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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is NOT one of the things that are listed in the possible visual sensory hallucinations that one might experience?
(a) Geometric figures.
(b) Stars.
(c) Flashing lights.
(d) Flashbacks.

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

3. But on the other hand, some feel that those who suffer from migraines might be ____________ to suffer from allergies and motion sickness.
(a) More likely.
(b) Unable.
(c) Less likely.
(d) Just as likely.

4. Most patients, it seems, have an irresistible urge to _________ when they are suffering from a migraine, according to the studies in this book.
(a) Die.
(b) Cry.
(c) Sleep.
(d) Bang their head against the wall.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Sometimes auras can be so powerful so as to have the appearance of a __________ in some patients.

2. Sensory _________ is one of the categories of aural symptoms that the patient may experience.

3. What kinds of headaches might wake up a patient in the middle of the night, according to studies?

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

5. Sacks has found the the cause of some monthly migraines for women might be the result of a new ____________ regimen.

Short Essay Questions

1. What are the causes of serious losses of fluids during the experience of a migraine, according to Sacks?

2. What are two of the ways in which a person can manage their risk of migraines, according to Sacks?

3. What is something that Sacks has never seen, but he has heard of in relation to the aura before a migraine?

4. What can happen with a geometrical ornamental structure, according to Fluver in this section?

5. Where did Ralph Siegel, PhD work when he co-authored the last chapter with Oliver Sacks, according to the footnote?

6. What is the correlation that Sacks discounts because of a lack of studies of migraine patients?

7. What does Sacks say that all migraine patients have to fight during the experience of a migraine?

8. What affects at least ten percent of the population, so many people that they have attracted attention and curiosity since the beginning of time?

9. What did Airy believe that migraine hallucinations allowed a person to do as a result of their appearance?

10. What does Sacks see as happening with patients who are treated by physicians who make hasty decisions for their patients?

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