Neurophysiology Of Audition & Vestibular Anatomy & Physiology

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Neurophysiology Quizzes & Trivia

This lecture is give by Dr. Leo. It is a continuation of the cerebellar lecture


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Clark's column goes from what levels
    • A. 

      T1- C1

    • B. 

      T1- S2

    • C. 

      T1- L2

    • D. 

      C1- L2

  • 2. 
    After afferent fibers synapse in clarks column they ascend to the cerebellum via what tract?
    • A. 

      Spinothalamic

    • B. 

      Dorsal spinocerebellar

    • C. 

      Pontocerebellar

    • D. 

      Cuneocerebellar

  • 3. 
    Dorsal spinocerebellar and the cuneocerebellar tracts are responsible for which kind of proprioception?
    • A. 

      Conscious

    • B. 

      Unconcious

  • 4. 
    The scatter nuclei located in the pons (pontine nuclei) project into the cerebellum via
    • A. 

      Superior cerebellar peduncle

    • B. 

      Middle cerebellar peduncle

    • C. 

      Inferior cerebellar peduncle

  • 5. 
    How does the cerebellum project back to the cerebrum?
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Red nucleus

    • C. 

      Corticopontocerebellar tract

    • D. 

      Pontocerebellar tract

  • 6. 
    How does the cerebellum project back to the cortex?
    • A. 

      The dentothalamic tract via the ipsilateral VA

    • B. 

      The dentothalamic tract via the contralateral VA

  • 7. 
    Which peduncle does the dentothalamic tract go through?
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Inferior

  • 8. 
    The tract that comes out of the red nucleus is known as
    • A. 

      Dorsal spinocerebellar

    • B. 

      Rubrospinal

    • C. 

      Corticospinal

    • D. 

      Dentathalamic

  • 9. 
    What happens if you lesion the red nucleus
    • A. 

      Contralateral tremor

    • B. 

      Ipsilateral tremor

    • C. 

      Bilateral tremor

  • 10. 
    How does information about limb movement get to the cerebellum for comparison?
    • A. 

      Pontine nuclei

    • B. 

      Clark's column

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Red nucleus

  • 11. 
    If you have a lesion to the cerebellum or a peduncle where will your symptoms be?
    • A. 

      Ipsilateral

    • B. 

      Contralateral

    • C. 

      Bilateral

  • 12. 
    Basal ganglia lesion equals
    • A. 

      Ipsilateral symptoms

    • B. 

      Contralateral symptoms

    • C. 

      Bilateral symptoms

  • 13. 
    What is the middle layer (and the most prominent)?
    • A. 

      Molecular layer

    • B. 

      Purkinje cell layer

    • C. 

      Granule cell layer

  • 14. 
    The lateral purkinje cells project to which nucleus?
    • A. 

      Dentate

    • B. 

      Interposed

    • C. 

      Fastigial

  • 15. 
    The purkinje cells in the intermediate layer project where?
    • A. 

      Dentate nucleus

    • B. 

      Interposed nuclei

    • C. 

      Fastigial nucleus

  • 16. 
    These are referred to as the deep cerebellar nuclei that ultimately project out to the cortex?
    • A. 

      Dentate

    • B. 

      Interposed nuclei

    • C. 

      Fastigial

  • 17. 
    The output of the cerebellar cortex?
    • A. 

      Purkinje cell

    • B. 

      Molecular cell

    • C. 

      Granule cell

    • D. 

      Dentate nucleus

  • 18. 
    Which cell from the cortex of the cerebellum projects up to the molecular layer and bifurcates in a T fashion forming parallel fibers?
    • A. 

      Molecular cells

    • B. 

      Granule cells

    • C. 

      Purkinje cells

  • 19. 
    All inputs to the cerebellum are referred to as these types of fibers (with 1 exception)
    • A. 

      Mossy fibers

    • B. 

      Reticulate fibers

    • C. 

      Granule fibers

    • D. 

      Molecular fibers

  • 20. 
    Stellate and basket cells are in what layer of the cerebellum?
    • A. 

      Molecular layer

    • B. 

      Purkinje layer

    • C. 

      Granule layer

  • 21. 
    When you turn off neighboring cells to increase the sharpness of an image or sense that is referred to as?
    • A. 

      Bilateral inhibition

    • B. 

      Medial inhibition

    • C. 

      Lateral inhibition

    • D. 

      Superior inhibition

  • 22. 
    This syndrome involves the loss of coordination of voluntary movement and intention tremor
    • A. 

      Anterior lobe syndrome

    • B. 

      Posterior lobe syndrome

    • C. 

      Flucculonodular syndrome

  • 23. 
    This cerebellar syndrome affect the lower limb more
    • A. 

      Anterior lobe syndrome

    • B. 

      Posterior lobe syndrome

    • C. 

      Flocculonodular syndrome

  • 24. 
    This cerebellar dysfunction is seen more often in children. Usually from a medulloblastoma found in the roof of the fourth ventricle. It is accompanied by balance problems
    • A. 

      Anterior lobe syndrome

    • B. 

      Posterior lobe syndrom

    • C. 

      Flocculonodular syndrome

  • 25. 
    In general lesion to the midline of the cerebellum result in problems with...
    • A. 

      Gait

    • B. 

      Balance

    • C. 

      Posture

    • D. 

      Rapid movement

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