PRAXIS II: Special Education Exam Prep

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PRAXIS II: Special Education Exam Prep - Quiz

In special education, the focus is the education of humans with physical disabilities but brilliant minds. While there are thousands of children with special needs, this test is a measure to examine the army of aspirants willing to become special educators. Do you think you have what it takes? Get tested now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is not a special need in education?

    • A.

      Cerebral palsy

    • B.

      Eclampsia

    • C.

      Emotional disorders 

    • D.

      Communication disorders

    Correct Answer
    B. Eclampsia
    Explanation
    Eclampsia is a medical condition that occurs during pregnancy and is characterized by seizures, high blood pressure, and organ damage. It is not a special need in education because it does not directly affect a student's ability to learn or participate in educational activities. On the other hand, cerebral palsy, emotional disorders, and communication disorders are all special needs that can impact a student's learning and require specific accommodations and support in an educational setting.

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  • 2. 

    What is the opposite of special education?

    • A.

      Informal education

    • B.

      Societal education

    • C.

      General education

    • D.

      Classified education

    Correct Answer
    C. General education
    Explanation
    The opposite of special education is general education. Special education refers to the education of students with special needs, such as those with disabilities or learning difficulties, who require additional support and accommodations. In contrast, general education refers to the standard education provided to students without special needs, which follows a typical curriculum and does not require specialized interventions or adaptations.

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  • 3. 

    How many methods can be used to help those with learning difficulties?

    • A.

      A method

    • B.

      Four methods

    • C.

      Three methods

    • D.

      Two methods

    Correct Answer
    D. Two methods
    Explanation
    There are two methods that can be used to help those with learning difficulties. The question does not provide any specific details about the methods, but it implies that there are only two options available.

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  • 4. 

    What model of identification involves the teacher noticing the student's weakness?

    • A.

      Intervention model

    • B.

      Teacher's model

    • C.

      Special model

    • D.

      Discrepancy model

    Correct Answer
    D. Discrepancy model
    Explanation
    The discrepancy model of identification involves the teacher noticing the student's weakness. This model is based on the idea that a student's performance should be compared to their peers or expected level of achievement. If there is a significant difference or discrepancy between the student's performance and what is expected, it may indicate a learning disability or need for intervention. The teacher plays a crucial role in identifying this discrepancy and determining the appropriate interventions or support for the student.

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  • 5. 

    What form of identification involves the pupil participating in a reading remediation program?

    • A.

      Special model

    • B.

      Reading model

    • C.

      Teachers' model

    • D.

      Intervention model

    Correct Answer
    D. Intervention model
    Explanation
    The intervention model involves the pupil participating in a reading remediation program. This model is designed to provide targeted support and intervention to students who are struggling with reading skills. It typically involves a combination of individualized instruction, small group work, and specialized resources to help improve reading abilities.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following countries does not use the Individualized Education Program (IEP)?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      Morocco

    • C.

      United Kingdom

    • D.

      United states

    Correct Answer
    B. Morocco
    Explanation
    The Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a program used to provide personalized education plans for students with special needs in order to meet their specific learning requirements. Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States are known to use the IEP system. However, Morocco does not use the IEP system, making it the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    What is the Individualized Education Program (IEP) also referred to as?

    • A.

      Individual Learning Program

    • B.

      Interventional Learning Program

    • C.

      Individual Learning Plan

    • D.

      Individual Learning Curve

    Correct Answer
    C. Individual Learning Plan
    Explanation
    The Individualized Education Program (IEP) is also referred to as the Individual Learning Plan. This plan is developed for students with disabilities to ensure that they receive the necessary support and accommodations to meet their unique educational needs. The IEP outlines specific goals, services, and modifications that will be provided to the student to help them succeed academically and reach their full potential.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is not an approach in providing special education?

    • A.

      Segregation

    • B.

      Customization

    • C.

      Inclusion

    • D.

      Mainstreaming

    Correct Answer
    B. Customization
    Explanation
    Customization is not an approach in providing special education. Special education focuses on tailoring educational programs and services to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities. Segregation refers to the practice of isolating students with disabilities in separate classrooms or schools, while inclusion promotes the integration of students with disabilities into regular education classrooms. Mainstreaming involves placing students with disabilities in regular education classrooms for part of the day and providing additional support as needed. Customization, on the other hand, is not a recognized approach in special education and does not involve adapting or modifying educational programs for students with disabilities.

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  • 9. 

    When was the first special school in the world founded?

    • A.

      1781

    • B.

      1780

    • C.

      1789

    • D.

      1784

    Correct Answer
    D. 1784
    Explanation
    In 1784, the first special school in the world was founded. This signifies that prior to this year, there were no educational institutions specifically designed to cater to the needs of individuals with special needs. The establishment of this school marked a significant milestone in the history of special education, as it recognized the importance of providing tailored education and support to students with disabilities.

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  • 10. 

    Where was the first special school in the world sited?

    • A.

      California

    • B.

      Johannesburg

    • C.

      Paris 

    • D.

      Helsinki

    Correct Answer
    C. Paris 
    Explanation
    Paris is the correct answer because it was the location of the first special school in the world. This school, known as the Institut National des Jeunes Aveugles, was founded in 1784 by Valentin Haüy and was specifically designed for visually impaired students. It was a groundbreaking institution that paved the way for the development of special education worldwide.

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