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ADHD Quiz 2024 – Self-Assessment Test

An ADHD quiz can give you an idea of whether your symptoms warrant professional evaluation and treatment. Take our ADHD quiz today.

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a mental health condition that interferes with daily functioning. This condition can make it difficult to attend to tasks at work and school.

The good news is that there is treatment available for ADHD. The first step in getting treatment is identifying whether you have ADHD symptoms.

The ADHD quiz below cannot diagnose you with ADHD. However, it can help you determine whether you’re likely to be showing ADHD symptoms.



Take the ADHD quiz below to get an idea of where your symptoms fall. If you score high, the next step is to see a mental health professional. They can perform a professional diagnosis and formulate a treatment plan for you.


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I find that I have a difficult time sitting still when I am expected to, such as when I’m at school or work.

I tend to interrupt others’ conversations or blurt out answers before a person has finished asking a question.

I strongly dislike waiting my turn in line.

I tend to avoid tasks that require mental effort and concentration.

I feel like I am always on the move, and I simply cannot control my urges to be on the go.

I frequently misplace important items, such as my wallet, phone, keys, or homework.

I often make silly mistakes at work or school, because I am not paying full attention to what I am doing.

Others would probably describe me as extremely forgetful and/or easily distracted.

I struggle with organization, which can include difficulties with prioritizing tasks, respecting deadlines, and keeping my personal space tidy.

Other people tell me that I talk too much, or I find myself noticing that I am talking non-stop.

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How This ADHD Quiz Works

This quiz evaluates how likely you are to be experiencing symptoms of ADHD. It is based on diagnostic symptoms of this disorder. 

You will receive a total score between 0 and 40. Higher scores indicate a higher level of ADHD symptoms. Your total score is the sum of your responses across all items

Who Is This ADHD Quiz For?

This ADHD quiz is for anyone who is experiencing problems with attention, concentration, and self-control. It can also be useful for parents who are concerned their child shows symptoms of ADHD.

Is It Accurate?

This quiz cannot diagnose ADHD. However, it is based on diagnostic criteria for the condition. 

It will give you an idea of whether you’re showing symptoms of ADHD. If you score high, it’s best to seek assessment from a mental health professional. 

Please remember that there are different types of ADHD. This test cannot differentiate between different types. It simply gives a general idea of whether you score high for ADHD symptoms.

Other Things You Might Want To Know

If you’ve sought out an ADHD quiz, you might be interested in additional sources offering information about ADHD. Consider the resources below: 

Frequently Asked Questions

How common is ADHD?

As of 2020-2022, 11.3% of children aged 5 to 17 had been diagnosed with ADHD during their lifetimes. The prevalence was 14.5% in boys compared to 8.0% in girls.

How is ADHD diagnosed?

ADHD and other mental health disorders are diagnosed using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. This manual lists diagnostic criteria for ADHD and other mental health disorders.

Who can diagnose ADHD?

ADHD is diagnosed by physicians, psychiatrists, or mental health professionals. Mental health professionals who may diagnose ADHD include psychologists, professional counselors, and clinical social workers. Psychiatric nurse practitioners may also diagnose ADHD.


Blurtitout employs stringent sourcing standards, using only peer-reviewed studies and academic research to ensure the accuracy of its content. For details on their editorial process, you can visit their website. This commitment to reliable sources is crucial in the health and medical fields. If you need help finding or interpreting these sources

  1. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). (2023). Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. [online] Available at: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd.
  2. ‌CDC (2024). Diagnosing ADHD. [online] Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/adhd/diagnosis/index.html.
  3. Anon, (2024). Products – Publications and Information Products from the National Center for Health Statistics. [online] Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/.


Jennifer Jacobsen is a university professor and mental health professional with over 10 years of experience writing in the health and wellness space.

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