Quiz: Physiology Of The Brain And Its Various Functions

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Quiz: Physiology Of The Brain And Its Various Functions

Most human behavior and mental processes are intertwined with the activities in the brain. Understanding how the brain's different parts and components help the human body function was one of our main topics. Take this test over the psychology of the brain and its functions. Give it a shot and get to refresh your memory over what you have covered so far.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the Pons's primary function?
    • A. 

      Sleeping, walking, dreaming, etc.

    • B. 

      Chewing, breathing, heart rate, etc.

    • C. 

      Hearing, memory, perception, etc.

    • D. 

      Judgement, short-term memory, speech, etc.

  • 2. 
    What is the Medulla's primary function?
    • A. 

      Hearing, memory, perception, etc.

    • B. 

      Judgement, short-term memory, speech, etc.

    • C. 

      Sleeping, walking, dreaming, etc.

    • D. 

      Chewing, breathing, heart rate, etc.

  • 3. 
    What is the Cerebellum's primary function?
    • A. 

      Relays sensory messages to the cerebral cortex

    • B. 

      Contributes to sense of balance, coordination, and balance

    • C. 

      Regulates body temperature- it is associated with drives vital to survival, such as fear, hunger, and reproduction

    • D. 

      Involved in emotional reactions with motivated behavior

  • 4. 
    What is the Thalamus's primary function?
    • A. 

      Contributes to sense of balance, coordination, and balance

    • B. 

      Relays sensory messages to the cerebral cortex

    • C. 

      Involved in emotional reactions with motivated behavior

    • D. 

      Regulates body temperature- it is associated with drives vital to survival, such as fear, hunger, and reproduction

  • 5. 
    What is the Hypothalamus's primary function?
    • A. 

      Regulates body temperature- it is associated with drives vital to survival, such as fear, hunger, and reproduction

    • B. 

      Involved in emotional reactions with motivated behavior

    • C. 

      Relays sensory messages to the cerebral cortex

    • D. 

      Contributes to sense of balance, coordination, and balance

  • 6. 
    What is the Pituitary Gland's primary function?
    • A. 

      Involved in emotional reactions with motivated behavior

    • B. 

      Contributes to sense of balance, coordination, and balance

    • C. 

      Releases hormones and regulates endocrine glands

    • D. 

      Relays sensory messages to the cerebral cortex

  • 7. 
    What is the Limbic System's primary function?
    • A. 

      Relays sensory messages to the cerebral cortex

    • B. 

      Involved in emotional reactions with motivated behavior

    • C. 

      Releases hormones and regulates endocrine glands

    • D. 

      Contributes to sense of balance, coordination, and balance

  • 8. 
    What is the Hippocampus' primary function?
    • A. 

      Involved in the storage of new information in memory

    • B. 

      In charge of the cognitive process

    • C. 

      Controls the ability to talk

    • D. 

      Involved in comprehension of speech

  • 9. 
    What is the Cerebrum's primary function?
    • A. 

      In charge of the cognitive process

    • B. 

      Involved in comprehension of speech

    • C. 

      Controls the ability to talk

    • D. 

      Involved in the storage of new information in memory

  • 10. 
    Locate in the Left Frontal Lobe, what is the Broca's Area?
    • A. 

      Involved in the storage of new information in memory

    • B. 

      In charge of the cognitive process

    • C. 

      Involved in comprehension of speech

    • D. 

      Controls the ability to talk

  • 11. 
    Locate in the Left Temporal Lobe, what is the Wernicke's Area?
    • A. 

      Controls the ability to talk

    • B. 

      In charge of the cognitive process

    • C. 

      Involved in comprehension of speech

    • D. 

      Involved in the storage of new information in memory