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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. __________ migraines are always present in those who have cases of severe nausea along with their pain.
(a) White.
(b) Blue.
(c) Green.
(d) Red.

2. In the ________ migraine, there are certain situations that might be present - light, sound, activities, smells, drugs, etc.
(a) Movement.
(b) Circumstantial.
(c) Echoing.
(d) Classic.

3. Some people ascribe to the idea that a migraine may just be a/an ___________ reaction to the rest of the world.
(a) Outright.
(b) Accidental.
(c) Painful.
(d) Allergic.

4. Other researchers think there might be a certain __________ or grace to those who suffer from migraines, according to their work.
(a) Delicacy.
(b) Pride.
(c) Truth.
(d) Honor.

5. There might also be a connection, according to Sacks, between migraines and _________, as some will wake up with headaches.
(a) Sleeping in bed alone.
(b) Alcohol.
(c) Sleep.
(d) Pets.

6. The ________ is the word traditionally associated with the sensory illusions that a migraine sufferer may experience.
(a) Aura.
(b) Trauma.
(c) Migraine.
(d) Pain.

7. The central symptoms of a migraine are described as disorders of ________ in this book.
(a) Arousal.
(b) Understanding.
(c) Movement.
(d) Activity.

8. Some doctors and researchers are concerned about the possibility of _______ as a result of migraines.
(a) Seizure conditions.
(b) No quality of life.
(c) Brain damage.
(d) Strokes.

9. Sometimes, there might be sections of vision during a migraine which are ___________.
(a) Blank.
(b) Swirling.
(c) Choppy.
(d) Filled with colors.

10. Some people, when having a migraine, might feel a distorted sense of familiarity or _____________.
(a) Movement.
(b) Strangeness.
(c) Understanding.
(d) Activity.

11. There is a tendency in migraines to have __________ connections, according to the findings of Sacks.
(a) Family.
(b) Environmental.
(c) Pain.
(d) Movement.

12. Sacks pointed out that a woman's hair turned __________ on one side, the side where she would have her headaches.
(a) White.
(b) Black.
(c) Gray.
(d) Brown.

13. Sacks points out there are many ___________ toward many diseases and migraines are no exception to this finding.
(a) Tendencies.
(b) Truths.
(c) Predispositions.
(d) Cause.

14. Finally, there may be disorders of perception, __________, and memory during the course of aural symptoms.
(a) Speech.
(b) Coloring.
(c) Movement.
(d) Anger.

15. What does the answer to #31 typically precede, according to previous case studies in Sacks' research?
(a) Cancer.
(b) Surgeries.
(c) Heart attacks.
(d) Epileptic seizures.

Short Answer Questions

1. Some researchers actually believe that migraines make a person __________ to other diseases and to other conditions.

2. What do many patients notice about the pain they might feel when they are experiencing a migraine?

3. Sacks says that the only way to test the family connection theory of migraines is to see if a child with migraines in his family develops migraines when living with a ____________.

4. With a migraine, there can be a _________ appearance to the eye, according to the description in this book.

5. Sacks is just not sure if ____________ or genetics are more of a cause for the migraines which seem to take place in families.

(see the answer keys)

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