Medical Quiz

MS Neurology Quiz


Meningitis can cause hearing loss that progresses over time



what is not a descriptor of pain?

A. aching

B. cramping

C. color

D. constant

What is the purpose of obtaining a CT scan when evaluating N.T. for a suspected CVA?

A. Bleeding

B. Function

C. Area of stroke

D. Electrical activity

The primary factor influencing the manifestations of a CVA is the?

A. Speed of onset of the CVA

B. Area of the brain affected

C. Amount of brain tissue affected

D. Type of CVA the patient experienced

Increased muscle tone (plastic type) without significant loss of muscle power and increase in tendon reflexes.

A. tremor

B. rigidity

C. festination

D. bradykinesia

what disease can a ketogenic diet be helpful for?

A. status epilepticus

B. brain tumors

C. multiple sclerosis

D. lou gehrigs disease

This disease is also called Lou Gehrig’s Disease and is a progressive degeneration of nerve cells that control motor movement.

A. Atriovenous Malformations (AVM)

B. Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

C. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

what is not a symptoms of increased ICP?

A. severe headache

B. hypotension

C. cushings triad

D. papilledema

This is a collective term referring to a class of extrapyramidal diseases where the primary deficit is akinesia or hypokinesia

A. Chorea

B. Parkinson Syndrome

C. Resting Tremor

D. Cerebellar Ataxia

What is at the area marked by the star?

A. L2-3 intervertebral foramen

B. L2-3 intervertebral disc

C. L3-4 intervertebral disc

D. L3-4 intervertebral foramen

Paralysis/weakness on the right side of the body indicates:

A. Left hemisphere stroke

B. Right hemisphere stroke

25% of TIAs, or transient ischemic attacks can progress to stroke



A. A chronic nervous system disease characterized by a slowly spreading tremor, muscular weakness, and rigidity

B. epilepsy

C. muscular dystophy

D. Parkinson’s disease

E. meningitis

hypertension is the most common cause of what kind of stroke?

A. hemorrhagic

B. ischemic

C. volemic

D. ataxic

cushings triad is a decrease in BP, increase in pulse and increase in respirations



The cardinal signs of Parkinson’s disease will include the following EXCEPT

A. bradykinesia

B. weakness

C. resting tremor

D. rigidity

Poverty of movement, reaction time delay and slow execution.

A. tremor

B. akinesia

C. Bradykinesia

D. festination


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