Basic gout quiz - so how much do you know about gout ?

BASIC LEVEL



This page, our basic gout quiz,  was last reviewed or updated on 6 July 2018

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Paper, pencil, rubber - that's all

We've done these questions and answers about gout the "old fashioned," but we think reliable way and for those who want it, a definitely private way. We hope writing the answers - rather than simply clicking on a screen - gets you more involved and your mind more concentrated on the questions.

FOUR gout quizzes  

On this page here  is the basic gout quiz. The intermediate level quiz is on another page, link below. The third is the gout diet quiz, link below. The fourth is the gout pain quiz, link also below. Each has 20 questions.

An advanced quiz is currently being prepared and will be published later.

Types of questions about gout  

There are two main types of questions in each gout quiz.

First multiple choice questions - choose the right answer among a choice of three or four -  (a) (b) (c) etc.

Second, questions where you select  true or false.  

When you have finished the basic gout quiz questions

There is no time limit, so take your time, and take it in. When you have finished the questions, after question 20, go to the answers and mark yourself. To go to the answers page for these basic questions click on the link at the bottom of this page. Same for the other quizzes' pages

Each page of questions has its own page of answers. The correct answers are shown as (a) words or (b) words (c) words  Then follows the explanation if it is necessary.

Or for true or false answers they are shown as Answer (a) True or Answer (b) False, whichever is correct. Then follows an explanation about the answer if necessary.

How to find out more about a gout topic

To find out more, enter a subject word from each question into the Home Page search box. And that will take you to the pages references for each subject word. 




So here's the first gout quiz - Basic level questions


This gout quiz tests basic level knowledge


IF YOU GET ANY OF THE QUESTIONS MARKED ** WRONG, MAKE SURE YOU LEARN THE CORRECT ANSWER 
It is very important to know the answers to these ** marked questions.


Question 1 

Uric acid is found in  the blood and the tissues.Which is the more important location ?  >

(a) blood (b) tissues

Question 2

Where in the body does gout most often first attack ?  >

(a) elbows (b) ankles (c) big toes (d) ears

Question 3**

The usual target for the beginning of clearing up gout is  >

(a) 6.0 mg/dL (b) 7.0 mg/dl (c) 7.5 mg/dL.Women  around - 0. 5 mg/dL less.  

Question 4  ** 

At what uric acid level is gout more likely ?  >

(a) 7. 0 mg/dL (b) 8.0 mg/dL (c) 10.0 mg/dL 

Question 5

Allopurinol  works to lower uric acid by  >

(a)  inhibiting its production (b)  encouraging the kidneys to excrete more.
(c) dissolving serum (blood) uric acid (d) making the blood more alkaline. 

Question 6

Febuxostat works to lower uric acid by  >

(a)  inhibiting its production (b)  encouraging the kidneys to excrete more.
(c) dissolving serum (blood) uric acid (d) making the blood more alkaline.

Question 7

Can gout be cured ?  >

(a) True (b) False

Question 8

Gout only attacks the big toe   >

(a) True (b) False.

Question 9 **

Uric acid is made from  >

(a) fat (b) purines (c) hormones


Question 10

Does losing weight help to lower uric acid ?  >

(a) yes (b) no (c) usually.

YOU  ARE HALF WAY THROUGH !

Question 11

You should drink water if you have gout >

(a) True (b) False.  

Question 12

Uric acid is  mainly excreted in urine  >

(a) True (b) False. 

Question 13

Uric acid is more likely to crystallise (crystallize) when it is less saturated in the blood   >

(a) True (b) False. 

Question 14

Most uric acid is removed by the kidneys and excreted in urine but the rest is dissolved in  >

(a) the liver (b) the pancreas (c) the intestines.

Question 15

Gout is only caused by over-eating and over-drinking. >

(a) True (b) False. 

Question 16

Tophi most commonly appear after sufferers  have had gout  for  >

(a) 6 months  (b) 1 year (c) 5 years. 

Question 17

To lower uric acid naturally you must lose weight  >

(a) True (b) False. 

Question 18

Drinking water dilutes uric acid which makes it more excretable  >

(a) True (b) False              


Question 19

You should deal with gout as soon as you suspect its presence, or you have had it diagnosed. >

(a) True (b) False. 

Question 20

A  problem with your kidneys can cause gout.  >

(a) True (b) False


RELATED PAGES

Click here to go to the basic gout quiz answers. Compare your answers on paper with the basic gout quiz answers. 

Go to the gout quiz Intermediate questions 

Go to gout quiz Diet questions COMING SOON

Go to the gout pain quiz  questions COMING SOON




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