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

    Correct Answer
    A. Brain Stem
    Explanation
    section 2:05

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  • 2. 

    Which structure is involved in calibrating and fine-tuning ongoing movement?

    • A.

      Brain Stem

    • B.

      Cerebellum

    • C.

      Diencephalon

    • D.

      Hippocampus

    Correct Answer
    B. Cerebellum
    Explanation
    section 5:13

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  • 3. 

    Which structure helps regulate the sleep-wake cycle by producing melatonin?

    • A.

      Brain Stem

    • B.

      Pineal Gland

    • C.

      Hypothalamus

    • D.

      Thalamus

    Correct Answer
    B. Pineal Gland
    Explanation
    section 6:04 (specific 6:20)

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  • 4. 

    The hypothalamus is involved in what function?

    • A.

      Secretion of Melatonin

    • B.

      Regulation of Thirst

    • C.

      Emotional Expression

    • D.

      Motor Coordination

    Correct Answer
    B. Regulation of Thirst
    Explanation
    section 6:04 (specific 7:38)

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  • 5. 

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

    • A.

      Pineal gland

    • B.

      Hypothalamus

    • C.

      Thalamus

    • D.

      Hippocampus

    Correct Answer
    C. Thalamus
    Explanation
    section 6:04 (specific 11:20)

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