Test Your Eating Disorder Knowledge!

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Eating Disorder Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge of eating disorders!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The main reason people develop eating disorders is to draw attention to themselves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Someone suffering from an eating disorder will always have a low body weight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    _________________ is a mental illness characterised by extremely low body weight, distorted body image and an obsessive fear of gaining weight, resulting in a loss of appetite and fear of eating.
  • 4. 
    What does EDNOS stand for?
    • A. 

      Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified.

    • B. 

      Eating Disorder Not Overly Serious.

    • C. 

      Eating Disorder Not Openly Shared

  • 5. 
    What is one of the differences between Anorexia and Bulimia? 
    • A. 

      Everyone who has bulimia dies.

    • B. 

      Anorexia is a mental illness, bulimia is not.

    • C. 

      Bulimia is not as serious as anorexia.

    • D. 

      Only bulimics abuse laxatives.

    • E. 

      Anorexics can often be identified by low body weight, whereas bulimics may be overweight due to binge eating.

  • 6. 
    Roughly how many people are thought to be suffering from eating disorders in the UK currently?
    • A. 

      100,000

    • B. 

      700,000

    • C. 

      1.15 million

    • D. 

      100

    • E. 

      900,000

  • 7. 
    Why are Pro-Ana and Pro-Mia sites so dangerous? (Mark all that apply)
    • A. 

      They actively encourage sufferers to hide their illnesses.

    • B. 

      They are easy to find and tell people that eating disorders are a "lifestyle choice" rather than mental illnesses.

    • C. 

      Lots of young children use the internet.

    • D. 

      They can hack your card details and send you spam.

    • E. 

      They are illegal.