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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Leg muscles

    • B. 

      Adrenal glands

    • C. 

      Heart muscles

    • D. 

      Pupillary muscles

    • E. 

      Pituitary glands

  • 2. 
    The part of the brain which regulates and coordinates muscle movement is the?
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Ventricle

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Pons

    • E. 

      Medualla

  • 3. 
    The part of the brain which coordinates muscle movements on the two sides of the body is the?
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Medualla

    • C. 

      Pons

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

    • E. 

      Cerebellum

  • 4. 
    Which of the following acts as a relay station for information coming form the mid and hind-brains and going to the cortex?
    • A. 

      Parietal lobe

    • B. 

      Pons

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Spinal cord

    • E. 

      Cerebellum

  • 5. 
    Spinal nerves belong to the?
    • A. 

      Peripheral nervous system

    • B. 

      Central nervous system

    • C. 

      Antagonistic nervous system

    • D. 

      Residual nervous system

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The regional at the bast of the brain which is highly involved in the most emotional and physiological motivation is the?
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Pituitary gland

    • C. 

      Pons

    • D. 

      Reticular formation

    • E. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 7. 
    The brain research technique that involves monitoring the brain's usage of glucose is called in?
    • A. 

      PET

    • B. 

      EEG

    • C. 

      FMRI

    • D. 

      MRI

  • 8. 
    Which is the correct sequence in the transmission of a simple reflex?
    • A. 

      Sensory neuron, interneuron, sensory neuron

    • B. 

      Interneuron, motor neuron, sensory neuron

    • C. 

      Sensory neuron, interneuron, motor neuron

    • D. 

      Interneuron, sensory neuron, motor neuron

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The axons of certain neurons are covered by a layer of fatty tissue that helps speed neural transmission.  This tissue is?
    • A. 

      Dopamine

    • B. 

      Myelin sheath

    • C. 

      Acetylcholine

    • D. 

      An endorphin

    • E. 

      Dendrite

  • 10. 
    In the brain, this outnumbers neurons, and provides the nutrients to the neurons and help remove excess neurotransmitter?
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Sheaths

    • C. 

      Glands

    • D. 

      Synapses

    • E. 

      Glial cells

  • 11. 
    Moruzzi and Magoun caused a cat to lapse into a coma by severing neural connections between the cortex and the?
    • A. 

      Reticular formation

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

    • E. 

      Occipital lobe

  • 12. 
    Hormones are the chemical messengers of the?
    • A. 

      Cerebral cortex

    • B. 

      Autonomic nervous system

    • C. 

      Endocrine system

    • D. 

      Limbic system

    • E. 

      Reticular formation

  • 13. 
    Auditory stimulation is first processes in what lobe?
    • A. 

      Parietal

    • B. 

      Temporal

    • C. 

      Occipital

    • D. 

      Frontal

    • E. 

      Limbic

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Sensory cortex

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Medulla

    • E. 

      Amygdala

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Hormone

    • B. 

      Steroid

    • C. 

      Agonist

    • D. 

      Opiate

    • E. 

      Antagonist