Ot Month Quiz

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Fun quiz promoting occupational therapy in schools.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the role of an Occupational Therapist in a school setting?
    • A. 

      Help develop students’ fine motor skills, activities of daily living and attention

    • B. 

      Minimize barriers to learning

    • C. 

      Provide education for teachers and caregivers

    • D. 

      Enable students’ participation in school

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Have the EA do it

    • B. 

      Have the Teacher do it

    • C. 

      Have the Occupational Therapist do it

    • D. 

      Use a variety of pencil grips

  • 3. 
    At what age is hand dominance often seen by?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      9

  • 4. 
    What are some strategies for increasing pencil control?
    • A. 

      Dot-to-dot activities

    • B. 

      Student traces over highlighted path

    • C. 

      Tracing with fingers

    • D. 

      Finger painting

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What is the proper position for the hand when using scissors?
    • A. 

      Thumb faces up

    • B. 

      Use two hands

    • C. 

      Thumb faces down

    • D. 

      Children should not be using scissors

  • 6. 
    What is proper writing posture at a desk?
    • A. 

      Feet flat on floor, knees and hips at 90 degrees, desk top 1" above elbow.

    • B. 

      Slouched forward

    • C. 

      Sitting cross-legged on the chair

    • D. 

      Head resting on arm

  • 7. 
    What is proper paper positioning for writing?
    • A. 

      Left-handed students – left corner higher Right-handed students – right corner higher

    • B. 

      Left-handed students –right corner higher Right-handed students – left corner higher

    • C. 

      Whatever the student wants

    • D. 

      Upside down

  • 8. 
    What teaching methods does Handwriting Without Tears offer?
    • A. 

      Visual

    • B. 

      Tactile

    • C. 

      Auditory

    • D. 

      Kinesthetic

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Weak hand and wrist muscles can cause difficulty with writing and other fine motor skills. What are some ways of strengthening the wirst and hand?
    • A. 

      Manipulate resistive material such as dough

    • B. 

      Squeeze foam balls

    • C. 

      Use salad tongs to pick up objects

    • D. 

      Write on the wall

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What is an efficient pencil grasp?
    • A. 

      Whatever the student does

    • B. 

      Movement controlled by the arm

    • C. 

      Movement controlled by only the fingers

    • D. 

      Using the non-dominant hand