Sample Multiple Choice Question #1
An interpreter is asked to interpret for a medical checkup involving a Deaf teenage consumer. During the appointment, it’s revealed that the Deaf teenage consumer is pregnant. After the appointment is over, the consumer goes to her mother and falsely tells her she is not pregnant. What should the interpreter do?
A. Pull the mother aside and let her know the correct information.
B. Step in and clarify the previous interpretation.
C. Ask for the doctor’s permission to share the correct information.
D. Pretend to not know what the teenager is talking about.
Sample Multiple Choice Question #2
The correct answer is C.
Sample Multiple Choice Question #3
While working, the interpreter is asked by one of the hearing participants how long it took to become an interpreter. Without responding, the interpreter directs the question to the Deaf person. Under which model is the interpreter functioning?
A. Ally Model
B. Bicultural Mediator Model
C. Conduit Model
D. Communication Facilitator Model
Sample Multiple Choice Question #4
Correct answer is A.
Sample Multiple Choice Question #5
An interpreter is interpreting a college lecture. A deaf student in the hallway signs to another deaf student through the doorway. The two of them have a brief conversation. What actions should the interpreter take?
A. Join the conversation.
B. Continue interpreting the lecture.
C. Ask the student to pay attention to the lecture.
D. Interpret what the students say.
Sample Multiple Choice Question #6
Correct answer is D.
Sample Multiple Choice Question #7
After an assignment at a doctor’s office, the Deaf consumer asks the interpreter to explain the doctor’s recommendations. What should the interpreter do?
A. Reiterate the interpreter’s role and offer to interpret again.
B. Explain that the interpreter is in a hurry to get to the next job.
C. Reiterate what the doctor has just said.
D. Explain the doctor’s recommendations.
Sample Multiple Choice Question #8
Correct answer is C.
Sample Multiple Choice Question #9
An interpreter has been hired through a hiring agency to provide interpreting services. The consumer asks you how they can use your services again. What should the interpreter do?
A. Have them contact the hiring agency.
B. Give them a card with your personal phone number.
C. Ask them to contact the state or affiliate chapter of RID.
D. Encourage them to call you directly
Sample Multiple Choice Question #10
Correct answer is B.