How Well You Know About Seizure? Quiz

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Tamraching
T
Tamraching
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 1 | Total Attempts: 675
Questions: 18 | Attempts: 676

SettingsSettingsSettings
How Well You Know About Seizure? Quiz - 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

    Correct Answer
    B. 1 out of 100
    Explanation
    In the United States, 1 out of 100 people have epilepsy right now.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that a small portion of the population, specifically between three and five percent, has experienced a seizure at some point. This indicates that seizures are not uncommon and can occur in a significant number of individuals. Therefore, the answer "True" is correct as it aligns with the information provided.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The given answer, "all of the above," is correct because it encompasses all the statements mentioned in the question. Seizure activity can indeed be referred to as a brainstorm or storm in the brain. During a seizure, there is uncontrolled signaling between brain cells, which can continue for an extended period. Therefore, all the statements provided in the question accurately describe seizure activity.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above". The explanation for this answer is that seizures can manifest in different ways depending on which part of the brain is affected. Tonic Clonic (Grand Maul)/Complex Partial seizures involve the entire brain and can cause loss of consciousness and convulsions. Pedi Maul/Simple Partial seizures occur in a specific part of the brain and may result in localized symptoms such as twitching or numbness. Absence seizures involve a brief loss of consciousness and staring spells. Therefore, all three types of seizures mentioned in the question are valid examples of how seizures can look different depending on the brain activity involved.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    LESS then 300,000 students in the US live with Epilepsy?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    More than 300,000

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    I. All of the above
    Explanation
    A teacher can assist while waiting for help to arrive by ensuring the safety of the child, making sure their head is clear of any objects and removing glasses if applicable. They can also loosen the child's clothing and ease them to the ground carefully if they are standing or sitting. Turning the child on their side helps maintain a proper head position and allows any saliva to drain out. The teacher can also send another student or call the school nurse's office for assistance and should note the time of the start of the seizure.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    G. All of the above
    Explanation
    The postictal phase of a seizure refers to the period immediately following the seizure. During this phase, the student may be unconscious, extremely groggy, sleepy, or slow to respond. It is the time when the seizure is over and can last for minutes up to 15-30 minutes. Therefore, all of the above options accurately describe the postictal phase of a seizure.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    Students CAN swallow tongue their during a seizure.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    During a seizure, it is not possible for a person to swallow their tongue. The tongue cannot be swallowed as it is attached to the base of the mouth. However, it is important to keep the person safe during a seizure by turning them on their side to prevent choking on saliva or vomit.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    I. All of them
    Explanation
    Tonic-Clonic seizures are characterized by various symptoms. They can occur rarely but can be traumatic to a student. During the seizure, the student may still be able to perform gross motor skills. The seizure typically lasts 1-5 minutes. The individual is unaware of their actions and may exhibit behaviors such as mumbling, repeating phrases, excessive blinking, smacking lips, and picking at clothing. These symptoms can make it appear as if the student is not paying attention in class. After the seizure, the student may feel confused and be unresponsive to instructions from the teacher. Therefore, all of the given options accurately describe Tonic-Clonic seizures.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. All of them
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that all the mentioned symptoms indicate a Simple Partial seizure. In this type of seizure, consciousness is not affected, and the person may experience jerking in the arms and a loss of control. Therefore, all the symptoms mentioned in the question align with the characteristics of a Simple Partial seizure.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    E. All of them
    Explanation
    Absence seizures are characterized by a sudden and temporary loss of consciousness, during which the person may appear to be staring into space. These seizures can occur multiple times a day and typically last for a few seconds. Therefore, all of the given options accurately describe the features of absence seizures.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    G. All of the above
    Explanation
    During a seizure, it is important for staff to be aware that the student may not be intentionally ignoring them and to not assume that the student is not paying attention. They should also take measures to ensure the student's safety by removing any potential sources of harm from their way. Closing the room door can help provide privacy and prevent distractions. It is important to not restrict or force the student to sit down, as this could potentially cause harm. Staff should also check if the student missed any important information during the seizure. Finally, notifying the school nurse is crucial for proper medical attention and support. Therefore, all of the given options should be considered during a seizure.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Schools should indeed support students with seizures and let them know that they will be there for them when seizures occur and afterwards. This support can include providing a safe environment, implementing a seizure management plan, educating staff and students about seizures, and offering emotional support to the student. By doing so, schools can create an inclusive and supportive environment for students with seizures, helping them feel understood and cared for.

    Rate this question:

  • 14. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that staff members should create an environment of acceptance where epilepsy or seizures are seen as a normal part of a student's individuality. This implies that the staff should not stigmatize or discriminate against students with epilepsy or seizures, but rather embrace their condition as a unique aspect of their identity. By fostering acceptance, staff can create an inclusive and supportive atmosphere for all students.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    NO bullying, teasing, funny looks or aggression shown toward the student will be tolerated at anytime

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all of the above." When a student returns after a seizure, it is important to assure them that they are still part of the classroom, make them feel comfortable, welcome them back, and talk about the seizure if the student wishes. These actions help create a supportive and inclusive environment for the student, ensuring their well-being and promoting their social and emotional development.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    F. All of the above
    Explanation
    Students with epilepsy or seizure disorder may have additional emotional/psychological challenges, such as depression. They may also have learning disabilities such as ADHD and attention problems. Due to these challenges, the student may need things repeated to them. Therefore, all of the above statements are true and relevant for school staff to be aware of when dealing with students with epilepsy or seizure disorder.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    They may participate in school activities as directed by parents or physician

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 21, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Apr 07, 2014
    Quiz Created by
    Tamraching
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.