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A Quiz On Disability History! MCQ - Quiz

How much do you know about disability and protected rights? This quiz talks about the history of disability. It touches on everything from what is the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, what major disability legislation was passed, what are “the rolling quads,” and how likely is it that young people with disabilities will participate in college at the same time as their peers. You should take this great quiz on disability history.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What major disability education legislation was enacted in 1975?

    • A.

      Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

    • B.

      Education for All Handicapped Children's Act

    • C.

      Free and Appropriate Education Act

    Correct Answer
    B. Education for All Handicapped Children's Act
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Education for All Handicapped Children's Act. This legislation was enacted in 1975 and was later renamed the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It was a landmark law that ensured that children with disabilities have access to a free and appropriate public education. The act mandated that schools provide special education services and accommodations to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities. It also established the right to an Individualized Education Program (IEP) for each student, outlining their specific educational goals and services.

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  • 2. 

    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act guarantees free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a federal law that ensures students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE). This means that students with disabilities should be educated alongside their non-disabled peers to the greatest extent possible, with appropriate accommodations and support services provided as needed. The statement is true because IDEA does guarantee these rights to students with disabilities.

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  • 3. 

    What is the planning document used to drive the instruction of students in special education?

    • A.

      IAP

    • B.

      PIE

    • C.

      IEP

    Correct Answer
    C. IEP
    Explanation
    IEP stands for Individualized Education Program.

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  • 4. 

    What famous university was known for having “the rolling quads?”

    • A.

      University of the District of Columbia

    • B.

      Stanford University

    • C.

      University of California, Berkeley

    • D.

      Hofstra Univeristy

    Correct Answer
    C. University of California, Berkeley
    Explanation
    The correct answer is University of California, Berkeley. This university is known for having "the rolling quads," which refers to the large grassy areas on campus where students often gather and relax. The term "rolling" may also refer to the tradition of rolling down the hills on these quads, which is a popular activity among students.

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  • 5. 

    Youth with disabilities are ___ as likely to participate in college at the same age, non-disabled peers.

    • A.

      50%

    • B.

      17%

    • C.

      25%

    • D.

      60%

    Correct Answer
    A. 50%
    Explanation
    Youth with disabilities are 50% as likely to participate in college at the same age as their non-disabled peers. This means that they have half the chance of attending college compared to their peers without disabilities. This statistic highlights the significant barriers and challenges that youth with disabilities often face in accessing higher education opportunities.

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  • 6. 

    Right now, students with and without disabilities are learning disability history in all K-12 public schools.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Students with and without disabilities are not currently learning disability history in all K-12 public schools.

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  • 7. 

    Full inclusion means that all students, regardless of their disability, will be in a regular classroom/program full time. All services must be taken to the child in that setting.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Full inclusion refers to the practice of including all students, regardless of their disability, in a regular classroom or program on a full-time basis. This means that students with disabilities receive all necessary services and support within the regular classroom setting, rather than being segregated or placed in separate special education programs. Therefore, the statement "True" accurately reflects the concept of full inclusion in education.

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  • 8. 

    "Deaf President Now" was a student protest at _______ pushing for selection of the first deaf university president, _______.

    • A.

      Gallaudet University, Jerry C. Lee

    • B.

      National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Harvey Corson

    • C.

      Gallaudet University, I. King Jordan

    Correct Answer
    C. Gallaudet University, I. King Jordan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Gallaudet University, I. King Jordan. The "Deaf President Now" protest was a historic event that took place at Gallaudet University in 1988. Students at the university were demanding the appointment of a deaf president, as the previous presidents had all been hearing. The protest was successful, and I. King Jordan became the first deaf president of Gallaudet University.

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  • 9. 

    A student with a disability’s right to education in the "least restrictive environment" means…

    • A.

      …he or she should have the opportunity to be educated with non-disabled peers, to the greatest extent possible.

    • B.

      …he or she should have access to the general education curriculum, extracurricular activities, or any other program that non-disabled peers would be able to access.

    • C.

      …he or she should be provided with supplementary aids and services necessary to achieve educational goals if placed in a setting with non-disabled peers.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above". This means that a student with a disability has the right to be educated with non-disabled peers to the greatest extent possible, have access to the general education curriculum and extracurricular activities, and be provided with supplementary aids and services necessary to achieve educational goals if placed in a setting with non-disabled peers.

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  • 10. 

    The philosophy of Universal Design for Learning acknowledges that there is more than one way to learn and respects individual learning style differences. It encourages offering:

    • A.

      Multiple means of representation, multiple means of expression, and multiple means of engagement

    • B.

      Multiple means of representation, multiple means of encouragement, multiple means of immersion

    • C.

      Multiple means of expression, multiple means of encouragement, multiple means of direction

    Correct Answer
    A. Multiple means of representation, multiple means of expression, and multiple means of engagement
    Explanation
    Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a philosophy that recognizes the diversity in learning styles and promotes inclusivity in education. It suggests that providing multiple means of representation, expression, and engagement can help accommodate the various ways individuals learn. By offering different ways to present information, allowing for various ways to express understanding, and engaging learners through different methods, UDL aims to create a more inclusive and effective learning environment for all students.

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