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Neurological Disorders Quiz


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Select the TRUE statements about the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis

A. Plaques of demyelination, disseminated in time and space, interfere with neuronal transmission

B. The dendrites on the neuron are overstimulated leading to the destruction of the axon.

C. The dopaminergic neurons in the part of the brain called substantia nigra have started to die.


HD causes damage to which part of our body?

A. Red Blood Cells

B. Alveoli

C. Brain Cells

D. Kneecaps


You’re developing a plan of care for a patient with multiple sclerosis who presents with Uhthoff’s Sign. What interventions will you include in the patient’s plan of care?

A. Avoid movements of the head and neck downward

B. Keep room temperature cool

C. Encourage patient to use warm packs and heating pads for symptoms


Symtoms of this slow, progressive brain degenerative disease include Abnormal bent-forward posture with bowed head and flexed arms and “pin-rolling” of fingers.

A. Parkinson’s Disease

B. Alzheimer’s Disease

C. Shingles

D. Encephalitis


Presence of lesions in different regions of the CNS

A. Dissemination in time (DIT)

B. Dissemination in space (DIS)


HD can be cured with:

A. Medication

B. Therapy

C. Vaccine

D. Literally Nothing


A condition involving a progressive loss of brain function with major consequences for memory, thinking, and behavior

A. epilepsy

B. multiple sclerosis

C. dementia

D. Alzheimer’s disease


Which of the following diseases causes demyelination of the neuron?

A. Multiple Sclerosis

B. Polio

C. Encephalitis

D. Shingles


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

A. epilepsy

B. muscular dystophy

C. Parkinson’s disease

D. meningitis


Which of the following diseases does NOT affect memory or mental cognition?

A. ALS

B. Huntington’s

C. Alzheimers



Identify the disorder: symptoms include…

A. ALS

B. Multiple Sclerosis

C. Alzheimer’s Disease

D. Bell’s Palsy


What kind of disease is multiple sclerosis?

A. Infectious

B. Viral

C. Autoimmune

D. Blood


Symtoms of this slow, progressive brain degenerative disease include Abnormal bent-forward posture with bowed head and flexed arms and “pin-rolling” of fingers.

A. Parkinson’s Disease

B. Alzheimer’s Disease

C. Shingles

D. Encephalitis


True or False: Alzheimer’s Disease can go away completely with treatment.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which of the following diagnoses best describes a disorder that involves seizure activity?

A. MS

B. ALS

C. epilepsy


Parkinson’s disease is a ………………….. disorder

A. degenerative

B. deficiency

C. metabolic

D. neoplastic


Which of the following is the most helpful study in the clinical investigation of MS?

A. MRI

B. Radiography

C. Visual evoked potentials

D. Lumbar puncture


When do the symptoms of Huntington’s appear?

A. 0 – 10 years old

B. 10 – 30 years old

C. 30 – 50 years old

D. 50 – 70 years old


Is Huntington’s Disease hereditary? 

A. Yes

B. No

C. Sometimes 


A chronic, slowly progressive disease of the central nervous system that destroys the myelin sheath of nerve cell axons

A. multiple sclerosis

B. epilepsy

C. Parkinson’s disease

D. Alzheimer’s disease


Which of the following nervous system disorders occurs as a result of tangled plaques forming in brain tissue?

A. Huntington’s disease

B. Alzheimer’s disease

C. Parkinson’s disease


What is the most common type of MS?

A. Secondary progressive MS

B. Relapsing remitting MS

C. Primary progressive MS

D. Benign


MS affects central nervous system (CNS). Which part of the CNS is affected

A. Nerve cell(neurons)

B. Myelin

C. Plaques

D. Vertebrae


Doctors will try to detect for this disease by…

A. making you climb Mt. Everest. 

B. performing brain scans such as a MRI. 

C. testing your contouring skills. 

D. making you recite the entire underrated play “Cymbeline”. 


Most people with Huntington’s disease develop signs and symptoms during what age?

A. 3-5

B. Infancy

C. 30’s-40’s 

D. 100+




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