The Brain Anatomy Trivia Exam: Quiz!

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The Brain Anatomy Trivia Exam: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are located in both the right and left hemispheres? 
    • A. 

      Hippocampus

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Amygdala

    • E. 

      Brainstem

    • F. 

      Basal Ganglia

    • G. 

      Cerebellum

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are located in the middle of the brain?
    • A. 

      Hippocampus

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Amygdala

    • E. 

      Brainstem

    • F. 

      Basal Ganglia

    • G. 

      Cerebellum

  • 3. 
    The ___________ lobe is responsible for vision.
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Occipital

    • C. 

      Temporal

    • D. 

      Parietal

  • 4. 
    Which of the following best describes the function of the corpus callosum?
    • A. 

      Receives information from the sensory organs

    • B. 

      Receives information from subcortical structures and sends it to the brainstem

    • C. 

      Large bundle of axons that connects the cortex of the two cerebral hemispheres

    • D. 

      Main area for the storage of memory in the brain

  • 5. 
    There are two amygdalae in the brain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are part of the limbic system? 
    • A. 

      Hippocampus

    • B. 

      Amygdala

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

    • E. 

      Basal Ganglia

    • F. 

      Brainstem

    • G. 

      Cerebellum

  • 7. 
    Which of the following best describes the overall structure of the brain?
    • A. 

      A smooth, homogenous mass

    • B. 

      A group of nodes, each connected through a web of neurons

    • C. 

      A jumbled group of structures with no obvious organization

    • D. 

      One group of structures in the middle with two mirror-images of structures on the outer left and outer right

  • 8. 
    Based on the image, which number represents the brainstem?
    • A. 

      All of these represent the brainstem

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      None of these represent the brainstem

  • 9. 
    A human can live without a brainstem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following behaviours are controlled by the cerebellum?
    • A. 

      Actions that use speech to express specific memories

    • B. 

      Actions that require precise timing and coordination

    • C. 

      Actions that call on the body's fight-or-flight reflex

    • D. 

      Actions that require body parts to cross the body's centre line

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the seven main brain structures?
    • A. 

      Brainstem

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Corpus Callosum

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

    • E. 

      Thalamus

    • F. 

      Basal Ganglia

    • G. 

      Limbic System

    • H. 

      Cerebral Cortex

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT a main lobe of the cerebral cortex?
    • A. 

      Hypothal

    • B. 

      Temporal

    • C. 

      Frontal

    • D. 

      Parietal

    • E. 

      Occipital

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