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

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1. Which area is primarily responsible for processing the structure of sentences, damage to it would result in agrammatism?

  • Brocas area (left inferior frontal gyrus)
  • Brocas area (right inferior frontal gyrus)
  • Anterior temporal lobe
  • Auditory cortex
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2. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

3. Although not a discrete split, in the left/right brain dichotomy what is the right 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.
  • 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.
  • Most aspects of language processing, aswell as sensory input from the left and left-sided movement.

4. What characterises brocas aphasia?

  • Speech is difficult to initiate, faulty articulation. Meaning dependent on syntax is impaired, may only be able to produce a single word.
  • Speech is difficult to initiate, faulty articulation. Semantic meaning access is impaired, may only be able to produce a single word.
  • Speech is difficult to initiate, faulty articulation. Meaning dependent on syntax is impaired, Multimodal comprehension is also impaired.
  • Speech is difficult to initiate, faulty articulation. Semantic meaning access is impaired, multimodal comprehension is normal

5. What is a symptom of deep dysphasia?

  • Inability to repeat familiar words
  • Inability to repeat unfamiliar words
  • Inability to repeat unfamiliar words and non-words
  • Inability to repeat familiar words and non-words

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