The Brain And Nervous System Test! Trivia Quiz

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The Brain And Nervous System Test! Trivia Quiz

Do you know anything about the brain and nervous system? The brain is the largest single part of the central nervous system. The brain is the core of the nervous system as a whole, and it is here that most of your sensing, insight, thinking, knowledge, emotions, and planning occur. Anatomists and neuroscientists often divide the brain into portions based on various brain parts' location and function. Test your knowledge about the brain and nervous system. Good Luck.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the main parts of the Central Nervous System?
    • A. 

      The Brain and Spinal Cord

    • B. 

      The Brain Only

    • C. 

      The Brain, Heart, And Spinal Cord

    • D. 

      The Brain, Lungs, Heart, And Spinal Cord

  • 2. 
    Which Systems are included in the Peripheral Nervous System?
    • A. 

      Central Nervous System, Endocrine System, Brain

    • B. 

      Brain, Spinal Cord, and Central Nervous System

    • C. 

      Endocrine System, Central Nervous System, and Somatic System

    • D. 

      The Somatic and the Autonomic Systems.

  • 3. 
    The Somatic System includes the sensory nerves that keep the body in touch with the outside world, along with the nerves that make or govern bodily responses to that world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Both True and False

  • 4. 
    Is it possible for the Brain go without oxygen for 40 minutes or more?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Brain has one hemisphere?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Brain is composed of three principal divisions. The Cerebrum, Cerebellum, And Brain Stem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which part of the brain fills up the entire upper part of your skull?
    • A. 

      Frontal Lobe

    • B. 

      Occipital Lobe

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 8. 
    Which part of the brain controls the Visual Center?
    • A. 

      Frontal Lobe

    • B. 

      Occipital Lobe

    • C. 

      Parietal Lobe

    • D. 

      Temporal Lobe

  • 9. 
    What does the bony vertebral column protect?
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Eyes

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Spinal Cord

  • 10. 
    Nerves penetrate only certain portions of the body?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The cerebellum is located under the cerebrum. Its function is to coordinate muscle movements, maintain posture, and balance
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The brainstem includes the midbrain, pons, and medulla. It acts as a relay center connecting the cerebrum and cerebellum to the spinal cord. It performs many automatic functions such as breathing, heart rate, body temperature, wake and sleep cycles, digestion, sneezing, coughing, vomiting, and swallowing. Ten of the twelve cranial nerves originate in the brainstem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False