Autism Spectrum Disorder Quiz

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Autism Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The criteria for a medical diagnosis of Autism can be found in what reference book?
    • A. 

      Any standard encyclopedia

    • B. 

      DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition)

    • C. 

      New England Journal of Medicine

  • 2. 
    By what age is Autism usually disagnosed?
    • A. 

      Age 16

    • B. 

      Age 2

    • C. 

      Age 18

    • D. 

      Age 3

  • 3. 
    A developmental disorder is which of the following?
    • A. 

      One of several disorders that interrupt normal development in childhood.

    • B. 

      A condition that enhances a person's ability to mathematically reason (i.e. Rain Man)

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a sign of Autism?
    • A. 

      2 year old child does not react or respond when his name is called

    • B. 

      Child consistently does not seem interested in the reactions of others, especially the reactions parents

    • C. 

      Person does not seem aware of the feelings of others

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following causes Autism?
    • A. 

      Cold parenting

    • B. 

      Poor prenatal nutrition

    • C. 

      A single gene or chromosome 21

    • D. 

      There is no known single cause

  • 6. 
    Autism can be cured with:
    • A. 

      Medications

    • B. 

      Behavior Therapy

    • C. 

      Dietary restrictions

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Autism always causes:
    • A. 

      Amazing abilities like the Rain Man

    • B. 

      Aggressivness

    • C. 

      Mental Retardation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements demonstrates "people first language"?
    • A. 

      I work with an autistic kid at school.

    • B. 

      I work with a child with autism at school.

    • C. 

      I work at a school for autistics.

    • D. 

      I work at a school for autistic people.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following DOES NOT fall under the PDD designation?
    • A. 

      Childhood Disintegrative Disorder

    • B. 

      Aspergers

    • C. 

      Autism

    • D. 

      Rett's Disorder

    • E. 

      Mental Retardation

  • 10. 
    What was your reaction to the In My Lanuage video? There is no minimum or maximum expected answer. This is your chance to be creative and share something.
  • 11. 
    Which of the following to individuals with Autism often struggle with?
    • A. 

      Feeding themselves

    • B. 

      Going to school

    • C. 

      Sudden changes to established routines

    • D. 

      Working