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Trivia Quiz - Helen Keller: American Author, Activist and Lecturer


Some questions about the life, career and accomplishments of Helen Keller.

Quiz Number: 2264
Date Submitted: March 16, 2008
Quiz Categories: American Culture, American Authors
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: lmcubs
Average Score: 50 percent
Times Taken: 123 times
Taken by Registered Users: 18
Quiz is about: Helen A Keller

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Helen Keller American Author Activist and Lecturer

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1. At what age did Helen become blind and deaf?
  A.   birth
  B.   6 months
  C.   19 months
  D.   3 years

2. What famous inventor was working with deaf children at this time? He advised the Keller family about help for Helen.
  A.   Alexander Graham Bell
  B.   George Washington Carver
  C.   Thomas Edison
  D.   Henry Ford

3. Helen had 3 companions throughout her life. Who was NOT one of these helpful women?
  A.   Annie Sullivan
  B.   Polly Thompson
  C.   Winnie Corbally
  D.   Louise Kennedy

4. Helen was the first deaf blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. From what college did she graduate?
  A.   Virginia State
  B.   Radcliffe
  C.   Columbia
  D.   Duke

5. Helen became an activist. Which was NOT a label that could be applied to her?
  A.   suffragist
  B.   birth control supporter
  C.   segregationist
  D.   pacifist

6. Helen helped found the American Civil Liberties Union in what year?
  A.   1890
  B.   1939
  C.   1945
  D.   1920

7. Helen could read Braille in all the following languages, EXCEPT:
  A.   Greek
  B.   German
  C.   Spanish
  D.   Latin

8. Helen wrote her first autobiography at what age?
  A.   23
  B.   33
  C.   43
  D.   never wrote an autobiography

9. Which US President awarded Helen the Presidential Medal of Freedom?
  A.   Dwight Eisenhower
  B.   John F. Kennedy
  C.   Richard Nixon
  D.   Lyndon Johnson

10. What state recognized the accomplishments of Helen Keller by putting her image on their quarter?
  A.   Alabama
  B.   Mississippi
  C.   Florida
  D.   Georgia


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