Parts Of The Brain

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  • 1. 
    Which part of the brain controls learning, memory, and the ability to compare sensory information to expectations? 
    • A. 

      Amygdala

    • B. 

      Mamillary Body

    • C. 

      Hippocampus

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 2. 
    Which part of the brain contains neurons that transmit information between the fornix and thalamus?
    • A. 

      Mamillary Body

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Reticular Formation

  • 3. 
    Which part of the brain contains nerves that cross from one side of the body to the opposite side of the brain?
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Amygdala

    • D. 

      Medulla

  • 4. 
    Which part of the brain influences motivation, emotional control, fear response, and interpretation of nonverbal expressions?
    • A. 

      Fornix

    • B. 

      Amygdala

    • C. 

      Corpus Callosum

    • D. 

      Thalamus

  • 5. 
    Which part of the brain relays information form sensory organs to the cerebral cortex?
    • A. 

      Hippocampus

    • B. 

      Medulla

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Pituitary Gland

  • 6. 
    Which part of the brain regulates endocrine glands?
    • A. 

      Pituitary Gland

    • B. 

      Reticular Formation

    • C. 

      Pons

    • D. 

      Fornix

  • 7. 
    Which part of the brain relays messages between the cerebellum and the cortex?
    • A. 

      Corpus Callosum

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Mamillary Body

    • D. 

      Pons

  • 8. 
    Which part of the brain regulates amounts of fear, thirst, sex drive, and aggression?
    • A. 

      Fornix

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Hippocampus

    • D. 

      Amygdala

  • 9. 
    Which part of the brain has nerve fibers that transmit information from the hippocampus to the Mamillary bodies? 
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Fornix

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 10. 
    Which part of the brain controls balance and maintains muscle coordination?
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Reticular Formation

    • C. 

      Corpus Callosum

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 11. 
    Which part of the brain controls complex thought processes? 
    • A. 

      Corpus Callosum

    • B. 

      Amygdala

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Pons

  • 12. 
    Which part of the brain is a system of nerves that control arousal and attention?
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Reticular Formation

    • C. 

      Pons

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

  • 13. 
    What does the Left Brain control?
    • A. 

      Right hand

    • B. 

      Spoken language

    • C. 

      Emotion

    • D. 

      Analysis of detail

    • E. 

      Pattern recognition

    • F. 

      Process the whole

    • G. 

      Written language

    • H. 

      Math

    • I. 

      Reading

    • J. 

      Visual

    • K. 

      Non verbal

    • L. 

      Logic

    • M. 

      Left hand

    • N. 

      Music and art

    • O. 

      Facial recognition

  • 14. 
    What does the Right Brain control? 
    • A. 

      Right hand

    • B. 

      Left hand

    • C. 

      Visual

    • D. 

      Spoken language

    • E. 

      Reading

    • F. 

      Emotion

    • G. 

      Music and art

    • H. 

      Pattern recognition

    • I. 

      Analysis of detail

    • J. 

      Written language

    • K. 

      Facial recognition

    • L. 

      Logic

    • M. 

      Non verbal

    • N. 

      Processes the whole

    • O. 

      Math

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