EEG MCQ Quiz Questions

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Can you pass this test with these EEG MCQ quiz questions? The human brain is considered the most interesting part of the body to study. An electroencephalogram is a perfect test for diagnosing some problems that may have a connection with the brain. The quiz below is designed to test out if you understand how to carry out and denounce meaning from an EEG before your board exams. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    High amplitude slowing can be elicited by ___________ & _____________.
    • A. 

      Hyperventilation, Closing of Eyes

    • B. 

      Arousal, Drowsiness

    • C. 

      Stage 2 Sleep, REM Sleep

    • D. 

      Hyperventilation, Drowsiness

    • E. 

      Drowsiness, Photic Stimulation

  • 2. 
    Wave with a single deflection either up or down from the baseline.
    • A. 

      Transient

    • B. 

      Polyphasic

    • C. 

      Paroxysmal

    • D. 

      Monophasic

    • E. 

      Epileptiform

  • 3. 
    What pattern is affected by eye-opening and closing?
    • A. 

      Alpha Rhythm

    • B. 

      Posterior Dominant Rhythm

    • C. 

      Beta Rhythm

    • D. 

      Mu Rhythm

    • E. 

      Triphasic Waveforms

  • 4. 
    A wave that has 2 or more components of a different direction.
    • A. 

      Diphasic

    • B. 

      Ictal

    • C. 

      Monophasic

    • D. 

      Polyphasic

    • E. 

      Interictal

  • 5. 
    Sharply contoured waveforms that are judged to be abnormal.
    • A. 

      Ictal

    • B. 

      Transient

    • C. 

      Interictal

    • D. 

      Sharp transient

    • E. 

      Epileptiform

  • 6. 
    Regular waves that are similar to sine waves.
    • A. 

      Transient

    • B. 

      Polyphasic

    • C. 

      Ictal

    • D. 

      Diphasic

    • E. 

      Sinusoidal

  • 7. 
    Electrographic Seizure Pattern.
    • A. 

      Ictal

    • B. 

      Interictal

    • C. 

      Sharp transient

    • D. 

      Irregular Activity

    • E. 

      Epileptiform

  • 8. 
    Waveforms associated with and without clinical seizure manifestations.
    • A. 

      Ictal

    • B. 

      Interictal

    • C. 

      Paroxysmal

    • D. 

      Irregular Activity

    • E. 

      Epileptiform

  • 9. 
    An event that stands out against the background.
    • A. 

      Transient

    • B. 

      Ictal

    • C. 

      Diphasic

    • D. 

      Interictal

    • E. 

      Triphasic

  • 10. 
    Two components that are on opposite sides of the baseline.
    • A. 

      Sinusoidal

    • B. 

      Triphasic

    • C. 

      Epileptiform

    • D. 

      Diphasic

    • E. 

      Sharp Transient

  • 11. 
    Wave with a single deflection either up or down from the baseline.
    • A. 

      Transient

    • B. 

      Polyphasic

    • C. 

      Paroxysmal

    • D. 

      Monophasic

    • E. 

      Epileptiform

  • 12. 
    A wave that has 2 or more components of a different direction.
    • A. 

      Diphasic

    • B. 

      Ictal

    • C. 

      Monophasic

    • D. 

      Polyphasic

    • E. 

      Interictal

  • 13. 
    Electrographic Seizure Pattern.
    • A. 

      Ictal

    • B. 

      Interictal

    • C. 

      Sharp transient

    • D. 

      Irregular Activity

    • E. 

      Epileptiform

  • 14. 
    Waveforms associated with and without clinical seizure manifestations.
    • A. 

      Ictal

    • B. 

      Interictal

    • C. 

      Paroxysmal

    • D. 

      Irregular Activity

    • E. 

      Epileptiform

  • 15. 
    Two components that are on opposite sides of the baseline.
    • A. 

      Sinusoidal

    • B. 

      Triphasic

    • C. 

      Epileptiform

    • D. 

      Diphasic

    • E. 

      Sharp Transient

  • 16. 
    One or more waves that begin abruptly stand out from the ongoing EEG activity, reach maximum amplitude rapidly and disappear suddenly.
    • A. 

      Paroxysmal

    • B. 

      Transient

    • C. 

      Polyphasic

    • D. 

      Epileptiform

    • E. 

      Ictal

  • 17. 
    A wave with three components alternating about the baseline.
    • A. 

      Monophasic

    • B. 

      Triphasic

    • C. 

      Polyphasic

    • D. 

      Transient

    • E. 

      Sinusoidal

  • 18. 
    What unit is used to describe amplitude?
    • A. 

      Kilowatts

    • B. 

      Univolts

    • C. 

      Hertz

    • D. 

      Microvolts

    • E. 

      Gigawatts

  • 19. 
    Which wave pattern is a disorder with multifocal epileptiform discharges observed using the EEG?
    • A. 

      Medication Effect

    • B. 

      Infantile Spasms

    • C. 

      Paroxysmal Spike and Wave Complex

    • D. 

      Hyperventilation

    • E. 

      Photic Response

  • 20. 
    The frequency of Delta waves is
    • A. 

      Less than 4 Hertz

    • B. 

      Greater than 13 Hertz

    • C. 

      4-7 Hertz

    • D. 

      8-13 Hertz

    • E. 

      6-10 Hertz

  • 21. 
    The frequency of Beta Waves is
    • A. 

      Less than 4 Hertz

    • B. 

      Greater than 13 Hertz

    • C. 

      6-10 Hertz

    • D. 

      8-13 Hertz

    • E. 

      Greater than 13 hertz

  • 22. 
    The frequency of theta waves is
    • A. 

      Less than 4 hertz

    • B. 

      Greater than 13 hertz

    • C. 

      4-7 Hertz

    • D. 

      8-13 Hertz

    • E. 

      Greater than 13 Hertz

  • 23. 
    The average human brain weighs ____ pounds?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      6

  • 24. 
    Name one of the three main parts of the brain.
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

  • 25. 
    What is the name of the three protective membranes that cover and protect the brain?
    • A. 

      Cerebral Spinal Fluid

    • B. 

      Meninges

    • C. 

      Cortex

    • D. 

      Viscera

    • E. 

      Forebrain

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