How Much Do You Know About Stroke?

Test your knowledge about stroke by taking this quiz, based on information from the American Stroke Association and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Stroke is the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability.

1. What is stroke?



2. Strokes usually happen:




3. Which of the following are symptoms of a stroke?




4. Which of these factors plays a role in increasing the risk for stroke?




5. If you or someone you are with is experiencing a stroke, the correct action is:




6. If a person has signs of a stroke, how quickly should the person get to the hospital to reduce the chance of long term problems?




7. Which of these symptoms may indicate a stroke (Hint: Think F.A.S.T.)





symptoms may indicate a stroke

8. I plan to share my knowledge about stroke with: