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This Quiz teaches you about Deafness and living with it! Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     What is deafness?

    • A.

      When people can't hear

    • B.

      When people can't see

    • C.

      When people are easily distracted

    Correct Answer
    A. When people can't hear
    Explanation
    Deafness is partial or total lack of hearing.

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  • 2. 

    Can deaf people drive?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No of course not

    • C.

      Maybe

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Deaf people can drive because driving primarily relies on visual cues and signals. While auditory information can be helpful, it is not essential for safe driving. Deaf individuals can use their vision to observe traffic, read road signs, and communicate with other drivers through hand gestures or written notes. Additionally, many countries have specific laws and regulations that allow deaf individuals to obtain driver's licenses, as long as they meet the same requirements as hearing individuals. Therefore, deaf people can safely operate vehicles and drive on the roads.

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  • 3. 

    Can deaf people use the phone?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No of course not

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Yes.They use TTY or TTD phones. They look like a digital typewriter with a screen like a fax in the front.

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  • 4. 

    Do you think deaf kids can go to school?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Deaf kids can go to school because there are specialized schools and programs that cater to their needs. These schools provide sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, and other resources to ensure that deaf students can fully participate in the educational experience. Additionally, advancements in technology have made it easier for deaf students to communicate and access information in the classroom. Inclusive education is important to promote equal opportunities for all students, regardless of their hearing abilities.

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  • 5. 

    How do deaf people talk to others?

    • A.

      They don't talk to others

    • B.

      Sign language

    • C.

      Using paper

    • D.

      Using there mouths

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Sign language
    D. Using there mouths
    Explanation
    Deaf people can talk. Usually many learn sign language first than English because it easier to learn that way.

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  • 6. 

     Can you be born with deafness?

    • A.

      No

    • B.

      Yes

    Correct Answer
    B. Yes
    Explanation
    Yes, it is possible to be born with deafness. Congenital deafness occurs when a person is born with a hearing loss or is unable to hear from birth. This can be caused by genetic factors, infections during pregnancy, complications during childbirth, or exposure to certain medications or toxins. Congenital deafness can range from mild to profound, and can affect one or both ears. Early intervention and appropriate support can help individuals with congenital deafness to communicate and lead fulfilling lives.

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  • 7. 

    Are there other ways to become deaf besides being born with it?

    • A.

      By old age

    • B.

      By medicines

    • C.

      By accidents

    • D.

      By exposure to loud sounds.

    • E.

      No you can only be born with it

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. By old age
    B. By medicines
    C. By accidents
    D. By exposure to loud sounds.
    Explanation
    All from A-D is correct. You can become deaf rather than being born with it those are all other ways.

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  • 8. 

     If you have deafness does this consider you behind with learning from others without deafness?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Sometimes

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    Having this disability does not mean you don't learn as well as others you just can't hear whats around you. Many famous successful smart people either are deaf or have a different disability.

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  • 9. 

    Can deaf people answer the door or even hear a fire alarm?

    • A.

      No

    • B.

      Yes

    Correct Answer
    B. Yes
    Explanation
    Yes. Death people either have flashing lights or vibrations in beds or couches to tell them of either or door bell or anything else. Also some death people have dogs to nudge them of a alert.

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  • 10. 

    Is there any famous people that have deafness?

    • A.

      No

    • B.

      Yes

    • C.

      Maybe unsure

    Correct Answer
    B. Yes
    Explanation
    Yes. Helen Keller and Ludwig Van Beethoven were very famous writer and musician that were both deaf.

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