The Story of My Life Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Helen indicate is the only thing that great poetry needs for interpretation?
(a) Odorous analysis.
(b) A responsive heart.
(c) Laborious comments.
(d) Impositions of the reader.

2. What did Helen have to wait for before she could do her algebra, geometry and physics?
(a) To finish her other courses.
(b) Anne to get better.
(c) To buy a braillewriter.
(d) Her mother to bring up materials.

3. What outrages Helen as she visits the poor?
(a) The locations of their homes.
(b) The opportunities they have.
(c) The conditions that they live in.
(d) The effort they put forth.

4. What started the conflict between Mr. Gilman and Miss Sullivan?
(a) He felt Helen was working to hard.
(b) He felt Anne was not supporting Helen enough.
(c) He felt Helen was mistreating Anne.
(d) He felt Anne was giving Helen answers.

5. What was Helen accused of doing?
(a) Hurting another.
(b) Lying.
(c) Plagiarizing.
(d) Stealing.

6. How does Helen describe the Bible?
(a) A record of religion more than a collection of literature.
(b) A broken book that was unable to provide comforting.
(c) A collection of literature more than a record of religion.
(d) A compelling and decisive story.

7. What types of books did Helen dislike reading?
(a) The Bible.
(b) Poetry, particularly romantic poets.
(c) Fables where animals are made to act or talk like people.
(d) Greek mythology.

8. What method did Anne use in teaching Helen?
(a) Following her interests.
(b) Beginning with language.
(c) The same as that her siblings followed.
(d) A prescribed curriculum.

9. Which of the following subjects was not one Helen studied during her time in New York?
(a) French.
(b) Italian.
(c) German.
(d) Geography.

10. How does Helen indicate one should take their education?
(a) As they would take awalk in the country.
(b) As if it is something precious.
(c) As an door opening to the world around.
(d) As if there is nothing else of importance.

11. Why doesn't Helen take notes during classes?
(a) She doesn't have a Braille typewriter.
(b) Her hands are busy listening.
(c) She cannot write.
(d) Her teacher's do not allow it.

12. What characters does Helen have empathy for in great literature?
(a) The victims.
(b) The female characters.
(c) The heros.
(d) The villains.

13. Which of the following subjects was not one described by Helen as one she had an interest in?
(a) German
(b) French literature.
(c) History.
(d) Geography.

14. What motivated Helen to want to speak clearly and articulately?
(a) So Mildred could understand her.
(b) So that she could communicate with those that could not fingerspell.
(c) So that she could give speeches.
(d) So that she could learn more information faster.

15. What did Anne do to help Helen get over her writer's block?
(a) Had her write a letter of apology
(b) Had her write in a personal journal.
(c) Told her to write the story of her life.
(d) Had her write a poem.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many sessions did Helen have to learn the elements of speech?

2. Which of the people at Cambridge learned to fingerspell?

3. What was the name of the original story?

4. How many adults worked with Mr. Agnagnos to question Helen?

5. How does her lack of sight and hearing sometimes make Helen feel?

(see the answer keys)

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