Anatomy And Physiology Exam 4

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The Telencephalon, Diencephalon, Cerebellum, Limbic System, etc The Eye and The ear and the Sensory receptors


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Collections of cell bodies outside the CNS are called
    • A. 

      Ganglia

    • B. 

      Nerves

    • C. 

      Nuclei

    • D. 

      Glands

  • 2. 
    Which of the folowing is not a structure of the Basal Nuclei?
    • A. 

      Caudate Nucleus

    • B. 

      Lentiform Nucleus

    • C. 

      Putamen

    • D. 

      Red Nuclei

  • 3. 
    The relay stations in the olfactory pathway
    • A. 

      Supraciasmatic nucleus

    • B. 

      Paraventricular nucleus

    • C. 

      Mamillary body

    • D. 

      Interventricular foramen

  • 4. 
    The ventral posterolateral nuclei receive impulses from 
    • A. 

      Autonomic sensory receptors

    • B. 

      Somatic sensory receptors

    • C. 

      Olfactory receptors

  • 5. 
    Regulates body's temperature
    • A. 

      Epithalamus

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Thalamus

  • 6. 
    Located  between the diencephalon and the pons
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Midbrain

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Fornix

  • 7. 
    Relays sensory information about the stretch of muscle joints to the cerebellum
    • A. 

      Superior colliculi

    • B. 

      Inferior colliculi

    • C. 

      Inferior olivary nuclei

  • 8. 
    Associated with ascending sensory tracts (medulla)
    • A. 

      Nucleus gracilis

    • B. 

      Nucleus cuneatus

    • C. 

      Medial lemniscus

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Serves as relay nuclei in a pathway by which general somatic sensory information ascends from the spinal cord to the somatosensory cortex
    • A. 

      Nucleus gracilis

    • B. 

      Medial lemniscus tract

    • C. 

      Nucleus cuneatus

    • D. 

      Fasciculus gracilis

  • 10. 
    Site of decusation of the pyramidal tracts
    • A. 

      Pons

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • D. 

      Spinal cord

  • 11. 
    The cardiovascular centers and respiratory centers are a part of the ______ ________ neurons in the medulla
    • A. 

      Efferent motor

    • B. 

      Sensory motor

    • C. 

      Visceral sensory

    • D. 

      Visceral motor

  • 12. 
    Cerebellar activity occurs
    • A. 

      Consciously

    • B. 

      Subconsciously

    • C. 

      Voluntarily

    • D. 

      Involuntarily

  • 13. 
    Connects the cerebellum to the brain stem
    • A. 

      Inferior olivary nuclei

    • B. 

      Flocculondular lobe

    • C. 

      Cerebellar peduncles

    • D. 

      Ventral root

  • 14. 
    All fibers entering AND leaving the cerebellum are
    • A. 

      Ipsilateral

    • B. 

      Contralateral

    • C. 

      Isolateral

    • D. 

      Transverse

  • 15. 
    Equilibrium and balance
    • A. 

      Vestibular nuclei

    • B. 

      SCN

    • C. 

      PVN

    • D. 

      Red nuclei

  • 16. 
    The limbic system contains:
    • A. 

      Hippocampus, amygdala, hypothalamus, thalamus, SCN, cerebellar peduncles

    • B. 

      Hippocampus, thalamus, amygdala, cingulate gyrus, parahippocampal gyrus, septal nuclei

    • C. 

      Caudate nucleus, lentiform nucleus, putamen, globus pallidus, septum pullicidem

  • 17. 
    The cingulate gyrus 
    • A. 

      Regulates body temperature

    • B. 

      Recognizes emotional facial expressions

    • C. 

      Regulates hunger and satiety

    • D. 

      Expresses emotions through hand gestures and resolving mental conflicts

  • 18. 
    Limbic output is mostly relayed through which of these?
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Amygdala

    • D. 

      Cerebelum

  • 19. 
    The cerebellum is responsible for 
    • A. 

      Producing dopamine

    • B. 

      Regulating the sleep/wake cycle

    • C. 

      Producing smooth, coordinated movement

    • D. 

      Multitasking and monitoring movement

  • 20. 
    Massive degerenation of the corpus striatum
    • A. 

      Parkinsons

    • B. 

      Fatal Familial/sporadic insomnia

    • C. 

      Huntingtons

    • D. 

      ALS

  • 21. 
    The thalamus mediates
    • A. 

      Memory

    • B. 

      Sensation

    • C. 

      Motor activities

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Fatal Familial/Sporadic Insomnia results from
    • A. 

      The degeneration of the basal ganglia

    • B. 

      The mutation of the 21 chromosome

    • C. 

      The mutation of the prion protein where asparagine is replaced by aspartic acid

    • D. 

      The degeneration of the substantia nigra

  • 23. 
    Contains the large descending corticospinal motor tracts
    • A. 

      Cerebral peduncles

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Medulla

  • 24. 
    The inferior colliculi
    • A. 

      Relays information to the cerebellum

    • B. 

      Coordinates head and eye movement

    • C. 

      Relays nerve impulses from the ear to the primary auditory cortex

  • 25. 
    The relay center for the descending motor pathways
    • A. 

      Substantia nigra

    • B. 

      Cerebellar peduncles

    • C. 

      Red nuclei

    • D. 

      Inferior olivary nuclei

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