NEUROSURGERY MCQ with Answers (FRCS Neurosurgery/ INI SS – MCh Neurosurgery)

Vascular Neurosurgery MCQs
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Below is a Neurosurgery MCQ Quiz with 50 questions randomly selected from various topics including Neuroncology, General Neurosurgery, Brain Trauma, Spine Surgery, Vascular Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery etc. This quiz has 50 MCQ style questions. Each page has 10 questions. Upon answering each question, the explanation will be displayed for quick learning and revision. At the end of the quiz your final score will be displayed.

For topic wise Neurosurgery MCQs check out at the links below:

  1. Neuroncology (Brain Tumor) MCQ – Part 1, Part 2
  2. Head Trauma (Traumatic Brain Injury) MCQ – Part 1, Part 2
  3. General Neurosurgery
  4. Spine Surgery MCQ
  5. Vascular Neurosurgery – Part 1
  6. Pediatric Neurosurgery
  7. Neuroanatomy – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
  8. Epilepsy – Part 1

Sample Neurosurgery MCQ Test with 50 questions

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Neurosurgery MCQs

Neurosurgery MCQs with Answers

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1. In oligodendrocytic tumor, all of the following are true except

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2. Most important associated pathogen in patient with cavernous sinus thrombosis is

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3. Best treatment of subdural hematoma in a deteriorating patient:

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4. The following statements concern the neural tube, which one is correct:

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5. The following statements concern the neural crest cells, which one is true:

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6. In oligodendrocytic tumor, DNA is commonly lost on chromosomes

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7. Which of the following areas plays a role in contralateral motor programming?

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8. All of the following antiepileptics are considered as broad spectrum except:

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9. First operation for a glioma was done by

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10. Which of the following is true about Central Neurocytoma:

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11. True about Carotid Siphon is

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12. The most common site of hypertensive intracranial hemorrhage is:

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13. Causes of hyperintensity on MRI T1WI are all except:

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14. All of the following are correct about the structural organization of cerebral cortex except?

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15. The most common site of Berry aneurysm is:

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16. Which of the following is true regarding the areas of the cerebral cortex and the arterial supply they receive:

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17. Which of the following is newer technique for management of Chronic Subdural Hematomas:

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18. The p53 protein is coded by a tumor suppressor gene on chromosome

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19. What is the probable diagnosis in a patient with a dilated pupil not responsive to 1% pilocarpine?

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20. Which or the following drug not used in absence seizure:

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21. Meralgia paraesthetica is due to entrapment of:

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22. “Emotional Facial Weakness” occurs in

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23. Spasticity is best described as:

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24. Commonest cause of subarachnoid hemorrhage is:

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25. In fundoscopy, how many vessels course over the disc margin?

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26. For chronic SDH the duration should be more than:

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27. Acoustic neuroma commonly arises from:

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28. All are common sites of berry aneurysm, except:

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29. Histopathological nature of Pseudomembranes in case of chronic SDH is

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30. Which is not a sign in fracture of base of skull

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31. Which of the following is false with respect to the Somatotopic organization of motor cortex?

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32. Superior oblique results in

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33. The Sylvian fissure terminates in which of the following areas:

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34. Which of the following is the definition of Hyperpathia?

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35. A 28-year-old left-handed female who is 14 weeks pregnant presented to the emergency department with worsening headache, vomiting and drowsiness. CT head scan showed a large right frontal tumor with significant edema. After 48 h of dexamethasone her headache has improved but she still has a mild left-sided arm weakness. Which one of the following would be most appropriate?

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36. The Sylvian fissure terminates in which of the following areas:

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37. Which of the following lines are used as baseline for axial MRI scans and axial CT scans?

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38. Which of the following is true regarding the arteries listed below and their main stem arteries:

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39. Drug of choice in tic doulourex is

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40. External landmarks of the hypothalamus are all EXCEPT

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41. Which of the following is a feature of Intracranial Ependymomas:

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42. Which treatment would be preferred in a vein of Galen malformation patient with a extremely high flow shunt and in which perforating arteries are of small caliber?

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43. Why is pituitary gland called pituitary gland? It derives its name because of:

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44. Previously healthy 80 year old male has become “senile” over the past few days. His wife says that now he has a vacant stare, does not speak and sleeps a lot. He had a fall in the bathroom 20 days back. What is the diagnosis?

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45. About the action of ocular muscles

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46. Most common cause of cerebrovascular accident is:

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47. Which of the following vessels is involved in extradural hematoma?

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48. Which of the following is a feature of Ependymomas:

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49. For cerebral angiography, the contrast is injected into

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50. Middle meningeal vessel damage results in:

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“Vascular neurosurgery has always been at the forefront of neurosurgical advances, requiring a combination of decision making, critical care support, microsurgical skill, and advanced surgical technology. The need to secure unstable intracranial aneurysms was identified by Harvey Cushing (1923), but the first modern-era clipping procedure was performed by Walter Dandy in 1937 (Dandy 1938). Since then, the progressive evolution of devices, particularly the operating microscope, has resulted in intracranial surgery to secure aneurysms presenting with subarachnoid hemorrhage, or otherwise, becoming routine procedure.

The latest era of aneurysm treatment has seen the meteoric rise and acceptance of endovascular treatment by interventional radiologists. Endosaccular obliteration by insertion of silver wire was first reported in 1941 (Werner et al 1941). During the 1970s and 1980s, the evolution of catheters and detachable devices, most importantly metal coils, resulted in the ability to secure intracranial aneurysms without the need for operative trauma or dissection to the brain. However, even the earliest studies of modern coiling techniques pointed towards some limitations of these techniques and suggested that some aneurysms might be more challenging or unsuitable for endovascular therapy (Vinuela et al 1997). These difficulties were partially addressed over the 1990s by development of balloon and stent-assisted coiling techniques.”

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