Nervous System And Speech Motor System Interact

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Nervous System And Speech Motor System Interact

This quiz covers some anatomy and basic subject matter how the nervous system and speech motor system interact. Let's play this quiz now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The final common pathway is referred to as a
    • A. 

      Upper motor system

    • B. 

      Lower motor system

  • 2. 
    The four major divisions of the motor system are
    • A. 

      Extrapyramid, corticospinal, corticorubial, tectcospinal

    • B. 

      Final common pathway, direct activation pathway, indirect activation pathway, control circuits

    • C. 

      Red nucleus, striated muscle, motor cortex, spinal column

  • 3. 
    What does the cerebellum do?
    • A. 

      Integrates and coordinates smooth directed movements

    • B. 

      Mediates subconsious controlled motor movements

    • C. 

      Mediates consious controlled motor movements

    • D. 

      Plans and programs postural and supportive components of motor activity

  • 4. 
    The lower motor neuron system is made up of
    • A. 

      Corticobulbar and corticospinal tracts

    • B. 

      Cranial and spinal nerves

    • C. 

      Pyramidal and extrapyramidal systems

  • 5. 
    The indirect activation pathway
    • A. 

      Mediates contolled voluntary movements

    • B. 

      Mediates subconsious automatic muscle activities (posture, muscle tone, etc)

  • 6. 
    The indirect activation pathway is a
    • A. 

      Lower motor neuron system

    • B. 

      Upper motor neuron system

  • 7. 
    The extrapyramidal tracts is made up of
    • A. 

      Corticobulbar and corticospinal tracts

    • B. 

      Corticorubral,corticoreticular, rubrospinal, reticulospinal, and vestibulospinal tracts

  • 8. 
    The control circuitry system is all about the
    • A. 

      Pyramidal system - corticospinal and corticobulbar tracts

    • B. 

      The extrapyramidal system - basal ganglia

  • 9. 
    Broca's area
    • A. 

      Believed to be important for the storage and retrieval of mental representations of words and word meanings

    • B. 

      Important for planning and organizing speech movements to be executed by the primary motor cortex

  • 10. 
    What is also known as the auditory association cortex?
    • A. 

      Broca's area

    • B. 

      Wernicke's area

  • 11. 
    Broca's area (motor speech area) is located in
    • A. 

      Occipital lobe

    • B. 

      Posterior inferior frontal lobe

    • C. 

      Superior left temporal lobe

  • 12. 
    Wernicke's area is important for
    • A. 

      Planning and organizing speech

    • B. 

      Knowledge and use of grammatic and linguistic rules