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

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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. Middle meningeal vessel damage results in:

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2. CSF Otorrhoea is caused by:

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3. Most common indication for intubation in trauma patients

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4. The following statements concern the development of myelination in the brain, which one is true:

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

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

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7. Most common glial tumour is

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8. 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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9. Which of the following is a feature of Ependymomas:

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

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11. For cerebral angiography, the contrast is injected into

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

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13. Paratonia/Gegenhalten is due to lesion in

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14. 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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15. Which one of the following drain into the cavernous sinus?

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

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17. Horner’s syndrome consists of all EXCEPT

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18. Most common site of Optic nerve injury

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

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20. Which does the “Hand Knob” sign or Omega Sign indicate in the following MRI Images?

“Hand Knob” or Omega Sign

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21. Superior oblique results in

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22. The following statements concern the condition of spina bifida:

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

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

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25. Most common type of intracranial hemorrhage is:

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26. The term Brachium conjunctivum is referred to?

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

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28. Racoon Sign is seen in

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29. First operation for a glioma was done by

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30. Impairment of optokinetic nystagmus is seen in lesion of the

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31. Which of the following statements regarding the blood supply to the brain are true:

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32. Which one of the following is most likely in a child with the below MRI appearance presenting with increasing head circumference and shortness of breath?

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

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

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

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36. True about ependymal tumors is all except:

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

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38. Definition of Giant cerebral aneurysm

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

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

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41. Which of the following is the most common cause of late neurological deterioration in case of SAH:

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42. Drug of choice in tic doulourex is

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43. Acoustic neuroma commonly arises from:

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44. Homonymous hemianopia refers to?

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45. Spasticity is best described as:

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46. Superior border of iliac crest corresponds to

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47. A patient known to have mitral stenosis and atrial fibrillation presents with acute onset of weakness in the left upper limb which recovered completely in two weeks. The most likely diagnosis is:​

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48. A 15 days duration SDH is?

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49. Body of luys is another name for part of which of the following?

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50. Foster Kennedy syndrome is due to tumor 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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