Neuroanatomy - Cerebrospinal Fluid (Csf)

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Neuroanatomy - Cerebrospinal Fluid (Csf)

Basics of the structure of the system which produces cerebrospinal fluid


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The main cell type which produces CSF is the
    • A. 

      Astrocyte

    • B. 

      Basket Cell

    • C. 

      Ependymal Cell

    • D. 

      Purkinje Cell

    • E. 

      Schwann Cell

  • 2. 
    The main anatomical structure which produces CSF is called the
    • A. 

      Amygdala

    • B. 

      Cerebral Cortex

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Choroid Plexus

    • E. 

      Foramen of Monroe

  • 3. 
    The main compartments which hold CSF in the brain are called
    • A. 

      Arteries Cavities

    • B. 

      Chambers

    • C. 

      Jim

    • D. 

      Ventricles

    • E. 

      Viaducts

  • 4. 
    How many ventricles are there?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      9

    • E. 

      32

  • 5. 
    What is the more common name for 'ventricles 1+2'
    • A. 

      Anterior ventricles

    • B. 

      Lateral ventricles

    • C. 

      Primary ventricles

    • D. 

      Posterior ventricles

    • E. 

      Vertical ventricles

  • 6. 
    The lateral ventricles are connected to the third ventricle via
    • A. 

      Cerebral Aqueduct (of Sylvius)

    • B. 

      Ependymal Canal

    • C. 

      Medial Aperture (Foramen of Magendie)

    • D. 

      Interventrricular foramina (of Monro)

    • E. 

      Telephone

  • 7. 
    The third ventricle is connected to the fourth ventricle via the
    • A. 

      Cerebral Aqueduct (of Sylvius)

    • B. 

      Ependymal Canal

    • C. 

      Lateral Aperture (Foramen of Luschka)

    • D. 

      Medial Aperture (Foramen of Magendie)

    • E. 

      Internet

  • 8. 
    The Lateral and Medial Apertures drain the fourth ventricle into the
    • A. 

      Arachnoid granulations

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Ependymal Canal

    • D. 

      Fifth ventricle

    • E. 

      Subarachnoid space

  • 9. 
    The greatest volume of CSF is contained within the
    • A. 

      Lateral ventricles

    • B. 

      Third ventricle

    • C. 

      Fourth ventricle

    • D. 

      Subarachnoid dpace

  • 10. 
    The subarachnoid space is between the arachnoid mater and the
    • A. 

      Alma mater

    • B. 

      Dura mater

    • C. 

      Pia mater

  • 11. 
    The Pia mater is the 'innermost' layer of the meninges, attached to the brain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    CSF is resorbed by the
    • A. 

      Arachnoid granulations

    • B. 

      Con granulations

    • C. 

      Dura granulations

    • D. 

      Pia granulations