Mock EEG Written Exam

13 Questions
mock EEG written exam

This is designed to give the feel of actually taking a board exam and at the same time allowingthe participant the opportunity to further evaluate their EEG knowledge.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The basic unit for measuring current flow is
    • A. 

      Atomic weight

    • B. 

      Coulomb

    • C. 

      Volt

    • D. 

      Ampere

  • 2. 
    The basic unit of resistance is
    • A. 

      Ohm

    • B. 

      Coulomb

    • C. 

      Ampere

    • D. 

      Volt

  • 3. 
    A circuit that allows some frequencies to pass through it while others are blocked is a
    • A. 

      Resistor

    • B. 

      Transistor

    • C. 

      Filter

    • D. 

      Reactor

  • 4. 
    Which of the following describes the action of a capacitor
    • A. 

      Opposes changes in current flow

    • B. 

      Converts alternating current to direct current

    • C. 

      Creates a direct current resistance

    • D. 

      Stores energy

  • 5. 
    In a record with 10 hertz alpha activity. When the display epoch is changed from 10 seconds per display screen to 20 seconds per display screen, the frequency of the activity will be
    • A. 

      5 hz

    • B. 

      15 hz

    • C. 

      20 hz

    • D. 

      10 hz

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Arises from a localized area of abnormality in one part of the brain

    • B. 

      Is so minor it is of no practical consequences

    • C. 

      Usually produces a brief mental "absence"

    • D. 

      Only occurs, with high temperature in infants

  • 7. 
    The olfactory aura preceding a major seizure is
    • A. 

      The hallucination of an unpleasant smell

    • B. 

      A false sense of familiarity with the current situation

    • C. 

      A dream-like sense of strangeness

    • D. 

      A continual ringing sound in the patients ears

  • 8. 
    Which structure will most likely be affected first by an anoxic insult
    • A. 

      Brainstem

    • B. 

      Spinal cord

    • C. 

      Cortex

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 9. 
    Beta in the Electroencephalogram will more likely be caused by
    • A. 

      Diazapam

    • B. 

      Phenytoin

    • C. 

      Cimetidine

    • D. 

      Amitryptyline

  • 10. 
    FIRDA is seen in
    • A. 

      Children

    • B. 

      Adults

    • C. 

      Full term neonates

    • D. 

      Preterm infants

  • 11. 
    The central vertex electrode is
    • A. 

      C3

    • B. 

      CZ

    • C. 

      C4

    • D. 

      FPZ

  • 12. 
    During the recording of cerebral activity, the calibration input voltage is changed from 50uv to 100uv. What will the results be?
    • A. 

      No effect on the activity being recorded

    • B. 

      A two-fold increase in amplitude

    • C. 

      A one-fold reduction of amplitude

    • D. 

      Clipping of the waveform

  • 13. 
    According to the ACNS Guidelines, the minimum sampling rate for EEG data, it should be at least _________ times the highest high frequency filter setting.
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five