Test Your Knowledge On Pencil Grasp

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Test Your Knowledge On Pencil Grasp

Test your knowledge on pencil grasp.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An efficient pencil grasp involves an open websapce and fine motor movements from the fingers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Pencil grasp usually develops in the following order:
    • A. 

      Pronated, Fisted, Tripod/Quadripod

    • B. 

      Fisted, Pronated, Tripod/Quadripod

    • C. 

      Tripod/Quadripod, Pronated, Fisted

    • D. 

      Fisted, Pronated, Five Finger Splay

  • 3. 
    The red flags for pencil grasp are:
    • A. 

      Closed websapce

    • B. 

      Messy printing

    • C. 

      Hyperextended joints

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 4. 
    Inefficient pencil grasp can indicate the following:
    • A. 

      Joint laxity

    • B. 

      Muscle weakness

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    A mature pencil grasp is important because it allows the student to use fine finger movements when printing enabling neat and legible work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When should a pencil grip be used?
    • A. 

      When the student asks for one.

    • B. 

      Pencil grips should not be used, the student will eventually figure it out.

    • C. 

      To help a student place their fingers in the correct position.

    • D. 

      All students should have a pencil grip when they start printing.

  • 7. 
    It is important to teach pencil grasp early on, as it is very difficult to change pencil grasp patterns once they are formed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False