About Down Syndrome

Following are some of the multiple choice questions on the Down Syndrome with answers that will help the students in developing their knowledge.

Down Syndrome MCQ

1. What personality trait do MOST kids with Down Syndrome share?

  • Creative
  • Trustworthiness
  • Intelligent
  • Pessimistic

2. What is the most common cause for Down Syndrome?

  • Trisomy 21
  • Age
  • Mosaic Down Syndrome
  • Translocation Syndrome

3. Select ALL the Causes for Down Syndrome

  • Trisomy 21
  • Mosaic Down Syndrome
  • Translocation Down Syndrome
  • All of above

4. List 2 Common Health Problems that come having Down Syndrome

5. What is it called when kids are born with an extra (47) chromosomes?

  • Down Syndrome

6. How many chromosomes are we SUPPOSED to have in total?

  • 36
  • 49
  • 46
  • 64

7. Tests that detect down syndrome

  • screening tests
  • diagnostic tests
  • none
  • both

8. Diagnostic test of down syndrome are done ..

  • After a positive screening test
  • Before labor (during pregnancy)
  • After Labor
  • Both A & B

9. World down syndrome Day is

  • 21/3
  • 21/4
  • 27/3
  • 21/1

10. Down Syndrome WHD celebration Ribbon is..

  • blue
  • yellow
  • blue and yellow
  • none

11. What is Tourette Syndrome?

  • Repetitive movement/unwanted sounds that can be controlled easily
  • Repetitive movement/unwanted sounds that can't be controlled easily
  • Being obsessed with giving tours
  • Reliving a tragic event over and over again

12. Which answer is not a sign of Tourette Syndrome.

  • Throat clearing
  • Singing Loudly
  • Arm jerking
  • Grunting

13. Do tics get worse under stress?

  • Yes
  • No

14. Tourette syndrome is a genetic disorder which can be passed down from parent to child.

  • True
  • False

15. Tics experienced by people with Tourette Syndrome usually decrease

  • In their teens
  • in their elder years
  • In adulthood
  • As an infant

16. Tourette Syndrome is considered a

  • Eating Disorder
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Neurological Disorder
  • Physical Illness

17. Find the famous person who does not have Tourette's:

  • Dan Aykroyd
  • David Beckham
  • Tom Cruise
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

18. Tourette's syndrome affects

  • More males
  • More females
  • Males and females equally
  • none of the above

19. True or FalseTics stop when the person is asleep

  • True
  • False

20. True or FalseSinging often reduces tics

  • True
  • False

21. What is Morquio Syndrome?

  • It is progressive disease the grows worse as the kid grows older, there are two types of morquio syndrome!
  • A whole new body called a crab
  • A female crab
  • A progressive disease that is found within female crabs

22. How many types of Morquio syndrome are there?

  • Three
  • Two
  • Five
  • Seven

23. How do you get Morquio Syndrome?

  • Both parents carry the gene
  • The Kid has cancer
  • A female Crab has bit you
  • A female crab has transfered some Ibola

24. What is one Symptom of Morquio Syndrome?

  • Cracked Skull
  • Large Teeth
  • Short stature, with a very short torso
  • Giant feet

25. What is the treatment for Morquio

  • No permanent one is available
  • Depends on the condition of the patient
  • No possible one has been discovered
  • Laser

26. In Morquio Type A what is missing in your body and/or your body doesn't produce enough of?

  • Glycerin
  • Glucose
  • N-acetylgalactosamine-6 sulfatase
  • Saliva

27. What type of Morquio syndrome does Kevin have?

  • He has Type A
  • He has Type B
  • He has some of both
  • Not specifically mentioned

28. How long can you live if you have Morquio Syndrome?

  • Not very long
  • Depends on how bad your condition is
  • You can only live to about 12 years
  • You will live very long

29. What is an Enzyme?

  • A gland producing blood
  • A substance produced by a living organism which acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction.
  • A type of liquid used to break down sugar that gathers up and doesn't break down.
  • A type of 'over the counter' medicine

30. What lives inside of cells?

  • Chromosomes
  • 46 Chromosomes

31. What type of inheritance pattern does Cri-du-Chat Syndrome have?

  • Sex-linked
  • Autosomal

32. In order for someone to have Cri-du-Chat Syndrome, which chromosome has to be mutated?

  • 1st chromosome
  • 21st chromosome
  • 23rd chromosome
  • 5th chromosome

33. Cri-du-Chat Syndrome is caused by a ________ mutation.

  • Nondisjunction
  • Transversal
  • Deletion
  • Insertion

34. Can Cri-du-Chat Syndrome be inherited?

  • Yes
  • No

35. Cri-du-Chat Syndrome is also known as… (Select all that apply.)

  • 5p- Syndrome
  • "Cat Cry" Syndrome
  • Trisomy 18
  • Both A & B

36. What kind of features do people with Cri-du-Chat Syndrome possess? (Select all that apply.)

  • Low set and misformed ears
  • A small and backward slanting lower jaw
  • Epicanthal folds
  • All of above

37. Does this disorder affect any type of ethnic group?

  • No
  • Yes

38. Does Cri-du-Chat Syndrome affect males or females more?

  • Females
  • Males

39. According to most cases, how long does a person with Cri-du-Chat Syndrome generally live?

  • They die shortly after birth
  • As long as any other human
  • They die during their toddler years
  • They are immortal

40. Is there a cure for Cri-du-Chat Syndrome?

  • Yes
  • No

41. How many chromosomes a baby with born down syndrome will have?

  • 44
  • 46
  • 45
  • 47

42. Down Syndrome is also called ..

  • Trisomy 20
  • Trisomy 22
  • Trisomy 23
  • Trisomy 21

43. From common physical features of down syndrome

  • short neck
  • small ears
  • small hands
  • All of above

44. Is there different type of down syndrome?

  • yes
  • no

45. How many types of down syndrome are there..

  • 2 types
  • 3 types
  • 4 types
  • non of the above

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