Learning Disabilities Test Quiz

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Learning Disabilities Test Quiz

A learning disability is a disorder that inhibits the ability to process and retain information. Most people do not know much about learning disabilities. A learning disability is not a problem with intelligence or motivation. Just how much do you know about this misunderstood disability? Take the test and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Learning Disabilities (LD) are a neurobiological disorder. 
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 2. 
    What structure (region) of the brain controls speech?
    • A. 

      Frontal Lobe

    • B. 

      Occipital Lobe

    • C. 

      Temporal Lobe

    • D. 

      Parietal Lobe

  • 3. 
    Learning disabilities affect every person differently and they present differently at various stages of development.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Dyscalculia is a LD associated with what?
    • A. 

      Language Skills

    • B. 

      Math Skills

    • C. 

      Fine Motor Skills

    • D. 

      Just something I made up

  • 5. 
    Which one is NOT a cause for LD?
    • A. 

      Lack of Exercise

    • B. 

      Heredity

    • C. 

      Problems at Birth

    • D. 

      Head Injury

  • 6. 
    Learning disabilities are lifelong challenges.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    An individual with dyslexia can have trouble with reading and spelling,while at the same time maybe good with math or some other skill set. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
     One should use the term “Specific Learning Disability” instead of Dyslexia in order not to offend anyone. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The State of Illinois has Social/Emotional Learning Goals & Standards
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It's the first week of school, and after a few days little Susie's actions and behavior have you concerned. What do you do to confirm your suspicions that she may have an LD? 
    • A. 

      See if she has an IEP and review it

    • B. 

      Differentiate your lessons

    • C. 

      Call the parents

    • D. 

      Do nothing