1. Answer: B, A

A seizure is a sudden burst of electricity in your brain.

Where to find it: What is a seizure?

2. Answer: False

Doctors do not always know why someone has epilepsy.

Where to find it: Why do I have epilepsy?

3. Answer: False

Someone who has epilepsy can not give it to someone else.

Where to find it: Can my brother or sister catch epilepsy from me?

4. Answer: A

Most seizures last a few minutes or less.

Where to find it: Can I die from having epilepsy?

5. Answer: B

One way to stop seizures is to take medicine.

Where to find it: Can I stop my seizures?

6. Answer: B

You should dial 911 if someone is having a seizure and there is no adult nearby.

Where to find it: First aid

7. Answer: True

If someone is having a seizure you should not put anything in their mouth.

Where to find it: First aid

8. Answer: C

The word epilepsy, which means "to seize," comes from the Greek language.

Where to find it: Answers about epilepsy 

9. Answer: D

Julius Caesar, Vincent van Gogh and Napoleon Bonaparte all had epilepsy.

Where to find it: How am I different?

10. Answer: C

The esophagus is not part of your brain.

Where to find it: Kid Zone 

Authored Date: 
Reviewed By: 
Joseph I. Sirven MD
Patty Obsorne Shafer RN, MN
Friday, November 15, 2013