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Trivia Quiz - Helen Keller - An Inspiration to All!

Questions about the woman who guided her destiny in spite of overwhelming difficulties. Trivia about the life, career and family of Helen Keller.

Quiz Number: 3606
Date Submitted: November 28, 2010
Quiz Categories: History, American History
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 45.8 percent
Times Taken: 226 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5
Quiz is about: Helen A Keller

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1. In which American state was Helen Keller born in 1880?
  A.   Alabama
  B.   Arkansas
  C.   South Carolina
  D.   Virginia

2. As young as seven, Helen Keller showed she could communicate with family members via?
  A.   notes
  B.   sign language
  C.   guttural voice sounds
  D.   touch

3. Anne Sullivan became Helen Keller's teacher and mentor. How long did their relationship endure?
  A.   10 years
  B.   20 years
  C.   39 years
  D.   49 years

4. How old was Helen Keller when her first book was published?
  A.   11
  B.   15
  C.   18
  D.   29

5. Helen Keller graduated from Radcliffe College with a BA in which disciplines?
  A.   Economics and geography
  B.   Language and philosophy
  C.   Art and history
  D.   American history and music

6. In 1908 Helen Keller wrote a book which outlined the techniques she used to perceive her environment. It was called?
  A.   From Darkness to Light
  B.   My Sights and Sounds
  C.   The World I Live In
  D.   Touch Taste and Smell

7. Which famous American writer became one of many fans of Helen Keller?
  A.   Mark Twain
  B.   F Scott Fitzgerald
  C.   Arthur Miller
  D.   Ernest Hemingway

8. Helen Keller was never afraid to advocate for social change. Which of the following did she pursue while living in Massachusetts?
  A.   Government financial assistance for blind and deaf citizens
  B.   Equal rights for homosexual couples
  C.   Eight hour working day
  D.   Highlighting venereal disease amongst prostitutes which caused blindness among their children

9. Helen Keller's socialist leanings saw her join which organization?
  A.   The Fabian Society
  B.   American Communist Party
  C.   Industrial Workers of the World
  D.   International Socialist League

10. The story of Helen Keller's early life was made into a film starring Patty Duke and Anne Bancroft. It was entitled?
  A.   Light in My Darkness
  B.   The Miracle Worker
  C.   Teacher
  D.   The Story of My Life®   

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