Autism Awareness - Qp1

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World Autism Awareness Day Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Autism is said to be caused  by: •    mothers who failed to bond with their child •    vaccinations for spreading mercury poisoning, and •    gastro-intestinal disease
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Emotional wellbeing isn’t just about how a person feels at any given time. It is also about the following:-   (Select Five)  
    • A. 

      Intellectual or cognitive impairment or deficit (this refers to IQ)

    • B. 

      Whether an individual knows how they feel about something.

    • C. 

      If they know how they should react to something (within the usual social norms of behaviour)

    • D. 

      The ability of the person to motivate themselves to do something, regardless of how they feel.

    • E. 

      The ability of the person to recognise and understand how someone else feels.

    • F. 

      The ability of the person to see what the best thing is for them to do next in any given situation (this one directly relates to social skills).

  • 3. 
    Learning disabled children may be more willing to conform to peer pressure in an effort to become accepted, but this can also manifest as:-  (Select Three)
    • A. 

      Low self-esteem or self-worth.

    • B. 

      Decision making

    • C. 

      Stress and anxiety.

    • D. 

      Depression.

  • 4. 
    Many times it is tempting to fit all learning disabled people into the same bracket, but it is important to remember that everyone is an individual.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The difficulty with the coordination of groups of small ______ is called fine motor disability.
    • A. 

      Muscles

    • B. 

      Tissues

    • C. 

      Cells

  • 6. 
    The definition of ‘learning disability’ is quoted as follows:- •    a significantly reduced ability to understand new or complex information, or to learn new skills (impaired intelligence), with; •    a reduced ability to cope independently (impaired social functioning); •    which started before adulthood, with a lasting effect on development.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Even more importantly, IQ does  show off a person’s strengths and abilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Children displaying NVLD have the full range of IQ. This means that they might score below average, average, or above average on IQ testing. However, as they grow up, they may display problems in FOUR areas:- (Please select these four areas)
    • A. 

      Head injuries

    • B. 

      Motor skills

    • C. 

      Visual, spatial, and organisational issues.

    • D. 

      Social skills

    • E. 

      Sensory issues

  • 9. 
    Non-verbal learning disability is considered to be an imbalance in thinking skills.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Autism in its different forms is not a learning disability in itself, however children who are diagnosed with autism, Asperger’s syndrome, or other pervasive developmental disorders usually  have some form of global learning disability or specific learning difficulties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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