Motor Speech Quiz 4

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 110

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Motor Speech Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers some anatomy and basic subject matter how the nervous system and speech motor system interact. This quiz is based off a number of class notes and the books Duffy, J. R. (2005). Motor Speech Disorders: Substrates, Differential Diagnosis and Management. St Louis: Mosby. [ISBN: 978-0-323-02452-5] Freed, D. (2000). Motor Speech Disorders Diagnosis and Treatment. Singular Publications. [ISBN: 1-565-93951-4]


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Skeletal muscles are also known as
    • A. 

      Somatic muscles

    • B. 

      Smooth muscles

  • 2. 
    Name the major structures involved in the cerebellar system
    • A. 

      Basal ganglia, substantia nigra, subthalamus, cerebral cortex

    • B. 

      Corticobulbar tracts corticospinal tracts

    • C. 

      Cerebellar peduncles, reticular formation, red nucleus, pontine nuclei, inferior olive, thalamus, cerebral cortex

  • 3. 
    What is the arculate fasiculus?
    • A. 

      Band of fibers between occipital, temporal and cerebellum

    • B. 

      Band of fibers between mid temporal lobe and lower region of frontal lobe by the way of the parietal lobe

    • C. 

      Band of fibers connecting the hemispheres

  • 4. 
    What's the importance of the angular gyrus that is located at the junction of the temporal, parietal and occipital lobes?
    • A. 

      Important for processes involved in reading and writing

    • B. 

      Important for formulating linguistic messages with appropriate syntax and semantics

    • C. 

      Important for planning and performing and expressive language actions

  • 5. 
    The anterior language zone located in the left frontal lobe is important in
    • A. 

      Formulating linguistic messages with appropriate syntax and semantics

    • B. 

      Important for processes involved in reading and writing

    • C. 

      Important for planning and performing expressive language actions

  • 6. 
    The posterior language zone located in the left temporal and parietal lobes are
    • A. 

      Important for processes in reading and writing

    • B. 

      Formulating linguistic messages with appropriate syntax and semantics

    • C. 

      Important for planning and performing expressive languagge actions

  • 7. 
    What is known as the lentiform nucleus?
    • A. 

      Caudate nucleus and striatum

    • B. 

      Putamen and global pallidus

  • 8. 
    What are the two most important neurotransmitters for basal ganglia activity?
    • A. 

      Dopamine and ACH

    • B. 

      ACH and gaba

    • C. 

      ACH and glutamate

  • 9. 
    How are corticobulbar and corticospinal tracts arranged in the CNS?
    • A. 

      In a top to bottom fashion

    • B. 

      Fan like - corona radiata

    • C. 

      In a tight band internal capsule

  • 10. 
    What are the sole output neurons of the cerebellar cortex?
    • A. 

      Mossy fibers

    • B. 

      Purkinje cells

    • C. 

      Astrocytes

    • D. 

      Schwann cells

  • 11. 
    What cells form myelin in the PNS?
    • A. 

      Mossy fibers

    • B. 

      Purkinje cells

    • C. 

      Astrocytes

    • D. 

      Schwann cells