alzheimersdiseases

This quiz is about Alzheimer's disease however it is not a very accurate gauge of how much you really know about the disease because the questions are fairly simple. But still, do take your time off to attempt this quiz, thank you!

Do you think you know every single facts and information about Alzheimer's Disease? Until then you won't know unless you attempt this quiz, and in just a few minutes you will find out!

Created by: sarah of Alzheimer's Disease
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What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
What is your gender?
Male
Female
1. When is Alzheimer's disease (AD) most likely to strike?
between ages 20-40
for women, after menopause
age 65 and older
during childhood and adolescence
2. Which of the following is not an early warning sign for Alzheimer's?
confusion
memory loss
language deterioration
reduced motor skills
3. How is Alzheimer's diagnosed?
Mental-status test
Blood Test
Neurological Test
All of the above
4. Physiologically, what happens to the brain as Alzheimer's progresses?
Tissue swells
Fluid collects
Many cells die
Brain-stem atrophies
5. The average time from the onset of symptoms to death is how long?
20 Years
8 Years
6 Years
4 Years
6. Which of these is the strongest risk factor for developing the disease?
Heredity
Age
Exposure to toxins
2 And 3
7. Because no drugs cure this condition, emphasis is put on delaying the on-set of severe symptoms.Which of these strategies helps?
Exercise
Hobbies
Good nutrition
All of the above
8. Signs of Alzheimer's include which of these symptoms?
Loss of memory
Increase in irritability
Restlessness
All of the above
9. Which of the following is the most important risk factor for developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease?
Advanced age
Family history of the disease
Drinking from aluminium can or cooking in aluminium pots
Head injuries
10. Alzheimer's disease usually...
Can be cured with psychotherapy
Can be cured with pharmacology (medications)
Goes into remission among the very old
Cannot be cured

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