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Alzheimer's Disease Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

Last updated: April 2023

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive and irreversible brain disease that slowly eradicates memory and cognition. There are several different types of dementia, with Alzheimer's disease being the most common of the many types.

Alzheimer's disease can include a variety of symptoms such as memory loss, worsening ability to make decisions, language problems, issues with sleep, behavioral changes, increased wandering, and more.

How much do you know about Alzheimer's disease? We’re about to find out. Answer the 8 questions in our Alzheimer's quiz below and see how well you do.

Alzheimer's quiz: Let’s get started

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How common is Alzheimer's in the U.S.?

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True or False: Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are interchangeable terms.

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What is the main risk factor for Alzheimer's disease?

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True or False: There’s no cure for Alzheimer’s disease.

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True or False: Alzheimer's symptoms can develop in people as young as 30?

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Alzheimer's was officially named in what year?

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Which country has the highest rate of Alzheimer's?

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True or False: Heart disease increases a person's risk for developing Alzheimer's?

How many did you get right?

  • 0-1: Maybe it’s time to brush up on your Alzheimer's disease knowledge. Start with learning the basics of Alzheimer's.
  • 2-3: You know a bit, but there’s still lots to learn. Maybe try reading up on what causes Alzheimer's.
  • 4-5: Not bad! It sounds like you’re starting to understand the nuances of living with Alzheimer's. Learn about common Alzheimer's myths and misconceptions.
  • 6-8: Pro-status! You clearly have some experience with Alzheimer's. Are you interested in sharing your experience with others so they can learn more? Tell us about your Alzheimer's journey.

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