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Sign Me Up: American Sign Language

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Sign Me Up American Sign Language game quiz
"How much do you know about American Sign Langugge (ASL)?"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. What is the first number in ASL that requires two hands?

2. The time (tense) indicator goes last in a sentence.

3. How is time indicated spatially?
    Up is future; down is past.
    To the right is future; to the left is past.
    In front of you is future; behind you is past.
    To your dominant side is future; to your non-dominant side is past.

4. What is the most common sentence structure in ASL?
    Subject - Object - Verb
    Subject - Verb - Object
    Topic - Comment
    Object - Subject - Verb

5. Repeating a sign can change its meaning.

6. What ASL mouthing means 'medium' or 'so-so' adverbially?

7. What idiom means "have been to that place"?
    'past visit'
    'been there, done that'
    'travel finish'
    'touch finish'

8. ASL is most closely related to what other sign language(s)?
    Native American sign languages
    British Sign Language
    French Sign Language (LSF)
    Martha's Vineyard Sign Language (MVSL)

9. Where is the time spot?
    On your chest
    On your chin
    On the non-dominant wrist, where a watch face would be.
    On your temple (dominant side)

10. How do you sign '25'?
    '20' then '5'
    Palm forward, thumb and index straight, other fingers bent, then '5' (all fingers straight)
    '2' then '5'
    Palm forward, fingers straight and spread, then bend and straighten the middle finger a few times.

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Compiled Jun 28 12