The Anatomy Of Cerebellum! Trivia Quiz

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The cerebellum is a separate and distinct par of the brain that is located at the back. It is regarded as the little brain that controls motor function such as movement and posture. The cerebellum is characterized by ridges and furrows and contain millions of neurons which communicate with each other to ensure life. Do you know the anatomy of the cerebellum?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many cerebellar nuclei are associated with the cerebellum?
    • A. 

      Four 

    • B. 

      Seven 

    • C. 

      Nine 

    • D. 

      Five 

  • 2. 
    Which of these is the smallest region in the cerebellum? 
    • A. 

      Vestibulocerebellum

    • B. 

      Floccunocerebellum 

    • C. 

      Spinocerebellum 

    • D. 

      Cerebrocerebellum 

  • 3. 
    Which of these is the upper part of the cerebellum? 
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus 

    • C. 

      Metencephalon 

    • D. 

      Pons 

  • 4. 
    What percentage of the brain does the cerebellum take? 
    • A. 

      8 percent 

    • B. 

      12 percent 

    • C. 

      13 percent 

    • D. 

      10 percent 

  • 5. 
    What is a ridge or gyrus in the cerebellum called? 
    • A. 

      Fossa 

    • B. 

      Sulcci 

    • C. 

      Furrow 

    • D. 

      Folium 

  • 6. 
    What connects the cerebellum to other parts of the brain? 
    • A. 

      Thalamic nuclei 

    • B. 

      Furrows 

    • C. 

      Cerebellar peduncles 

    • D. 

      Gyrus 

  • 7. 
    Which of these is often affected by a damage in the cerebellum? 
    • A. 

      Satiety 

    • B. 

      Sleep 

    • C. 

      Cognition 

    • D. 

      Gait 

  • 8. 
    How many types of neurons are in the cerebellum? 
    • A. 

      Three 

    • B. 

      Four 

    • C. 

      Five 

    • D. 

      Two 

  • 9. 
    When was the first time the microanatomy of the cerebellum was described?
    • A. 

      1837 

    • B. 

      1799

    • C. 

      1834 

    • D. 

      1834

  • 10. 
    What neurotransmitter is associated with the cerebellum? 
    • A. 

      Serotonin 

    • B. 

      Glutamate 

    • C. 

      Dopamine 

    • D. 

      Epinephrine 

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