Neuro 5 Practice Questions

Neuro 5 Practice Questions - PRACTICE QUESTIONS FOR...

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PRACTICE QUESTIONS FOR SECTIONS 8 & 9 STUDY THE MATERIAL BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS BELOW. Instructions : Select the one best answer for each of the questions below. BE AWARE that knowledge of material from previous sections may be required to answer the practice questions. Answer key can be found at end of test. 1. The alpha rhythm of the EEG A. has a frequency of 0.5-to-4.0 Hz B. is prominent in persons who are relaxed and have their eyes closed C. is common in stages 3 and 4 of NREM sleep D. is associated with short, fragmentary dreams E. ALL OF THE ANSWERS ABOVE ARE CORRECT 2. _____________________________ rewards primary motivated behaviors. A. the suprachiasmatic nucleus B. the meso-limbic dopamine system C. the reticular activating system D. the basal ganglia E. the hippocampus 3. The EEG is often used to diagnose or confirm A. epilepsy B. coma C. brain death D. ALL OF THE ANSWERS ABOVE ARE CORRECT E. NONE OF THE ANSWERS ABOVE IS CORRECT
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4. Problems with language comprehension (in the absence of any impairment of speech or hearing) are often the result of damage to ______________ in the ________________________________ A. Broca’s area, left hemisphere B. Broca’s area, right hemispere C. Wernicke’s area, left hemisphere D. Wernicke’s area, right hemisphere E. NONE OF THE ANSWERS ABOVE IS CORRECT 5. All of the following can be characteristics of persons with schizophrenia EXCEPT A. inappropriate moods B. catatonia C. believe they are chosen for a special mission D. hear voices E. symptoms are reduced when treated with agents that increase the concentration of glutamate at synapses 6. __________________________ is a region of the brain that is critical
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