Helen Keller

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
Helen Keller.

1. Where was Helen Keller born?
a. Maryland
b. Alabama
c. Connecticut
d. Massachusetts
e. Virginia

2. What was Helen Keller's disability?
a. She was deaf only
b. She was blind only
c. She could not see or hear
d. She was paralyzed from the waist down
e. All of the above

3. How did Helen Keller lose her sight and hearing?
a. In a car accident
b. She was born deaf, but lost her sight from disease
c. She was born blind and deaf
d. She got sick when she was a baby

4. Who was Helen Keller's teacher and companion for much of her life?
a. Karen Jones
b. Sylvia Latta
c. Kelly Seaton
d. Elizabeth Harrison
e. Annie Sullivan

5. What was the first word that Helen understood?
a. Water
b. Candy
c. Hand
d. Mom
e. Toy

6. What is 'Braille'?
a. A school for the blind
b. A reading system for the blind
c. A type of cane used by blind people
d. Hand signs used by the deaf

7. True or False: Even though she was blind and deaf, Helen Keller learned to read and talk.

8. During what war did Helen Keller visit wounded army soldiers and encourage them?
a. World War I
b. Vietnam War
c. Korean War
d. Gulf War
e. World War II

9. Where did Helen Keller attend college?
a. Harvard
b. Boston College
c. Radcliffe
d. University of Alabama
e. Princeton

10. What did Helen Keller do after graduating from college?
a. She wrote books
b. She traveled the country giving speeches
c. She raised money for charity
d. She raised awareness for people with disabilities
e. All of the above

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