K-12 Fact Sheet Multiple-Choice Test

  1. A student is constantly squinting to read the blackboard. What is the most likely problem with their eyes?
    1. Nystagmus
    2. Conjunctivitis
    3. Farsightedness
    4. Nearsightednes
  2. What is the most common way to fix Nearsightedness or Farsightedness?
    1. Glasses and/or contacts
    2. Eye patch
    3. Surgery
    4. Eye drop
  3. What is not a possible symptom of Strabismus?
    1. Misalignment of the eyes
    2. Redness and itching of the eyes
    3. Loss of depth perception
    4. Double vision
  4. If someone has color blindness, what colors would they most likely mix-up?
    1. Blue and green
    2. Red and green
    3. Blue and yellow
    4. Red and purple
  5. If someone has viral conjunctivitis, what would the eye doctor tell them to do?
    1. Do nothing- the eye will heal by itself
    2. Use wetting eyedrops
    3. Use antibiotic eyedrops
    4. Wear an eye patch
  6. What does  a “lazy eye” mean?
    1. An eye that can’t tell colors apart
    2. A droopy eyelid
    3. An eye with a cloudy lens
    4. An eye that appears more inward or outward than the other eye
  7. Which  eye disease is characterized by uncontrolled back and forth eye movement?
    1. Conjunctivitis
    2. Nystagmus
    3. Strabismus
    4. Amblyopia
  8. What is not true about cataracts?
    1. A cataract causes pain in the eye
    2. A cataract impairs eyesight
    3. A cataract is a common eye ailment
    4. A cataract surgery is a short and relatively easy process
  9. Which eye disease can be passed on to others in a close setting?
    1. Nystagmus
    2. Strabismus
    3. Amblyopia
    4. Conjunctivitis
  10. If you have diabetes, which eye disease are you at a greater risk for?
    1. Farsightedness
    2. Amblyopia
    3. Color Blindness
    4. Cataracts

True/False

  1. About half of all Americans develop some sort of cataract by age 65. T/F
  2. Women are more likely to have color blindness than men. T/F
  3. When you have farsightedness, near objects are seen clearly and far objects are seen blurry. T/F
  4. Nearsightedness and farsightedness are refractive errors. T/F
  5. A cataract is a clouding of the clear lens in the eye. T/F

Answers (Multiple-Choice)

  1. 4
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 2
  5. 1
  6. 4
  7. 2
  8. 1
  9. 4
  10. 4

Answers (True/False)

  1. True
  2. False
  3. False
  4. True
  5. True