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ASL 1 - Unit 2.

What should you do if you need someone (in a signing environment) to move?
a) Press their shoulder in the direction that you want them to move.
b) Tap them repeatedly on the shoulder.
c) Tap them on the top of the head.
d) Jump up so that you can see over them.

Which is the appropriate way to get through a signed conversation (if you cannot go around)?
a) Walk right through.
b) Hunch down as you walk through.
c) Watch the conversation until it is over, then go through.
d) Say excuse-me/sorry to everyone as you walk through the conversation.

Which is NOT a typical question that a Deaf person will ask another Deaf person?
a) Who is your ASL teacher?
b) What school for the Deaf did you attend?
c) Did you go to Gallaudet University?
d) What year did you attend Gallaudet University?

What percentage of Deaf children have hearing parents?
a) 0
b) 10
c) 50
d) 90

Which is NOT a typical question that a Deaf person will ask a hearing person?
a) Why are you learning ASL?
b) Where are you learning ASL?
c) Who is your ASL teacher?
d) What year did you attend Gallaudet University?

What year was the American School for the Deaf established?
a) 1880
b) 1817
c) 1960
d) 1988

When was ASL recognized as a fully-developed and independent language?
a) 1880
b) 1988
c) 1960s
d) 1817

Which statement is NOT true about name signs in the Deaf community?
a) It is acceptable for hearing people to give themselves name signs.
b) Only Deaf people should assign name signs.
c) Descriptive name signs show a trait of the person.
d) Arbitrary name signs use an initial of the person's name on a location of the head or body.

Which is NOT an appropriate nonmanual marker for a Wh-question?
a) Furrow eyebrows
b) Lean forward
c) Raise eyebrows
d) Hold the last sign

Which is NOT an appropriate nonmanual marker for a Yes/No question?
a) Furrow eyebrows
b) Raise eyebrows
c) Lean forward
d) Hold the last sign

Which is NOT an appropriate way to get the attention of a Deaf person?
a) Tap on their shoulder.
b) Throw something in their direction.
c) Wave in their direction.
d) Tap on a surface to create vibrations.

Which is an appropriate way to refer to someone who is Deaf?
a) Hearing Impaired
b) Deaf-Mute
c) Deaf and Dumb
d) Deaf

What year was the Second International Congress on Education of the Deaf held?
a) 1988
b) 1817
c) 1960
d) 1880

Who was the Deaf French man who co-founded the American School for the Deaf?
a) Thomas Gallaudet
b) Thomas Clerc
c) Laurent Clerc
d) Laurent Gallaudet

Which was NOT a result of the Second International Congress on Education of the Deaf?
a) ASL was recognized as a language.
b) Deaf teachers were fired.
c) Oral methods became the preferred way to teach Deaf children.
d) Sign language was banned in classrooms for Deaf children.

Who was the hearing American man who co-founded the American School for the Deaf?
a) Laurent Clerc
b) Laurent Gallaudet
c) Thomas Clerc
d) Thomas Gallaudet

What was the name of the small island that had a large signing community?
a) Washington, DC
b) Martha's Vineyard
c) Hartford, Connecticut
d) Boston, Massachusetts

Where was the first school for the Deaf in the United States?
a) Washington, DC
b) Martha's Vineyard
c) Hartford, Connecticut
d) Boston, Massachusetts

Choose the option with the countries where ASL is used.
a) USA and Canada
b) Only USA
c) France and Canada
d) England and Australia

What was the location of the Second International Congress on Education of the Deaf (1880)?
a) Hartford, Connecticut
b) Milan, Italy
c) Washington, DC
d) Martha's Vineyard

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