Chapter 3 Part 2 Quiz

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Neuroanatomy Quizzes & Trivia

This is practice for the quizon brain imaging and neuroanatomy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Suppose your friend got hit in the head with a bowling ball (it was a very intense game!), and you asked if he was okay, but claims that he has no idea what you are saying, you are likely able to conclude that he has sustained damage to his ___________________.
    • A. 

      Thalumus

    • B. 

      Brocca's Area

    • C. 

      Corpus Collosum

    • D. 

      Hypothalumus

    • E. 

      Wernicke's Area

  • 2. 
    The __________________ is the part of the brain responsible for taking sensory inputs and sending them to the appropriate area of the brain.
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Hippocampus

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Pons

    • E. 

      Thalumus

  • 3. 
    The _____________________ is the part that is most responsible for risk taking, emotion, and agression.
    • A. 

      Amygdale

    • B. 

      Frontal lobe

    • C. 

      Reticular formation

    • D. 

      Hypothalumus

    • E. 

      Pons

  • 4. 
    If it weren't for the _____________________, the two halves of our brains could never communicate with each other.
    • A. 

      Hypothalumus

    • B. 

      Amygdale

    • C. 

      Corpus collosum

    • D. 

      Hippocampus

    • E. 

      Pons

  • 5. 
    The EEG is used to
    • A. 

      Stimulate parts of the brain in order to see what function it serves.

    • B. 

      Produce leisons to see what memory/bodily functions become inoperative.

    • C. 

      Temporarily deactivate a part of the brain so that leisoning is unnecessary.

    • D. 

      Uses electrical currents to measure brain activity.

    • E. 

      Observe blood flow to see what part of the brain is working during a particular mental or physical task.

  • 6. 
    If one wanted to observe abstract thinking in the brain, the most likely place to look is in the
    • A. 

      Hypothalumus

    • B. 

      Hippocampus

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

    • D. 

      Pons

    • E. 

      Thalumus

  • 7. 
    The cerebellum is mostly related to
    • A. 

      Memory

    • B. 

      Critical thinking

    • C. 

      Balance

    • D. 

      Sleep

    • E. 

      Dopaminergic projections

  • 8. 
    Which of the following brain structures would likely result in death if it is badly damaged?
    • A. 

      Pons

    • B. 

      Medulla

    • C. 

      Corpus collosum

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

    • E. 

      Cerebrum

  • 9. 
    What was the name of this person?
    • A. 

      Phineas Gage

    • B. 

      Hans Burger

    • C. 

      Clark Hull

    • D. 

      Ernest Hilgard

    • E. 

      Inez Prosser

  • 10. 
    Whch of the following would mpst likely result if the hypothalumus was in some way damaged?
    • A. 

      Feeling unnecessarily hot

    • B. 

      Decreased thirst

    • C. 

      Increased hunger

    • D. 

      Decreased sex drive

    • E. 

      All of the above

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