The Muscular Dystrophy Quiz! Trivia

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The Muscular Dystrophy Quiz! Trivia

Do you know anything about muscular dystrophy? You should try this quiz and put your knowledge to the test. Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases that cause weakness and loss of muscle mass. In muscular dystrophy, abnormal genes interfere with the production of proteins necessary to form healing muscles. There is no remedy for muscular dystrophy, but with medication and therapy, symptoms can be managed. Take this quiz and learn more about muscular dystrophy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    About how many different forms of Muscular Dystrophy are there?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      50

  • 2. 
    Muscular Dystrophy is an inherited disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the main characteristic of the disease?
    • A. 

      Using a wheelchair

    • B. 

      Cognitive impairment

    • C. 

      Visual impairment

    • D. 

      Muscle weakness and atrophy

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the most common form of Muscular Dystrophy?
    • A. 

      Facioscapulohumeral (FSHD)

    • B. 

      Becker

    • C. 

      Duchenne Type

    • D. 

      Myotonic

  • 5. 
    The age of onset for Muscular Dystrophy is always infancy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Living with Muscular Dystrophy only affects the individual with the disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following muscle groups are the main ones affected by Muscular Dystrophy?
    • A. 

      Legs

    • B. 

      It varies by the type of Muscular Dystrophy

    • C. 

      Arms

    • D. 

      Torso

  • 8. 
    How can an individual prevent Muscular Dystrophy?
    • A. 

      Exercise

    • B. 

      Taking Folic Acid supplements

    • C. 

      Maintain a healthy diet

    • D. 

      There is no form of prevention.

  • 9. 
    What can be done to make life easier for individuals with Muscular Dystrophy?
    • A. 

      Raise the height of furniture in the home

    • B. 

      Install handrails in the home

    • C. 

      Use smartphone technology to control utilities in the home

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    There is a cure for Muscular Dystrophy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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