Fluency Disorders Trivia Quiz

Fluency Disorders Trivia Quiz

Answer each question below to the best of your ability. Results are at the end. Enjoy!

  • Question of

    For a child going through a period of normal disfluency, as much as ____ of his/her speech may be disfluent.

    • 5%
    • 20%
    • 50%
    • 70%
  • Question of

    Which of the following is NOT a predominate type of disfluency?

    • Repetitions
    • Blocks
    • Eye blinks
    • Prolongations
  • Question of

    Among boys and girls, _______ are more likely to be affected by fluency disorders, and _______ are more likely to recover.

    • boys; boys
    • boys; girls
    • girls; boys
    • girls; girls
  • Question of

    Which is an example of a “stuttering-like” disfluency?

    • Broken words
    • Phrase repetitions
    • Interjections
    • Revisions
  • Question of

    Acquired disorders of fluency show many of the same symptoms as developmental stuttering, except that acquired disorders:

    • Have an onset that is more gradual
    • Have an onset that is more dramatic
    • Are more severe
    • Jave sufferers who are more aware of their disfluencies
  • Question of

    On which of the following is Peters and Guitar’s Classification System based?

    • Location of Manifestation
    • Severity
    • Cause
    • Developmental vs. Acquired
  • Question of

    What is the core behavior most frequently associated with stuttering?

    • Part-word repetition
    • Single-syllable word repetition
    • Sound prolongation
    • Block
  • Question of

    Within-word disfluencies (those that affect the internal structure of the word) characterize:

    • Stuttering
    • Normal disfluency
    • Only severe stuttering
    • Only borderline stuttering
  • Question of

    Which of the following terms describes when a person pauses and uses filler words prior to producing a potential disfluency?

    • Substitution
    • Postponement
    • Circumlocution
    • Escape
  • Question of

    A predisposing factor may account for as much as _____ of the likelihood that a child develops stuttering, while a precipitating factor may account for ___.

    • 95%; 5%
    • 50%; 50%
    • 70%; 30%
    • 30%; 70%

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