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"How much do you know about the man who invented a method of reading and writing for the blind?"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Where was Louis Braille born?
What caused Louis Braille's blindness?
Accidental injury by a sharp object
He was born blind
How was Louis Braille educated?
His mother taught him at home
Blind people did not receive a formal education at that time
He received instruction from Catholic nuns
He attended a school for the blind
Who provided the inspiration for Louis Braille's invention of a method of reading and writing for the blind?
Louis Braille had created the Braille system by age 15. Blind students readily accepted and learned the new code, but their teachers resisted it. Which of the following was NOT a complaint offered by the teachers who opposed the Braille code?
They complained about the punching noise the students made while writing braille
They would be forced to learn the new code also
They felt the blind should use a tactile code based on the print alphabet
They felt the raised dots would not hold up to heavy use such as in textbooks
Which one of the following instruments did Louis Braille NOT play?
Louis Braille also invented raphigraphy. What is it?
A means of embossing tactile maps
A tactile chessboard
A way for blind people to write letters to sighted people
A way to create the musical mechanism for music boxes
After his death a small wooden box was found on which was written, "To be burned without opening." Nevertheless, the box was opened. What did it contain?
Love letters written to a fellow teacher at the institute named Marie
Commendations for his scholarship
The first chapter of his autobiography
A collection of IOUs
From what did Louis Braille die?
Where is Louis Braille buried?
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