PG NEET Orthopaedics MCQS 36 – Nerve Injuries

  1. Brisk percussion along the course of an injured nerve may elicit a tingling sensation in the distal distribution of the nerve. this is the:
    1. Tinel’s sign
    2. Adson’s test
    3. Babinski’s sign
    4. Faber’s sign
      1. Ans(1)
  2. Froment sign tests
    1. Adductor pollicis
    2. Abductor pollicis brevis
    3. Abductor pollicis longus
    4. Extensor pollicis longus
      1. Ans(1)
  3. All the following are used for clinical confirmation of carpal tunnel syndrome except
    1. Thumb pressure on the lateral epicondyle
    2. Whalen’s test
    3. Application of BP cuff and inflation till there is venous distension
    4. Direct pressure on the median nerve
      1. Ans(1)
  4. Following an incised wound in the front of the wrist, the subject is unable to oppose the tips of the little finger and the thumb. the nerve involved is/are:
    1. Ulnar nerve alone
    2. Median nerve alone
    3. Median and ulnar nerves
    4. radial and ulnar nerves
      1. Ans(3)
  5. Tarsal tunnel syndrome is
    1. Compression neuropathy of the posterior tibial nerve
    2. Comminuted fractures of multiple tarsals with compartment syndrome
    3. Compression neuropathy of the femoral nerve
    4. Subastragalar arthritis
      1. Ans(1)
  6. A patient with leprosy presents with the clumsiness of hand His ulnar nerve is affected. Clumsiness is due to palsy of which muscle?
    1. Extensor carpi ulnars
    2. Abductor pollicis brevis
    3. opponens pollicis
    4. Onterosseous muscle
      1. Ans(4)
  7. Most common cause of tarsal tunnel syndrome
    1. Osteoarthritis
    2. Ankylosing spondylitis
    3. Psoriatic arthritis
    4. Rheumatoid arthritis
      1. Ans(1)
  8. The “card test”  the function of:
    1. Median nerve
    2. Ulnar nerve
    3. Axillary nerve
    4. Radial nerve
      1. Ans(2)
  9. Trendelenberg test is positive due to injury to?
    1. Sup gluteal n
    2. Inf gluteal n
    3. Obturator n
    4. Tibial N
      1. Ans(3)
  10. The ulnar paradox is related to following:
    1. Lumbricals
    2. Intrinsic muscle
    3. EPL
      Ulnar half of FDP

      1. Ans(2)
  11. Meralgia paraesthetica is due to the involvement of:
    1. the medial cutaneous nerve of thigh
    2. the lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh
    3. Sural nerve
    4. Femoral nerve
      1. Ans(2)
  12. Wrist Drop is a fracture of:
    1. Superficial radial nerve
    2. Posterior interosseous nerve palsy
    3. high radial nerve palsy
    4. Avulsion of triceps nerve
      1. Ans(3)
  13. Most sensitive test for carpal tunnel syndrome
    1. Phalen’s test
    2. Tinel’s sign
    3. Tourniquet test
    4. None
      1. Ans(1)
  14. Which of the following nerve injury is most commonly associated with a humerus sgaft fracture?
    1. radial nerve
    2. median nerve
    3. Axillary nerve
    4. Ulnar nerve
      1. Ans(1)
  15. Phalen’s test is used in
    1. De Quervain tenosynovitis
    2. Carpal tunnel syndrome
    3. radial nerve injured
    4. Ulnar nerve injury
      1. Ans(2)
  16. Dorsum of 1st web space of hand is an autonomous zone for:
    1. radial nerve
    2. AIN
    3. PIN
    4. the median nerve
      1. Ans(1)
  17. Most common cause of tarsal tunnel syndrome
    1. osteoarthritis
    2. Ankylosing spondylitis
    3. psoriatic arthritis
    4. Rheumatoid arthritis
      1. Ans(4)
  18. A patient cant extends his wrist after he has met with an accident. he has no sensory loss. the level at which the affected nerve is injured?
    1. Spiral groove of humerus
    2. head of the radius
    3. Near medial epicondyle
    4. Surgical neck of humerus
      1. Ans(1)
  19. Adductor pollicis is supplied by:
    1. Deep branch of ulnar nerve
    2. Median nerve
    3. Superficial branch of ulnar nerve
    4. AIN branch of median nerve
      1. Ans(1)
  20. Extensor Carpi  Radialis Lumbus is:
    1. Extensor and ulnar deviator of the wrist
    2. Extensor and radial deviator of the wrist
    3. Injured in posterior interosseous nerve injury
    4. weak extensor of the wrist
      1. Ans(2)
  21. A patient came with complaints of difficulty in adducting his finger and flexion of extended metacarpophalangeal joint muscle that are paralyzed are:
    1. Interossei
    2. Lumbricals
    3. Flexor digitorum profundus
    4. Flexor carpi radialis
      1. Ans(1)
  22. Saturday night palsy involves which nerve?
    1. Pronator teres
    2. Palmaris longus
    3. Flexor digitorum superficialis
    4. Flexor digitorum profundus
      1. Ans(1)
  23. Ulnar paradox is seen in
    1. High ulnar nerve palsy
    2. Low ulnar nerve palsy
    3. Combined median and ulnar nerve palsy
    4. Guyon’s Canal entrapment of ulnar nerve
      1. Ans(1)
  24. Cock up splint is used in the treatment of:
    1. Radial nerve palsy
    2. Ulnar palsy
    3. median nerve palsy
    4. posterior interosseous nerve palsy
      1. Ans(1)
  25. Froment’s Sign is seen in
    1. Ulnar nerve palsy
    2. Median nerve palsy
    3. Musculocutaneous nerve palsy
    4. Posterior interosseous palsy
      1. Ans(1)
  26. Wrist drop is seen with
    1. Radial nerve palsy
    2. median nerve palsy
    3. Ulnar nerve palsy
    4. posterior interosseous nerve palsy
      1. Ans(1)
  27. Card test is done for testing the function of:
    1. Lumbricals
    2. Palmar interossei
    3. Dorsal interossei
    4. Adductor pollicis
      1. Ans(1)
  28. Extension of metacarpophalangeal joint of the hand is lost in injury to:
    1. the median nerve
    2. Ulnar nerve
    3. Anterior  interosseous nerve
    4. posterior interosseous nerve
      1. Ans(4)
  29. A patient complaint of flexion of interphalangeal joints and hyperextension of MCP of hands. He is most likely suffering from
    1. PIN palsy
    2. Dupuytren’s contracture
    3. claw hand
    4. Erb’d hand
      1. Ans(2)
  30. The commonest cause of “Wrist Drop” is:
    1. Intramuscular injection
    2. Fracture humerus
    3. dislocation of the elbow
    4. Dislocations of shoulder
      1. Ans(2)
  31. Froment’s sign in positive in the cause of the weakness of:
    1. Thumb adduction
    2. Thumb abduction
    3. Thumb flexion
    4. thumb extension
      1. Ans(3)
  32. Which of the following statements about low Radial nerve palsy is not true?
    1. Loss of nerve supply to brachioradialis
    2. Loss of nerve supply to extensor carpi radialis brevis
    3. Loss of nerve supply to extensor pollicis brevis
    4. loss of sensation over first dorsal web space
      1. Ans(1)
  33. A patient presents with loss of sensation of ring and little finger with wasting of hypothenar muscles where is the lesion
    1. Deep branch of ulnar nerve
    2. Superficial branch of ulnar nerve
    3. Ulnar nerve before division into deep and superficial
    4. Median Nerve
      1. Ans(1)
  34. A person is not able to extend his metacarpophalangeal joint. this is a due injury to which nerve?
    1. ulnar nerve
    2. radial nerve injury
    3. median nerve injury
    4. Post interosseous nerve injury
      1. Ans(4)
  35. Which of the following will not take place in a patient with an ulnar nerve injury in the arm?
    1. Claw hand
    2. Thumb adduction
    3. sensory loss over the medial aspect of the hand
    4. Weakness of flexor carpi ulnaris
      1. Ans(3)
  36. A patient sustains an injury in his arm following which is develops Loss of Sensation on Dorsum of Hand and inability to Extend Wrist and fingers?
    1. C7 neuropathy
    2. radial nerve injury
    3. PIN injury
    4. Brachial nerve injury
      1. Ans(2)
  37. “ulnar paradox” is seen in
    1. High ulnar lesion
    2. Low ulnar lesion
    3. Triple nerve disease
    4. Radial nerve disease
      1. Ans(2)
  38. palmar interossei are involved in:
    1. Ulnar nerve injury
    2. radial nerve injury
    3. median nerve injury
    4. Erb’s palsy
      1. Ans(1)
  39. Tardy ulnar nerve palsy
    1. Early onset
    2. Late-onset
    3. Caused by shoulder dislocation
    4. None
      1. Ans(1)
  40. Wrist drop is caused by palsy of:
    1. PIN
    2. radial nerve
    3. mEdian nerve
    4. Ulnar nerve
      1. Ans(2)
  41. Knuckle- Bender splint is for:
    1. Median nerve injury
    2. Radial nerve injury
    3. Ulnar nerve injury
    4. None
      1. Ans(2)
  42. Wrist drop is caused by palsy of:
    1. PIn
    2. radial nerve
    3. Median nerve
    4. Ulnar nerve
      1. Ans(2)
  43. Forment Sign is positive in:
    1. ulnar nerve injury
    2. Radial nerve injury
    3. Median nerve injury
    4. Erb’s palsy
      1. Ans(3)
  44. Radial nerve related to:
    1. Radius
    2. Ulna
    3. Humerus
    4. Clavicle
      1. Ans(3)
  45. Musician’s nerve
    1. Ulnar nerve
    2. Median nerve
    3. Radial nerve
    4. Musculocutaneous nerve
      1. Ans(1)
  46. Injury to radial nerve in a lower part of spiral groove :
    1. Spares nerve supply to extensor carpi radialis longus
    2. results in paralysis of anconeus muscle
    3. leaves extensions at elbow joint intact
    4. weakens pronation movements
      1. Ans(3)
  47. Lumbricals palsy causes:
    1. claw hand
    2. Erb’s palsy
    3. Mallet finger
    4. Hammer’s toe
      1. Ans(1)
  48. Infractor of the distal half of humerus the nerve injured is:
    1. Axillary
    2. median
    3. radial
    4.  ulnar
      1. Ans(3)
  49. Lumbricals palsy causes:
    1. Adductor pollicis
    2. Abductor pollicis brevis
    3. Abductor pollicis longus
    4. Extensor pollicis longus
      1. Ans(1)
  50. Cock up splint is used in the management of:
    1. ulnar nerve palsy
    2. brachial plexus palsy
    3. radial nerve palsy
    4. combined ulnar and median nerve palsy
      1. Ans(3)

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