Helen Keller Part 2

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Quiz #2 Helen Keller's life


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  • 1. 

    What did Helen learn at the breakfast table?

    • A.

      She learned that she can walk around and eat other people's food.

    • B.

      She learned to eat her own food by herself.

    • C.

      She learned that she was going to have to obey and respect Miss Annie.

    • D.

      She learned that her temper tantrums don't get her what she wants.

    Correct Answer
    C. She learned that she was going to have to obey and respect Miss Annie.
    Explanation
    Helen learned that she was going to have to obey and respect Miss Annie. This implies that Helen was previously not aware of the need to obey and respect Miss Annie. This new understanding suggests that Helen may have been behaving in a disobedient or disrespectful manner before this incident at the breakfast table.

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  • 2. 

    Why did Miss Annie not allow Helen to run around the table grabbing whatever food she wanted?

    • A.

      Because Helen would make a mess on the floor.

    • B.

      Because she didn't like sharing her food with Helen.

    • C.

      .Because she thought Helen would fall and hurt herself.

    • D.

      Because Helen's behavior was rude and not acceptable.

    Correct Answer
    D. Because Helen's behavior was rude and not acceptable.
    Explanation
    Miss Annie did not allow Helen to run around the table grabbing whatever food she wanted because Helen's behavior was rude and not acceptable. This suggests that Helen's actions were not appropriate or polite, and Miss Annie wanted to enforce proper behavior and manners. By not allowing Helen to behave in such a way, Miss Annie was teaching her the importance of respecting others and their property.

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  • 3. 

    How did Helen Keller learn her first word?

    • A.

      She and Miss Annie were at the water pump one afternoon in the spring. Helen knew what she was feeling was water and finger-spelled the word into Miss Annie's hand.

    • B.

      Helen and Miss Annie were pumping water into a pitcher and Helen drank some and knew it was water.

    • C.

      Helen and Miss Annie were taking baths in the river and Helen knew what she was bathing in was water.

    • D.

      Helen and Miss Annie were cooking and water got splashed on Helen's dress. Helen knew the splash was water and finger spelled the word water into Miss Annie's hand.

    Correct Answer
    A. She and Miss Annie were at the water pump one afternoon in the spring. Helen knew what she was feeling was water and finger-spelled the word into Miss Annie's hand.
    Explanation
    Helen Keller learned her first word by feeling the water at the water pump and finger-spelling the word "water" into Miss Annie's hand.

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  • 4. 

    Why did Helen tend to touch everything when she finished learning her first word? 

    • A.

      She liked to make her parents mad.

    • B.

      She was curious and wanted to know the names of everything she touched.

    • C.

      She fell in love with Miss Annie.

    • D.

      She started finger spelling words in her sleep.

    Correct Answer
    B. She was curious and wanted to know the names of everything she touched.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "She was curious and wanted to know the names of everything she touched." This explanation is supported by the information given in the question, which states that Helen tended to touch everything after learning her first word. This behavior can be attributed to her curiosity and desire to learn the names of the objects she touched.

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  • 5. 

    Why did Helen's behavior change once she started learning words?

    • A.

      She didn't need to throw temper tantrums. She could now talk/communicate her thoughts and feelings to others.

    • B.

      She started to like Miss Annie.

    • C.

      She decided she wanted to be good.

    • D.

      She liked fingerspelling so much she forgot about crying.

    Correct Answer
    A. She didn't need to throw temper tantrums. She could now talk/communicate her thoughts and feelings to others.
    Explanation
    Once Helen started learning words, her behavior changed because she no longer needed to throw temper tantrums. With the ability to talk and communicate her thoughts and feelings to others, she found a more effective way to express herself. This newfound ability allowed her to effectively convey her needs and desires, reducing her frustration and eliminating the need for tantrums.

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