How Much Do You Actually Know About Cerebrovascular Accident?

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Central Nervous System Quizzes & Trivia

Cerebrovascular disease or accident includes a variety of medical conditions that affect the blood vessels of the brain and the cerebral circulation. A stroke is caused by the interruption of the blood supply to the brain, usually because of a blood vessel bursts or is blocked by a clot. This quiz has been made to make you aware of this disease and increase your knowledge. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does not belong concerning Brain Tumors
    • A. 

      Size and location effect function

    • B. 

      Radiation and chemo

    • C. 

      1st sign is usually headache

    • D. 

      Vision loss

    • E. 

      Space occupying lesion

  • 2. 
    The pathophysiology of brain tumours includes all but.....
    • A. 

      Increased intracranial pressure

    • B. 

      Size and location effect function

    • C. 

      Intracranial haemorrhage

    • D. 

      Benign or malignant

    • E. 

      Causes inflammation and necrosis

  • 3. 
    Which is not a symptom of a brain tumour?
    • A. 

      Personality and behavioral changes

    • B. 

      Cerebral shock

    • C. 

      Lethargy

    • D. 

      Can have no symptoms

    • E. 

      Inability to function

  • 4. 
    A brain tumor produces widespread dysfunction
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The cause of a brain tumour is....
    • A. 

      Plaque

    • B. 

      An embolism

    • C. 

      White matter

    • D. 

      Unknown

    • E. 

      Hemorrhaging

  • 6. 
    The signs and symptoms of a brain tumour vary and are determined by its location and how aggressive it is
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Seizures, nausea and vomiting can be signs and symptoms of a brain tumour?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Treatment for brain tumours would include all but.....
    • A. 

      Energy conservation

    • B. 

      Radiation and chemo

    • C. 

      Surgery

    • D. 

      Improve mobility

    • E. 

      Maintain function

  • 9. 
    According to the notes, a CVA is defined as all but.....
    • A. 

      Inflammation in brain

    • B. 

      Infarction of brain tissue from lack of blood

    • C. 

      Neurons are replaceable

    • D. 

      5 minutes of no blood equals necrosis

  • 10. 
    An embolism is a gradual process that develops over time
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Build up of material in an artery is called
    • A. 

      Embolism

    • B. 

      Tumor

    • C. 

      Ataxia

    • D. 

      Occlusion

    • E. 

      Cerebral shock

  • 12. 
    Sudden rupture of an aneurysm is called
    • A. 

      Thrombosis

    • B. 

      Embolism

    • C. 

      Intracranial pressure

    • D. 

      Aphasia

    • E. 

      Intracranial hemorrhage

  • 13. 
    An intracranial haemorrhage effects a single area of the brain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Concerning an occlusion, embolism, and intracranial haemorrhage - the only one with a slow onset is the occlusion
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The one that causes the most damage is
    • A. 

      Occlusion

    • B. 

      Embolism

    • C. 

      Intracranial hemorrhage

  • 16. 
    The cause of a CVA includes all of these but....
    • A. 

      Low blood sugar

    • B. 

      Increased blood pressure

    • C. 

      Cardiac disorders

    • D. 

      Weak blood vessels

    • E. 

      Embolism

  • 17. 
    Flaccid, no reflexes, hypotonic, can last for 6 weeks
    • A. 

      Contusion

    • B. 

      Cerebral shock

    • C. 

      Tumor

    • D. 

      Demyelination

    • E. 

      Binge drinking

  • 18. 
    Right CVA
    • A. 

      Problems with speach

    • B. 

      Irritable

    • C. 

      Impulsive

    • D. 

      Right hemiplegia

    • E. 

      Increased frustration levels

  • 19. 
    A left CVA includes only
    • A. 

      Poor judgement

    • B. 

      Problems with spatial relationships

    • C. 

      Impulsive

    • D. 

      Irritable

    • E. 

      Left hemiplegia

  • 20. 
    A right CVA includes all but
    • A. 

      Impulsive

    • B. 

      Problems with speech

    • C. 

      Poor judgement

    • D. 

      Problems with spatial relationships

    • E. 

      Left hemiplegia

  • 21. 
    Sensory impairment
    • A. 

      Left CVA

    • B. 

      Right CVA

    • C. 

      Both

  • 22. 
    Problems with speech
    • A. 

      Left CVA

    • B. 

      Right CVA

    • C. 

      Both

  • 23. 
    Confusion
    • A. 

      Left CVA

    • B. 

      Right CVA

    • C. 

      Both

  • 24. 
    Personality changes
    • A. 

      Left CVA

    • B. 

      Right CVA

    • C. 

      Both

  • 25. 
    Problems with spatial relationships
    • A. 

      Left CVA

    • B. 

      Right CVA

    • C. 

      Both

  • 26. 
    Contralateral muscle weakness or paralysis
    • A. 

      Anterior cerebral artery

    • B. 

      Middle cerebral artery

    • C. 

      Posterior cerebral artery

  • 27. 
    Global apphasia
    • A. 

      Anterior cerebral artery

    • B. 

      Middle cerebral artery

    • C. 

      Posterior cerebral artery

  • 28. 
    Middle cerebral artery includes
    • A. 

      Vision loss

    • B. 

      Sensory loss in legs

    • C. 

      Contralateral paralysis and sensory loss of UE and body

    • D. 

      Lose ability to problem solve

    • E. 

      Delay in verbal and motor respponses

  • 29. 
    Which one does not belong concerning posterior cerebral artery
    • A. 

      Cortical blindness

    • B. 

      Contralateral muscle weakness or paralysis

    • C. 

      Aphasia

    • D. 

      Loss of pain and temperature sensation

    • E. 

      Loss of proprioception

  • 30. 
    Loss of vision, aphasia, loss of pain and temperature sensation, loss of proprioception, cortical blindness, ataxia
    • A. 

      Anterior cerebral artery

    • B. 

      Middle cerebral artery

    • C. 

      Posterior cerebral artery

  • 31. 
    Contralateral muscle weakness or paralysis, sensory loss in legs, confusion, lose the ability to problem solve, personality changes, delay in verbal and motor responses
    • A. 

      Anterior cerebral artery

    • B. 

      Middle cerebral artery

    • C. 

      Posterior cerebral artery