Quiz: "DEAF"initely Aware

  "DEAF"initely              Aware

"Deaf"initely   aware





1.   _____          Deaf people’s intelligence is

A.      below the general population.

B.      above the general population.

C.      the same as the general population.


2.   _____          The eyesight of deaf people is

A.      about the same as everyone else.

B.      much better better because the other senses make up for not being able to hear.

C.      not as good as the general population.


3.  _____           Most deaf children have

A.      hearing parents.

B.      deaf parents.

C.      one parent hearing and the other one deaf.


4.   _____          Sign language

A.      is universal and the same everywhere.

B.      differs from country to country.

C.      is similar to the English language.


5.   _____          If you hear a deaf person’s keys fall to the floor, you should

A.     act deaf and pretend not to hear them fall.

B.     pick up the keys, tap the person on the shoulder and return the keys.

C.     keep the keys, find out where the person lives, and rob him/her later.


6.  _____           If a deaf friend of yours makes noise dragging his/her feet, you should

                                           A.     do nothing about it since it’s none of your business.                              

tactfully explain to your friend that he/she is making an undesirable noise.                                           

laugh at it and believe that all deaf people drag their feet.

7.   _____          The term “deaf” means that a person

A.    can hear many but not all sounds.

B.    can hear no sound at all.

C.    cannot hear or understand most sounds.


                        8.   _____    Hearing aids help all deaf people to hear better.

                        9.   _____    The average amount of normal conversation a person can actually understandthrough lipreading is approximately 85%-90%.

                        10.  _____    ASL is the English language translated word for word into manual gestures.

                        11.  _____    Some people have hearing aid dogs to help them.

                        12.  _____    Deaf children learn to read using the Braille system.

                        13.  _____    All current television programs are closed-captioned (subtitled).

                        14.  _____    Most parents of deaf children learn to use sign language.

                        15.  _____    Deaf people use alarm clocks to get up in the morning.

                        16.  _____    All deaf people can read lips.

                        17.  _____    All deaf people use sign language.

                        18.  _____    If you don’t know ASL, you can’t communicate with a deaf person.

                        19.  _____    Deaf people can learn to speak.

                        20.  _____    Deaf people cannot function in the hearing world.

21.  _____    All deaf people are born deaf.

22.  _____    Deaf people can use the telephone.

23.  _____    Deaf people are not allowed to drive.

                        24.  _____    Some countries do not allow deaf people to marry.

                        25.  _____    "Hearing-impaired” is the term most Deaf and hard-of-hearing people prefer.

26.  _____    Many American Deaf students have a difficult time learning English.

27.  _____    When you are utilizing a sign language interpreter, you have the right to tell him/her what and what NOT to interpret.

28.  _____    The interpreter is just another member of the group for which he/she is interpreting and may participate as anyone else might.

29.  _____    The interpreter may not answer any questions relating to the client.

30.  _____    Private conversation, not related to the client but conducted in front of him/her, must be interpreted by the interpreter.

31.  _____    Many Deaf people cling to deafness as an identity rather than a disability.







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