Seizures And Epilepsy Trivia Questions

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Seizures And Epilepsy Trivia Questions

Epilepsy is a group of neurological disorders characterised by epileptic seizures, which are brief episodes of symptoms due to abnormal excessive synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. What do you know about epilepsy and these seizures? Let’s take a look.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A _________ seizure is a seizure in which the seizure activity restricted to a discreet areas of the cerebral cortex.
    • A. 

      Partial

  • 2. 
    Partial Seizures can also be called ________ seizures. Their terms are synonymous.
    • A. 

      Focal

  • 3. 
    ______________ Seizures involve diffuse regions of the brain simultaneously.
    • A. 

      Generalized

  • 4. 
    Which seizure type is most often associated with structural abnormalities of the brain?
    • A. 

      Focal/Partial

    • B. 

      Generalized

    • C. 

      Lennox-Gastaut

    • D. 

      Status Epilepticus

  • 5. 
    This seizure type may result from cellular, biochemical, or structural abnormalities that have a more widespread distribution.
    • A. 

      Partial/Focal

    • B. 

      Generalized

    • C. 

      Complex

  • 6. 
    Simple partial seizures occur only in the frontal and parietal lobes of the brain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False