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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The woman then began to feel an irresistible urge to _________, which then served as a warning for her migraines.
(a) Yawn.
(b) Spin around.
(c) Laugh.
(d) Cry.

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

3. Sacks is just not sure if ____________ or genetics are more of a cause for the migraines which seem to take place in families.
(a) Luck.
(b) Environment.
(c) Hypochondria.
(d) Location.

4. What do many patients notice about the pain they might feel when they are experiencing a migraine?
(a) It's always on one side.
(b) It's dull.
(c) It's spotty.
(d) It doesn't go away.

5. What kinds of headaches might wake up a patient in the middle of the night, according to studies?
(a) Migraine.
(b) Cluster.
(c) Movement.
(d) Terror.

6. A precordial migraine is one in which _________ pain is the only symptom of the migraine attack, according to Sacks.
(a) Head.
(b) Chest.
(c) Arm.
(d) Leg.

7. Sacks points out that there is a tendency to _________ migraine sufferers in literature and in descriptions.
(a) Avoid.
(b) Romanticize.
(c) Criticize.
(d) Ignore.

8. What can be impossible when the pain of a migraine is intense, according to this book?
(a) Speaking.
(b) Reading.
(c) Activity.
(d) Eating.

9. What might alleviate the pain of a migraine in some patients, while this might also make the pain more severe for some patients?
(a) Vomiting.
(b) Running.
(c) Laughing.
(d) Sleeping.

10. Some patients will describe severe __________ as the main symptom of their migraine attack, leading to a different definition of migraine.
(a) Depression.
(b) Head pain.
(c) Abdominal pain.
(d) Family troubles.

11. Sacks points out that some migraines tend to present themselves as a ________, from the earliest signs to the aftereffects.
(a) Condition.
(b) Syndrome.
(c) Unit.
(d) Package.

12. Where is the physicist du Bois Reymond from, according to the descriptions in this manuscript?
(a) Germany.
(b) Spain.
(c) Austria.
(d) Hungary.

13. Sacks notes that those who suffer from _________ migraines experience the onset of an attack at fairly regular periods though the times vary from one patient to another.
(a) Dull.
(b) Classical.
(c) Atypical.
(d) Boring.

14. The __________ of a migraine aura are something that are short lived, unlike those of an actual seizure, according to Sacks.
(a) Damage.
(b) Complexity.
(c) Movement.
(d) Aftereffects.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Sacks ask migraine patients to do in order to see if they can determine a cause or a condition which might lead to migraines?

2. There are some patients that obviously suffer from periodical or causal attacks but that the larger group will defy easy _____________.

3. Some people, when having a migraine, might feel a distorted sense of familiarity or _____________.

4. There may also be changes in the levels of __________ which can be present in the aural symptom experience.

5. The symptoms of a migraine, as described in this chapter, include a feeling of _______ as well as the classic symptoms of migraine which are present in this section.

(see the answer keys)

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