Q is for Quiz

By October 5, 2018 A-Z No Comments

After a short break (most of the team have been off enjoying their summer holidays!) the A-Z blog is back! Since we are just over halfway through the A-Z series, Tom [EDIT Lab PhD student] has put together a quiz based on all our previous posts for you to test how much you’ve learnt so far!


Below is a multiple choice question for each of the posts published in the A-Z series so far (A-P). See how many you can get right without going back to look! Write down your answers to check them at the bottom of the page when you finish.

A for Anxiety

Which sub-type of anxiety disorder has the highest lifetime prevalence (8-13%)?

1 – Panic disorder

2 – Social anxiety disorder

3 – Specific phobias

B for Biobank

The UK Biobank follows the health and well-being of approximately _____ people:

1 – 500,000

2 – 50,000

3 – 5,000

C for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

CBT leads to remission in (at least) what percentage of affected individuals?

1 – 20%

2 – 50%

3 – 70%

D for Depression

Which of the following is one of the core symptoms of depression?

1 – Loss of pleasure/interest

2 – Insomnia

3 – Low self-esteem

E for Eating Disorders

What is the name of the UK’s leading eating disorder charity?

1 – Oxfam

2 – Beat

3 – Feet

F for Fear

There are 3 behavioural responses associated with fear: fight, flight, and. . . ?

1 – Fun

2 – Freeze

3 – Fix

G for Gene-Environment Correlation

Which of the 3 main types of gene-environment correlation tend to occur later in life?

1 – Evocative gene-environment correlations

2 – Passive gene-environment correlations

3 – Active gene-environment correlations

H is for Heritability

On average, what percentage of genetic information is shared by dizygotic twins?

1 – 0%

2 – 50%

3 – 100%

I is for Individual Differences

Which of the following is NOT a type of statistical analysis commonly used for individual differences research?

1 – Regression

2 – Correlation

3 – T-test

J for Jobs in Academia

What is something that a role in academia can provide?

1 – Flexibility and travel opportunities

2 – A fast track to a massive pension

3 – Undemanding work

K is for Kinship

What percentage of genetic variance does a grandparent share with their grandchild?

1 – 25%

2 – 50%

3 – 100%

L for Loneliness

How is loneliness related to social isolation?

1 – Loneliness is the subjective perception of social isolation.

2 – Loneliness is the negative influence of social isolation on mental health.

3 – Loneliness is not related to social isolation.

M for Missing Heritability

What does the term ‘missing heritability’ refer to?

1 – Heritability that cannot be measured using genome-wide association studies.

2 – When a member of a twin pair cannot be tracked down.

3 – The difference between heritability estimates from genome-wide association studies and twin studies.

N for Neuroticism

What percentage of variation in neuroticism is said to be influenced by genetic differences?

1 – 30-40%

2 – 40-60%

3 – 10-15%

O for Open Science

What is often the part of science that is communicated the slowest?

1 – Hypotheses

2 – Data

3 – Interpretations

P is for Polygenic Risk Scores

What percentage of the sample variance in educational attainment could be explained by a recent polygenic score constructed from a GWAS of more than 1 million individuals?

1 – 5%

2 – 9%

3 – 11%

 

Scroll down to see the answers below…

 

 

 

A – 3 I – 3
B – 1 J – 1
C – 2 K – 1
D – 1 L – 1
E – 2 M – 3
F – 2 N – 2
G – 3 O – 2
H – 2 P – 3