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Lesson 2: Basic Quiz:

Note: Check your local instructor's syllabus for any graded quizzes. This is just a brief readings quiz. Also see: PRACTICE QUIZZES


 

1.  TRUE or FALSE:  In American Sign Language, personal pronouns (me, she/he, you, us, them) can be made to indicate possession (mine, his, hers, yours, our, their) by changing the handshape from an index finger to a "flat hand" with the palm pointing toward the person or group who possesses whatever is being possessed.

2.  If I raise my eyebrows while asking a question, which am I (probably) asking, "a yes/no question" or a "'wh'-question?"

3,  If I furrow my eyebrows while asking a question, which am I asking, "a yes/no question" or a "'wh'-question?"

4.  List the eight letters of the fingerspelled alphabet that share a handshape with another letter of the fingerspelled alphabet. (four pairs)

5.  What sign can we add to "LEARN" to turn it into "STUDENT?"
 


 

Answers: 
1.  TRUE 
2. "Yes / No" question 
3. "Wh" question
4.  G, Q, H, U, I, J, K, P
5.  "AGENT" sign (also called "PERSON" sign or  "person affix")
 

 


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