Adverse Childhood Experiences Quiz

Take this Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) quiz to find out if your physical health issues are correlated to unresolved childhood trauma.

Instructions: Below is a list of 10 categories of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). From the list below, please select each ACE category that you experienced prior to your 18th birthday. The number of categories of ACEs you experienced will be displayed at the end of the quiz. The higher your score, the more likely you are to have physical health conditions.

Submit your score to find out what it means.


    Did you feel that you didn’t have enough to eat, had to wear dirty clothes, or had no one to protect or take care of you?

    Did you lose a parent through divorce, abandonment, death, or other reason?
    Did you live with anyone who was depressed, mentally ill, or attempted suicide?
    Did you live with anyone who had a problem with drinking or using drugs, including prescription drugs?
    Did your parents or adults in your home ever hit, punch, beat, or threaten to harm each other?
    Did you live with anyone who went to jail or prison?
    Did a parent or adult in your home ever swear at you, insult you, or put you down?
    Did a parent or adult in your home ever hit, beat, kick, or physically hurt you in any way?
    Did you feel that no one in your family loved you or thought you were special?
    Did you experience unwanted sexual contact (such as fondling or oral/anal/vaginal intercourse/penetration)?
    Total ACE's