Online autism quizzes and tests may be helpful to people who think they might be autistic. While non-autistic professionals are hesitant to diagnose autism, especially in adults, these quizzes and tests may serve as precursors to an official autism diagnoses. Until an official autism diagnosis, online autism questionnaires can help validate research done by people who suspect they may be autistic, which may provide answers and understanding where there wasn’t any before.
It’s been eight years since I last did an online autism quiz, and many have cropped up since then. What a wonderful time to take them all and share my answers.~
This test is a PDF, so the link may automatically download in your browser. Proceed with caution.
I scored an 8/10.
by Psychology Tools.
I scored 46/50.
I last took the Aspie Quiz and shared my results in 2014, when I scored 180/200 autistic and 28/200 neurotypical.
My new score: 191/200 autistic, 10/200 neurotypical. Does this mean I leveled up in autism??
I didn’t share my last results PDF, but if you’re curious, you can download and read more about it this time.~
Autism Spectrum Test
When I saw this test on TikTok, I had to search for it. Embrace Autism is a site that has been trending on #autistiktok, so I shouldn’t have been surprised to see it hosted there.
I scored 225/240.
I don’t know what these numbers mean:
- Social relatedness: 111
- Language: 21
- Sensory/motor: 53
- Circumscribed interests: 40
This 45-minute Emotional Intelligence Test by Psychology Today is free to take, but if you want more than a summary evaluation and graph, you’ll have to fork over $9.95
If you can put up with 146 questions, it might be worth it.
I gave up at number 111, because I was sick of the what should so-and-so do? and what would you do? questions. I don’t know. WHY ISN’T THERE AN “I DON’T KNOW” OPTION?!
Reminded me of my shitty high school therapist who couldn’t quit focusing on hypotheticals, and this much stress for a fun, explorational activity wasn’t what my mental health needed.
The Systemising Quotient (SQ) Test available via Aspie Tests is 75 questions long and nothing like the awful Psychology Today EQ Test.
I scored a 77/150, which is the average score for autistic females.
The Empathizing-Systemizing Test consists of 120 statements containing proper multiple choice options — Strongly disagree, Disagree, Agree, Strongly agree — and may go smoother if the PT one was too much.
I know it did for me.~ Even though I got a rude graph.
I scored a 12/80 Empathizing Quotient and 34/80 Systemizing Quotient.
According to Baron-Cohen’s 2003 book, I have a lower than average ability for understanding how other feel and responding appropriately, and an average ability for analyzing and exploring a system.
Considering a lot of questions were about how everyday things function, I’m sure “a system” isn’t a dissociative identity disorder reference.
Personality tests geared towards neurodivergent people always interest me, but the ones without neurodivergence in mind leave no room for such individuals. I find personality tests made for the general public excruciatingly difficult, namely because I am a DID system, because I’m autistic, and because questions often lack enough context or don’t have an ambiguous answer choice (because sometimes, both things can be true; other times, I really have zero idea and call it a Later Liz problem).
What do you make of personality tests and quizzes? Did you take the autism ones? If so, what were your results? And — if you’re comfortable doing so — does your professional diagnosis and/or suspicions match your results?I linked this post up with the Book Blog Discussion Challenge by Nicole & Shannon.
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