Autism-Spectrum Quotient Questionnaire

The Autism-Spectrum Quotient (ASQ) is a self-report questionnaire providing a measure of the extent of autistic traits in adults (age 16+). The questionnaire consists of 50 statements, giving you 4 choices for each statement. Please answer all questions.

    1. I prefer to do things with others rather than on my own.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    2. I prefer to do things the same way over and over again.
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    3. If I try to imagine something, I find it very easy to create a picture in my mind.
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    4. I frequently get so strongly absorbed in one thing that I lose sight of other things.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    5. I often notice small sounds when others do not.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    6. I usually notice car number plates or similar strings of information.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    7. Other people frequently tell me that what I’ve said is impolite, even though I think it is polite.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    8. When I’m reading a story, I can easily imagine what the characters might look like.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    9. I am fascinated by dates.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    10. In a social group, I can easily keep track of several different people’s conversations.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    11. I find social situations easy.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    12. I tend to notice details that others do not.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    13. I would rather go to a library than to a party.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    14. I find making up stories easy.
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    15. I find myself drawn more strongly to people than to things.
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    16. I tend to have very strong interests, which I get upset about if I can’t pursue.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    17. I enjoy social chitchat
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    18. When I talk, it isn’t always easy for others to get a word in edgewise.
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    19. I am fascinated by numbers.
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    20. When I’m reading a story, I find it difficult to work out the characters’ intentions.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    21. I don’t particularly enjoy reading fiction
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    22. I find it hard to make new friends.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    23. I notice patterns in things all the time.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    24. I would rather go to the theater than to a museum.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    25. It does not upset me if my daily routine is disturbed.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    26. I frequently find that I don’t know how to keep a conversation going.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    27. I find it easy to ‘read between the lines’ when someone is talking to me.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    28. I usually concentrate more on the whole picture, rather than on the small details.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    29. I am not very good at remembering phone numbers.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    30. I don’t usually notice small changes in a situation or a person’s appearance.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    31. I know how to tell if someone listening to me is getting bored.
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    32. I find it easy to do more than one thing at once.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    33. When I talk on the phone, I’m not sure when it’s my turn to speak.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    34. I enjoy doing things spontaneously.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    35. I am often the last to understand the point of a joke.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    36. I find it easy to work out what someone is thinking or feeling just by looking at their face.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    37. If there is an interruption, I can switch back to what I was doing very quickly.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    38. I am good at social chitchat.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    39. People often tell me that I keep going on and on about the same thing.
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    40. When I was young, I used to enjoy playing games involving pretending with other children.
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    41. I like to collect information about categories of things (e.g., types of cars, birds, trains, plants).
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    42. I find it difficult to imagine what it would be like to be someone else.
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    43. I like to carefully plan any activities I participate in.
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    44. I enjoy social occasions.
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    45. I find it difficult to work out people’s intentions.
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    46. New situations make me anxious.
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    47. I enjoy meeting new people.
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    48. I am a good diplomat.
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    49. I am not very good at remembering people’s date of birth.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree
    50. I find it very easy to play games with children that involve pretending.
    Definitely agree Slightly agree Slightly disagree Definitely disagree

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