Epilepsy Awareness Quiz! Trivia Questions

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Epilepsy Awareness Quiz! Trivia Questions

Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder in which brain activity becomes irregular, and it can trigger seizures or unusual behavior, and it can also cause confusion. Seizures can affect any process your brain directs. With this quiz, you will need to recognize what to do in the event of a seizure, what a seizure technically is, and does seizure medication work? This quiz will explain why epilepsy awareness is essential.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Doctors always know why someone has epilepsy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of these famous people in history had epilepsy?
    • A. 

      Van Gogh

    • B. 

      Michelangelo

    • C. 

      Picasso

    • D. 

      All of these people

  • 3. 
    This type of seizure, also called petit mal, is a brief episode of staring with impairment of awareness and responsiveness:
    • A. 

      Myoclonic Seizure

    • B. 

      Absence Seizure

    • C. 

      Infantile Spasms

    • D. 

      Tonic-Clonic Seizure

  • 4. 
    Something should be placed in the mouth of someone having a seizure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Is epilepsy contagious?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Sometimes

  • 6. 
    The following describes the estimate of new cases of epilepsy per year:
    • A. 

      5,000

    • B. 

      25,000

    • C. 

      131,000

    • D. 

      300,000

  • 7. 
    A seizure is a sudden burst of __________ in your __________.
    • A. 

      Electricity, Brain

    • B. 

      Blood, Brain

    • C. 

      Electricity, Heart

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a treatment for epilepsy?
    • A. 

      Ketogenic diet

    • B. 

      Antiepileptic medications

    • C. 

      Vagus Nerve Stimulator

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The percentage of people becoming seizure free for five years on medication is
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      90%

  • 10. 
    The word epilepsy, which means "to seize," comes from what language?
    • A. 

      Italian

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Greek

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