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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the people at Cambridge learned to fingerspell?
(a) English and math teacher.
(b) Principal and German teacher.
(c) Latin and Math teacher.
(d) German and English teacher.
2. What does Helen acquaint beauty and music with?
(a) Unattainable things.
(b) Surprise and power.
(c) Goodness and love.
(d) Emotions and depth.
3. 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.
4. What did Helen want to learn in the spring of 1890?
(a) How to write.
(b) How to speak.
(c) How to read.
(d) How to ride a horse.
5. On what did Mr. Gilman base his assumptions?
(a) Helen's behavior.
(b) Talking with Helen.
(c) His personal observations.
(d) Reports from other teachers.
6. Who was Ragnhild Kaata?
(a) Principal of the Horace Mann School for the Deaf.
(b) A teacher who could help her learn to talk.
(c) A deaf girl who learned to talk.
(d) A deaf and blind girl who learned to talk.
7. What was the only part of New York City that Helen actually liked?
(a) Central Park.
(b) The large amount of people.
(c) The monuments.
(d) The shopping.
8. What about the American Falls at Niagara made a big impression on Helen?
(a) Their history.
(b) Their power.
(c) Their ability to spray water far.
(d) Their size.
9. Which of the following subjects was not one described by Helen as one she had an interest in?
(c) French literature.
10. Which of the following people supported Helen through her traumatic event?
(a) Mr. Anagnos.
(b) Dr. Bell.
(c) Mark Twain.
(d) Margaret Canby.
11. Why did Helen and Anne decide she should attend the Wright-Humason School for the Deaf?
(a) It was a school that would allow Anne to attend as her interpreter.
(b) It was best for continuing her speech and lip-reading skills.
(c) It was close to her home.
(d) It was the only school that would accept Helen.
12. Which of the following subjects was not one Helen studied during her time in New York?
13. What was Helen's favorite sport?
(d) Ice Skating.
14. Why might it not be surprising that Helen learned to like studying Latin?
(a) She had Anne to ensure her success.
(b) She had a gift for various languages.
(c) She always achieved her goals.
(d) She enjoyed learning greatly.
15. How does Helen describe the Bible?
(a) A record of religion more than a collection of literature.
(b) A compelling and decisive story.
(c) A broken book that was unable to provide comforting.
(d) A collection of literature more than a record of religion.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why doesn't Helen take notes during classes?
2. How did Helen learn to talk?
3. What made math more difficult for Helen?
4. What is Helen's favorite pastime when she is not reading?
5. At what age did Helen begin her formal schooling?
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