Test Your Knowledge About Brainstem!

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Test Your Knowledge About Brainstem!

The brainstem is a part of the brain. If you're not an anatomy student, or an avid reader and researcher, then you have probably not heard about it. Take this quiz to test your knowledge or maybe learn more about it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where is the brainstem located?
    • A. 

      In the brain 

    • B. 

      Next to the heart

    • C. 

      Next to the small intestine

    • D. 

      In the leg

  • 2. 
    Which organ is continuous with the brainstem?
    • A. 

      The heart

    • B. 

      The pancreas

    • C. 

      The spinal cord 

    • D. 

      The Lungs

  • 3. 
    How many parts does the brainstem have?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three (sometimes five) 

    • D. 

      Six

  • 4. 
    All but one of these parts are always included in the brainstem. Which is the one not always included?
    • A. 

      Midbrain

    • B. 

      Pond

    • C. 

      Medulla oblongata of the hindbrain

    • D. 

      Diencephalon 

  • 5. 
    What is the Latin name for the brainstem?
    • A. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • B. 

      Truncus oblongata

    • C. 

      Truncus encephali 

    • D. 

      Encephali truncus

  • 6. 
    How many pairs of nerves come from the brainstem?
    • A. 

      Twelve

    • B. 

      Thirteen

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Ten 

  • 7. 
    Which of these is not a basic function of the brainstem?
    • A. 

      Reproduction 

    • B. 

      Eating

    • C. 

      Sleeping

    • D. 

      Breathing

  • 8. 
    How many parts is the midbrain divided into?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three 

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Thirteen

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a part of the midbrain?
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Pons

    • C. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • D. 

      Tectum 

  • 10. 
    Only one of the following is part of the hindbrain that makes up the brainstem. Which is it?
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Pons 

    • C. 

      Tectum

    • D. 

      Midbrain