Test Your Brain With Facts And Questions About The Brain:  Neuroscience Quiz

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Test Your Brain With Facts And Questions About The Brain: Neuroscience Quiz

Test your brain with facts and questions about the brain !


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What if we lined up all the neurons in our body? How long would that line stretch?
    • A. 

      100,000,000,000 neurons x 10 microns= 1000 km or about 600 miles

    • B. 

      100,000,000,000,000 neuron x 10 microns= 5000 km or about 500 miles

    • C. 

      10 neurons x 10 microns= 100 km or about 60 miles

    • D. 

      1,000 neurons x 10 microns= 1000 km or about 600 miles

  • 2. 
    What is the longest living cell in your body? This cell can live for your entire life time !
    • A. 

      Skin Cells

    • B. 

      Brain Cells

    • C. 

      Blood Cells

    • D. 

      Eye Cells

  • 3. 
    How much does the average human brain weigh?
    • A. 

      5 pounds

    • B. 

      2 pounds

    • C. 

      6 pounds

    • D. 

      3 pounds

  • 4. 
    What percent of the total body weight does the adult human brain account for?  
    • A. 

      3 %

    • B. 

      5 %

    • C. 

      12 %

    • D. 

      2 %

  • 5. 
    How much does the elephant brain weigh? 
    • A. 

      14 pounds

    • B. 

      13 pounds

    • C. 

      8 pounds

    • D. 

      5 pounds

  • 6. 
    How many neurons (brain cells) does an average person have ?
    • A. 

      100 billion neurons

    • B. 

      10 billion neurons

    • C. 

      100 million neurons

    • D. 

      10 million neurons

  • 7. 
    How much area does the brain cover if laid flat?
    • A. 

      5.5 square feet

    • B. 

      10 square feet

    • C. 

      2.5 square feet

    • D. 

      5 square feet

  • 8. 
    What's the world record for someone going without sleep?
    • A. 

      10 days

    • B. 

      6 days

    • C. 

      4 days

    • D. 

      19 days

  • 9. 
    How many times does your eye blink in a year? 
    • A. 

      200,000 times

    • B. 

      4,200,000 times

    • C. 

      10,230,000 times

    • D. 

      1,000,000 times

  • 10. 
    How long can the brain go without blood? 
    • A. 

      4-5 seconds

    • B. 

      5-10 minutes

    • C. 

      8-10 seconds

    • D. 

      1-2 minutes

  • 11. 
    How quickly can neurons reproduce during early development?
    • A. 

      250,000 neurons/minute

    • B. 

      400,000 neurons/minute

    • C. 

      1,000,000 neurons/day

    • D. 

      53,000 neurons/day

  • 12. 
    How much of your body heat is lost through your head? 
    • A. 

      20 - 30 %

    • B. 

      30 - 40 %

    • C. 

      40 - 50 %

    • D. 

      50 - 60 %

  • 13. 
    Does the octopus have a blind spot? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    How much does your skin alone weigh?
    • A. 

      1 pound

    • B. 

      2 pounds

    • C. 

      4 pounds

    • D. 

      6 pounds

  • 15. 
    How many eyes to scorpions have?
    • A. 

      2 eyes

    • B. 

      4 eyes

    • C. 

      8 eyes

    • D. 

      12 eyes

  • 16. 
    Where are the ears of cricket located?
    • A. 

      It's head

    • B. 

      It's front legs

    • C. 

      It's back legs

    • D. 

      It's brain

  • 17. 
    What is the most complicated computer in the world? 
    • A. 

      The super computer

    • B. 

      Your Brain

    • C. 

      The rat's brain

    • D. 

      The super complex computer

  • 18. 
    How much of your calories are used up by your brain?
    • A. 

      20 - 30 %

    • B. 

      40 - 50 %

    • C. 

      10 - 20 %

    • D. 

      1 - 10%

  • 19. 
    How many taste buds (tongue, palate, cheeks) do you have?
    • A. 

      10,000

    • B. 

      50,000

    • C. 

      500,000

    • D. 

      1,000,000

  • 20. 
    What is the total number of smell receptor cells in your nose? 
    • A. 

      50 million

    • B. 

      40 million

    • C. 

      5 million

    • D. 

      1 million