Basic Trivia Quiz On Brainstem!

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Basic Trivia Quiz On Brainstem!

The brainstem is an important part of the body as it has a lot of functions. It helps with eating, breathing, regulating heart rate and even sleeping! Test your knowledge on this organ by taking this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which part of the brainstem is the pons located?
    • A. 

      Midbrain

    • B. 

      Lowbrain

    • C. 

      Hindbrain

    • D. 

      It is not located in the brainstem

  • 2. 
    Which arteries supply blood to the brainstem?
    • A. 

      Basilar and vertebral 

    • B. 

      Pulmonary and umbilical

    • C. 

      Coronary and systemic

    • D. 

      Subclavian and maxillary

  • 3. 
    The adult human brainstem emerges from how many of the primary vessels formed in the neural tube?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Two 

  • 4. 
    How many main functions does the brainstem have?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three 

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Thirteen

  • 5. 
    How many cranial nerves come from the brainstem?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Twelve

    • C. 

      Thirteen

    • D. 

      Ten 

  • 6. 
    What does the medulla oblongata do?
    • A. 

      Controls breathing and heart rate 

    • B. 

      Controls sleeping

    • C. 

      Controls reproduction

    • D. 

      Controls eating

  • 7. 
    The brainstem harbors which of the following cranial nerves?
    • A. 

      Cranial nerve IV

    • B. 

      Cranial nerve III 

    • C. 

      Cranial nerve V

    • D. 

      Cranial nerve X

  • 8. 
    What part of the brainstem does cranial nerve V come from?
    • A. 

      Midbrain

    • B. 

      Pons

    • C. 

      Medulla 

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 9. 
    Which cranial nerve exits from the dorsal side of the brain?
    • A. 

      Cranial nerve 1

    • B. 

      Cranial nerve 2

    • C. 

      Cranial nerve 3

    • D. 

      Cranial nerve 4 

  • 10. 
    What nerve wraps around the cranial nerve 6 before it exits the brain stem?
    • A. 

      Cranial nerve 5

    • B. 

      Cranial nerve 9

    • C. 

      Cranial nerve 7 

    • D. 

      Cranial nerve 8