Fun Quiz: The Deaf World
Answer the following questions and see your score! For your convenience, the feedback answers will be provided at the end of the quiz. Good luck!
"Deaf and dumb" is an outdated and offensive term. *
1 point
Deaf people are allowed to drive. *
1 point
If you don't know how to sign, working with an interpreter is the best way to communicate with a deaf person. *
1 point
The words "signer" and "interpreter" mean the same thing and should be used interchangeably. *
1 point
American Sign Language (ASL) is a universal language. *
1 point
When watching a person sign, it is best to focus on the signer's: *
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The Deaf community has its own culture. *
1 point
When working with an interpreter, you should look at and speak directly to the deaf person. *
1 point
What is audism? *
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ASL is a stand-alone language with its own grammar and rules. *
1 point
The only communication mode the deaf community utilizes is sign language. *
1 point
Hearing aids or cochlear implants correct a person's hearing. *
1 point
A TTY is a device that allows deaf people to watch television using closed captioning. *
1 point
If your path is blocked by two signers chatting with each other, you should: *
1 point
Deaf people are outstanding lipreaders. *
1 point
Over 90% of deaf and hard of hearing children have deaf parents. *
1 point
Historically, deaf people have faced discrimination in the following areas: *
1 point
The clarity of a deaf person's speech and ability to lipread is directly related to that person's intelligence. *
1 point
Many deaf people have ASL as their first language, acquiring English as a second language. *
1 point
If a deaf person is having difficulty understanding you, talking louder helps. *
1 point
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