The Life Of Helen Keller Quiz!

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Helen Keller Quizzes & Trivia

Helen Adams Keller was an American author and lecturer, who was the first visually impaired person to receive a Bachelor's degree. Her birthday is acknowledged as Helen Keller Day in Pennsylvania. This quiz will ask students to recall special events in Helen Keller's life. The students can use their books to research the answers. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Helen Keller was born to a rather afflent family in which state?
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      Arkansas

    • C. 

      Ohio

    • D. 

      Alabama

    • E. 

      Georgia

  • 2. 
    Because of her disability, Mr. and Mrs. Keller often gave in to Helen's demands. As a result, Helen became rather
    • A. 

      Confident

    • B. 

      Shy

    • C. 

      Anxious

    • D. 

      Spoiled

    • E. 

      Reserved

  • 3. 
    Instead of sending Helen to an institution for the disabled, the Kellers hired a teacher for Helen. Her name was:
    • A. 

      Mrs. A.G.Bell

    • B. 

      Miss Susan B. Anthony

    • C. 

      Miss Anne Sullivan

    • D. 

      Miss Cathy Bryenton

    • E. 

      Mrs. Mary Jo Boyes

  • 4. 
    Because of Helen's illness, she became totally deaf. What is the definition of the word deaf?
    • A. 

      Non-hearing

    • B. 

      Non-speaking

    • C. 

      Non-seeing

    • D. 

      Short tempered

    • E. 

      Confused

  • 5. 
    Mr. and Mrs. Keller were not pleased with Helen's teacher during the first few months. The reason for this was:
    • A. 

      Helen received no food.

    • B. 

      They thought the "teacher" was too strict with Helen.

    • C. 

      Helen was ill most of the time.

    • D. 

      The "teacher" was not interested in Helen.

    • E. 

      The "teacher" was was not a good cook.

  • 6. 
    What was the name of Helen Keller's teacher who helped shape her into a responsible woman?
    • A. 

      Martha Washington

    • B. 

      Anne Mansfield Sullivan

    • C. 

      Martha Stewart

    • D. 

      None 

  • 7. 
    How did Helen Keller lose her sense of sight and hearing?
    • A. 

      Car accident

    • B. 

      Train accident

    • C. 

      Scarlet fever

  • 8. 
    Keller had the desire to do this at age 10.
    • A. 

      Speak

    • B. 

      Drive

    • C. 

      Sing

    • D. 

      Dance

  • 9. 
    True or False? Helen Keller never attended college.
    • A. 

      True 

    • B. 

      False 

  • 10. 
    What career did Keller begin during college and continue for the next 50 years?
    • A. 

      Singing

    • B. 

      Writing

    • C. 

      Dancing

    • D. 

      Baking

  • 11. 
    Helen Keller wrote this famous book in 1903. It is now available in 50 different languages.
    • A. 

      The Story of My Life

    • B. 

      Being Blind and Deaf

    • C. 

      The Blinded Truth

    • D. 

      Truth or Deaf

  • 12. 
    Which of the following was NOT a topic that Keller often wrote about?
    • A. 

      Blindness

    • B. 

      Women's rights

    • C. 

      Socialism

    • D. 

      Baking