Board must provide approval before the project begins.

  • Which of these strategies would NOT increase the chances of a Principal Investigator's federal grant being funded?

  • Which statements are true about letters of support?

  • Which of these is an example of a well-written objective?

  • Which of these BEST characterizes grant writing style?

  • "True or False?" Some reviewers only read the project abstract.

  • For what length of time do reviewers of federal grants serve on panels?

  • What is the source of funding for most state grants?

  • In collaborative grant funded projects involving several organizations, how are contracts awarded?

  • What is the purpose of a letter of intent to a foundation?

  • Which of these would NOT be found in a needs statement?

  • Which of the following can greatly enhance an applicant's chances of being awarded a foundation grant but is less important when applying for government grants?

  • True or False? Matching requirements for budgets never exceed 50%.

  • Is it better to use "will" or "would" when writing a proposal?