Part Of The Brain

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Part Of The Brain

Test of neuroanatomy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The brain is made up of _____ _____ and ______ structures.
  • 2. 
    Sensory information enters the CNS via the dorsal portion, Motor commands exit the CNS via the ventral portion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The ___ mater adheres closely to the brain surface. The brain is encased in the _____ _____, which is encased in ___ ____, which is encased in the skull.
  • 4. 
    Which contains cerebrospinal fluid?
    • A. 

      Dura mater

    • B. 

      Arachnoid membrane

    • C. 

      Pia mater

  • 5. 
    Anterior =
    • A. 

      Posterior

    • B. 

      Rostral

    • C. 

      Dorsal

    • D. 

      Ventral

    • E. 

      Caudal

  • 6. 
    Superior =
    • A. 

      Dorsal

    • B. 

      Anterior

    • C. 

      Caudal

    • D. 

      Ventral

  • 7. 
    Inferior =
    • A. 

      Caudal

    • B. 

      Superior

    • C. 

      Ventral

    • D. 

      Rostral

    • E. 

      Anterior

  • 8. 
    Lateral is toward the ____. Medial is toward the _____. Ipsilateral is one the ____ side. Contralateral is on the _____ side
  • 9. 
    • A. 

      A = Coronal, B= Horizontal, C= Sagittal

    • B. 

      A= Sagittal, B = Horizontal C= Coronal

    • C. 

      A= Horizontal, B= Coronal, C = Sagittal

  • 10. 
    White versus grey matter refers to _____ vs _____
    • A. 

      Axons, cell bodies

    • B. 

      Cell bodies, axons

    • C. 

      Myelinated, postsynaptic

    • D. 

      Presynpatic, cell bodies

  • 11. 
    What are the lobes?
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Parietal

    • C. 

      Occipital

    • D. 

      Temporal

    • E. 

      Cerebral

    • F. 

      Posterior

    • G. 

      Anterior

    • H. 

      Inferior

    • I. 

      Lateral

  • 12. 
    The main fibre connecting the two cerebral hemispheres is the ______ ______.
  • 13. 
    The Thalamus and Basal Ganglia are subcortical structures.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The ______ fissure separates the temporal lobe from the frontal lobe.
  • 15. 
    The _______ sulcus seperates the temporal lobe from the frontal and parietal lobes.
  • 16. 
    The _____ sulcus seprates the frontal and parietal lobes
  • 17. 
    The basal ganglia consists of:
    • A. 

      Caudate Nucleus

    • B. 

      Putamen

    • C. 

      Globus Pallidus

    • D. 

      Subthalamic Nucleus

    • E. 

      Substantia Nigra

    • F. 

      Midbrain

    • G. 

      Pons

    • H. 

      Medulla

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      A = fourth ventricle

    • B. 

      A = third ventricle

    • C. 

      D = lateral ventricle

    • D. 

      D = cerebral aqueduct

    • E. 

      C = fourth ventricle

    • F. 

      C = lateral ventricle

    • G. 

      B = cerebral aqueduct

    • H. 

      B = third ventricle

  • 19. 
    Frontal lobe contains primary _____ cortex, which is in the precentral gyrus.
  • 20. 
    The parietal lobe contains primary _______ cortex. Which is in the postcentral gyrus.
  • 21. 
    The occipital lobe contains primary ____ cortex
  • 22. 
    The temporal lobe contains primary ______ cortex.
  • 23. 
    The primary motor cortex ______ motor commands. It is located _____ to the central sulcus. Within the ______ gyrus.
    • A. 

      Outputs

    • B. 

      Inputs

    • C. 

      Anterior

    • D. 

      Posterior

    • E. 

      Precentral

    • F. 

      Postcentral

  • 24. 
    The primary somatosensory cortex recieves ______ somatic sentastion. It is located _____ to the central sulcus. Within the ______ gyrus.
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Posterior

    • D. 

      Anterior

    • E. 

      Postcentral

    • F. 

      Precentral

  • 25. 
    The _____________________ is a limbic system nucleus that gives rise to emotional reactions.
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