A Trivia Quiz On Eating Disorders!

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A Trivia Quiz On Eating Disorders!

Do you know anything about eating disorders and its severe effects? Eating disorders occur when someone either starves themselves to lose weight or binge and purge to maintain the same weight. Many people with eating disorders feel an unhealthy need to control their bodies, but most eating disorders occur because they are trying desperately to control their lives. This quiz is mainly about anorexia and bulimia, but it can also apply to the morbidly obese.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which condition is it likely for the client to consume excessive calories (up to 50 000/day)?
    • A. 

      Morbid Obesity

    • B. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • C. 

      Bulimia Nervosa

  • 2. 
    In which condition does an individual suffer from sleep disturbances (sometimes getting as little as 2-3 hours of sleep/night)?
    • A. 

      Morbid Obesity

    • B. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • C. 

      Bulimia Nervosa

  • 3. 
    In which eating disorder would surgical interventions be an option?
    • A. 

      Morbid Obesity

    • B. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • C. 

      Bulimia Nervosa

  • 4. 
    Men are more likely to suffer from eating disorders than women.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Many eating disorders manifest during adolescence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When sally looks in the mirror she sees a fat person looking back at her, so she has chosen to eat nothing today.  What eating disorder is this describing?
    • A. 

      Morbid Obesity

    • B. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • C. 

      Bulimia Nervosa

  • 7. 
    An unrealistic perception a person has of his/her appearance. What is this defining?
  • 8. 
    During a physical assessment, you notice your client has abrasions on her knuckles, yellowed teeth, and a raspy voice. Of what disorder are these signs and symptoms describing?
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia Nervosa

    • C. 

      Morbid Obesity

  • 9. 
    What percentage of African Americans are obese?
  • 10. 
    In what year was Bulimia first acknowledged as an eating disorder?
    • A. 

      1982

    • B. 

      1979

    • C. 

      1969

    • D. 

      2000