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Neuropsychiatry Quiz - 2

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1. Presence of which of the following features separates delirium from most other psychiatric disorders?

A. Depressed mood

B. Impairment of memory

C. Elevation of mood

D. Impairment of consciousness

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2. Korsakoff's psychosis is due to intake of

A. Cannabis

B. Opium

C. Amphetamine

D. Alcohol

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3. Korsakoff's psychosis is due to the deficiency of

A. Thiamine

B. Vitamin B12

C. Riboflavin

D. Biotin

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4. Korsakoff's psychosis is typically associated with all except

A. Inability to learn new material

B. Bradycardia

C. Confabulation

D. Disorientation of time

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5. In Korsakoff's psychosis, the lesion is located in

A. Uncinate body

B. Mamilary body

C. Cingulate gyrus

D. Frontal lobe

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6. The following vitamin is used to treat Korsakoff's psychosis

A. Vit A

B. Vit B1

C. Vit B12

D. Pyridoxine

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7. Wernicke's encephalopathy may be prevented by

A. IV saline

B. Large amount of IV glucose

D. Thiamine supplement

D. Diazepam

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8. In Wernicke's encephalopathy, the symptom which which responds most promptly to treatment is

A. Gait

B. Occular manifestations

C. Dementia

D. Peripheral neuropathy

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9. Psychogenic amnesia is characterized by

A. Confabulation

B. Patchy impairment of personal memories

C. Anterograde amnesia

D. Retrograde amnesia

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10. All the following are differential diagnosis of senile dementia, except

A. Uraemia

B. Anaemia

C. Decompensated heart disease

D. Pulmonary disease

E. Schizophrenia

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11. Treatment of senile dementia includes all the following, except

A. Education of the family

B. Adequate lighting, especially at night

C. Avoidance of social isolation

D. Stimulating associates

D. Electroconvulsive therapy

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12. Astasia-Abasia is seen in

A. Alzeihmer's disease

B. Parkinsonism

C. Hysterical conversion disorder

D. Schizophrenia

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13. Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy is associated with

A. Atonic seizures

B. Simple partial seizures

C. Complex partial seizures

D. Generalised tonic-clonic seizures

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14. Which of the following is most epileptogenic?

A. Haemorrahagic stroke

B. Thrombotic stroke

C. Embolic stroke

D. Lacunar infarct

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15. Alzeihmer's disease is associated with

A. Chromosome 19

B. Chromosome 21

C, Chromosome 20

D, Chromosome 22


1. D
2. D
3. A
4. B
5. B
6. B
7. C
8. B
9. B
11. E
12. C
13. C
14. D
15. B
  1. Allan Tasman, Jerald Kay, Jeffrey A. Lieberman, Michael B. First and Mario Maj.John. Edrs. Psychiatry, Third Edition.Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2008.
  2. Kaplan HI, Sadock BJ. Synopsis of Psychiatry , Behavioral Sciences/ Clinical Psychiatry. 9th ed. Hong Kong :William and Wilkinson Publishers ;1998.
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