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You've Probably Never Heard of It

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Youve Probably Never Heard of It game quiz
"When our brain malfunctions, the results can be truly bizarre. Some of these disorders, diseases, and symptoms are the result of injury, some are genetic, and some are caused by our surroundings."

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1. Found in Papua New Guinea, Kuru is a degenerative neurological disorder that was caused by which of the following things?
    Radiation poisoning

2. Photoptarmosis is best described in which of the following ways?
    Degenerative early-onset dementia
    Infantile schizophrenia
    Deadly neurological disease caused by the Bhutanese llama
    Minor neurological reaction involving sneezing when exposed to the sun

3. Allochiria is when the brain causes which of the following confusing symptoms?
    The body transposes stimuli from one side of the body to the other
    Loss of the ability to burp
    The hair hurts
    Uncontrolled growth spurts

4. Sometimes seen in patients who have Tourette's syndrome, what exactly is coprolalia?
    Inability to taste or smell
    Inability to drink liquid
    Involuntary uttering of obscene words
    Involuntary eating of feces

5. Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder that causes sudden attacks of which of the following?
    Nose bleeds
    Grunting noises

6. Kluver-Bucy syndrome has many symptoms including agnosia, which is the loss of which of the following?
    Ability to sneeze
    Ability to recognise objects

7. What is the proper name for the disease known in the U.S. as ALS or 'Lou Gehrig's Disease'?
    Artificial lymph-node syndrome
    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Anglophile leukocyte sclerosis
    Ampersand licking syndrome

8. Foreign Accent Syndrome is found in which segment of the population?
    Anyone can suffer from this disorder
    Children only
    Men only
    Women only

9. Phantom pain is best described as the perception of pain in a limb long after it has been amputated.

10. Status epilepticus in the most common type of Epilepsy.

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