Brain Bee Challenge: Round III

10 Questions
Brain Bee Challenge: Round Iii

If you answered seven out of ten questions correctly in Round II of the Brain Bee Challenge, then you've advanced to Round III! Now it gets even trickier. Not only do the questions get harder, but you need to correctly answer eight out ot ten questions. Good luck!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name the sheet of photoreceptors and neurons that lines the back of the eye.
    • A. 

      Cornea

    • B. 

      Retina

    • C. 

      V4

  • 2. 
    The amygdala and septum are part of this group of brain structures that regulate emotion.
    • A. 

      Proprioceptive system

    • B. 

      Prefrontal Cortex

    • C. 

      Limbic System

  • 3. 
    Name the device that monitors brain waves.
    • A. 

      FMRI

    • B. 

      Electroencephalogram

    • C. 

      PET (positron emission tomography) scanner

  • 4. 
    Name the hormones, which include testosterone, that are important for male sexual development.
    • A. 

      Androgens

    • B. 

      Estrogen

    • C. 

      Testosterines

  • 5. 
    Which branch of the autonomic nervous system mobilizes energy and resources during times of stress and arousal?
    • A. 

      The sympathetic nervous system

    • B. 

      The parasympathetic nervous system

    • C. 

      The adrenal system

  • 6. 
    This region of the brain, located in the frontal lobe of the left hemisphere, is important for the production of speech.
    • A. 

      Wernicke’s area

    • B. 

      Posterior cingulate gyrus

    • C. 

      Broca’s area

  • 7. 
    Name the part of the brain that is important for emotional learning and memory and its dysfunction is related to anxiety disorders.
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Amygdala

    • C. 

      Superior colliculus

  • 8. 
    This liquid is found within the ventricles of the brain and the central canal of the spinal cord.
    • A. 

      Ventricular fluid

    • B. 

      Cerebrospinal fluid

    • C. 

      Golgi fluid

  • 9. 
    What is the name of the class of neurotransmitters that are chains of amino acids?
    • A. 

      Cholinergic transmitters

    • B. 

      Monoamines

    • C. 

      Peptides

  • 10. 
    Name the disorder characterized by delusions, hallucinations, and disturbances of thought and emotions.
    • A. 

      Schizophrenia

    • B. 

      Multiple personality disorder

    • C. 

      Antisocial personality disorder