PART II OF QUIZ:
6) Do you remember the address of the last place
7) Do you find that you repeat yourself more
8) Do people get annoyed with you due to
9) Do you have more trouble remembering
lists, such as shopping lists ?
10) Do you have trouble remembering
events that happened this morning or last week?
11) Do you now have more trouble
12) Have you been getting lost more
often than usual?
13) Do you have trouble finding words?
14) Do you find that you lose or
misplace things more often?
15) Do your memory difficulties impair
16) Without going back to the top of
the page, write down the three words you were told
to remember at the beginning of the quiz:
GREAT! You are done with the quiz. Now submit for
your memory score. The interpretation of your scores is given below.
Note that poor scores may be due to factors such as anxiety and inattention and not
just from memory difficulties. Doing well on this simple quiz also does not ensure that
you have no memory or cognitive difficulties.
The best indicator of your memory is your own assessment of your abilities. A perceived
consistent change in your mental capacity is a far more sensitive indicator of cognitive
difficulties than most tests, including this one. You should seek further help if this is
If you scored a 27 or 28, congratulations!
If you scored between 22 and 26, you may have some memory difficulties that, if
persistent and interfering with function, may need to be evaluated.
If you scored 21 or below, and you have noticed that you have difficulty with your
memory or thinking abilities of sufficient severity to interfere with functioning, you
probably would benefit from a good evaluation.
If you would like to know how your scoring was derived,