American Sign Language Survey: Can You Guess The Sign?

70 Questions | Total Attempts: 190

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Sign Language Quizzes & Trivia

Dear respondent: You are invited to participate in an online survey on how adults without any previous knowledge of American Sign Language interpret the meaning of a series of basic American Sign Language Signs. The study is being conducted for research purposes, and is being conducted by a researcher at the Pennsylvania State University. Implied Informed Consent: The purpose of this study is to get a baseline measure of how transparent (or guessable) these signs are. This will in turn help us better understand what factors affect the learning of ASL signs. You will be asked to answer a few questions about your language experience, and then watch 65 short video clips of 65 ASL signs. After each video clips, you w


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Do you have any knowledge of sign language?
    • A. 

      No knowledge

    • B. 

      Basic knowledge

    • C. 

      Intermediate knowledge

    • D. 

      Advanced knowledge

  • 2. 
    Do you have any knowledge of a language other than English?
    • A. 

      No knowledge

    • B. 

      Basic knowledge

    • C. 

      Intermediate knowledge

    • D. 

      Advanced knowledge

  • 3. 
    If you know another language, which one or ones do you know? (If you want to further describe your experience with languages other than English, please do so here.)
  • 4. 
    What is your age range?
    • A. 

      18-25

    • B. 

      26-33

    • C. 

      34-40

    • D. 

      Over 40

  • 5. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 6. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 7. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 8. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 9. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 10. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 11. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 12. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 13. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 14. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 15. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 16. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 17. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 18. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 19. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 20. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 21. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 22. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 23. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 24. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
  • 25. 
    Please watch the video clip and type your best guess at the meaning of this sign. Double click the video if you need to rewatch it.
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