Janine Shepherd (Ted Talk Video) Quiz

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Janine Shepherd (Ted Talk Video) Quiz - Quiz

Are the following statements True or False?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Janine had only been on her bike for 10 minutes when she was hit by the truck.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    She'd been on her bike for around five and half hours.

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  • 2. 

    She was taken to hospital by a rescue helicopter.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because it states that she was taken to the hospital by a rescue helicopter. This implies that there was a need for immediate medical attention and that a rescue helicopter was used to transport her to the hospital.

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  • 3. 

    For the next ten days she balanced between life and death.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "For the next ten days she balanced between life and death" implies that the person mentioned in the statement was in a critical condition where their life was at risk. The word "balanced" suggests that they were in a precarious state, possibly fighting for their life. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 4. 

    After the operation Janine could move one of her legs.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    She had a little bit of movement in one of her big toes.

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  • 5. 

    The doctor told her she would never walk again without support.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the doctor informed the person that she would require assistance to walk in the future. This implies that she would not be able to walk independently. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 6. 

    The patients in Janine’s ward could see each other through a mirror above their heads.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Because they were all lying paralyzed in a spinal ward, the patients didn't know what each other looked like. They could only see themselves through a mirror that was suspended above their head.

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  • 7. 

    While in hospital Janine lost about eighty pounds.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    She didn't lose 80 pounds. She weighed about 80 pounds when she left the hospital.

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  • 8. 

    She thought of learning how to fly when she saw an airplane in the sky.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that when she saw an airplane in the sky, she had the thought of learning how to fly. This implies that the sight of the airplane inspired her to consider learning how to fly. Therefore, the answer "True" is correct as it aligns with the information provided in the statement.

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  • 9. 

     When she arrived at the flying school, the instructors were reluctant to give her a flying lesson. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that when she arrived at the flying school, the instructors were hesitant or unwilling to provide her with a flying lesson. This implies that there might be some reason or hesitation on the part of the instructors to teach her how to fly. The answer "True" indicates that the statement accurately reflects the situation described.

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  • 10. 

     She became a flying instructor 18 months after the accident. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    She became a flying instructor just under 18 months after she had left the spinal ward.

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