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Quiz: How Well Do You Know ADHD?


When it comes to attention deficit, there are myths and misinformation abound. Test your ADHD IQ here.


Q1 : ADHD is a not real medical disorder.

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Q2 : ADHD mainly affects children, especially boys.

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Q3 : Children who are said to have ADHD are often just active, energetic children.

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Q4 : Hyperactivity is a hallmark symptom of ADHD.

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Q5 : Children with ADHD will eventually outgrow it.

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Q6 : ADHD is a straightforward problem of difficulty in paying attention.

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Q7 : ADHD is not a very serious disorder.

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Q8 : ADHD is a fairly new disorder.

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Q9 : ADHD is caused by bad parenting.

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Q10 : ADHD is caused by sugar, food additives, and food allergies.

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Q11 : People who can focus really well can't possibly have ADHD.

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Q12 : People who are really smart don't generally have ADHD.

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Q13 : ADHD symptoms can be improved through better diet and nutrition.

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Q14 : Being given special accommodations because of ADHD gives an unfair advantage.

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Q15 : People with ADHD never amount to much.

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Your Score
Excellent - a perfect score. Share your results with family and friends!
Awesome - you know what you are talking about. You really know your stuff, but keep reading about ADHD so you can achieve a perfect score.
Your knowledge of this subject is passable. Read some more, then come back to take the quiz again to see how you have improved.
Below average. There's a lot more you can read about ADHD.
Oh, dear. That was not so great. Won't you try again? I'm sure you can get at least one answer correct.

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