Quiz Time! Adoption Terminology. Think You Can Answer?

It’s quiz time everyone! Think you can correctly answer all the questions on adoption terminology? It may be more difficult than you think.

The adoption world has a language all its own. There are terms, phrases, and jargon that are used very specifically so as to not offend any member of the community. It’s all about respecting every member of the triad. However, terminology can get pretty confusing if you don’t know how exactly to use it. For instance, take a look at a few of these questions:

  • What is a woman who places her child for adoption referred to as?
  • What is the act of relinquishing parental rights to another family called?

These are just a few questions from the quiz. Take it to better expand your vocabulary and knowledge!

Click here for the quiz. Let us know how you did.

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Caroline is currently working for Elevati/Adoption.com as an intern--she loves it! She is a poor college student who is studying English and hopes to go on to wear the master's cap someday. You can find Caroline gallivanting around the European countryside or hoofing it in the mountains. Chocolate in any form instantly wins her friendship, and she is not afraid to geek out over the Lord of the Rings or Star Wars films.

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