What IT's Like To Have Autism

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This is a multiple choice quiz that asks different questions about various characteristics of autism. This quiz will test a student's knowledge on what they know about autism.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Is there a cure for autsim?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Not Sure

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The given answer "No" suggests that there is currently no known cure for autism. Autism is a developmental disorder that affects communication, social interaction, and behavior. While there are various therapies and interventions available to help individuals with autism manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life, there is no known medical or scientific cure for the condition. Ongoing research aims to better understand autism and develop more effective treatments, but as of now, there is no cure.

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  • 2. 

    Which one is an effect of autism?

    • A.

      Loss of language and social skills

    • B.

      Common, repeated, or unusual use of language

    • C.

      Poor eye contact

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the options listed are effects of autism. Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects language and social skills, leading to a loss or impairment in these areas. Individuals with autism may also exhibit common, repeated, or unusual use of language, as well as poor eye contact. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 3. 

    In what year was autism discovered?

    • A.

      1897

    • B.

      1905

    • C.

      1911

    • D.

      1922

    Correct Answer
    C. 1911
    Explanation
    In 1911, autism was discovered. This refers to the year when Austrian psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler first used the term "autism" to describe symptoms of withdrawal and self-absorption in patients with schizophrenia. This marked an important milestone in the understanding and recognition of autism as a distinct condition.

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  • 4. 

    Whom do kids with autsim affect most?

    • A.

      Parents

    • B.

      Teachers

    • C.

      Siblings

    • D.

      Peers

    Correct Answer
    A. Parents
    Explanation
    Kids with autism affect their parents the most because parents are usually the primary caregivers and are responsible for meeting the child's needs, providing support, and managing their daily routines and activities. Parents often face unique challenges in understanding and addressing their child's specific needs, navigating the healthcare and educational systems, and dealing with the emotional and financial stress associated with raising a child with autism. They play a crucial role in the child's development and well-being, making their involvement and support essential for the child's progress and overall quality of life.

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  • 5. 

    What gender is most likely to have autism?

    • A.

      Males

    • B.

      Females

    • C.

      They have an equal chance

    Correct Answer
    A. Males
    Explanation
    Males are most likely to have autism compared to females. Research has consistently shown that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is more prevalent in males. The exact reasons for this gender disparity are not fully understood, but it is believed that biological and genetic factors may play a role. Additionally, females might be underdiagnosed or have different presentation of symptoms, leading to a lower reported prevalence. Nonetheless, the higher occurrence of autism in males is a well-established finding.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these are strategies/therapies available for kids with autism?

    • A.

      Doman/delcato method

    • B.

      Family counseling

    • C.

      Highly structured and intensive skill-oriented training sessions

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the mentioned strategies/therapies are available for kids with autism. The Doman/Delcato method is a treatment approach that focuses on stimulating brain development through physical activities. Family counseling involves providing support and guidance to the entire family of a child with autism. Highly structured and intensive skill-oriented training sessions aim to improve the child's social, communication, and behavioral skills. Therefore, all of these strategies/therapies can be used to help children with autism.

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  • 7. 

    Can you catch Autism from someone who already has it?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Not sure

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    Autism is not a contagious condition that can be caught from someone who already has it. Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is believed to have a combination of genetic and environmental factors as its cause. It is not transmitted through contact or interaction with individuals who have autism.

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  • 8. 

    What causes autism in babies?

    • A.

      Genetics and environment

    • B.

      All are theories

    • C.

      Disuption in early brain development

    • D.

      Abnormal levels of serotonin

    Correct Answer
    B. All are theories
  • 9. 

    What are some symptoms of Autism in infants?

    • A.

      No response to name

    • B.

      Constant screaming and yelling

    • C.

      Constant dropping of objects

    • D.

      Barely being able to sleep

    Correct Answer
    A. No response to name
    Explanation
    One of the symptoms of Autism in infants is not responding to their name. This means that when their name is called, they do not turn their head or show any recognition. This lack of response to their name can be an early indicator of communication and social interaction difficulties, which are common characteristics of Autism.

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  • 10. 

    Would you know an autistic child when you saw one?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Not sure

    • D.

      Sometimes

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Yes
    D. Sometimes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Yes, Sometimes." This answer acknowledges that it is possible to recognize an autistic child in some instances, but not always. It suggests that there may be certain observable characteristics or behaviors that can indicate autism, but it also acknowledges that autism can present differently in each individual, making it difficult to always identify someone as autistic just by appearance.

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