Quiz: Ditching a Fit: Can you tame a temper tantrum?
Ditching a Fit: Can you tame a temper tantrum?
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

Temper tantrums are a normal, healthy part of childhood development, and understanding what brings them on can make them easier to tame. But don't wait until the clouds roll in to test how well you can minimize a meltdown. Take this temper tantrum quiz to prepare for the inevitable outburst.

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How long does the average temper tantrum last?
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At what age do temper tantrums peak?
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An estimated 91 percent of 2-year-olds have temper tantrums how often?
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Which of the following is the most common physical symptom of a temper tantrum?
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Which hormone spikes in a toddler's bloodstream during a temper tantrum?
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What mood disorder had a 40-fold increase in diagnoses from 1995 to 2003?
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What percentage of parents tend to intervene and stop temper tantrum behavior?
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Often, what's the best way to deal with a temper tantrum as it's happening?
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What percentage of 2-year-olds have a temper tantrum every day?
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Which negative emotion comes first in a temper tantrum?
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Which part of the brain is responsible for toddler temper tantrums?
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True or false: Kids have been arrested for temper tantrums.
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According to a proposed diagnostic designation from the American Psychiatric Association, temper tantrums are indiciative of a mental disorder if they occur after what age?
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Which of the following is a temper tantrum red flag for clinical attention?
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In what year was the first comprehensive study on temper tantrums published?
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Tantrums that consistently last for how long are considered extreme?
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Extreme temper tantrumlike rebellion crops up in older kids and teenagers, too. What percentage of adolescents suffer from oppositional defiant disorder?
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At what age does the tantrum-provoking prefrontal cortex finally reach full development?
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