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1.) Which of the following is not an indicator of Alzheimer’s?

  • Getting lost in familiar places
  • Forgetting the names of casual acquaintances
  •  Having trouble balancing a checkbook
  • Coping poorly with unexpected events
2)Which of the following may increase your risk of Alzheimer’s?

  • Head injury
  • History of depression
  • Low level of education
  • All of the above

 

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3)No other age-related problem results in dementia.

  • True
  • False

4)Which of the following has been connected to Alzheimer’s disease?

  • High blood pressure
  • Low blood pressure
  • Both

5)Family history plays no role in your risk of developing Alzheimer’s.

  • True
  • False

6)A simple blood test can confirm an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

  • True
  • False

7)Besides Alzheimer’s, which of the following also can cause memory loss and confusion?

  • Thyroid problems
  • Drug intoxication
  • Depression
  • All of the above

8)Though a definite diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is possible only by autopsy, doctors can usually identify the disease by ruling out other causes of dementia.

  • True
  • False

9)Early diagnosis provides no benefit in Alzheimer’s disease.

  • True
  • False

10) And how did you do in the test?

  •  Excellent
  • Satisfactory
  • Fair
  • Poor
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