NIC Written Exam: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    The process of changing a message from one language to another is called?
    • A. 

      Translation

    • B. 

      Interpretation

    • C. 

      Transliteration

    • D. 

      Process time

  • 2. 
    Taking a source language message, refers to conveying information between a spoken and signed form of English is called?
    • A. 

      Interpretation

    • B. 

      Sign to voice

    • C. 

      Transliteration

    • D. 

      Translation

  • 3. 
    The time used by the interpreter to analyze the source language utterance and to make cultural and linguistic adjustments before producing an equivalent message in the target language is called?
    • A. 

      Interpretation

    • B. 

      Process time

    • C. 

      Translation

    • D. 

      Sign to voice

  • 4. 
    Changing the spoken source language into a sign language interpretation is called?
    • A. 

      A-1 to your A-2

    • B. 

      Voice to Sign

    • C. 

      Sign to Voice

    • D. 

      Processing time

  • 5. 
    Source language message is signed and the output is spoken in English, French, or another auditory language is called?
    • A. 

      Sign to voice

    • B. 

      Voice to sign

    • C. 

      Transliteration

    • D. 

      A-2 to your A-1

  • 6. 
    The language in which an original message is conveyed and upon which interpretation is based is called?
    • A. 

      Target language

    • B. 

      Voice to sign

    • C. 

      Source language

    • D. 

      Sign to voice

  • 7. 
    The language into which a message is interpreted with equivalent meaning is called?
    • A. 

      Target language

    • B. 

      Source Language

    • C. 

      Voice to sign

    • D. 

      Sign to Voice

  • 8. 
    Placing their hand lightly ontop of the hand of the person who is signing to them. This requires the signer to sign in a smaller space than usual, and to incorporate information manually that ASL usually embeds visually. What is this called?
    • A. 

      Oral Transliteration

    • B. 

      Clozure skills

    • C. 

      Tactile Interpreting

    • D. 

      Dynamic Equivalence

  • 9. 
    Making spoken English visible for oral deaf individuals: includes repeating what is being said without speech selecting words that are most easily speech-readable and sometimes using a gesture to classifiers is called?
    • A. 

      Oral Transliteration

    • B. 

      Tactile Interpreting

    • C. 

      Transliteration

    • D. 

      Translation

  • 10. 
    There is continuity in and support between the members of the interpreting team throughout class. When this happens this is called?
    • A. 

      Interpreting

    • B. 

      Teaming

    • C. 

      Signing

  • 11. 
    In an interpreted event, maintaining the "Chemistry" between a speaker and her/his audience that allows a connection to be made and the speakers goals to be accomplished is called?
    • A. 

      Dynamic Equivalence

    • B. 

      Closzure skills

    • C. 

      Teaming

    • D. 

      Connection

  • 12. 
    Supply missing words in order to complete a sentence is called?
    • A. 

      Processing time

    • B. 

      Clozure Skills

    • C. 

      Interpreting

    • D. 

      Transliteration

  • 13. 
    Process of interpreting into the Target language after the speaker completes one or more ideas in the source language and pauses while the interpreter transmits the information more accurate than simultaneous interpreting is called...?
    • A. 

      Consecutive Interpreting

    • B. 

      Simultaneous Interpreting

    • C. 

      Chunking

    • D. 

      Glossing

  • 14. 
    The process of interpreting into the Target language at the same time the source language message is being delivered is called?
    • A. 

      Consecutive Interpreting

    • B. 

      Chunking

    • C. 

      Simultaneous interpreting

    • D. 

      Total communication

  • 15. 
    Facilitating relations between local and foreign citizens intended to promote reciprocal knowledge and comprehension aimed at favoring a positive relationship between subjects of different cultural backgrounds is called?
    • A. 

      Glossing

    • B. 

      SimCom

    • C. 

      Cultural Mediation

    • D. 

      Translation

  • 16. 
    To break length dialogue into manageable concept- related pieces. Ex: Telephone number 1-2-3 instead of the whole 10 digits is called?
    • A. 

      Chunking

    • B. 

      Glossing

    • C. 

      Consecutive Interpreting

    • D. 

      SimCom

  • 17. 
    Choosing an appropriate English word for signs in order to write them down is called?
    • A. 

      Chunking

    • B. 

      SimCom

    • C. 

      Glossing

    • D. 

      Translation

  • 18. 
    Using any means necessary to successfully communicate with a deaf child/Person
    • A. 

      Signing

    • B. 

      Total Communication

    • C. 

      Cultural Mediation

    • D. 

      Consecutive Interpreting

  • 19. 
    Also called Simultaneous Communication - It is speaking and signing at the same time.. what is this called?
    • A. 

      Simultaneous interpreting

    • B. 

      Glossing

    • C. 

      SimCom

    • D. 

      Lexical Borrowing

  • 20. 
    Communication with words, the human use of spoken or written words as a communication system, or the speech of the country, region, or group is called...?
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Cultural mediation

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Register

  • 21. 
    Originally from another language but adapted and accepted from standard signing use is called?
    • A. 

      Borrowing

    • B. 

      Use of Language

    • C. 

      Classifiers

    • D. 

      Loan Signs

  • 22. 
    When one language borrows a lexical item- a word or a sign from another language and incorporates it into its system Ex: Pizza and spaghetti- Italian. What is this called?
    • A. 

      Borrowing from another language

    • B. 

      Lexical Borrowing

    • C. 

      Classifiers

    • D. 

      Language

  • 23. 
    Refers to emotions or feelings
    • A. 

      Facial Expression

    • B. 

      Non manual markers

    • C. 

      Affect

    • D. 

      Register

  • 24. 
    Using ASL alphabet: Names, Cities, Street names etc.. what is this called?
    • A. 

      ASL

    • B. 

      Communication

    • C. 

      Fingerspelling

    • D. 

      Loan Signs

  • 25. 
    A specific set of signs that serve several functions in ASL
    • A. 

      Classifiers

    • B. 

      Sign Language

    • C. 

      Register

    • D. 

      Loan Signs

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