Trivia Questions – GAAD 2020

1.      Helen Keller could identify a person’s traits by the vibrations of their footsteps.

  • True
  • False
  • Only when it was raining
  • Only indoors


2.      Because of COVID-19, which common courtesy practice is most important to follow when interacting with your co-workers who are visually impaired?

  • Not to wink at their guide dog or cane
  • Greet, or verbally acknowledge the person to let them know you are around
  • Offer your arm if your co-worker needs assistance
  • Bring them tactually interesting cookies as a “welcome back to work” treat
  • None of the above


3.      Where curb cuts were first introduced in the United States?

  • In 1978 at the Third Stroller Convention in Dallas
  • In 1965 at Berkeley University
  • In 1945 in Battle Creek, Kalamazoo County
  • In 1949 at the World War II Assembly in Manhattan
  • None of the above


4.      Which is not screen reading software?

  • ASAP
  • NVDA
  • Read Me
  • VoiceOver
  • TalkBack


5.      When is it most acceptable to pet a guide dog?

  • When their harness is off
  • When the owner is not watching
  • After asking the owner
  • After informing the pup
  • None of the above


6.      In what year did Congress Pass the Act to Promote the Education of the Blind?

  • 1897
  • Last year
  • 1877
  • 1897
  • 1879


7.      Why is it important to include alt text in documents that have photos and graphics?

  • Alt text describes graphics and photos
  • Alt Text helps understand context
  • Alt Text gives information not available otherwise
  • Alt Text describe emoji
  • All of the above


8.      The currently used system for braille is called UEB. What does UEB stand for?

  • User Elementary Braille
  • US English Braille
  • Unique Equivalent Braille
  • Unitarian Emblem Braille
  • Unified English Braille


9.      A website designed with Universal Design principles such as logical headings and keyboard navigation benefits:

  • People with learning disabilities
  • The general population
  • People using mobile devices
  • People using screen readers
  • All of the above


10. Which of these laws do not apply to airfare booking?

  • ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act
  • WCAG – Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
  • ACAA – Air Carrier Access Act
  • The Telecommunications Act
  • None of the above