Major Disorders Involving the Nervous System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Spina bifida occurs due to:

Question 2 2. All of the following statements are correct, EXCEPT:

Question 3 3. More than 90% of people who become infected with the poliovirus experience _____.

Question 4 4. A person develops what is clearly the stomach flu. About 2-3 weeks after developing the first signs of the stomach flu, he develops tingling and numbness in his legs and arms. Given this information, this person most likely is showing signs of:

Question 5 5. Parkinson's disease mainly affects:

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Question 6 6. The process of destroying a nerve cell's insulating myelin sheath is known as:

Question 7 7. A common sign or symptom of Alzheimer's may be:

Question 8 8. How does the poliovirus cause paralysis?

Question 9 9. A type of seasonal based depression is known as:

Question 10 10. Tangles are:

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Question 11 11. One common sign in the limbs of people affected by paralytic polio is:

Question 12 12. Which of the following is notable in its ability to predispose a person to GBS?

Question 13 13. A tumor that is sometimes found in people with myasthenia gravis is known as:

Question 14 14. In autism:

Question 15 15. If a person believes they are crawling with bugs when they are actually not, they are:

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Question 16 16. If an HTT allele contains 32 CAG repeats and produces a normally functioning protein, how is it that a child of the person who has this allele can develop Huntington's Disease even though neither of the parents had Huntington's Disease?

Question 17 17. The inheritance pattern for Tay-Sachs Disease is:

Question 18 18. The progressive loss of cognitive capabilities is called what?

Question 19 19. The enzyme that malfunctions in alpha-mannosidosis:

Question 20 20. An electrically insulating layer wrapped around a nerve cell's axon which increases the speed of electric conduction is called a/the:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is most accurate?

Question 22 22. Cancer is the same thing as _____.

Question 23 23. The inflammation of the brain is known as:

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a good treatment option for Guillain-Barre syndrome?

Question 25 25. A condition where the person suffering from it experiences feelings of unworthiness, low self-esteem, and sadness that interfere with a person's ability to work, sleep, and live a normal life is a component of:

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Question 26 26. Muscle fasciculation is a term that implies:

Question 27 27. Which of the following signs and symptoms fit the bill for a person with autism:

Question 28 28. One class of drugs used to treat Parkinson's includes:

Question 29 29. Which of the following is not one of the four major signs of Parkinson's disease?

Question 30 30. Spina bifida can be diagnosed with the help of the following:

Major Disorders Involving the Nervous System Chapter Exam Instructions

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