Psychology Chpt. 2 / Pt.1

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Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

THIS TEST IS DEFINED TO TEST YOUR KNOWLEGE OF TERMS AND THE ANATOMY OF THE BRAIN FROM CHAPTER 2 OF FUNDAMENTALS OF PSYCHOLOGY. THIS TEST IS FOR PSYCHOLOGY 1303, THE INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY. THIS IS A 2 PART QUIZ AND THIS IS PART 1.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where are the occipital lobes located?
    • A. 

      Behind the eyes

    • B. 

      The top part behind the ears

    • C. 

      Behind the forehead

    • D. 

      The back of the head

    • E. 

      In front of ears

  • 2. 
    What function/s does the occipital lobes control
    • A. 

      Vision

    • B. 

      Eating and drinking

    • C. 

      Storing new information

    • D. 

      Planning

    • E. 

      Spatial location

  • 3. 
    What is associated with the occipital lobes
    • A. 

      Blurry vision

    • B. 

      Seeing stars

    • C. 

      Visual memory and hearing

    • D. 

      Reasoning

    • E. 

      Fight or flight

  • 4. 
    Where are the temporal lobes located
    • A. 

      The back of the head

    • B. 

      In front of ears

    • C. 

      Behind the forehead

    • D. 

      Top part behind the hears

    • E. 

      Behind the temples

  • 5. 
    What are the functions of the temperal lobes
    • A. 

      Seeing stars

    • B. 

      Spatial location

    • C. 

      Visual memory & hearing

    • D. 

      Motor control

    • E. 

      Reasoning

  • 6. 
    Where are the parietal lobes located
    • A. 

      Behind the forehead

    • B. 

      In front of the ears

    • C. 

      Back of the head

    • D. 

      Top part, behind ears

    • E. 

      Under temples

  • 7. 
    What are some functions of the parietal lobes
    • A. 

      Visual memory & heaing

    • B. 

      Spatial location & attention

    • C. 

      Vision

    • D. 

      Planning &memory search

    • E. 

      Motor control & reasoning

  • 8. 
    Where are the frontal lobes located
    • A. 

      Top part, behind ears

    • B. 

      Behind forehead

    • C. 

      In front of ears

    • D. 

      Back of the head

    • E. 

      Underneath temples

  • 9. 
    What are some functions of the frontal lobes (hint: may be more than 1 answer)
    • A. 

      Planning & memory search

    • B. 

      Spatial location & motor control

    • C. 

      Visual memory &hearing

    • D. 

      Motor control & reasoning

    • E. 

      Vision

  • 10. 
    What receives input from sensory organs
    • A. 

      Forebrain

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Temporal lobes

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

    • E. 

      Hippocampus

  • 11. 
    The cortex, thalamus, limbic system, basal ganglia makes up what subcortical brain area
    • A. 

      Forebrain

    • B. 

      Midbrain

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Hindbrain

    • E. 

      Hippocampus

  • 12. 
    Where is the hypothalamus located
    • A. 

      Under the blood vessels

    • B. 

      Sits under the thalamus

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Sits above the thalamus

    • E. 

      Midbrain

  • 13. 
    What are some function/s of the hypothalamus
    • A. 

      Vision

    • B. 

      Information storage

    • C. 

      Eating & drinking

    • D. 

      Fear & anger

    • E. 

      Connects hemispheres

  • 14. 
    Allows new information to be stored in the brain
    • A. 

      Meninges

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Hippocampus

    • D. 

      Terminal buttons

    • E. 

      Cortex

  • 15. 
    What is associated with fear & anger
    • A. 

      Hippocampus

    • B. 

      Amygdala

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Pons

    • E. 

      Medulla

  • 16. 
    Where are the blood vessels located
    • A. 

      Under the thalamus

    • B. 

      Behind forehead

    • C. 

      Under the meinges

    • D. 

      Under the thalamus

    • E. 

      Behind ears

  • 17. 
    3 protective layered membranes that cover the brain
    • A. 

      Dendrites

    • B. 

      Meninges

    • C. 

      Corpus callosum

    • D. 

      Amygdala

    • E. 

      Blood vessels

  • 18. 
    Connects 1 hemisphere to another
    • A. 

      Corpus callosum

    • B. 

      Meninges

    • C. 

      Hippocampus

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

    • E. 

      Terminal buttons

  • 19. 
    How many cerebral hemispheres are there
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      10

  • 20. 
    How many lobes are in the brain
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      10

  • 21. 
    Where is the cebebral cortex located
    • A. 

      Under the temples

    • B. 

      Behind the ears

    • C. 

      Below the thalamus

    • D. 

      Under the blood vessels

    • E. 

      Above the hears

  • 22. 
    Cortex
    • A. 

      Skull

    • B. 

      Shell

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Head

    • E. 

      Medulla

  • 23. 
    Sulcilsulcus
    • A. 

      Bulgy parts

    • B. 

      Creases

    • C. 

      Blood vessels

    • D. 

      Membrane

    • E. 

      Cord

  • 24. 
    Gyrilgyrus
    • A. 

      Creases

    • B. 

      Vessels

    • C. 

      Bulgy parts

    • D. 

      Hemisphere

    • E. 

      Cord

  • 25. 
    Tells you whats out there
    • A. 

      Sensory neuron

    • B. 

      Motor neuron

    • C. 

      Interneuron

    • D. 

      Brain circuit

    • E. 

      Cell body