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Test Your Knowledge About Autism

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Test Your Knowledge About Autism

This quiz tests your knowledge about autism.  

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Autism?
    • A. 

      Autism affects the way a child sees and interacts with the rest of the world.

    • B. 

      Autism is a developmental disability, which usually begins before 3 years of age and is a life-long disability.

    • C. 

      Autism affects the functioning of the brain, impacting social interaction and communication skills.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    People with autism have a normal life span.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Autism is 4-5 times more prevalent in females than in males.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      1 out of every 400 births.

    • B. 

      1 out of every 110 births.

    • C. 

      1 out of every 250 births.

    • D. 

      1 out of every 87 births.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Difficulty relating with other people

    • B. 

      Laughing for no reason

    • C. 

      Repetitive behavior

    • D. 

      Not very intelligent

    • E. 

      Selective hearing and may act as deaf

    • F. 

      Extremely sensitive (e.g., sound, touch, taste, sight)

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Children with autism frequently prefer to keep a strict order around themselves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Other behaviours of people with autism include:
    • A. 

      Short attention span

    • B. 

      Talks to themselves

    • C. 

      Limited activities and interests

    • D. 

      Normal eating, drinking, or sleeping habits

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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