ADD, ADHD Child Quiz: Free, Instantly Scored

This ADD quiz, ADHD quiz, is for parents of children who might have ADD. Take the ADD quiz. Share the results with your child’s doctor.

This ADD quiz / ADHD quiz is for parents of children who might have attention deficit disorder (see ADD, ADHD Definition). If you suspect your child may have this mental health condition, please answer the ADHD quiz questions and share the results of this ADD child quiz with your pediatrician.

While no substitute for a physician's evaluation and diagnosis, this ADD quiz can help you determine whether your child's ADHD signs and behaviors warrant a doctor visit for further evaluation.

Take ADD Quiz (for Parents of Children Age 6-9)

When answering the ADD quiz questions, you want to compare your child's behaviors to other typical children of the same age. And the behaviors, or what you might consider ADHD symptoms, should have been taking place for at least 6 months. If the time period is less than 6 months, your child may have another mental health problem such as depression or anxiety.

Answer each question with a rating of 1-4

1 Does not apply to my child

2 Occasionally true in describing my child

3 This often describes my child's behavior or trait

4 A very good description of my child's behavior or trait

My child:

1. Is always on the go, like he's all wound up.

1 ~ 2 ~ 3 ~ 4

2. Difficult to control in shopping situations

1 ~ 2 ~ 3 ~ 4

3. Runs or climbs excessively in situations where it is clearly inappropriate

1 ~ 2 ~ 3 ~ 4

4. Could be described as restless or squirmy

1 ~ 2 ~ 3 ~ 4

5. Has difficulty waiting his/her turn for games or group situations

1 ~ 2 ~ 3 ~ 4

6. Has difficulty playing quietly

1 ~ 2 ~ 3 ~ 4

7. Leaves classroom or situation in which staying seated is expected

1 ~ 2 ~ 3 ~ 4

8. Easily frustrated in situations that require sustained effort

1 ~ 2 ~ 3 ~ 4

9. Short attention span

1 ~ 2 ~ 3 ~ 4

10. Only attends to a task if he/she is very interested

1 ~ 2 ~ 3 ~ 4

Scoring the ADD Quiz, ADHD Quiz

Total the scores for all ADD quiz questions.

0-20 Your child does not appear to have the symptoms of ADHD.

21-25 Has some ADHD symptoms.

26-30 Likely to have ADHD-could benefit from further evaluation and testing.

30+ Higher likelihood of having ADHD and should be evaluated.

For ADD help, remember to print out the results of this ADD quiz and take them with you to your child's next doctor visit.

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APA Reference
Gluck, S. (2021, December 20). ADD, ADHD Child Quiz: Free, Instantly Scored, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, June 24 from

Last Updated: January 2, 2022

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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