TB7 B&B MCQs Lecture 1; Brain mechanisms of language

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1. Which of these symptoms did patient TAN NOT suffer from?

  • Problems creating complex sentences
  • Impaired understanding of writen and spoken words
  • Problems initiating speech
  • Syntactic grammar problems
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2. Which area is primarily responsible for processing the structure of sentences, damage to it would result in agrammatism?

  • Anterior temporal lobe
  • Brocas area (left inferior frontal gyrus)
  • Brocas area (right inferior frontal gyrus)
  • Auditory cortex

3. What is agrammatism?

  • An inability in converting thoughts into sentences, particularly the ability to construct around the verb
  • An inability in converting sentences into thoughts, particularly the ability to construct around the noun
  • An inability in converting thoughts into sentences, particularly the ability to construct around the noun
  • An inability in converting sentences into thoughts, particularly the ability to construct around the verb

4. Which of these is NOT one of the main structures implicated in speech perception?

  • Hippocampus
  • Primary auditory cortex
  • Brocas area (left inferior frontal gyrus)
  • Wernickes area
  • Anterior temporal lobe

5. Although not a discrete split, in the left/right brain dichotomy what is the left brain responsible for?

  • Most aspects of language processing, aswell as sensory input from the right and right-sided movement.
  • For subtle aspects of language such as metaphors, aswell as sensory input from the right and right-sided movement. Also responsible for visuo-spatial attention.
  • Most aspects of language processing, aswell as sensory input from the left and left-sided movement.
  • For subtle aspects of language such as metaphors, aswell as sensory input from the left and left-sided movement. Also responsible for visuo-spatial attention.

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