Quick Quiz On Autism

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This is a short quiz on Autism. This quiz will help you learn some interesting facts about people who suffer from ASD's (Autism Spectrum Disorders).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Do people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD's) have delayed language development?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Sometimes

    Correct Answer
    C. Sometimes
    Explanation
    Each person with an ASD has different communication skills. Some people can speak well. Others can’t speak at all or only very little

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  • 2. 

    —Currently in Australia __ in __ children are diagnosed with Autism

    • A.

      1 in 5

    • B.

      1 in 70

    • C.

      1 in 110

    • D.

      1 in 50

    Correct Answer
    C. 1 in 110
    Explanation
    In Australia, 1 in 110 children are diagnosed with Autism. This means that out of every 110 children, one child is diagnosed with Autism. Autism is a developmental disorder that affects a person's social skills, communication, and behavior. The prevalence of Autism varies across different countries and regions, and in Australia, it is estimated that 1 in 110 children are affected by this condition.

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  • 3. 

    Early Signs of Autism Include -

    • A.

      The child does not respond to their name by their first birthday

    • B.

      The child avoids eye contact and wants to be alone

    • C.

      The child does not show much positive emotion by their first birthday

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    People develop at their own pace, so it can be difficult to tell exactly when a person suffering Autism will learn a particular skill

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  • 4. 

    People with autism always prefer being alone. True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    People with autism do like to make friends but it is difficult for them to make it happen

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  • 5. 

    Is autism contagious?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Sometimes

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    Autism isn't like a disease or a virus, its just a condition of the mind

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  • 6. 

    ASD can be diagnosed as early as -

    • A.

      12 months

    • B.

      18 months

    • C.

      20 months

    • D.

      24 months

    Correct Answer
    B. 18 months
    Explanation
    Sometimes ASD can be diagnosed a bit earlier as well but the diagnosis is considered very reliable only by the age of 24 months. Diagnosing the disorder early can enable earlier interventions which in turn will greatly improve communication and social skills

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  • 7. 

    Autism is a genetic disorder. True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    According to the CDC, ‘There may be many different factors that make a child more likely to have an ASD, including environmental, biologic and genetic factors'

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  • 8. 

    Autism is caused by emotional deprivation in early childhood. True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterized by social interaction and communication difficulties, as well as restricted and repetitive behavior patterns. It is not caused by emotional deprivation in early childhood. The exact cause of autism is still unknown, but it is believed to be a combination of genetic and environmental factors.

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  • 9. 

    Who is more likely to develop ASD's?

    • A.

      Boys

    • B.

      Girls

    Correct Answer
    A. Boys
    Explanation
    Boys are four times more likely to have autism than are girls

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  • 10. 

    Is there currently a cure for Autism Spectrum Disorders?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    There are no medicines that can cure autism but some medication is used to treat severe tantrums, aggression and self-injurious behaviours in certain children with autism. Intensive early intervention can, however, significantly improve autism symptoms. However, doctors presently cannot predict which children will respond to therapy

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