ALS Quiz (Lou Gehrigs Disease)

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Lou Gehrig Quizzes & Trivia

Lou Gehrig`s disease is commonly referred to as ALS; it is a nervous system disease that weakens muscles and impacts physical function. How much do you understand the disease and some of the symptoms it is associated with? Take this simple quiz and find out, remember to read more on it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Neurodegenerative means...?
    • A. 

      Deterioration of Neurons

    • B. 

      Neuron Generation

    • C. 

      Neurons Generated

    • D. 

      Neuron Nourishment

  • 2. 
    Who is the disease named after?
    • A. 

      Stephen Hawking

    • B. 

      Lou Gehrig

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      James Bond

  • 3. 
    Symptoms can be confused with stress
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    There is a cure for ALS
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    During ALS the brain looses control of______leading to______.
    • A. 

      Brain, craziness

    • B. 

      Muscles, paralysis

    • C. 

      Hair growth, lots of haircuts

  • 6. 
    This is the only medication that can increase life expectancy
    • A. 

      Motrin

    • B. 

      Amytrophic

    • C. 

      Riluzole

    • D. 

      Eye drops

  • 7. 
    What is the regular life expectancy once a person is diagnosed?
    • A. 

      1-2 years

    • B. 

      3-5 years

    • C. 

      8-10 years

    • D. 

      6 months

  • 8. 
    What are some of the symptons?
    • A. 

      Muscle weakness

    • B. 

      Trouble speaking, swallowing and breathing

    • C. 

      Cramping muscles

    • D. 

      All of the above