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Quiz 1 :

Introduction to the Nervous System

Quiz 1 :

Introduction to the Nervous System

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A 47-year-old business executive is referred to a gastroenterologist after complaining of "burning pain" in the epigastric region. He indicates that the pain becomes more severe when he eats but is relieved after he drinks a glass of milk. Physical examination indicates that the abdomen is distended and tender in the umbilical region. An upper gastrointestinal endoscopic examination of this patient would most likely reveal which of the following?
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During the exam of a 7-year-old girl her optometrist notices that her left eye does not constrict as the light from the ophthalmoscope is moved in front of her eye. A lesion in which of the following structures would most likely account for this observation?
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A 25-year-old woman suffered severe brain injury after her commuter train derailed. For weeks after the impact, she experienced episodes of agitation, dystonia, tachycardia, hypertension, and hyperthermia. Her caretakers note that the events are triggered by the doorbell, telephone, and alarm clocks. The symptoms experienced by this woman are mostly likely caused by which of the following?
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In which of the following spinal levels are the cell bodies of these fibers located?
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Damage to the posterior and lateral zones of the hypothalamus would most likely result in which of the following?
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Which of the following is responsible for stimulating gastric acid secretion?
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General visceral afferent fibers from the abdominal viscera have their third-order cell bodies located in which of the following?
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A 62-year-old man with a history of hypertension complains to his urologist of a decreased ability to develop an erection. Parasympathetic fibers from which of the following nerves elicit erectile response?
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Which of the following is the most rostral parasympathetic nucleus in the brainstem?
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