True/False Awareness Quiz
Read each question and circle the appropriate answer.
True or False 1. The first school for the deaf was established in 1817 in Hartford, Connecticut.
True or False 2. The uppercase word “Deaf” refers to the Deaf community, which shares a common language, cultural heritage, and similar interest.
True or False 3. American Sign Language, known as ASL, is the natural native language of the American Deaf Community.
True or False 4. Genders are indicated by forming male signs near the forehead and female signs on the chin or jaw line.
True or False 5. The Deaf community is a group of deaf people who share common values, language, and experiences.
True or False 6. Maintaining eye contact at all times with the signer is extremely important.
True or False 7. The structure of the signs is formed the same way whether you are right or left-handed.
True or False 8. A gesture is an expressive body movement that can convey an idea, feeling, or concept.
True or False 9. An interpreter is a person who facilitates communication between the deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing persons by translating spoken language into sign and vice versa.
True or False 10. The manual alphabet represents the thirty-six letters of the English alphabet.