3b In Class Quiz

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3b In Class Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Wernicke's area, located in the temporal lobe, is essential for __________.
    • A. 

      Hearing

    • B. 

      Understanding language

    • C. 

      Sensitizing taste buds

    • D. 

      Conveying pain signals

  • 2. 
    This structure controls movement, balance and posture.
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Balanced brain

  • 3. 
    Buzz was in a car accident, and the doctor suspects that he may have suffered damage to his brain. He is given radioactive glucose to make regions of the brain appear in different colors when active.  Which technique is being utilized?
    • A. 

      EEG

    • B. 

      PET

    • C. 

      MRI

  • 4. 
    This is a collection of axons that connect the right and left hemispheres of the brain.
    • A. 

      Corpus callosum

    • B. 

      Cerebral hemisphere

    • C. 

      Corporal callosum

  • 5. 
    What is the connection between the language centers and the visual cortex?
    • A. 

      Corpus Callosum

    • B. 

      Angular Gyrus

    • C. 

      Cerebral Cortex

    • D. 

      Brain Stem

  • 6. 
    The two hemispheres of the brain are linked by...
    • A. 

      Corpus Callosum

    • B. 

      Angular Gyrus

    • C. 

      Cerebral Cortex

    • D. 

      Brain Stem

  • 7. 
    Split Brain Surgery can be used to help reduce what?
    • A. 

      Migraines

    • B. 

      Nightmares

    • C. 

      Epileptic Seizures

  • 8. 
    Each hemisphere's primary connections are to which side of the body?
    • A. 

      Same

    • B. 

      Opposite

  • 9. 
    What is the biggest part of the brain?
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Brain stem

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 10. 
    An injury to the Broca’s area of the brain would affect one’s _______.
    • A. 

      Eye-hand coordination

    • B. 

      Hearing

    • C. 

      Speech

    • D. 

      Motor skills

  • 11. 
    Which of the following lobe of the brain is related to vision
    • A. 

      Occipital

    • B. 

      Parietal

    • C. 

      Temporal

    • D. 

      Frontal

  • 12. 
    What would have more of the sensory or motor cortex devoted to its area of the body?
    • A. 

      Thigh

    • B. 

      Upper arm

    • C. 

      Fingertips

    • D. 

      Eardrums

  • 13. 
    Which brain structure is the brain's sensory switchboard?
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Amygdala

    • D. 

      Reticular formation

  • 14. 
    Which brain structure is closely related to strong emotions?
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Amygdala

    • D. 

      Hippocampus

  • 15. 
    This brain structure takes care of automatic survival functions
    • A. 

      Brain stem

    • B. 

      Reticular formation

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Hippocampus

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