Motor Speech Quiz: Trivia Questions!

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Motor Speech Quiz: Trivia Questions!

Motor speech quiz: trivia questions! People who have motor speech disorders find it difficult to control or coordinate the muscles of the face, tongue or larynx for speech production. Dysarthria and Apraxia are the two major types of motor speech disorders. Do you know what telltale signs to look for in a patient suffering from either type and how to handle them? How about you get a refresher by taking this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of dysarthria is characterized by mono loudness, imprecise consonants, regulatory articulatory breakdowns, prolonged intervals, excess, and equal stress?
    • A. 

      It could be any of the dysarthrias, these are all going to sound alike

    • B. 

      Ataxic

    • C. 

      Hyperkinetic

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is associated with ataxic dysarthria?
    • A. 

      Nystagmus

    • B. 

      Dystonia

    • C. 

      Hypotonia

    • D. 

      Tremor

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 3. 
    Hyperkinetic dysarthrias result from lesions in what?
    • A. 

      Cerebellar circuitry

    • B. 

      Basal ganglia circuitry

  • 4. 
    Monopitch, reduced stress, mono loudness, imprecise consonants, inappropriate silence, short rushes of speech, harsh voice, and continuous breathy voice is associated with
    • A. 

      Ataxic dysarthria

    • B. 

      Hypokinetic dysarthria

    • C. 

      Hyperkinetic dysarthria

    • D. 

      Mixed dysarthria

  • 5. 
    The clinical characteristics of tremor at rest, bradykinesia, and loss of posture are characteristics often associated with
    • A. 

      Ataxic dysarthria

    • B. 

      Hypokinetic dysarthria

    • C. 

      Hyperkinetic dysarthria

  • 6. 
    Dyskinesias, myoclonus, tics, chorea, ballismus, athetosis, dystonia, spasm and tremor are associated
    • A. 

      Hyperkinetic dysarthria

    • B. 

      Hypokinetic dysarthria

    • C. 

      Spastic dysarthria

    • D. 

      Ataxic dysarthria

  • 7. 
    Sudden muscle jerks are known as
    • A. 

      Myoclonus

    • B. 

      Dystonia

    • C. 

      Tremors

  • 8. 
    Volent swinging of an arm or a limb
    • A. 

      Ballismus

    • B. 

      Dystonia

    • C. 

      Myoclonus

  • 9. 
    Involuntary movements
    • A. 

      Myoclonus

    • B. 

      Dystonia

    • C. 

      Ballismus

  • 10. 
    Lack of coordination defined by undershooting or overshoot of a movement.
    • A. 

      Myoclonus

    • B. 

      Ballismus

    • C. 

      Dysmetria

  • 11. 
    Involuntary eye movements.
    • A. 

      Eye occular rotatis

    • B. 

      Nystagmus

    • C. 

      Dysmetria

  • 12. 
    Unsteady gait
    • A. 

      Nystagmus

    • B. 

      Dysmetria

    • C. 

      Hypotonia

    • D. 

      Titubation