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1

Where is

a) Broca's area

b) Wernicke's area

found?

a) Broca's area - left, anterior frontal lobe

b) Wernicke's area - left, temporal lobe

2

What sign results from damage to

a) Broca's area

b) Wernicke's area?

a) Broca's area > Expressive / Non-fluent aphasia

b) Wernicke's area Receptive / Fluent aphasia

3

A patient can understand questions but cannot find the words to answer them.

What type of aphasia do they have?

Which part of the brain is affected?

Expressive / Non-fluent aphasia

Broca's area

4

A patient doesn't understand questions but answers in coherent (but irrelevant) sentences.

What type of aphasia do they have?

Which part of the brain is affected?

Receptive / Fluent aphasia

Wernicke's area