Question 1 (1 point)




Individuals with ADHD may suffer from  _______________, the inability to attend and focus, and/or ____________________________, problems with impulsivity and self-regulation.

, problems with impulsivity and self-regulation.


Question 1 options:

inattention; hyperactivity
attention, hyperactivity
inactivity; cognitive delays
nutrition; hyperactivity

Question 2 (1 point)


Which of the following is NOT true regarding the prevalence of ADHD?


Question 2 options:

Children from highly educated families and children from families receiving Medicaid are most likely to be identified.
Black students make up less of the ADHD population but are identified at higher rates than their white peers
Male students are at least twice as likely to be identified as having ADHD as are their female peers.


The numbers of students identified as ADHD is steadily dropping each year as prevention techniques are discovered.

Question 3 (1 point)


The primary difficulty for most children with ADHD occurs in which area of the Information Processing Model?


Question 3 options:

Information input
Executive function
Information output


Question 4 (1 point)


Test of cognitive ability should also be considered when identifying a student with ADHD.

Question 4 options:



Question 5 (1 point)


According to the American Psychiatric Association, a child can be said to have ADHD if he or she has difficulties only at school but not in other environments.

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Question 6 (1 point)


The co-existence of conditions that can make diagnosis and treatment more complex is known as comorbidity.

Question 6 options:



Question 7 (1 point)


Educational supports specifically for children with hyperactivity and/or attention problems have existed since the late 1800s.

Question 7 options:



Question 8 (1 point)



Food additives have been linked to increased hyperactive behavior.

Question 8 options:




Question 9 (1 point)


Why are boys more likely than girls to be identified as having ADHD?

Question 9 options:

Girls are genetically wired to be calmer in complex social situations such as school.
Teachers are more likely to view male students as “problems” they would like to remove from their classroom.
Boys are genetically predisposed to attention and hyperactivity, making them more prone to ADHD.
Girls are more likely to display inattention without hyperactivity, making them easier to overlook.


Question 10 (1 point)


_______________  was coined in the early 20th century to describe children with a cluster of symptoms including hyperactivity and inattention.


Question 10 options:

Strauss Syndrome
Asperger’s Syndrome
Cruickshank’s Condition


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