Brain Matters: Chapter 2

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Brain Matters: Chapter 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which structure controls automatic functions like heart rate and blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Brain Stem

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Diencephalon

    • D. 

      Hippocampus

  • 2. 
    Which structure is involved in calibrating and fine-tuning ongoing movement?
    • A. 

      Brain Stem

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Diencephalon

    • D. 

      Hippocampus

  • 3. 
    Which structure helps regulate the sleep-wake cycle by producing melatonin?
    • A. 

      Brain Stem

    • B. 

      Pineal Gland

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Thalamus

  • 4. 
    The hypothalamus is involved in what function?
    • A. 

      Secretion of Melatonin

    • B. 

      Regulation of Thirst

    • C. 

      Emotional Expression

    • D. 

      Motor Coordination

  • 5. 
    Which structure is the relay station for sensory signals (except smell) to the cortex?
    • A. 

      Pineal gland

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Hippocampus

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