American Sign Language-1 Final Exam

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American Sign Language-1 Final Exam - Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Watch this video then fill in the blanks on the next question.  There is one blank for each word signed.
  • 2. 
    Watch this video then fill in the blanks on the next question.  There is one blank for each word signed.
  • 3. 
    Watch this video then fill in the blanks on the next question.  There is one blank for each word signed.
  • 4. 
    Watch this video then fill in the blanks on the next question.  There is one blank for each word signed.
  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an ASL parameter?
    • A. 

      Finger Shape

    • B. 

      Palm Movement

    • C. 

      Location

    • D. 

      Hand Signal

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What are three non-manual signals to use when asking a yes or no question?
    • A. 

      Raise eyebrows, hold the last sign in the sentence, lean head back.

    • B. 

      Lower eyebrows lean head forward, hold the last sign in the sentence.

    • C. 

      Tilt head, lean forward, hold last sign in the sentence.

    • D. 

      Raise eyebrows, lean head forward, hold the last sign in the sentence.

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What non-manual signals do you use to ask a who, what, where, when question?
    • A. 

      Raise eyebrows, lean head forward, hold last sign in sentence.

    • B. 

      Tilt head, lean head forward, hold last sign in sentence.

    • C. 

      Lower eyebrows, Lean back, hold last sign in sentence.

    • D. 

      Lower eyebrows, lean head forward, hold last sign in sentence.

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following does American Sign Language NOT owe it's origins to?
    • A. 

      Gallaudet

    • B. 

      Native American Sign Language

    • C. 

      French Sign Language

    • D. 

      Existing sign language in the U.S.

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The verb form of a word is different in what two ways from it's noun form?
    • A. 

      Twice the movement and smaller.

    • B. 

      Half the movement and larger.

    • C. 

      Half the movement and faster.

    • D. 

      Twice the movement and bigger.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

    • F. 

      None of the above.

  • 10. 
    Little "d" deaf is used in reference to deaf individuals who use sign language.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    In ASL grammar, the subject always comes first, followed by the verb and/or directional verb.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    ASL does not use conjugated verbs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    You must change 2 of the 4 parameters or one parameter and the movement to change the meaning of a sign.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    LCU (Laurent Clerc University) is the university for the deaf in Washington, D.C.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are non-manual signals for showing that a location is a moderate distance? Check all the boxes that apply.
    • A. 

      Raise eyebrows

    • B. 

      Tilt head

    • C. 

      Squint eyes

    • D. 

      Purse lips

    • E. 

      Lean forward

    • F. 

      Trace route

    • G. 

      All of the above

    • H. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Which of the following are non-manual signals for showing that a location is far away? Check all the boxes that apply.
    • A. 

      Purse lips

    • B. 

      Squint eyes

    • C. 

      Lean forward

    • D. 

      Open mouth slightly

    • E. 

      Trace route

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Which of the following are non-manual signals for showing that a location is very near?
    • A. 

      Tilt head

    • B. 

      Cheek to shoulder

    • C. 

      Trace route

    • D. 

      Squint eyes

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    In ASL fingerspelling is used mainly for what? Check all the boxes that apply. 
    • A. 

      People's names

    • B. 

      Countries

    • C. 

      Titles

    • D. 

      Brand names

    • E. 

      Specific items

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Look at the ASL Time Grammar picture.  Below, select the correct definition for the movement labeled, "A".
    • A. 

      Regularly: repeated, small straight-line movement.

    • B. 

      Over and Over Again: Repeated cycle of a tense straight-line movement followed by an arc-like transitional movement back to the starting place.

    • C. 

      Over Time: A repeated, circular movement.

    • D. 

      Long Time: A slower, repeated, elliptical movement.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

    • F. 

      None of the above.

  • 20. 
    Look at the ASL Time Grammar picture.  Below, select the correct definition for the movement labeled, "B".
    • A. 

      Regularly: repeated, small straight-line movement.

    • B. 

      Over and Over Again: Repeated cycle of a tense straight-line movement followed by an arc-like transitional movement back to the starting place.

    • C. 

      Over Time: A repeated, circular movement.

    • D. 

      Long Time: A slower, repeated, elliptical movement.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

    • F. 

      None of the above.

  • 21. 
    Look at the ASL Time Grammar picture.  Below, select the correct definition for the movement labeled, "C".
    • A. 

      Regularly: repeated, small straight-line movement.

    • B. 

      Over and Over Again: Repeated cycle of a tense straight-line movement followed by an arc-like transitional movement back to the starting place.

    • C. 

      Over Time: A repeated, circular movement.

    • D. 

      Long Time: A slower, repeated, elliptical movement.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

    • F. 

      None of the above.

  • 22. 
    Look at the ASL Time Grammar picture.  Below, select the correct definition for the movement labeled, "D".
    • A. 

      Regularly: repeated, small straight-line movement.

    • B. 

      Over and Over Again: Repeated cycle of a tense straight-line movement followed by an arc-like transitional movement back to the starting place.

    • C. 

      Over Time: A repeated, circular movement.

    • D. 

      Long Time: A slower, repeated, elliptical movement.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

    • F. 

      None of the above.

  • 23. 
    Look at the ASL Time Grammar picture.  Below, select the correct definition for the movement labeled, "E".
    • A. 

      Future

    • B. 

      Past

    • C. 

      Present

    • D. 

      Distant Past

    • E. 

      Distant Future

    • F. 

      Recent Past

    • G. 

      Near Future

    • H. 

      All of the above

    • I. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Look at the ASL Time Grammar picture.  Below, select the correct definition for the movement labeled, "F".
    • A. 

      Future

    • B. 

      Past

    • C. 

      Present

    • D. 

      Distant Past

    • E. 

      Distant Future

    • F. 

      Recent Past

    • G. 

      Near Future

    • H. 

      All of the above

    • I. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    Look at the ASL Time Grammar picture.  Below, select the correct definition for the movement labeled, "G".
    • A. 

      Future

    • B. 

      Past

    • C. 

      Present

    • D. 

      Distant Past

    • E. 

      Distant Future

    • F. 

      Recent Past

    • G. 

      Near Future

    • H. 

      All of the above

    • I. 

      None of the above

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