Concussion Health

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Concussion Health

Take this quiz on concussion health and treatment, made by dadsandkidshealth. Com using resources from the Centers for Disease Control.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are the leading causes of concussions?
    • A. 

      Sports

    • B. 

      Colliding with an obstacle

    • C. 

      Being in a fight

    • D. 

      Being in a motor vehicle accident

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are symptoms of concussions?
    • A. 

      Difficulty sleeping

    • B. 

      Hearing things that aren't there

    • C. 

      Being overly sensitive to light and sound

    • D. 

      Emotional imbalance

    • E. 

      Obsessive eating

    • F. 

      Difficulty with memory

  • 3. 
    The more concussions you have, the less dangerous they are.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Seeing a doctor is irrelevant when recovering from a concussion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Concussion victims may on rare occasions encounter serious blood clots in their heads. Which of the following symptoms are related to these clots?
    • A. 

      Slurred speech

    • B. 

      Difficulty sleeping

    • C. 

      Weakness and fatigue

    • D. 

      Nausea

    • E. 

      Giddiness

    • F. 

      Extreme emotional outbursts

    • G. 

      Headache

  • 6. 
    Compared to adults, children can experience slightly different symptoms from the formation of a blood clot. Which of the following are possible danger signs that should prompt a parent to bring his or her child to the hospital after the child experiences a bump to the head?
    • A. 

      Crying uncontrollably

    • B. 

      Having different-sized pupils

    • C. 

      Difficulty recognizing people or places

    • D. 

      Increasing agitation

    • E. 

      Refusal to nurse

    • F. 

      Bouts of unconsciousness

  • 7. 
    Compared to older children, very young children can have different symptoms from a post-concussion blood clot. Which symptoms are specific to very young children?
    • A. 

      Increase in sleeping

    • B. 

      Decrease in sleeping

    • C. 

      Changing method of play

    • D. 

      Loss of hearing

    • E. 

      Loss of balance

    • F. 

      Loss of new skills

  • 8. 
    Some activities may help recovering from a concussion, but others may make things far worse. Check the options that would make recovering from a concussion harder.
    • A. 

      Eating too much

    • B. 

      Resuming all normal life activity once pronounced healthy

    • C. 

      Riding a bike

    • D. 

      Riding a roller coaster

    • E. 

      Drinking alcohol

    • F. 

      Drinking milk

    • G. 

      Flying in an airplane

    • H. 

      Dancing

  • 9. 
    What's the best activity any person of any age can undertake to help speed recovery after a concussion?
    • A. 

      Eating potassium

    • B. 

      Getting rest

    • C. 

      Getting fresh air

    • D. 

      Exercise

  • 10. 
    The group most at risk of concussion complications are ___________.Protect your family by making sure to take the necessary precautions - always wear a helmet when riding a bike, always wear a seatbelt when riding in a car, be careful when playing sports, and know the symptoms and treatment for concussions, and you'll be ready to enjoy life safely.