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• The cerebellar peduncles
• Cerebroolivocerebellar pathway, cerberoreticulocerebellar pathways
• Cerebellar afferents from the vestibular nerve
• Globose-embeliform-rubro pathway
• Functions of the archi/paleo/neocerebellum
• Origins, within anatomy, of key cerebellar disease: hypotonia, voluntary
movement ataxia, dysdiadochokinesis, reflex disturbance, ocular
movement, speech, vermis syndrome “cerebellar hemisphere
syndrome”

Cerebellum NUNC 2

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Question 1
The decussation of Wernekinck occurs at which level of the brainstem?
A
Superior colliculus
B
Inferior colliculus
C
Superior olivary nucelus
D
Pontomedullary junction
E
Pontine nuclei
Question 2
The dentatorubrothalamic pathway conveys important collaterals to
A
Ventroanterior thalamus
B
The supraoptic nucleus
C
The inferior brachium
D
The inferior olivary nucleus
E
Red nucleus
Question 2 Explanation: 
Its in the name dentatoRUBROthalamic!
Question 3
Which tract, responsible for unconscious proprioception, both utilises the superior cerebellar peduncle and double decussates?
A
Ventral spinocerebellar tract
B
Rostral spinocerebellar tract
C
Dorsal spinocerbellar tract
D
Cuneocerebellar tract
E
All of the above
Question 4
Which fibre grouping in the superior cerebellar peduncles is involved in coordination of the fourth and sixth cranial nerves?
A
Ventral spinocerebellar tract
B
Dentatorubrothalamic pathway
C
Tectocerebellar pathway
D
Cerebellovestibular pathway
E
None of the above
Question 5
In which region of the brainstem are the fibres that comprise the middle cerebellar peduncle?
A
Rostral midbrain
B
Caudal midbrain
C
Basilar pons
D
Rostral medulla
E
Caudal medulla
Question 6
Which of the following are not in the inferior cerebellar peduncles?
A
Vestibulocerebellar fibres
B
Olivocerebellar fibres
C
Mossy fibres
D
Reticulocerebellar fibres
E
None of the above
Question 7
Which of the following represents the flow of fibres controlling Purkinje cellular output from the cerebellum?
A
Cortex, internal capsule, corona radiata, inferior olivary nucleus unilaterally, climbing fibres
B
Cortex, corona radiata, internal capsule, inferior olivary nucleus bilaterally, climbing fibres
C
Cortex, corona radiata, internal capsule, inferior olivary nucleus unilaterally, climbing fibres
D
Cortex, corona radiata, internal capsule, inferior olivary nucleus bilaterally, mossy fibres
E
Cortex, corona radiata, internal capsule, inferior olivary nucleus unilaterally, mossy fibres
Question 7 Explanation: 
This is the cerebroolivocerebellar tract
Question 8
The cerebroreticulocerebellar fibres utilises which fibre-set to influence the cerebellar cortex?
A
Purkinje fibres
B
Granular fibres
C
Mossy fibres
D
Climbing fibres
E
All of the above
Question 9
Name all of the following vestibular nuclei involved in the vestibulocerebellar tract for postural coordination
A
Superior
B
Inferior
C
Medial
D
Lateral
E
All of the above
Question 10
What is the function of the rubrospinal tract?  Select all that apply ...
A
Eye movements (smooth, slow)
B
Saccades
C
Flexor inhibition
D
Flexor excitation
E
Extensor inhibition
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