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Are you a teacher who teaches Special ED students or are you a Special ED student out there seeking to gauge and advance your knowledge? If the answer is yes then take this quiz.


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  • 1. 
    All of the following are duties of a special education teacher except?
    • A. 

      Helping student become member of a school club

    • B. 

      Giving student with special needs after school jobs

    • C. 

      Helping to improve out-of-school services

    • D. 

      Learning about new assistive technology devices

  • 2. 
    High-incidence disabilities include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Learning Disabilities

    • B. 

      Deaf-blindness

    • C. 

      Multiple disabilities

    • D. 

      Sensory impairments

  • 3. 
    Low-incidence disabilities include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Learning disabilities

    • B. 

      Emotional disturbances

    • C. 

      Behavioral disorders

    • D. 

      Traumatic brain injury

  • 4. 
    A classroom that provides intensive, small-group instruction on topics that students with special needs find difficult is called:
    • A. 

      General education classroom

    • B. 

      Co-teaching classroom

    • C. 

      Self contained classroom

    • D. 

      Resource room

  • 5. 
    Classes held in separate rooms or schools for students with more severe disabilities are called:
    • A. 

      General Education Classrooms

    • B. 

      Co-teaching classrooms

    • C. 

      Self-contained classrooms

    • D. 

      Resource rooms

  • 6. 
    Caring, Fairness, and               are essential qualities for teachers and will provide a positive impact on students.
    • A. 

      Experience

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      Organization skills

    • D. 

      Respect

  • 7. 
    Methods that are supported by scientific research and that have been shown to demonstrate a relatively high degree of success in terms of learner outcomes are called:
    • A. 

      Personal teacher efficacy

    • B. 

      Evidence-based approaches

    • C. 

      Effective teacher practices

    • D. 

      Direct instruction

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Learning disabilities

    • B. 

      Emotional disabilities

    • C. 

      Mental retardation/intellectual disabilities

    • D. 

      Speech or language impairment

  • 9. 
    IEP stands for?
    • A. 

      Ideal Education Plan

    • B. 

      Individualized education program/plan

    • C. 

      Individualized early program

  • 10. 
    Strong accountability, increased flexibility and local control of schools, research-based teaching methods, options for parents, and highly qualified teachers are components of which federal law?
    • A. 

      Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

    • B. 

      No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

    • C. 

      Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

    • D. 

      Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • 11. 
    Nondiscriminatory identification, assessment, and evaluation; least restrictive environment; individual education plans; and procedural safeguards are components of which federal law?
    • A. 

      Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

    • B. 

      No Child Left Behind

    • C. 

      Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

    • D. 

      Americans with Disabilities Act

  • 12. 
    Having a higher number of students identified in certain disability categories in special education is considered the key issue in which of the following?
    • A. 

      Inclusion

    • B. 

      Overrepresentation

    • C. 

      Accountability

    • D. 

      Parent rights

  • 13. 
    All children regardless of severity of the disability, can learn and are entitled to                 according to the IDEA.
    • A. 

      A free appropriate public education (FAPE)

    • B. 

      Procedural safeguards

    • C. 

      Parent participation

    • D. 

      An individualized education program

  • 14. 
    Testing to identify and assess students with disabilities that is not racially or culturally discriminatory and testing students in their native language are components of which of the following?
    • A. 

      A free appropriate public education (FAPE)

    • B. 

      Procedural safeguards

    • C. 

      A nondiscriminatory evaluation

    • D. 

      An individualized education program/plan (IEP)

  • 15. 
    Individual students must be provided with a full range of appropriate direct and related education services at no cost to the student or families, and this is part of which policy?
    • A. 

      The least restrictive environment

    • B. 

      Equal protection

    • C. 

      Zero reject

    • D. 

      A free appropriate public education (FAPE)

  • 16. 
    Services are to be delivered in settings that best meet the needs of the student and are closest to the typical general education setting. This is the premise of which?
    • A. 

      Least restrictive environment

    • B. 

      Equal protection

    • C. 

      Nondiscriminatory assessment

    • D. 

      Free appropriate public education

  • 17. 
    The court case that determined that African American students who were required to attend segregated schools were not receiving an equal education is.....
    • A. 

      PARC v. the commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Board of Education v. Rowley

    • C. 

      Brown v. Board of Education

    • D. 

      Mills v. Board of Education

  • 18. 
    The court case that provides students with disabilities with access to a free appropriate public education and due process regardless of the school district's financial status is....
    • A. 

      PARC v. the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Board of Education v. Rowley

    • C. 

      Brown v. Board of Education

    • D. 

      MIlls v. Board of Education

  • 19. 
    The variability of strengths and weaknesses within a student, which was first identified by Sam Kirk in 1963, is called?
    • A. 

      Intraindividual differences

    • B. 

      Interindividual differences

    • C. 

      Intrapersonal relationships

    • D. 

      Interpersonal relationships

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Economic

    • B. 

      Cultural

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Gender

  • 21. 
    In terms of child abuse, which is defined as an act of omission of the absence of an action?
    • A. 

      Physical abuse

    • B. 

      Emotional abuse

    • C. 

      Verbal abuse

    • D. 

      Neglect

  • 22. 
    Students with disabilities are more likely to be which than are students in the general population?
    • A. 

      Poor

    • B. 

      Middle Class

    • C. 

      Upper Class

    • D. 

      Wealthy

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      American Indian/ Pacific Island

    • B. 

      African American

    • C. 

      Asian American

    • D. 

      European American

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Cultural and linguistically diverse

    • B. 

      Hispanic

    • C. 

      Asian

    • D. 

      European Americans

  • 25. 
    Another factor that contributes to the achievement gap is the lack of what from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds?
    • A. 

      Resources

    • B. 

      Other Students

    • C. 

      Teachers

    • D. 

      Curriculum

  • 26. 
    Being able to sit and listen for extended periods of time, completing paper and pencil tests with minimal assistance, taking turns speaking, using a logical sequential communication style, and having parents who help with homework are characteristics of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Special Education students

    • B. 

      Normal

    • C. 

      European American students

    • D. 

      Asian students

  • 27. 
    Teachers often lack familiarity and/or comfort with the norms of other what?
    • A. 

      Schools

    • B. 

      Cultures

    • C. 

      Families

    • D. 

      Languages

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Cultural values and beliefs

    • B. 

      Teacher training and education

    • C. 

      School culture

    • D. 

      Parent education

  • 29. 
    Becoming a student of culture and difference, developing a vision of students who succeed, and learning not to judge are guidelines for which of the following?
    • A. 

      Creating a positive classroom environment

    • B. 

      Culturally responsive teaching

    • C. 

      Guiding student behavior

    • D. 

      Working with parents

  • 30. 
    Never giving up on a child, providing explicit instruction, and insisting on completion and quality are guidelines for which of the following?
    • A. 

      Working with parents

    • B. 

      Caring for students

    • C. 

      Following ethical standards

    • D. 

      Having high expectations for student achievement

  • 31. 
    One important way to connect culturally and linguistically diverse students to the school context is to do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Talk to parents

    • B. 

      Talk to the students

    • C. 

      Use children literature that reflects their cultural background

    • D. 

      Use culturally diverse standards

  • 32. 
    Currently, how many U.S. students come from homes in which a language other than English is spoken?
    • A. 

      One in five

    • B. 

      One in ten

    • C. 

      One in fifty

    • D. 

      One in one hundred

  • 33. 
    Linking children's interests, experiences, families, and home cultures; empowering students to seek equity and social justice; and ensuring understand what equity means are ways of doing which of the following?
    • A. 

      Meeting state standards

    • B. 

      Connecting pedagogy to students

    • C. 

      Creating an ethos of care

    • D. 

      Using culturally relevant curriculum

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      The school district

    • B. 

      The school curriculum

    • C. 

      The state standards

    • D. 

      Federal law

  • 35. 
    Creating a sense of community in the classroom; teaching classroom rules, routines, and procedures; and protecting the classroom community through teacher insistence are guidelines for which of the following?
    • A. 

      Meeting state standards

    • B. 

      Ensuring classroom management

    • C. 

      Creating an ethos of care

    • D. 

      Using culturally relevant curriculum

  • 36. 
    If students know and remember what a teacher expects from them, it can lead us to the following assumption:
    • A. 

      Students will behave appropriately

    • B. 

      All students will achieve

    • C. 

      Students can tell their parents the expectations

    • D. 

      Teachers will receive good evalutations

  • 37. 
    Teaching expectations using multiple strategies include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Providing models and demonstrations

    • B. 

      Have students copy the expectations in notebooks

    • C. 

      Providing opportunities for practice

    • D. 

      Reminding students of expectations

  • 38. 
    According to the Wehmeyer, Palmer, Agran, Mithaug, and Martin reading, "to teach self-determination is teaching students to take greater control over their own.....what?"
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Learning

    • C. 

      Destinies

    • D. 

      Futures

  • 39. 
    Students with which disability have an intelligence level in the normal range and unexpectedly low achievement in one or more academic areas?
    • A. 

      Mental retardation

    • B. 

      Autism spectrum disorders

    • C. 

      Learning disabilities

    • D. 

      Emotional disorders

  • 40. 
    Due to the differences across states in the identification rates of students with learning disabilities, the practice of identifying these students has been called which of the following?
    • A. 

      Easy but unfair

    • B. 

      Confusing but unfair

    • C. 

      Easy and fair

    • D. 

      Confusing and fair

  • 41. 
    Learning disability is commonly referred to as what?
    • A. 

      Low-incidence disability

    • B. 

      High-incidence disability

    • C. 

      Autism spectrum disorder

    • D. 

      Other health impairment

  • 42. 
    Young children who are at risk for learning disabilities because of language problems benefit from            that include rich experiences with oral language.
    • A. 

      Behavior management plans

    • B. 

      Speech language therapy

    • C. 

      Early intervention programs

    • D. 

      Differentiated instruction

  • 43. 
    Providing opportunities to practice or apply information that was previously taught are called which of the following?
    • A. 

      Conspicuous strategies

    • B. 

      Mediated scaffolding

    • C. 

      Strategic integration

    • D. 

      Judicious review

  • 44. 
    The explicit combining of what has already been learned with new learning so that a relationship between old and new learning is clear is called which of the following?
    • A. 

      Big ideas

    • B. 

      Strategic integration

    • C. 

      Scaffolding

    • D. 

      Mnemonic devices

  • 45. 
    Vocational support and support in higher education are components of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Transition to adult life

    • B. 

      Vocational high schools

    • C. 

      College learning support

    • D. 

      Job Coaches

  • 46. 
    Discrepancy criteria used to identify students are not educationally sound, children wait to fail before a severe discrepancy exists, and the number of students identified has grown much more rapidly than the general population are major problems with which of the following?
    • A. 

      Response to intervention

    • B. 

      The ADHD category

    • C. 

      The learning disability category

    • D. 

      Early intervening services

  • 47. 
    National data regarding the inclusion of students with learning disabilities in the general education classroom reveal which of the following?
    • A. 

      Most states are educating these students in the resource room

    • B. 

      Most states are educating these students in general education classroom

    • C. 

      Most states are educating these students in special classrooms

    • D. 

      Most states are educating these students via home schooling

  • 48. 
    The term "learning disabilities" does not include a learning problem that is primarily the result of visual, hearing, motor disabilities, or
    • A. 

      Dyslexia

    • B. 

      Dysgraphia

    • C. 

      Intellectual Disability/Mental Retardation

    • D. 

      Dyscalculia

  • 49. 
    • A. 

      Reading problems

    • B. 

      Social problems

    • C. 

      Behavior problems

    • D. 

      Emotional problems

  • 50. 
    Students with EBD are how much more likely than all others with disabilities to be educated in separate facilities?
    • A. 

      Two times

    • B. 

      Four times

    • C. 

      Ten times

    • D. 

      Fifty times

  • 51. 
    Approximately what percentage of persons with EBD are unemployed 3-5 years after leaving school?
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      1/3

    • C. 

      1/2

    • D. 

      3/4

  • 52. 
    The more widely used clinically derived system for classifying behavioral disorders is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Behavioral Disorders Manual

    • B. 

      Diagnostic and Statistical Manual

    • C. 

      Clinical Manual of Behavior Disorders

    • D. 

      Behavior Disorders Annual Catalog

  • 53. 
    Social withdrawl, anxiety, and depression are called which?
    • A. 

      Internalizing behaviors

    • B. 

      Externalizing behaviors

    • C. 

      Disruptive behaviors

    • D. 

      Annoying behaviors

  • 54. 
    Vocational education and work experience, supported employment and service learning, and family and demographic factors are examples of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Social/behavioral interventions

    • B. 

      Early interventions

    • C. 

      Academic interventions

    • D. 

      Transition services

  • 55. 
    • A. 

      Teaching self-control

    • B. 

      Academic intervention

    • C. 

      Social skills instruction

    • D. 

      Token economy

  • 56. 
    Identifying many of the events, activities, and situations associated with a student's problem behaviors is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Behaviorally oriented method

    • B. 

      Personality oriented method

    • C. 

      Functional behavioral analysis

    • D. 

      Evidenced-based practice

  • 57. 
    Two types of assessment methods most often used to identify EBD are behaviorally based methods and....?
    • A. 

      Clinical based methods

    • B. 

      Behaviorally oriented methods

    • C. 

      Biophysical based methods

    • D. 

      Personality oriented methods

  • 58. 
    Determining how a person thinks, behaves, and feels across situations and over a period of time to identify EBD is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Clinical based methods

    • B. 

      Functionally based assessment

    • C. 

      Biophysical based methods

    • D. 

      Personality oriented methods

  • 59. 
    • A. 

      European American students

    • B. 

      African American students

    • C. 

      Hispanic American students

    • D. 

      Asian American students

  • 60. 
    Alcohol and drug use during pregnancy, premature birth, low birth weight, infection, and injuries are what kind of factors associated with mild intellectual disabilities?
    • A. 

      Biological

    • B. 

      Academic

    • C. 

      Family and culture

    • D. 

      Genetic

  • 61. 
    • A. 

      Differentiated instruction

    • B. 

      Explicit instruction

    • C. 

      Peer tutoring

    • D. 

      Mastery learing

  • 62. 
    • A. 

      Vocational support

    • B. 

      Assistive technology

    • C. 

      Self determination

    • D. 

      Universal design for learning

  • 63. 
    • A. 

      Vocational support

    • B. 

      Assistive technology

    • C. 

      Self determination

    • D. 

      Universal design for learning

  • 64. 
    • A. 

      Intellectual disabilities

    • B. 

      Learning disabilities

    • C. 

      Other health impairments

    • D. 

      Physical disabilities

  • 65. 
    The likelihood of coming from poor or low income homes and cultural differences are two of the most often cited reasons for which of the following?
    • A. 

      Students not having books at home

    • B. 

      Segregated classrooms

    • C. 

      Disproportionate representation

    • D. 

      Disabilism

  • 66. 
    Adults with mild intellectual disabilities are often employed in occupations with...?
    • A. 

      Vocational supports

    • B. 

      Low status and pay

    • C. 

      Job coaches

    • D. 

      Management potential

  • 67. 
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      13

  • 68. 
    Girls are               likely to be identified with ADHD than boys.           
    • A. 

      More

    • B. 

      Less

    • C. 

      Equally

  • 69. 
    Rating scales, observations in multiple settings, and what are used to identify students with ADHD?
    • A. 

      Intelligence tests

    • B. 

      Achievement tests

    • C. 

      Parent interviews

    • D. 

      Physical exams

  • 70. 
    The majority of students with ADHD are served in which setting?
    • A. 

      General Education classrooms

    • B. 

      Self contained special classrooms

    • C. 

      Resource rooms

    • D. 

      Special education schools

  • 71. 
    • A. 

      Parent

    • B. 

      Child

    • C. 

      Teacher

    • D. 

      Doctor

  • 72. 
    The first step to identify a student with ADHD is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Screening

    • B. 

      Doctor visit

    • C. 

      IQ test

    • D. 

      Parent complaint

  • 73. 
    It is important that a teacher do which of the following for a student being referred to a physician for evaluation for ADHD or need medication?
    • A. 

      Should recommend to parent

    • B. 

      Should not recommend to parent

    • C. 

      Should recommend to doctor

    • D. 

      Should recommend to principal

  • 74. 
    • A. 

      Autism spectrum disorders

    • B. 

      Mental retardation

    • C. 

      Learning disabilities

    • D. 

      Emotional/behavioral disorders

  • 75. 
    There has been how much of an increase in children with ASD served under the IDEA in the past ten years?
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      200%

    • C. 

      400%

    • D. 

      500%

  • 76. 
    • A. 

      Conversation

    • B. 

      Social reciprocity

    • C. 

      Self injurious behavior

    • D. 

      Figurative language

  • 77. 
    • A. 

      Conversation

    • B. 

      Social reciprocity

    • C. 

      Self injurious behaviors

    • D. 

      Figurative language

  • 78. 
    • A. 

      Significant

    • B. 

      Serious

    • C. 

      Disabled

    • D. 

      Handicapped

  • 79. 
    What type of disorders occur when a person's pitch, loudness, or phonatory quality differs significantly from others of the same age, gender, ethnicity, and cultural background?
    • A. 

      Voice

    • B. 

      Articulation

    • C. 

      Fluency

    • D. 

      Motor speech

  • 80. 
    Approximately how many people in US have trouble using their voices?
    • A. 

      1.5 million

    • B. 

      3.5 million

    • C. 

      5.5 million

    • D. 

      7.5 million

  • 81. 
    In order to establish that a student has a communication disorder as opposed to a communication difference, there must be a discrepancy between the student's                   and the communication of others who have the same culture, language, and dialect.
    • A. 

      Reading level

    • B. 

      Verbal communication

    • C. 

      IQ

    • D. 

      Voice quality

  • 82. 
    • A. 

      Functional disorder

    • B. 

      Nonspecific

    • C. 

      Dysfunctional disorder

    • D. 

      Learning disability

  • 83. 
    Injuries of the brain that result in various communication disorders are called which of the following?
    • A. 

      Cerebral palsy

    • B. 

      Dysarthria

    • C. 

      Apraxia

    • D. 

      Brain trauma

  • 84. 
    Sometimes a speech/language pathologist will use which to learn more about the student's speech and language characteristics?
    • A. 

      Oral reading tests

    • B. 

      Formal tests

    • C. 

      Parent interviews

    • D. 

      Teacher suggestions

  • 85. 
    Which are tests where the speech/language pathologist asks the student to complete sentences such as "This is a picture of one shoe. This is a picture of two...."?
    • A. 

      Complex phenological naming tests

    • B. 

      Grammatical understanding tests

    • C. 

      Articulation tests

    • D. 

      Grammatical production test

  • 86. 
    Students with which disabilities are students who have an intellectual disability, usually in the severe to profound range and who also have at least one additional disability such as blindness or a physical disability?
    • A. 

      Mental retardation

    • B. 

      Cerebral palsy

    • C. 

      Multiple disabilities

    • D. 

      Profound intellectual disabilities

  • 87. 
    Often individuals with which disabilities are referred to as having the most severe or significant disabilities?
    • A. 

      Mental retardation

    • B. 

      Cerebral palsy

    • C. 

      Multiple disabilities

    • D. 

      Profound intellectual disabilities

  • 88. 
    • A. 

      Learn fewer skills compared to other students

    • B. 

      Learning more skills compared to other students

    • C. 

      Learn the same skills compared to other students

    • D. 

      Cannot learn the same skills as other students

  • 89. 
    Students with severe intellectual disabilities and multiple disabilities often have serious medical or physical conditions such as epilepsy and ?
    • A. 

      Mental retardation

    • B. 

      Cerebral palsy

    • C. 

      Learning disabilites

    • D. 

      Autism

  • 90. 
    Disabilities that occur before birth are called which of the following?
    • A. 

      Prenatal

    • B. 

      Postnatal

    • C. 

      Perinatal

    • D. 

      Priminatal

  • 91. 
    Preschool programs for students with severe disabilities must have two important feature; They must be             and teaching and learning must be based on developmentally appropriate practices.
    • A. 

      Half day

    • B. 

      Full day

    • C. 

      Family centered

    • D. 

      Privately funded

  • 92. 
    • A. 

      A student interview

    • B. 

      Adaptive behavior assessment

    • C. 

      Behavior management plan

    • D. 

      Curriculum and activity guides

  • 93. 
    Most students with severe disabilities are served primarily in which type of setting?
    • A. 

      General education classroom

    • B. 

      Separate special classes

    • C. 

      Resource room

    • D. 

      Home school

  • 94. 
    • A. 

      Task analysis

    • B. 

      Universal curriculum

    • C. 

      Systematic instruction

    • D. 

      Functional curriculum

  • 95. 
    • A. 

      Acquiring a personal residence

    • B. 

      Finding employment or purposeful adult activities

    • C. 

      Registering to vote

    • D. 

      Assuring a desirable quality of life