Mental Illness Quiz: MCQ Trivia Facts!

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Mental Illness Quiz: MCQ Trivia Facts!

Are you aware of mental illness? Many myths surround different mental illnesses, but people are now open-minded to understand what causes them and how to handle those who suffer from them. If you are a caretake for people suffering from mental illnesses, this quiz will come in handy to refresh your understanding of some of the tale-tell signs of what one is suffering from.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During the ______________ stage of bi-polar disease the patient will experience overconfidence, racing thoughts and recklessness.
    • A. 

      Depression

    • B. 

      Excitability

    • C. 

      Mania

    • D. 

      Up

  • 2. 
    This disorder includes characteristics of chest pain dizziness and sudden feelings of terror without warning.
    • A. 

      Schizophrenia disorder

    • B. 

      Panic disorder

    • C. 

      Mood disorder

    • D. 

      Obsessive compulsive disorder

  • 3. 
    Jim felt aliens were sending radio waves into his brain.  Jim probably suffered from what disorder?
    • A. 

      Manic depression disorder

    • B. 

      Obsessive compulsive disorder

    • C. 

      Major depression

    • D. 

      Schizophrenia disorder

  • 4. 
    Brian would quickly jerk turn his head to the left in a ticking motion when he spoke. Brian probably had __________________.
    • A. 

      Tourette’s syndrome

    • B. 

      Autism

    • C. 

      Obsessive compulsive disorder

    • D. 

      Mental illness

  • 5. 
    Jill has had difficulty sleeping, eating, and feelings of worthlessness for the past year.  Jill is probably suffering from ______________.
    • A. 

      Mood disorder

    • B. 

      Thought disorder

    • C. 

      Autism

    • D. 

      Major depression

  • 6. 
    A condition where the persons thought process is disrupted causing that person to experience delusions or irrational fears, see visions, or a number of other irrational behaviors
    • A. 

      Thought disorder

    • B. 

      Mood disorder

    • C. 

      schizophrenia

    • D. 

      Mental health

  • 7. 
    Upon seeing a woman in a pink dress, Bobby would hallucinate and visually picture himself in that dress. Bobby suffered from ______________________.
    • A. 

      Schizophrenia

    • B. 

      Post traumatic stress disorder

    • C. 

      Manic depression

    • D. 

      Obsessive compulsive disorder

  • 8. 
    Jill seemed to either be in a really excited mood or depressed.  Jill probably suffered from ______________________.
    • A. 

      Obsessive compulsive disorder

    • B. 

      Panic disorder

    • C. 

      Manic depression

    • D. 

      Schizophrenia

  • 9. 
    A term used for a group of disorders causing severe disturbances in a person’s thinking, feeling, and ability to relate to others.
    • A. 

      Thought disorder

    • B. 

      Mental illness

    • C. 

      Mood disorder

    • D. 

      Major depression

  • 10. 
    Jim was a Vietnam veteran.  At night Jim would have nightmares about his combat experiences. Jim probably suffered from ____________________.
    • A. 

      schizophrenia

    • B. 

      Multiple personality disorder

    • C. 

      Mood disorder

    • D. 

      Post-traumatic stress disorder

  • 11. 
    Brian was unable to touch anything that he felt was dirty.  Brian would wash his hands numerous times a day.  Brian probably suffered from ___________________.
    • A. 

      Manic depression

    • B. 

      Panic disorder

    • C. 

      Obsessive compulsive disorder

    • D. 

      Autism

  • 12. 
    Jen always isolated herself from the rest of the class and reacted negatively when the school day schedule changed.
    • A. 

      Autism

    • B. 

      Multiple personality disorder

    • C. 

      Borderline personality disorder

    • D. 

      Tourette’s syndrome

  • 13. 
    John was unable to maintain relationships from because of his constant insecurity issues.  John probably suffered from __________________.
    • A. 

      Panic disorder

    • B. 

      Borderline personality disorder

    • C. 

      Obsessive compulsive disorder

    • D. 

      Psychotic

  • 14. 
    Gary would sometimes believe that he was his best friend Kim.  Gary would change his tone of voice and take on other female personality characteristics.  Gary probably suffered from what? ______________________.
    • A. 

      Thought disorder

    • B. 

      Schizophrenia

    • C. 

      Obsessive compulsive disorder

    • D. 

      Multiple personality disorder

  • 15. 
    The individual in the video that would constantly state, “I hate this place, nothing works here, the medication doesn’t work, I have been here for seven years.  This man suffered from what disorder?
    • A. 

      Schizophrenia

    • B. 

      Obsessive compulsive disorder

    • C. 

      Manic depression

    • D. 

      Bi-polar disease

  • 16. 
    One person in a _____________ is affected by schizophrenia.
    • A. 

      Seventy-five

    • B. 

      One hundred

    • C. 

      One hundred fifty

    • D. 

      Two hundred

  • 17. 
    Extreme depression can lead to this.
    • A. 

      Productivity

    • B. 

      Suicide

    • C. 

      Nightmares

    • D. 

      Raise in salary

  • 18. 
    A panic attack can sometimes be misdiagnosed as this.
    • A. 

      Heart attack

    • B. 

      Seizures

    • C. 

      Stroke

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 19. 
    A false perception of this is characteristic of schizophrenia.
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Reality

    • C. 

      Knowledge

    • D. 

      Memory

  • 20. 
    A feeling people with depression may have.
    • A. 

      Anxiety

    • B. 

      Excitability

    • C. 

      Worthlessness

    • D. 

      Hallucinations

  • 21. 
    A common, repetitive behavior of people with OCD, who need to reassure themselves, for example, that an appliance has been turned off.
    • A. 

      Flapping

    • B. 

      Flipping

    • C. 

      Pacing

    • D. 

      Checking

  • 22. 
    Auditory and visual ____________ are symptoms of schizophrenia.
    • A. 

      Sounds

    • B. 

      Hallucinations

    • C. 

      Effects

    • D. 

      Delusions

  • 23. 
    The suicide rate for people who suffer from mental illness.  
    • A. 

      Fifteen percent

    • B. 

      Twenty percent

    • C. 

      Twenty-five percent

    • D. 

      Ten percent

  • 24. 
    Intense fear of this is typical of borderline personality disorder.
    • A. 

      Ghosts

    • B. 

      Success

    • C. 

      Small places

    • D. 

      Abandonment

  • 25. 
    Normal cautious people may become this if they have manic depression.
    • A. 

      Psychotic

    • B. 

      Reckless

    • C. 

      Obsessed with details

    • D. 

      Controlling

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