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Helen Keller

Quiz by Amy Cramer

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19 questions
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  • Q1
    what did Helen love most about her childhood home?
    her doll
    the locking doors
    her dog
    the gardens
    60s
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  • Q2
    Why did Helen and Anne go to Boston in 1888?
    visit the Perkins Institute
    vacation
    world's fair
    sight see
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  • Q3
    When did Helen learn to speak?
    before she learned sign languge
    Spring 1890
    in her late 30's
    when she was 7
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  • Q4
    What was the issue with Helen's story " Frost King"?
    people thought she plagiarized it
    she wrote it in braille and no one could read it
    she wrote it for her mother
    she said it was a true story
    60s
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  • Q5
    When was Helen born?
    September 21, 1900
    December 10, 1908
    March 3, 1887
    June 27, 1880
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  • Q6
    What words could be used to describe Helen as a child BEFORE Anne came?
    frustrated and bratty
    shy and quiet
    easy going and patient
    kind and calm
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  • Q7
    Who took Helen to Baltimore and Washington?
    her mother
    her nanny
    her father
    Anne
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  • Q8
    How old was Helen when Anne came?
    6
    12
    18
    22
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  • Q9
    Which was NOT one of Helen's first words to sign?
    dog
    mug
    doll
    water
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  • Q10
    How does Helen "examine" the exhibits at the World's Fair?
    Anne tells her
    She doesn't get to
    by touch
    with her other senses
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  • Q11
    Where does Helen go to study before Radcliffe College?
    Yale
    Harvard
    all girl's school
    Cambridge School
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  • Q12
    What language does Helen NOT study?
    French
    Latin
    German
    Spanish
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  • Q13
    What was a major issue Helen had at school?
    her books were not embossed in brail
    her classmates made fun of her
    her teachers did not care that she could not hear or see them
    she was not smart enough to complete her studies
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  • Q14
    What was one of Helen's favorite things to do?
    garden
    needlepoint
    paint garden scenes
    read books in any language
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  • Q15
    Helen, Mildred, and Anne get lost in the woods and find a short cut back home but
    hid in a barn until they were found
    get caught in a herd of stampeding cows
    build a fire to stay warm and start a forest fire
    are on the train tracks when a train comes and have to hang off the bridge
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  • Q16
    What can we infer happened to Helen's canary Little Tim?
    he died of old age
    he flew away when Helen left the cage open
    the cat ate him
    Helen could not take care of him and he had to go to a different home
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  • Q17
    What is one thing Helen did to the nurse, her mother, and Anne?
    throw her food at them
    tear their dresses
    lock them in a room and hide the key
    pick them flowers
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  • Q18
    How did Helen communicate with her family before Helen came and taught her sign language?
    talking
    crude gestures and fits
    she never tried to communicate
    by writing her words down on a paper
    60s
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  • Q19
    When did Anne Sullivan leave Helen?
    when Helen got married
    when Anne got married
    when Helen went to college
    when Anne died
    60s
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