Aphasia - Introduction Basic Terms

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Disease Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is based on class notes by Dr. Randall Robey from UVA. Dr. Robey is highly knowledgable and is recognized as a leader in research and research related to aphasia.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the study of signs and symptoms?
    • A. 

      Nosology

    • B. 

      Semiology

    • C. 

      Sequela

    • D. 

      WHO framework

  • 2. 
    The study in the science of classification of disease
    • A. 

      Nosology

    • B. 

      WHO framework

    • C. 

      Syndrome

    • D. 

      Semiology

    • E. 

      Sign

  • 3. 
    A morbid condition following the consequence of a disease
    • A. 

      Nosology

    • B. 

      Sequela

    • C. 

      WHO framework

    • D. 

      Sign

  • 4. 
    The aggregate of signs and symptoms associated with any morbid process; taken together they constitute the clinical picture of the disease
    • A. 

      Sign

    • B. 

      Syndrome

    • C. 

      Semiology

    • D. 

      Nosology

  • 5. 
    Any objective determined abnormality indicative of disease
    • A. 

      Morbid

    • B. 

      Sign

    • C. 

      Syndrome

    • D. 

      Semiology

  • 6. 
    Any loss or abnormality of psychological physiological or anatomical structures or function some deviation from the norm
    • A. 

      Semiology

    • B. 

      Sign

    • C. 

      Syndrome

    • D. 

      Who framework - impairment

  • 7. 
    Loss of acquired language; language system established but not working well due to damage; etiology is stroke or brain damage
    • A. 

      Apraxia

    • B. 

      Aphasia

    • C. 

      Neuromotor brain damage

    • D. 

      Hearing loss

  • 8. 
    Number of cases per year
    • A. 

      Incidence

    • B. 

      Prevalence

  • 9. 
    Aphasia can occur in all modalities - writing, expressive, receptive, gestures
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Study in the cause of disease
    • A. 

      Epidemiology

    • B. 

      Etiology

  • 11. 
    May be expressed as an incidence rate or a prevalence rate
    • A. 

      Morbidity

    • B. 

      Mortality

  • 12. 
    Aphasia (noun)   aphasic (adjective)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False