AP Psych Review Chapter 3 Pt 5

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Let’s turn our attention now to the topic of psychology, as we put on our thinking caps and take this quiz at an advanced placement level! This “AP Psych Review Chapter 3 Pt 5” quiz will task you with answering questions on the multiple lobes of the brain and their functions, and much more!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which part of the brain is composed of the occipital lobe, parietal lobe, temporal lobe, and frontal lobe?
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Cerebrum

    • E. 

      Thalamus

  • 2. 
    If a person has difficulty with understanding speech, what part of the brain most likely causes this?
    • A. 

      Broca's Area

    • B. 

      Cerebral Hemispheres

    • C. 

      Wernicke's Area

    • D. 

      Pons

    • E. 

      Pituitary Gland

  • 3. 
    Which type of brain research method includes temporarily enhancing or depressing activity in a specific area of the brain?
    • A. 

      Electroencephalograph (EEG)

    • B. 

      Transcranial magnetic stimulations (TMS)

    • C. 

      Electrical stimulation (ESB)

    • D. 

      Lesioning

    • E. 

      Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

  • 4. 
    The hindbrain includes the medulla, cerebellum and what other part?
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Temporal lobe

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

    • D. 

      Reticular Formation

    • E. 

      Pons

  • 5. 
    Which of the following controls involuntary functions such as heart rate, digestion and perspiration?
    • A. 

      Central Nervous System

    • B. 

      Somatic Nervous System

    • C. 

      Autonomic Nervous System

    • D. 

      Spinal Cord

    • E. 

      Peripheral Nervous System

  • 6. 
    Which part in the cerebrum deals with registering the sense of touch?
    • A. 

      Parietal lobe

    • B. 

      Temporal lobe

    • C. 

      Occipital lobe

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

    • E. 

      Frontal lobe

  • 7. 
    Which area of the brain includes the thalamus, hypothalamus, limbic system, and cerebrum?
    • A. 

      Amygdala

    • B. 

      Hippocampus

    • C. 

      Forebrain

    • D. 

      Reticular formation

    • E. 

      Midbrain

  • 8. 
    Which of the following does the left hemisphere NOT include?
    • A. 

      Language

    • B. 

      Visual recognition

    • C. 

      Verbal processing

    • D. 

      Reading

    • E. 

      Writing

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is in charge of controlling motor movement and balance?
    • A. 

      Wernicke's Area

    • B. 

      Medulla

    • C. 

      Hindbrain

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

    • E. 

      Amygdala

  • 10. 
    The thalamus takes all of the following sensory info EXCEPT for which?
    • A. 

      Hear

    • B. 

      Smell

    • C. 

      Taste

    • D. 

      Touch

    • E. 

      Sight