Knowledge Learned From Autism Presentation

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Knowledge Learned From Autism Presentation

This quiz is designed to test the knowledge learned from the general education presentation over Autism given in class on December 3rd 2008.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Before 1943, Autism was often
    • A. 

      Over diagnosed

    • B. 

      Undiagnosed

    • C. 

      Viewed as some form of retardation or insanity

    • D. 

      Both B and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Asperger's Syndrome is a form of autism where the individual is able to?
    • A. 

      Care for one's self

    • B. 

      See

    • C. 

      Play an instrument

    • D. 

      Speak

    • E. 

      Create detailed drawings

  • 3. 
    The definition of autism literally means...?
  • 4. 
    According to the Autism Society of America, how many people are diagnosed with autism?
    • A. 

      15 out of every 10,000

    • B. 

      5 out of every 10,000

    • C. 

      150 out of every 10,000

    • D. 

      15 out of every 1,000

    • E. 

      5 out of every 1,000

  • 5. 
    Although diagnosing Autism has come a long way, it is not fool proof. For a person to be diagnosed with Autism, they must exhibit how many symptoms associated with autism?
    • A. 

      4 symptoms from A & B

    • B. 

      6 symptoms from A & B

    • C. 

      4 symptoms from A,B, or C

    • D. 

      5 symptoms from A,B, or C

    • E. 

      6 symptoms from A,B,or C

  • 6. 
    True or False. Individuals with Autism exhibit an ability to learn and comprehend almost any language.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or False.The Rubella virus, Encephalitis, and Valproic acid are environmental factors that have been identified with symptoms linked to Autsim?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A 1994 study on the use of Thalidomide in pregnant women showed that out of 100 women, every...
    • A. 

      2 babies developed autism

    • B. 

      3 babies developed autism

    • C. 

      5 babies developed autism

    • D. 

      0 babies developed autism

    • E. 

      Thalidomide was not a significant factor in developing autism.

  • 9. 
    Fetal Alcohol syndrome may cause autism when exposure is?
    • A. 

      During the early gestational period

    • B. 

      Anytime during the first trimester

    • C. 

      Prior to egg fertilization

    • D. 

      Any time during pregnancy

    • E. 

      Whatever! Alcohol helps fetal development and it takes the edge off of pregnancy.

  • 10. 
    Ethical consideration involving the diagnosis and treatment of autistic individuals is varied. From an ethical standpoint, which of these options should always be considered when discussing autism?
    • A. 

      In-utero diagnostic testing

    • B. 

      Short and long term care

    • C. 

      Insurance Coverage(s)

    • D. 

      Public Resources

    • E. 

      All of the above