Types Of Diabetes Quiz: MCQ Trivia!

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Types Of Diabetes Quiz: MCQ Trivia!

How much do you know the individual types of diabetes? Do you think you can pass the quiz on the same topic? Diabetes is a health disorder that affects the way your body, mainly the pancreas, responds to food and sugars. Diabetes belongs to a group of diseases that can be detrimental to your health. The different types of diabetes include type I, type II, and gestational diabetes. Take the quiz and learn about diabetes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most common type of diabetes?
    • A. 

      Type 1

    • B. 

      Type 2

    • C. 

      Gestational

  • 2. 
    Diabetes does not always cause symptoms. Diabetes can be damaging to which of the following without you knowing it or feeling it?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Blood vessels

    • C. 

      Eyes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What organ secretes insulin?
    • A. 

      Kidneys

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Liver

  • 4. 
    Normal blood sugar is in what range?
    • A. 

      110-150

    • B. 

      60-110

    • C. 

      80-130

    • D. 

      All of the above are normal ranges

  • 5. 
    Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder (the body attacks itself).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Insulin allows what substance to enter the cells?
    • A. 

      Carbs

    • B. 

      Sugar

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Water

  • 7. 
    Type 2 diabetes may be reversed by the following:
    • A. 

      Losing weight

    • B. 

      Exercising

    • C. 

      Following a healthy diet

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Students with diabetes should or should not be allowed to eat cupcakes and pizza during classroom parties.
    • A. 

      Should not - since they have diabetes, they should watch their sugar intake.

    • B. 

      Should - they are kids! They need to be able to act like their peers.

  • 9. 
    If my student with diabetes is planning on having snacks during a classroom party or incentive, I should:
    • A. 

      Tell them no and give them an alternate activity.

    • B. 

      Allow them the snack.

    • C. 

      Review their individual health care plan and see if there is a section for classroom parties and snacks.

  • 10. 
    A child with diabetes (or other health concerns) will have an Individualized Health Care Plan. As a staff member it is or is not my responsibility to be aware of the information in this plan?
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Is not

  • 11. 
    Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that does not allow what 2 elements to work together?
    • A. 

      Red and white blood cells

    • B. 

      Insulin and sugar

    • C. 

      Insulin and food

    • D. 

      Sugar and water

  • 12. 
    I may be able to help identify children that may have diabetes if I ever notice the backs of their necks or hands always looking dirty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Diabetic emergencies happen. My student with diabetes may be having a diabetic emergency if:
    • A. 

      They are very flushed and pale.

    • B. 

      They are slurring their words or not making sense

    • C. 

      They seem "off"

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Making sure that a student checks his/her blood sugar before taking a test is or is not important?
    • A. 

      Is important. If my students blood sugars are too high or too low it may effect their performance on a test.

    • B. 

      Is not important. The health office has told me when to send my student to the health office. If it isn't time, they do not need to go.

  • 15. 
    A student in your class (that has diabetes) is being short, not following directions, and being rude. You should
    • A. 

      Send this child into the hall or to the office. This is a behavior issue.

    • B. 

      Send the child to see the counselor. Something may be up.

    • C. 

      Send the child to the nurse. Their blood sugar may be too high or too low.

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