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1

What is American Sign Language

A language capable of expressing abstract ideas

2

Historically, ASL is related to ?

French Sign Language

3

ASL is used by most Deaf people in which of the following countries

Canada and United States

4

Approximately what percent of Deaf people who married to the other Deaf people

90%

5

ASL is traditionally handed down from generation to generation through

Deaf family members and Residential Schools for the Deaf

6

The role of facial expressions, head movement, eye gaze in ASL is primarily

Grammatical

7

While watching another person sign, it is appropriate to focus on the signer's

Face

8

Among ASL signer's, finger spelling is mainly is mainly used in what ways

To specify brand names
To give names to places & people

9

ASL makes us of the space in front of the signer's body to

Convey distance
Contrast 2 people, places, things or ideas
Express time concepts

10

To get the attention of Deaf person who is looking the other way, you should

Tap him/her on the shoulder

11

If your pathway is blocked by two signer's conversing with each other, you should

Go ahead and walk through

12

Which of the following are considered rude of the Deaf People

Watching conversation
Talking (using voice) in the presence of the Deaf people

13

In the general, the least effective communication strategy between Deaf and hearing people is

Speech and lip reading

14

Which of following are valued in the Deaf community

Being kept informed about the community and its member
To have a sense of social obligation and duty to the group
To develop a long term relationships

15

Other than the word "Deaf" a culturally appropriate way to identify deaf people would be to say they are

No other way

16

Name five professions of the deaf

Hairdresser, School Teacher, Builder, Graphic Designer, Truck Driver

17

Name four ways to best communicate with the Deaf

Let the Deaf person take the lead, Be prepared, Use Body Gestures, or Body Language, be patient

18

What is the ADA

A law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities

19

What are the five parameters of ASL

1. Hand shape 2. Orientation 3. Location 4. Movement of sign
5. Non - Manuel Markers

20

Name the sign that has same handshape , same movement, different location

Summer, ugly, and dry

21

Name the sign that has same handshape , different movement, Sam location

Chair, egg , train

22

Name a sign that has different handshape, different movement, same location

Clear , but, explode

23

DPN stands for

Deaf President Now

24

Who signed a bill granting Gallaudet University the ability to award diplomas

Abraham Lincoln

25

Who was the first Deaf President for Gallaudet University

1. King Jordan

26

What year did the ADA become law

In 1990

27

Which U.S President signed the ADA into law

George W. H. Bush

28

If I raise my eyebrows while asking a question, I am probably asking

A yes/ no question

29

If I furrow my eyebrows while asking a question, I am asking

Wh Question

30

Name eight letter of the finger spelled alphabet that share a handshape with another letter

G, I , k, q, u, h, f, w

31

What type of sentence should be accompanied by head nodding

Simple Affirmative Sentence

32

What type of sentence should be accompanied by head shaking

Simple Negative Sentence

33

Who was Regina Olson Hughes

A famous Deaf scientific illustrator

34

Name two or more of Regina Olson Hughes accomplishments

Got a Superior Service Award
Has a solo Exhibition in Smithsonian Institutions

35

When was the football huddle created and by who

In 1894
Paul Hubbard

36

ASL has no true written form BUT Gloss is used for

Court hearings , teaching ASL etc.

37

Where did ASL originate from

French Sign Language

38

SEE is a signed code for

English rather that using the whole language

39

What does PSE for

Pidgin Signed English