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Have you studied neuroscience during your school? You can take this neuro exam quiz to practice before any exam. Also, you will get to learn several new things related to the brain and its works. The brain is a small part of...
Questions: 35 | Attempts: 16348 | Last updated: Mar 22, 2022
Sample QuestionObserving patient's behavior and activities?
The reticular formation is a set of interconnected nuclei that are located throughout the brainstem. It is not anatomically well defined, because it includes neurons located in different parts of the brain. This is...
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Sample QuestionA patient with daytime sleepiness is sent to a sleep lab for analysis. Just after midnight, the EEG records K complexes and sleep spindles. What stage of sleep is being recorded?
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Questions: 26 | Attempts: 2610 | Last updated: Mar 22, 2022
Sample QuestionA term used to describe a closed head injury in which there is brief disruption in level of conscienceness, amnesia regarding the occurance, and headache.
The human brain comprises of 60% of fat and is one of the fattest organs in the human body weighing 3 pounds. It is responsible for most of our body`s functions. How much do you know about the parts and functions of the...
Questions: 12 | Attempts: 967 | Last updated: Mar 22, 2022
Sample QuestionA 68~year-old woman is brought to the emergency department by her godson. He explains that she unexpectedly began to have sudden movements of her left arm. The examination reveals a slender woman with hypertension and periodic, uncontrollable flailing movements of her left upper extremity suggestive of hemiballismus. Assuming this resulted from vascular occlusion, MRI would most likely show an infarction in which of the following structures?
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Questions: 36 | Attempts: 123 | Last updated: Mar 22, 2022
Sample QuestionWeak or thin spot on a blood vessel in the brain that ballons with blood
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Sample QuestionWhich of the following best describes a neuron at the resting state?
Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of conditions and disease involving the central and peripheral nervous systems,...
Questions: 14 | Attempts: 443 | Last updated: Mar 21, 2022
Sample QuestionA 73-year aid woman experienced worsening diplopia. MRI examinations showed bilateral roundish parasellar and intracavernous masses, with homogeneous contrast-enhancement. CerebraI angiography revealed bilateral aneurysms of the intracavernous carotid artery. The aneurism was compressing the nerve directly next to the mass. The diplopia was due to progressive bilateral paresis of which muscles?
Questions: 30 | Attempts: 98 | Last updated: Mar 21, 2022
Sample QuestionA 16-year-old boy is brought to the emergency department following a diving accident at a local quarry. The examination reveals a bilateral loss of motor and sensory function in the trunk and lower extremities. At 36 hours after the accident the boy is able to dorsiflex his toes, barely move his right lower extremity at the knee, and is able to perceive pinprick stimulation of the perianal skin (sacral sparing).Which of the following most specifically describes the spinal cord lesion in this patient?
Questions: 20 | Attempts: 84 | Last updated: Mar 21, 2022
Sample QuestionA 47-year-old woman presents with signs of increased intracranial pressure (vomiting, headache, lethargy).MRI shows a large tumor invading the head of the caudate nucleus, the rostral portion of the putamen, and involving a fiber bundle located between these two structures. This fiber bundle is most likely the:
Questions: 12 | Attempts: 156 | Last updated: Mar 20, 2022
Sample QuestionA 20-year-old man is brought to the emergency department from the site of a motorcycle accident. He is unconscious and has a broken femur, humerus, and extensive facial injuries. Axial CT shows a white layer on the lateral aspect of the left hemisphere that is approximately 5 mm thick and extends for12 cm. This observation most likely represents:
Questions: 18 | Attempts: 221 | Last updated: Mar 21, 2022
Sample QuestionA 63-year-old man has hearing loss, tinnitus (ringing or buzzing sounds in the ear),vertigo, and unsteady gait; all of these have developed over several years. MRI reveals a large tumor (3 cm in diameter) at the cerebellopontine angle, most likely a vestibular schwannoma (sometimes incorrectly called an acoustic neuroma). What additional deficit could this patient also have?
Questions from 7th edition Neuro Atlas with explanation, chapters 1 & 2
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Sample QuestionWhich of the following Brodmann areas represents the primary auditory cortex?