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1.  An optimal switch site uses:
  1. Reflexive movements for easy activation
  2. Large movement to improve speed
  3. Small isolated movements for increased speed and accuracy
  4. The hands, if at all possible
2.  Sip 'n Puff switch activation requires:
  1. Lip closure
  2. Normal lung vital capacity
  3. Fair to good abdominal muscle tone and strength
  4. Neck movement
3.  What switch skill is specifically required in use of a power wheelchair?
  1. Activation
  2. Sustained pressure
  3. Release
  4. Double hit/activation
4.  Consistent switch placement is essential to develop:
  1. Eye hand coordination
  2. Consistent and accurate switch motor and scanning skills
  3. Visual perceptual skills
  4. Muscle strength
5.  Which switch placement should be avoided in clients with a Rooting reflex?
  1. Hands
  2. Rear of head
  3. Side of head
  4. Cheek
6.  Which clients may have difficulty using a switch by the medial knee?
  1. Clients with increased hip extension
  2. Clients with increased hip adduction
  3. Clients with increased hip abduction
  4. Both A and B
7.  Mechanical switches require:
  1. Activation travel
  2. Activation pressure
  3. A power source
  4. Both A and B
8.  Grasp switches are in the following category of mechanical switches:
  1. Plate switch
  2. Pneumatic switch
  3. Squeeze switch
  4. Light touch switch
9.  What category of electronic switch is an eye blink switch?
  1. Proximity
  2. Fiberoptic
  3. Infrared
  4. Piezo electric film
10.  Which electronic switch is activated by vibration?
  1. Proximity
  2. Fiberoptic
  3. Infrared
  4. Piezo electric film

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