Quiz about The Life Of Helen Keller
Quiz about The Life Of Helen Keller

The Life Of Helen Keller Trivia Quiz


This is a quiz on the full life of Helen Keller. Miss Keller was a deaf-blind woman who taught the world to respect all blind people. Hope you have fun:)

A multiple-choice quiz by treebeard776. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
treebeard776
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
181,041
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
4 / 10
Plays
2585
Last 3 plays: Guest 177 (3/10), Guest 5 (1/10), Guest 165 (1/10).
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Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. Helen Keller was born on __________. Hint

June 27, 1880
July 1, 1880
June 1, 1880
July 17, 1880

2. Helen became deaf-blind as a result of an injury suffered in an auto accident.

True
False

3. What were the names of Helen Keller's two autobiographies? Hint

'Helen Keller; Later Years' and 'The Story of My Life'
'Midstream' and 'The Story of My Life'
She only wrote one
'The Start of My Life; From Darkness to Triumph' and 'The Story of My Life'

4. In what year did Helen Keller apply for Radcliffe College? Hint

1904
1900
1902
1898

5. For two years, Helen raised money for what organization? Hint

Lighthouse
The American Foundation for the Blind
The American Foundation for Education of the Handicapped
The International Organization for the Blind

6. Did Helen Keller ever get engaged to marry?

Yes
No

7. What was the middle name of Helen Keller?

Answer: (One Word ... also the middle name of her mother)
8. What is the name of Helen Keller's sister?

Answer: (Two words, or just first name)
9. When Helen was making speeches, she spoke out loud to the audience.

True
False

10. What was the date of Helen Keller's death? Hint

July 19, 1968
July 1, 1968
June 1, 1968
July 9, 1968


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Helen Keller was born on __________.

Answer: June 27, 1880

Miss Keller was born in a small, two-room house next to her main house. She only moved out of this house after her illness.
2. Helen became deaf-blind as a result of an injury suffered in an auto accident.

Answer: False

Nobody knows for sure what caused Helen Keller's deaf-blindedness, but many suspect it was scarlet fever. It most certainly was not related to any auto accident.
3. What were the names of Helen Keller's two autobiographies?

Answer: 'Midstream' and 'The Story of My Life'

Helen wrote "The Story of My Life" during her Junior Year at college. Shortly afterword, she wrote "My Future as I See It". Decades later, she wrote "Midstream", the follow-up to "The Story of My Life", and after Annie Sullivan's death she wrote "Teacher, Anne Sullivan Macy".
4. In what year did Helen Keller apply for Radcliffe College?

Answer: 1900

Helen began college in 1900 and finished in 1904. By getting a college education she proved the capabilities of the deaf, blind, and deaf-blind.
5. For two years, Helen raised money for what organization?

Answer: The American Foundation for the Blind

At first, Helen resented the idea because she was being asked to beg for support for The American Foundation for the Blind, but she gave in and for two seasons collected money for the organization.
6. Did Helen Keller ever get engaged to marry?

Answer: Yes

Keller was briefly engaged to Peter Fagan a journalist who worked as her secretary. After Helen's engagement, many people started discovering that Helen had a marriage licence, so Helen denied it because of her desire for a private life. The engagement came to an end after Helen's parents demanded that he leave his position and leave their house.
7. What was the middle name of Helen Keller?

Answer: Adams

She was originally going to be named Helen Everett, but at her christening, her father told the minister her name was to be Helen Adams Keller.
8. What is the name of Helen Keller's sister?

Answer: Mildred

Helen and Mildred, Helen's younger sister, were very close, especially after their mother died. As a toddler, Helen became very jealous that Mildred was getting more attention from her mother (before Helen learned to sign) so she hurt her baby sister.
9. When Helen was making speeches, she spoke out loud to the audience.

Answer: True

Though Helen could indeed speak out loud, only close friends and relatives could clearly understand her, so she spoke with an interpreter. Speaking out loud was a way of proving the cababilities of handicapped people. She spoke publicly for about the last fifty years of her life.
10. What was the date of Helen Keller's death?

Answer: June 1, 1968

Helen died only 26 days from her 88th birthday in her home at Arcan Ridge.
Source: Author treebeard776

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