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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was the first thing Sullivan begin to teach Helen?
(a) How to eat.
(d) Signing her name.
2. Who best understood Helen's first limited sign language?
(a) Her father.
(b) Her nurse.
(c) No one.
(d) Her mother.
3. What character does Helen indicate she was very jealous of?
(b) Her mother.
(c) Her older half-brothers.
(d) Her baby sister.
4. What happened while Helen, Mildred and Anne were in the woods?
(a) They got lost.
(b) They found some baby animals.
(c) They watched/felt trains go by.
(d) They found a stream and played in it.
5. What did Helen break when she was raging in trying to learn the difference between mug and water?
(a) Sullivan's glasses.
(b) The water pump.
(c) A new doll.
(d) Mildred's new cradle.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Anne go to get while Helen was waiting for her to return?
2. Where did Helen and her family travel for their vacation?
3. How did Helen spend the rest of her summer?
4. Where was Helen waiting for Anne when a storm suddenly arose?
5. How did Helen first begin to show she could read the words presented to her by Anne?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was the progression of Helen's learning?
2. After the fever what memories about sight and sound did Helen have left?
3. How did Helen feel about Shakespeare and how did her feelings change from the time she was a child to an young adult?
4. Where did Helen attend school for the next two years?
5. What happened as a result of Helen's inability to express herself?
6. What became one of Helen's favorite pastimes?
7. Why did Helen become restless and frustrated?
8. What did Helen find frustrating about her second year at Gilman's school?
9. How did Helen take her preliminary exams to enter Radcliffe College?
10. How did Helen feel about Anne's attempts to teach her the manual alphabet?
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