How Well You Know About Seizure? Quiz

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How Well You Know About Seizure? Quiz

How well do you know about seizure? Do you suppose you can get past this quiz? Seizures are abrupt, uncontrolled electrical disturbances in the brain, causing variations in behavior, movements, feelings, and consciousness. If you develop a tendency to having recurring seizures, you may have epilepsy. Symptoms include confusion, uncontrollable movements of arms and legs, and cognitive or emotional symptoms. See how much you know about seizures try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the United States ____________________ people have epilepsy right now.
    • A. 

      1 out of 2

    • B. 

      1 out of 100

    • C. 

      1 out of 1000

    • D. 

      1 out of 100,000

  • 2. 
    Somewhere between three and five percent of the population has had a seizure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Seizure activity is
    • A. 

      Also called a brainstorm, storm in the brain

    • B. 

      Activity in the brain cells are signaling one to the next to the next uncontrolled

    • C. 

      Activity keeps going and going and going

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Seizures look different depending on where the brain activity happens.  The main types of seizures discussed in the video were
    • A. 

      Tonic Clonic (Grand Maul)/Complex Partial

    • B. 

      Pedi Maul/Simple Partial

    • C. 

      Absence

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    LESS then 300,000 students in the US live with Epilepsy?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    How can a teacher assist while waiting for help to arrive?
    • A. 

      Make the child safe

    • B. 

      Child's head is clear of any objects

    • C. 

      Remove glasses if applicable

    • D. 

      Loosen their clothing

    • E. 

      Ease to gound carefully if standing or sitting

    • F. 

      Turn on their side for proper head postion to allow any saliva to drain out

    • G. 

      Send another student or call to school nurses office

    • H. 

      note time of start of seizure

    • I. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The Postictal Phase of a seizure is
    • A. 

      Period following the seizure

    • B. 

      Student may be unconcious

    • C. 

      Extremely groggy

    • D. 

      Sleepy or slow to respond

    • E. 

      Seizure is over

    • F. 

      Can last for minutes up to 15-30 minutes

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Students CAN swallow tongue their during a seizure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Tonic-Clonic seizure can be described by which of the below:
    • A. 

      Occur rarely but can be traumatic to student

    • B. 

      May be able to preform gross motor skills

    • C. 

      Last 1-5 minutes

    • D. 

      Unaware of their actions

    • E. 

      Mumbles, repeats phrases, blink excessive, smack lips, pick at clothing

    • F. 

      Can look like student not paying attention in class

    • G. 

      Confused after seizure

    • H. 

      Unresponsive to instructions from teacher

    • I. 

      All of them

  • 10. 
    Select the one that indicates a Simple Partial seizure.
    • A. 

      Conciousness is NOT affected

    • B. 

      Arms may be jerking and student can not control

    • C. 

      All of them

  • 11. 
    Absence Seizure is noted by
    • A. 

      Occuring multiple times a day

    • B. 

      Affects conciousness

    • C. 

      With you one minute, gone for a few seconds, right back with you

    • D. 

      Blank stare spells

    • E. 

      All of them

  • 12. 
    Staff issues during a seizure should include which of the following:
    • A. 

      Do not assume the student is not simply paying attention

    • B. 

      Take harm out of their way

    • C. 

      Close the room door

    • D. 

      Do not restrict them, do not force to sit down

    • E. 

      Make sure student did not miss something important in class

    • F. 

      Notify school nurse

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Schools need to support the student with seizures and let them know that you will be there for them when things happen and after?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Staff needs to set a tone of acceptance, epilepsy/seizures for a student is just part of their individuality?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Other students ARE ALLOWED by staff to bully, tease, give funny looks or show aggression toward a student with epilepsy/seizures?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    When the seizure has ended and student returns
    • A. 

      Assure them they are still part of the classroom

    • B. 

      Make them feel comfortable

    • C. 

      Welcome them back

    • D. 

      Talk about it if student wishes

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    School staff needs to be aware that some students with epilepsy or seizure disorder.
    • A. 

      May have additional emotional/psychological challenges

    • B. 

      May be depressed

    • C. 

      May have learning disabilities such as ADHD

    • D. 

      May have attention problems

    • E. 

      Student may need things repeated to them

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Epilepsy or seizure students in the school should NOT participate in most school activities, should NOT go on field trips, NO gym activities allowed, can NOT engage in sports?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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