Causes Of Autism Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Autism usually appears within the first ___years of life.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      5

  • 2. 
    Two areas that children with autism typically show delays in are communication and social skills.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How many disorders fall under the umbrella of PDD?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      6

  • 4. 
    Choose 3 of the characteristics below that a child with autism may display.
    • A. 

      Preference to being with a group of people

    • B. 

      Insistence on sameness

    • C. 

      Expressing needs with ease

    • D. 

      Repeating words or phrases in place of typical language

    • E. 

      Sustained odd play

  • 5. 
    There is a known cause for autism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    According to the CDC, autism affects an estimated how many births?
    • A. 

      1 in 50

    • B. 

      1 in 150

    • C. 

      3 in 150

    • D. 

      5 in 500

  • 7. 
    Autism is ____times more prevalent in boys than girls.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      9

  • 8. 
    Identify 3 of the 5 disorders that fall under the PDD umbrella.
    • A. 

      PDD-NOS

    • B. 

      ADHA

    • C. 

      Asperger's

    • D. 

      CED

    • E. 

      Autism

  • 9. 
    Do all children with autism have the same set of characteristics?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    At the current rate an estimated __________Americans will have autism in the next decade.
    • A. 

      3 million

    • B. 

      2 million

    • C. 

      4 million

    • D. 

      400,000

  • 11. 
    Autism is a spectrum disorder which means that its characteristics are all the same for every case.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Data indicates that autism is growing at a rate of ________% per year.
    • A. 

      .5 to 1

    • B. 

      17 to 20

    • C. 

      .10 to .17

    • D. 

      10 to 17

  • 13. 
    Autism is a/an developmental disorder that affects the normal functioning of the ___________.
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Eyes

    • D. 

      Brain

  • 14. 
    _____________is one of the five disorders that falls under the umbrella of Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD), a category of neurological disorders characterized by severe and pervasive impairement in several areas of development.
    • A. 

      Autism

    • B. 

      Stress Disorder

    • C. 

      Dementia

    • D. 

      Schizophrenia