Neuro Final

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Neuro Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    An oscillatory movement around a joint is termed:
    • A. 

      Tremor

    • B. 

      Chorea

    • C. 

      Athetosis

    • D. 

      Ballismus

  • 2. 
    What is an inherited/familial tremor that is often associated with posture?
    • A. 

      Intention

    • B. 

      Resting

    • C. 

      Pill Rolling

    • D. 

      Essential

  • 3. 
    What is chorea?
    • A. 

      Proximal, rapid, flingy

    • B. 

      Distal & writhing

    • C. 

      Pretzel like movement disorder

    • D. 

      Involuntary movement of an isolated muscles

  • 4. 
    Ballismus is a result of damage where?
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Basal ganglia

    • C. 

      Cortex

    • D. 

      Subthalamus

  • 5. 
    An oscillatory movement of the limbs and trunk:
    • A. 

      Athetosis

    • B. 

      Ballismus

    • C. 

      Ataxia

    • D. 

      Chorea

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not true of Huntington's chorea?
    • A. 

      Autosomal dominant

    • B. 

      Shows up in 40s and 50s

    • C. 

      Cannot be found through genetic testing

    • D. 

      Is often masked in early stages

  • 7. 
    When does Syndemanks Chorea occur?
    • A. 

      After rheumatic fever

    • B. 

      After a TBI

    • C. 

      Following a CVA

  • 8. 
    Difficulty or slowness in executing movement is termed:
    • A. 

      Akinesthia

    • B. 

      Bradykinesthia

    • C. 

      Rigidity

  • 9. 
    What is Cogwheel rigidity?
    • A. 

      Abnormally high muscle tone all the time

    • B. 

      Catching between flexion and extension

    • C. 

      Someone who is stuck in flexion

  • 10. 
    Which of the following does not occur in Stage 1 of Parkinson's disease?
    • A. 

      Micrographia

    • B. 

      Blank face

    • C. 

      Festinating gait

    • D. 

      Dementia

  • 11. 
    What is the term that refers to the inability to perform rapidly alternating movements?
    • A. 

      Dysmetria

    • B. 

      Dysdiadochokinesia

    • C. 

      Rebound Phenomenon

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not a global mental function?
    • A. 

      Consciousness

    • B. 

      Temperament

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Intellect

    • E. 

      Energy and drive

  • 13. 
    What are three specific mental functions?
    • A. 

      Attention, perception, memory

    • B. 

      Attention, memory, and orientation

    • C. 

      Memory, intellect, and attention

    • D. 

      Perception, attention, and consciousness

  • 14. 
    What is cognitive flexibility considered to be?
    • A. 

      Global mental

    • B. 

      Specific mental

    • C. 

      Executive function

  • 15. 
    What is meta-cognition?
    • A. 

      Large cognition

    • B. 

      Thinking about thinking

    • C. 

      Learning about learning

  • 16. 
    A response decriment to a repetitive, non-noxious stimuli is called:
    • A. 

      Habituation

    • B. 

      Sensitization

    • C. 

      Associative learning

    • D. 

      Non-associative learning

    • E. 

      A & D

  • 17. 
    ___ occurs when stimuli are paired; the ability to predict relationships between stimuli.
    • A. 

      Non-associative learning

    • B. 

      Associative learning

  • 18. 
    In habituation with synaptic potentiation, what does calcium do?
    • A. 

      Decrease

    • B. 

      Increase

  • 19. 
    All non-associative learning involves:
    • A. 

      Acetylocholine

    • B. 

      Dopamine

    • C. 

      Calcium

  • 20. 
    Learning of any kind involves:
    • A. 

      Modification of synaptic ability

    • B. 

      Modification of the cellular membrane

    • C. 

      Modification of the neuron

  • 21. 
    What does semantic memory refer to?
    • A. 

      Memory of an episode in your life

    • B. 

      Generalize knowledge about the world

    • C. 

      Unintential recollection

    • D. 

      Knowing how to get the answer

  • 22. 
    Memory that you consciously try to retrieve is called:
    • A. 

      Episodic

    • B. 

      Implicit

    • C. 

      Explicit

    • D. 

      Semantic

    • E. 

      Field

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is not true about short-term memory?
    • A. 

      Lost without verbal practice or attention

    • B. 

      Lasts a few minutes

    • C. 

      Also called working memory

    • D. 

      Requires activation or potentiation of circuits several times

    • E. 

      Lost first

  • 24. 
    Where does encoding of short term memory occur?
    • A. 

      Amygdala

    • B. 

      Hippocampal formation

    • C. 

      Temporal lobe

  • 25. 
    Reflexive memory is also known as __
    • A. 

      Working

    • B. 

      Procedural

    • C. 

      Emotional