Test Your Neurology Knowledge Quiz

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Test Your Neurology Knowledge Quiz

Test your Neurology knowledge


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are clinical signs of an upper motor neurone problem?
    • A. 

      Fasiculations

    • B. 

      Reduced tone

    • C. 

      Increased tone

    • D. 

      Diminished reflexes

    • E. 

      Brisk reflexes

    • F. 

      Positive Babinski's sign

  • 2. 
    A 32 year old gentleman is brought into A&E by ambulance following a car accident. He has multiple injuries, and is unresponsive. After his airway, breathing and circulation are assessed and stabilised, the doctor goes to assess his level of consciousness using the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS). He does not open his eyes at any stage, but tries to withdraw his arm and groans in response to painful stimuli. What is his GCS?
  • 3. 
    A 27 year old woman presents to her GP with a history of severe headache. She reports that these headaches have occurred 4 times in the last 3 months and have been predominantly left -sided and associated with visual disturbance and vomiting. They last several hours at a time and are so severe she has been unable to go to work. She reports that she is able to predict when she will get one of these headaches as the day before she is off her food, nauseated and the visual disturbances, which are flashing lights across her field of vision, begin. What is the likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Epilepsy

    • B. 

      Temporal arteritis

    • C. 

      Space occupying lesion

    • D. 

      Migraine

    • E. 

      Cluster headache

  • 4. 
    A 68 year old woman presents with double vision. On examination she has a ptosis of her left eye and when her eyelid is raised the eye is pointing inferiorly and laterally. On assessing her eye movements, these were normal in the right eye, but her left eye was unable to look right or upwards. Her left pupil was dilated. What is the likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Horner's syndrome

    • B. 

      Left 3rd nerve palsy

    • C. 

      Left 4th nerve palsy

    • D. 

      Left 6th nerve palsy

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are risk factors for stroke?
    • A. 

      Hypotension

    • B. 

      Atrial fibrillation

    • C. 

      Diabetes mellitus

    • D. 

      Hypocholesterolaemia

    • E. 

      Family history of stroke

  • 6. 
    A 44 year old gentleman presents to A&E with a severe headache. He said it came on quickly, within 30 seconds, and is at the back of his head. He reports feeling nauseated and 'unsteady'. On examination he has mild neck stiffness, nystagmus on left and right gaze and is walking with a very unsteady, broad-based gate, wobbling from side-to-side. What is the likely diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Subarachnoid Haemorrhage

    • B. 

      Migraine

    • C. 

      Cerebellar infarction

    • D. 

      Cluster headache

    • E. 

      Meningitis

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Todd's paresis

    • B. 

      Bell's palsy

    • C. 

      Ischaemic stroke

    • D. 

      Intracerebral haemorrhage

    • E. 

      Space-occupying lesion