Empathy Quotient Adolescent Autism Online Test & PDF

Empathy Quotient Adolescent - EQ

The Adolescent Empathy Quotient (EQ ) Autism test is a self-administered questionnaire used to measure autistic traits in adult. This online test consists of 40 statements and you can also download the PDF version. The Empathy Quotient test is a tool that has been developed to measure a person’s ability to empathise with others. Designed by Simon Baron-Cohen & Sally Wheelwright, the test consists of a series of questions that ask about a person’s ability to understand and share the feelings of others.

EQ Empathy Quotient Adolescent Questionnaire PDF

EQ Empathy Quotient Adolescent Scoring Key PDF

The information provided on this website is for educational purposes only, The assessments on this website are not intended to diagnose autism or any  medical condition.
Following is online test:-


1. My child can easily tell if someone else wants to enter a conversation.

Question 1 of 40

2. My child finds it difficult to explain to others things that s/he understands easily, when they don’t understand it the first time.

Question 2 of 40

3. My child really enjoys caring for other people.

Question 3 of 40

4. My child finds it hard to know what to do in a social situation.

Question 4 of 40

5. My child often goes too far in driving his/her point home in a discussion.

Question 5 of 40

6. It doesn't bother my child too much if s/he is late meeting a friend.

Question 6 of 40

7. Friendships and relationships are just too difficult, so my child tends not to bother with them.

Question 7 of 40

8. My child often finds it difficult to judge if something is rude or polite.

Question 8 of 40

9. In a conversation, my child tends to focus on his/her own thoughts rather than on what his/her listener might be thinking.

Question 9 of 40

10. When s/he was younger, my child enjoyed cutting up worms to see what would happen.

Question 10 of 40

11. My child can pick up quickly if someone says one thing but means another.

Question 11 of 40

12. It is hard for my child to see why some things upset people so much.

Question 12 of 40

13. My child finds it easy to put him/herself in somebody else’s shoes.

Question 13 of 40

14. My child is good at predicting how someone will feel.

Question 14 of 40

15. My child is quick to spot when someone in a group is feeling awkward or uncomfortable.

Question 15 of 40

16. If my child says something that someone else is offended by, s/he thinks that that’s their problem, not his/hers.

Question 16 of 40

17. If anyone asked my child if s/he liked their haircut, s/he would reply truthfully, even if s/he didn’t like it.

Question 17 of 40

18. My child can’t always see why someone should have felt offended by a remark.

Question 18 of 40

19. Seeing people cry doesn’t really upset my child.

Question 19 of 40

20. My child is very blunt, which some people take to be rudeness, even though this is unintentional.

Question 20 of 40

21. My child doesn’t tend to find social situations confusing.

Question 21 of 40

22. My child is good at understanding how people are feeling and what they are thinking.

Question 22 of 40

23. When my child talks to other people, s/he tends to talk about the other person’s experience rather this his/her own.

Question 23 of 40

24. When my child talks to other people, s/he tends to talk about the other person’s experience rather this his/her own.

Question 24 of 40

25. My child is able to make decisions without being influenced by people’s feeling.

Question 25 of 40

26. My child can easily tell if someone else is interested or bored with what s/he is saying.

Question 26 of 40

27. My child gets upset if s/he sees people suffering on news programmes.

Question 27 of 40

28. His/her friends usually talk to my child about their problems as they say that s/he is very understanding.

Question 28 of 40

29. My child can sense if s/he is intruding, even if the other person doesn’t tell him/her.

Question 29 of 40

30. My child sometimes goes too far with teasing

Question 30 of 40

31. My child is often insensitive, though s/he doesn’t always see why.

Question 31 of 40

32. If my child saw a stranger in a group, s/he would think that it is up to them to make an effort to join in.

Question 32 of 40

33. My child usually stays emotionally detached when watching a film.

Question 33 of 40

34. My child can tune into how someone else feels rapidly and intuitively.

Question 34 of 40

35. My child can easily work out what another person might want to talk about.

Question 35 of 40

36. My child can tell if someone is masking their true emotion.

Question 36 of 40

37. My child doesn’t consciously work out the rules of social situations.

Question 37 of 40

38. My child is good at predicting what someone will do.

Question 38 of 40

39. My child tends to get emotionally involved with a friend’s problems.

Question 39 of 40

40. My child can usually appreciate the other person’s viewpoint, even if s/he doesn’t agree with it.

Question 40 of 40


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