Autism Awareness - Qp4

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World Autism Awareness Day Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Behaviour can be described as challenging when it is of such an intensity, frequency or duration as to threaten the quality of life and/or the physical safety of the individual or others and is likely to lead to responses that are restrictive, or result in exclusion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Challenging behaviours would include:-   (Select Five)
    • A. 

      Violent or aggressive actions (to self and to others)

    • B. 

      Destructive behaviour (to belongings or other people’s belongings; to environment and items within the immediate environment)

    • C. 

      Lack of interest in others

    • D. 

      Self-injurious behaviour (hurting and damaging self, biting, head butting.

    • E. 

      Antisocial or disruptive behaviour (such as screaming or creating a tantrum, or inappropriate behaviour, sexualised or otherwise)

    • F. 

      Unusual and repetitive behaviours, also called ‘stereotypic behaviour’.

  • 3. 
    'Socially constructed’,  behaviour can be caused or created because of someone’s social environment, or it can be viewed ________ because the norms of behaviour in that particular society do not allow for it.
    • A. 

      Negatively

    • B. 

      Positively

  • 4. 
    Challenging behaviour isn't something like an illness or condition but:-   (Select  Three)
    • A. 

      Takes place in certain situations and circumstances.

    • B. 

      Is defined as challenging by people, in certain situations and circumstances.

    • C. 

      Is dealt with in different ways, depending on these social situations and circumstances.

    • D. 

      When someone has limited communication.

  • 5. 
    Positive behaviour support is key to success when helping to support a person who presents challenging behaviour.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The theory of mind is explained as the ability to _________ that other people have different intentions, desires, needs, and knowledge from ourselves.
    • A. 

      Negotiate

    • B. 

      Communicate

    • C. 

      Understand

    • D. 

      Express

  • 7. 
    Intention is seen by psychologists as acting in a certain way – either consciously or unconsciously – and will not bring about a specific outcome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    False-belief is a term which describes holding a belief which conflicts with reality.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Without a theory of mind through which to understand other people’s thoughts, beliefs, and feelings, it can be very difficult to fully communicate with others, and there are many situations in the everyday world which require this type of understanding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Young autistic people may be very aware of isolation and loneliness, and may have to deal with anxiety and depression along with the rest of their difficulties, and these problems may also have a ________ effect on their education, which can lead even further to a lack of confidence and self belief, both of which are important for success.
    • A. 

      Negative

    • B. 

      Positive

    • C. 

      Long-term

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