CSGD Quiz 2 2008

1

Which one of the following relating to Glioblastoma multiforme is correct?


2

Which one of the following statements about the retina is correct?


3

Which one of the following statements is the most likely explanation for the following visual field defect?




4

Which one of the following statements about hearing is correct?


5

Which of the following is associated with the middle meatus of the nasal cavity?


6

Which one of the following is correct


7

The difficulty in generating voluntary movement in Parkinson's disease can be significantly overcome by the treatment with L-dopa, a drug that is converted to dopamine upon entry into the CNS.

Question: The most likely basis of L-dopa's efficacy is:


8

The monosynaptic stretch reflex ("tendon jerk") reflex is crucial to the maintenance of posture. The reflex activation of gastrocnemius muscle due to ankle flexion can be facilitated or diminished depending on whether contraction of the gastrocnemius helps to correct the postural challenge.

Question: The best description of the neural basis of this adaptive modulation of spinal reflexes is:


9

Which one of the following statements relating to acute cerebral haemorrhage due to hypertensive vascular disease is correct?


10

A 53 year old man presents with personality changes and twitches of the face and upper limbs. After molecular testing he is diagnosed with Huntington disease. Which of the following statements is correct?