Traumatic Brain Injury Information Quiz Questions

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Traumatic Brain Injury Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz on traumatic brain injury basics for people going into the teaching field.


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  • 1. 
    A brain injury that occurs when the brain bounces around inside of the skull and there is no physical damage to the skull itself is called a/an
    • A. 

      Closed head injury

    • B. 

      Open head injury

    • C. 

      ADHD

    • D. 

      Spinal cord injury

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    A brain injury in which the skull is fractured and the membrane surrounding the brain is penetrated, resulting in the brain being directly injured is referred to as a/an
    • A. 

      Closed head injury

    • B. 

      Open head injury

    • C. 

      ADHD

    • D. 

      Spinal cord injury

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Some of the areas that may be significantly affected when students experience traumatic brain injuries include:
    • A. 

      Difficulty with memory

    • B. 

      Difficulty with organization

    • C. 

      Difficulty comprehending language

    • D. 

      Processing ability

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    If a student with TBI has difficulty with his memory, which strategy would not be helpful?
    • A. 

      Teach students to chunk information

    • B. 

      Give oral and written instructions

    • C. 

      Teach students memory strategies such as pneumonics

    • D. 

      Provide visual cues/cards to help students with schedules

    • E. 

      Put students in time-out until they memorize the material

  • 5. 
    Which strategy would be helpful in assisting students with organizational skills?
    • A. 

      Having color-coded folders for materials/assignments for each subject

    • B. 

      Using an assignment sheet or planner

    • C. 

      Have a specific place for all materials and teach students to put things back in their place

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The IDEA definition of traumatic brain injury does not include:
    • A. 

      Congenital or degenerative brain injuries

    • B. 

      Injuries incurred in an automobile accident

    • C. 

      Injuries resulting from a fall

    • D. 

      Open head injuries

    • E. 

      Closed head injuries

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following IS NOT an example of a strategy to be used for processing ability
    • A. 

      Provide oral and written directions

    • B. 

      Ask the student to repeat instructions back to the teacher or a peer

    • C. 

      Slow down instruction

    • D. 

      Give multi-step directions in writing only

  • 8. 
    An example of pre-teaching or prompting students to use appropriate social skills is:
    • A. 

      "Rachel, we are going to the library, make sure that you do what you are supposed to do."

    • B. 

      "Rachel, we are going to the library so be good."

    • C. 

      "Rachel, we are going to the library. When we are in the library we use a quiet voice, select a book, and go to the librarian to check it out."

    • D. 

      "Rachel, we are going to the library so be quiet and find a book."

  • 9. 
    Identifying a student with TBI includes the following steps:
    • A. 

      The same as regular LD or ED assessment procedures.

    • B. 

      Assessment of medical condition (CAT or MRI) and the same as regular LD or ED assessment procedures.

    • C. 

      Intellectual Assessment only

    • D. 

      Behavior Assessment only

  • 10. 
    When collaborating with parents of students with TBI, it is important to remember:
    • A. 

      They may be grieving who their child used to be

    • B. 

      Have likely become an expert on their child's condition due to extended time in the hospital, listening to doctors, therapy, and personal research

    • C. 

      Are adjusting to juggling their injured student's needs with their other children's needs

    • D. 

      All of the above