Epilepsy Knowledge

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Epilepsy Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many people will be diagnosed with epilepsy in their lifetime?
    • A. 

      1 in 10

    • B. 

      1 in 26

    • C. 

      1 in 84

    • D. 

      1 in 100

  • 2. 
    If you have a seizure, you have epilepsy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What causes epilepsy?
    • A. 

      Brain injury.

    • B. 

      Malfunctioning gene.

    • C. 

      Brain infection

    • D. 

      Exposure to toxic substances.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Most people know what is the cause of their epilepsy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What are possible triggers for a seizure?
    • A. 

      Flickering lights

    • B. 

      Lack of sleep

    • C. 

      Hormonal changes

    • D. 

      Loud noises

    • E. 

      A,B,C

    • F. 

      A,B,D

  • 6. 
    How many people are able to control their seizures with medications?
    • A. 

      1 out of 3

    • B. 

      9 out of 10

    • C. 

      2 out of 3

    • D. 

      1 out of 2

  • 7. 
    There are two kinds of seizures: grand mal (tonic clonic) and petit mal (absence)?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What age is the most common to be diagnosed with epilepsy?
    • A. 

      Infant

    • B. 

      Adolescence

    • C. 

      Middle age

    • D. 

      Senior citizen

    • E. 

      A and B

    • F. 

      A, B, C

    • G. 

      A,B, D

  • 9. 
    What conditions often appear in people who have epilepsy? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Anxiety

    • B. 

      Migraine headaches

    • C. 

      Depression

    • D. 

      Poor motor control

    • E. 

      ADD/ADHD

    • F. 

      Sleep issues

  • 10. 
    What are possible ways to control epilepsy?
    • A. 

      Medication

    • B. 

      Surgery

    • C. 

      Special diet

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 11. 
    If you see someone having a tonic clonic seizure (grand mal), you should do the following (check all that apply):
    • A. 

      Help the person to the ground

    • B. 

      Lay them on their side

    • C. 

      Hold down their tongue so they don't swallow it

    • D. 

      Give them water

    • E. 

      Call 911 right away

    • F. 

      Talk to them and reassure them they will be okay.