Quiz On Central Nervous System Disease - Part 2

28 Questions | Total Attempts: 467

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Central Nervous System Quizzes & Trivia

The central nervous system controls most functions of the body and mind. It consists of two parts: the brain and the spinal cord. Proper care is expected from medical practitioners when it comes to illnesses affecting this system. Test how experience you are to care for ta patient by taking this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Symptomatic treatment to maintain mobility and function as long as possible
    • A. 

      Parkinson's

    • B. 

      Huntington's

    • C. 

      MS

    • D. 

      ALS

  • 2. 
    Defective Gene
    • A. 

      Parkinson's

    • B. 

      Huntington's

    • C. 

      MS

    • D. 

      ALS

  • 3. 
    MS, all are true but....
    • A. 

      Unknown cause

    • B. 

      No specific test for diagnosis

    • C. 

      Areas of demyelination

    • D. 

      20-40 year olds

    • E. 

      Memory lapses

  • 4. 
    Progressive degenerative disorder affecting motor function due to lass of extra pyramidal activity (basal ganglia)
    • A. 

      MS

    • B. 

      Parkinson's

    • C. 

      Huntington's

    • D. 

      ALS

  • 5. 
    Degenerative progessive atrophy of the brain
    • A. 

      MS

    • B. 

      Parkinson's

    • C. 

      Huntington's

    • D. 

      ALS

  • 6. 
    Muscle wasting disease due to degenerative hardening of the corticospinal tract
    • A. 

      ALS

    • B. 

      Huntington's

    • C. 

      Parkinson's

    • D. 

      MS

  • 7. 
    Pathophysiology involved with Multiple sclerosis is
    • A. 

      Basal ganglia disfunction

    • B. 

      Degeneration of neurons

    • C. 

      Depletion of neurotransmitters

    • D. 

      Demyelination

    • E. 

      Hardening of corticospinal tract

  • 8. 
    Plaque is found with
    • A. 

      MS

    • B. 

      ALS

    • C. 

      Huntington's

    • D. 

      Parkinson"

  • 9. 
    Inherited, autosomal dominance, maternal
    • A. 

      ALS

    • B. 

      MS

    • C. 

      Huntington's

    • D. 

      Parkinson's

  • 10. 
    Stumbling and falls, muscle cramps and twitching, eventually swallowing and respiration
    • A. 

      MS

    • B. 

      ALS

    • C. 

      Huntington's

    • D. 

      Parkinson's

  • 11. 
    High doses of corticosteroids is a treatment for
    • A. 

      ALS

    • B. 

      Parkinson's

    • C. 

      MS

    • D. 

      Huntington's

  • 12. 
    Mood swings, restlessness and rapid jerky motions in arms and face
    • A. 

      MS

    • B. 

      Huntington's

    • C. 

      Parkinsons's

    • D. 

      ALS

  • 13. 
    Signs and Symptoms of Parkinson's include all but.....
    • A. 

      Muscle atrophy

    • B. 

      Bradykinesia

    • C. 

      Tremors in hands

    • D. 

      Voice changes

    • E. 

      Decreased flexibility

  • 14. 
    Signs and symptoms of Huntington's disease include all but....
    • A. 

      Intellectual impairment

    • B. 

      Stumbling and falls

    • C. 

      Loss of problem solving skills

    • D. 

      Mood swings

    • E. 

      Jerky motions in arms and face

  • 15. 
    Visual problems may help with diagnosis
    • A. 

      ALS

    • B. 

      MS

    • C. 

      Huntington's

    • D. 

      Parkinson's

  • 16. 
    ALS affects UMN's in the cerebral cortex and LMN's in the brainstem and spinal cord.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    UMN's damage with ALS cause all but......
    • A. 

      Decreased muscle tone

    • B. 

      Spastic paralysis

    • C. 

      Hyperreflexia

    • D. 

      Weakness in hands and arms

  • 18. 
    LMN damage with ALS causes flaccid paralysis, decreased muscle tone and decreased reflexes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Usually affects people over 60, substantia nigra involved, bradykinesia, festinating gait.
    • A. 

      ALS

    • B. 

      MS

    • C. 

      Huntington's

    • D. 

      Parkinson's

  • 20. 
    Treatment may include dopamine replacement
    • A. 

      ALS

    • B. 

      MS

    • C. 

      Parkinson's

    • D. 

      Huntington's

  • 21. 
    Signs and Symptoms of MS affect motor functions, sensory functions, visual function, bowel and bladder function, and sexual dysfunction
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The loss of myelin with MS happens specifically in gray matter of brain and spinal cord.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Progressive demylination of brain, spinal cord, and cranial nerves
    • A. 

      MS

    • B. 

      ALS

    • C. 

      Parkinson's

    • D. 

      Huntington's

  • 24. 
    With Huntington's disease you lose neurons
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A DNA screening will tell you if you have this disease
    • A. 

      ALS

    • B. 

      MS

    • C. 

      Huntington's

    • D. 

      Parkinson's

  • 26. 
    Remissions and exacerbations
    • A. 

      ALS

    • B. 

      MS

    • C. 

      Parkinson's

    • D. 

      Huntington's

  • 27. 
    The people with this disease respond well with dancing, counting, and excessive movement.
    • A. 

      MS

    • B. 

      ALS

    • C. 

      Parkinson's

    • D. 

      Huntington's

  • 28. 
    Neurons are made continually by the body
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False