An Awareness Quiz On Autism

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World Autism Awareness Day Quizzes & Trivia

Autism is a growing problem in the United States. It is a serious mental disorder that affects young people. Its good to have knowledge on it. Test your knowledge on autism with this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Autism, can be severely disabling for one child, while another, will show only very mild characteristics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Autism is characterised by limitations and restrictions on abilities which we tend to take for granted:-    (Select  Three)
    • A. 

      The ability to cope with social interaction, including with making the correct and expected responses, and understanding the emotions and feelings of other people.

    • B. 

      Lacking in empathy and social judgement.

    • C. 

      The ability to develop, learn and use language and communication skills.

    • D. 

      The ability to think, behave and react in a flexible way to any given situation.

  • 3. 
    The main three differences between an Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger’s syndrome can be described as:-   (Select Three)
    • A. 

      Language development differences.

    • B. 

      Different learning abilities.

    • C. 

      Different approaches to social interaction.

    • D. 

      Differing severities of disability.

  • 4. 
    A child with Asperger’s syndrome may have a ________ vocabulary, but it is often delivered without differences in intonation – for example, all in a monotone, or very flat sounding – or at unusual speed.
    • A. 

      Limited

    • B. 

      Wide

    • C. 

      Extended

  • 5. 
    A child with ASD may exhibit marked deficits in using a number of non-verbal behaviours like ______ contact, facial expressions, posture, and gestures to regulate social interaction.
    • A. 

      Eye

    • B. 

      Body

    • C. 

      Learning

  • 6. 
    Non-verbal communication takes up around 30-40% of overall communication; body language, facial expressions, eye contact and gestures, and there is a lot to miss out on, if a person is unable to understand or reciprocate these.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Many children with an ASD have ________ deficits and are easily distracted, and may respond much better to one-on-one learning.
    • A. 

      Eye

    • B. 

      Attention

    • C. 

      Expression

    • D. 

      Language

  • 8. 
    Group learning is a very popular method of teaching, because of the practice of taking classes with many others, but a child with ASD may not be impelled to do this unless they are particularly interested in the subject.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Echolalia is part of the way in which language develops in children, and  it tends to begin at around the age of ______ months, and continues until they begin uttering their own original phrases and initiating conversations, usually around the age of 3.
    • A. 

      Eighteen

    • B. 

      Twelve

    • C. 

      Ten

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