Neurological Exam MCQ Quiz!

85 Questions | Total Attempts: 187

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    List 3 behavioral/cognitive symptoms that can be used to distinguish vascular dementia from Alzheimer’s Dementia (not neuroanatomical).
  • 2. 
    List 3 cognitive findings in schizophrenia (not neuroanatomical).
  • 3. 
    List 2 neurological findings in schizophrenia (not behavioral/ not cognitive).
  • 4. 
    What is diffuse axonal injury (DAI) and why does it occur?
  • 5. 
    Give a brief definition of dementia.
  • 6. 
    Why do 7-year-olds typically have worse outcomes following brain injuries than 3-year-olds (assuming similar injuries)?
  • 7. 
    List 3 cognitive/behavioral changes commonly associated with HIV dementia (not neuroanatomical)?
  • 8. 
    When would you refer for a neuropsychological evaluation?
  • 9. 
    List the 2 defining symptoms of a pervasive developmental disorder.
  • 10. 
    List 3 Neurobiological symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
  • 11. 
    Define a coup and contrecoup.
  • 12. 
    List 3 neurobiological changes associated with eating disorders (not cog or behav.)
  • 13. 
    What is the Kennard Principle?
  • 14. 
    Define Cerebral Palsy.  List 2 common causes of it.
  • 15. 
    List 3 neuropathological features associated with Conduct disordered children (not cog or behav)
  • 16. 
    List 3 pre-injury factors believed to affect outcomes following a traumatic brain injury.
  • 17. 
    List 3 potential neuroanatomical changes in Herpes Encephalitis (not cog or behav)
  • 18. 
    List 3 disorders that can occur due to problems in the migration phase of embryogenesis.
  • 19. 
    Define “crowding” with respect to a child’s recovery from traumatic injury.
  • 20. 
    Describe the primary and secondary effects of traumatic brain injury.
  • 21. 
    List 2 symptoms of a nonverbal learning disability.
  • 22. 
    List 3 neuropsychological symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
  • 23. 
    List three advantages of the fixed battery approach to neuropsychological assessment.
  • 24. 
      ______ type of brain injury/event typically has the worst rehab outcome (group data)
    • A. 

      Focal injuries

    • B. 

      Viral infections

    • C. 

      Anoxic encephalopathy

    • D. 

      stroke

  • 25. 
    List 3 causes of epilepsy.