Alzheimer's Disease Quiz Questions

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A multiple choice quiz on Alzheimer's Disease and caring for patients with this disease.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    5.  Name five symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and briefly describe each one.
  • 2. 
    7.  Name three things that a caretaker can do to make communication with Alzheimer's patients better.
  • 3. 
    8.  For the family taking care of the Alzheimer patient at home, name three safety precautions that should be taken.
  • 4. 
    What is reality orientation in Alzheimer's disease treatment?
  • 5. 
    1.  The usual span of years that Alzheimer's may progress in the patient is:
    • A. 

      Three to five years

    • B. 

      Two to twenty years

    • C. 

      Fifty to sixty years

    • D. 

      6 months to one year

    • E. 

      Eight to ten years

  • 6. 
    2.  Alzheimer's is an INSIDIOUS disease.  This means:
    • A. 

      That it is terminal

    • B. 

      That is can be cured

    • C. 

      That it sneaks up on a person over time

    • D. 

      That it only affects the elderly

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    3.  The symptom of dementia that involved a more confused state after dark is called:
    • A. 

      Dark retreat

    • B. 

      Sundowning

    • C. 

      Agitation

    • D. 

      Dark reaction

  • 8. 
    4.  Scientists believe that _________________ develop in the brain of an Alzheimer's patient, and may be a cause of the disease.
    • A. 

      Cholesterols

    • B. 

      Tumors

    • C. 

      Ruptured blood vessels

    • D. 

      Plaques and tangles

  • 9. 
    A patient with Stage One Alzheimers might exhibit these behaviors:
    • A. 

      Forgetting names

    • B. 

      Missing appointments

    • C. 

      Getting lost while driving

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

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