Trivia Questions On Eating Disorders And Obesity! Quiz

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Trivia Questions On Eating Disorders And Obesity! Quiz

Can you explain eating disorders and obesity? An eating disorder is a severe condition in which someone puts their health at risk to lose or maintain their weight. It involves a lot of unhealthy patterns. Obesity is when excess body fat negatively impacts a person’s health. It usually entails over-eating and little or no exercise. If you are interested to discover more about eating disorders and obesity and how they are related, look no further than this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is an important criterion associated with Anorexia Nervosa but not presenting in Bulima Nervosa or Eating Disorder NOS?
    • A. 

      Purging

    • B. 

      Binge Eating

    • C. 

      Amenorrhea in females

    • D. 

      Intense fear of gaining weight

  • 2. 
    Which symptom is NOT associated with Anorexia Nervosa?
    • A. 

      Hypothermia

    • B. 

      Body weight between 85-95% expected

    • C. 

      Denial of the seriousness of the current body weight

    • D. 

      Binge-eating and purging

  • 3. 
    CBT is the treatment choice for:
    • A. 

      Aneorexia Nervosa-Binge-Eating/Purging type

    • B. 

      Aneorexia Nervosa-Restricting Type

    • C. 

      Bulimia Nervosa

    • D. 

      Narcisstic Personality Disorder

  • 4. 
    Who has the highest risk of obesity?
    • A. 

      A 50-year-old African American Woman

    • B. 

      A 25-year old Caucasian American Man

    • C. 

      A 70-year old Asian Man

    • D. 

      A 14 year old Caucasian Girl

  • 5. 
    Which eating disorder has a lifetime prevalence of 1-3%?
    • A. 

      Eating Disorder NOS (Or binge eating disorder)

    • B. 

      Aneorexia Nervosa

    • C. 

      Bulimia Nervosa

    • D. 

      ADHD

  • 6. 
    Bulimia Nervosa onset is usually:
    • A. 

      Late childhood to early adolescence

    • B. 

      Early Adulthood

    • C. 

      Middle Age

    • D. 

      Birth

  • 7. 
    Which eating disorder has a lifetime prevalence of .09%?
    • A. 

      Bulimia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Aneorexia Nervosa

    • C. 

      Binge-eating disorder

    • D. 

      Avoidant disorder

  • 8. 
    _______________ is a neurotransmitter associated with eating and ______ disorders.
    • A. 

      Serotonin; Anxiety

    • B. 

      Serotonin; Mood

    • C. 

      Dopamine; Anxiety

    • D. 

      Dopamine; Mood

  • 9. 
    Which BMI is considered obese?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      35

  • 10. 
    Patients/clients suffering from Bulimia Nervosa are considerably underweight
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Binge-eating disorder is in DSM-IV-TR
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Patients/Clients suffering from Anorexia Nervosa are ashamed of the disorder, making it less resistant to treatment when compared to Bulimia Nervosa patients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is a set point?
    • A. 

      Ideal body weight

    • B. 

      Healthy body weight

    • C. 

      Homeostatic weight

    • D. 

      Goal weight

  • 14. 
    ______________________ is the eating disorder diagnosed 60% of the time in clinical settings.
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      EDNOS

    • C. 

      Bulima Nervosa

    • D. 

      Schiotypal

  • 15. 
    Which symptom is NOT consistant with Anorexia Nervosa?
    • A. 

      Binges and purges once a week

    • B. 

      Fears being fat

    • C. 

      Feeling in control

    • D. 

      Amenorrhea

  • 16. 
    Why are Pro-Ana and Pro-Mia sites so dangerous? 
    • A. 

      They actively encourage sufferers to hide their illnesses.

    • B. 

      They are easy to find and tell people that eating disorders are a "lifestyle choice" rather than mental illnesses.

    • C. 

      Lots of young children use the internet.

    • D. 

      They can hack your card details and send you spam.

    • E. 

      They are illegal.

  • 17. 
    _________________ is a mental illness characterized by extremely low body weight, distorted body image and an obsessive fear of gaining weight, resulting in a loss of appetite and fear of eating.
  • 18. 
    What does EDNOS stand for?
    • A. 

      Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified.

    • B. 

      Eating Disorder Not Overly Serious.

    • C. 

      Eating Disorder Not Openly Shared

  • 19. 
    What is one of the differences between Anorexia and Bulimia? 
    • A. 

      Everyone who has bulimia dies.

    • B. 

      Anorexia is a mental illness, bulimia is not.

    • C. 

      Bulimia is not as serious as anorexia.

    • D. 

      Only bulimics abuse laxatives.

    • E. 

      Anorexics can often be identified by low body weight, whereas bulimics may be overweight due to binge eating.

  • 20. 
    In which eating disorder would surgical interventions be an option?
    • A. 

      Morbid Obesity

    • B. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • C. 

      Bulimia Nervosa

  • 21. 
    Which is NOT a feature of the Maudsley approach for the treatment of anorexia nervosa?
    • A. 

      Refeeding phase

    • B. 

      Changing distorted beliefs phase

    • C. 

      Negotiations for a new pattern of relationshps phase

    • D. 

      Termination phase

  • 22. 
    An adolescent patient suffering from Anorexia Nervosa less than 3 years respond to family therapy better than bulimia nervosa patients
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Why is CBT the most effective course of treatment for Bulimia Nervosa according to the book?
    • A. 

      The "behavioral" component of bulimia nervosa focuses on normalizing eating patterns

    • B. 

      It's not family therapy is more effective

    • C. 

      It's not, CBT and Pharmacology are more effective

    • D. 

      Because clients will not tolerate medications

  • 24. 
    Obesity is only a behavioral issue dealing with self-control and impulsivity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    In terms of obesity, Leptin is
    • A. 

      A fat burning chemical

    • B. 

      A medication to treat impulse control

    • C. 

      The name of the psychologist who discovered a link between obesity and mood disorders

    • D. 

      Is produced by fat cells and it acts to reduce our intake of food