Migraine Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The combination of _________ in the case of the woman with the impotent husband and the delinquent child might cause her headaches.
(a) Sharing living space.
(b) Genetics.
(c) Foods.
(d) Stresses.

2. What happens to Reymond every three to four weeks, according to the notes of Sacks in the beginning of this book?
(a) New patients.
(b) A new study.
(c) Migraines.
(d) A new pill.

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) Allergic.
(c) Painful.
(d) Accidental.

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

5. Sacks does think there may be a link between having ________ and cyclical vomiting as a child and migraines.
(a) Foster parents.
(b) Motion sickness.
(c) Anger.
(d) Processed foods.

6. Sacks does point out in this section that many people believe that migraines are _______________ in nature.
(a) Aggressive.
(b) Debilitating.
(c) Forward.
(d) Spontaneous.

7. One patient believes there are small _________ in the room with him, even when there are not.
(a) Monsters.
(b) Children.
(c) Mice.
(d) Indians.

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

9. One man experienced a ________ sensation in his left foot during the course of a migraine.
(a) Tingling.
(b) Tickling.
(c) Trembling.
(d) Pain.

10. The ________ who was restricted from normal social activities might be suffering from migraines as a result of depression.
(a) Student.
(b) Priest.
(c) Nun.
(d) Monk.

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

12. The woman that the man thought he was talking to was _______, while it was actually his secretary.
(a) His mother.
(b) His boss.
(c) His wife.
(d) His brother.

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

14. Sacks says there is no way to predict every stage of a migraine as the migraine is, by definition, __________ in nature.
(a) Chaotic.
(b) Angry.
(c) Truthful.
(d) Deafening.

15. Sacks discusses the way that ________ can change in people who are in the middle of a migraine attack.
(a) Ideas.
(b) Moods.
(c) Diseases.
(d) Thoughts.

Short Answer Questions

1. The 53-year-old woman who is studied in this section reports a feeling of ______ right before the onset of her migraine.

2. Finally, there may be disorders of perception, __________, and memory during the course of aural symptoms.

3. __________ emotions, exercise, and excitement are also regularly blamed for migraines though Sacks thinks this is only a part of the answer.

4. What did the man begin to use when he realized that sneezing might be able to relieve his migraine pain?

5. Sacks points out that some migraines tend to present themselves as a ________, from the earliest signs to the aftereffects.

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