What Do You Know About Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Disease?

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What Do You Know About Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Disease? - Quiz

The topic is ALS which touches the central nervous system—a vital part of the human body. Wherein, there are several motors aiding its functioning and there are also various diseases associated with the system. One major effect of ALS is total paralysis and one great man that had it was Stephen Hawking.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis disease dates back to at least?
    • A. 

      1824

    • B. 

      1844

    • C. 

      1835

    • D. 

      1833

  • 2. 
    English scientist Augustus Waller described the appearance of Shriveled nerve fibres in?
    • A. 

      1845

    • B. 

      1850

    • C. 

      1855

    • D. 

      1857

  • 3. 
    Connection between the symptoms and the underlying neurological problems were first described by?
    • A. 

      Jean-Martin Charcot

    • B. 

      Elon Musk

    • C. 

      Aaron Byron

    • D. 

      Phill Collins Phills

  • 4. 
    ALS became a cause celebre in the United States when Lou Gehrig was killed by the disease in?
    • A. 

      1939

    • B. 

      1940

    • C. 

      1935

    • D. 

      1933

  • 5. 
    An epidemic occurred among the Chamorro people of Guam which was similar to ALS in the?
    • A. 

      1950s

    • B. 

      1960s

    • C. 

      1970s

    • D. 

      1990s

  • 6. 
    Researchers had linked chromosomes 21 to familial ALS in the year? 
    • A. 

      1991

    • B. 

      1993

    • C. 

      1994

    • D. 

      1995

  • 7. 
    The El Escorial criteria were developed as the standard for classifying people with ALS in?
    • A. 

      1997

    • B. 

      1996

    • C. 

      1998

    • D. 

      1995

  • 8. 
    A challenge went viral online, commonly known as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in the year? 
    • A. 

      2014

    • B. 

      2011

    • C. 

      2015

    • D. 

      2013

  • 9. 
    One of the following plays a large role in rehabilitation for individuals with ALS
    • A. 

      Operation on the bone marrow

    • B. 

      Use of UV

    • C. 

      High sugar intake

    • D. 

      Physical therapy

  • 10. 
    The disease usually occurs between age span?
    • A. 

      30 to 55

    • B. 

      25 to 60

    • C. 

      60 to 70

    • D. 

      50 to 60

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