Science - The Human Brain - Year 4

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Science - The Human Brain - Year 4 - Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    * (1) Type the name for this major part of the brain (Choose from the options provided at the top):

    Explanation
    The correct answer is cerebrum. The cerebrum is the largest part of the brain and is responsible for higher cognitive functions such as thinking, reasoning, and voluntary movements. It is divided into two hemispheres and is involved in processes such as memory, perception, and language.

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  • 2. 

    * (2) Type the name for this major part of the brain (Choose from the options provided at the top):

    Explanation
    The correct answer is hypothalamus. The hypothalamus is a major part of the brain that is responsible for regulating various bodily functions such as temperature, hunger, thirst, and sleep. It also controls the release of hormones from the pituitary gland, which in turn regulates other endocrine glands in the body. The hypothalamus plays a crucial role in maintaining homeostasis and is involved in many physiological processes.

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  • 3. 

    * (3) Type the name for this major part of the brain (Choose from the options provided at the top):

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cerebellum." The cerebellum is a major part of the brain that is responsible for coordinating voluntary movements, maintaining balance, and controlling muscle tone. It is located at the back of the brain, below the cerebrum, and is involved in motor control, posture, and balance.

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  • 4. 

    * (4) Type the name for this major part of the brain (Choose from the options provided at the top):

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pituitary gland." The pituitary gland is a major part of the brain that is responsible for producing and releasing hormones that regulate various bodily functions. It is often referred to as the "master gland" because it controls the functions of other endocrine glands in the body. The pituitary gland is located at the base of the brain and plays a crucial role in growth, metabolism, reproduction, and stress response.

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  • 5. 

    * (5) Type the name for this major part of the brain (Choose from the options provided at the top):

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "Brain stem, brain stem, Brain Stem." The brain stem is a major part of the brain that connects the spinal cord to the rest of the brain. It is responsible for controlling basic functions such as breathing, heart rate, and consciousness. The variations in capitalization in the answer options do not affect the correctness of the answer.

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  • 6. 

    * Match the major part of your brain that allows you to do the following: Control you body's temperature.

    • A.

      Hypothalamus

    • B.

      The Brain Stem

    • C.

      The Cerebellum

    • D.

      The Pituitary Gland

    • E.

      The Cerebrum

    Correct Answer
    A. Hypothalamus
    Explanation
    The hypothalamus is the correct answer because it is responsible for controlling the body's temperature. It acts as the body's thermostat, regulating and maintaining a stable internal temperature. The hypothalamus receives information from temperature receptors throughout the body and initiates responses to increase or decrease body temperature as needed. This includes triggering sweating or shivering to cool or warm the body, respectively. Additionally, the hypothalamus plays a crucial role in coordinating other bodily functions such as hunger, thirst, and sleep.

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  • 7. 

    * Match the major part of your brain that allows you to: Send messages up and down your body through the nerveous system.

    • A.

      The Hypothalamus

    • B.

      The Brain Stem

    • C.

      The Cerebellum

    • D.

      The Pituitary Gland

    • E.

      The Cerebrum

    Correct Answer
    B. The Brain Stem
    Explanation
    The brain stem is the correct answer because it is responsible for transmitting messages up and down the body through the nervous system. It connects the brain to the spinal cord and controls basic functions such as breathing, heart rate, and blood pressure.

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  • 8. 

    * Match the major part of your brain that: Triggers the changes in your body you go through during Pubety.

    • A.

      The Hypothalamus

    • B.

      The Brain Stem

    • C.

      The Cerebellum

    • D.

      The Pituitary Gland

    • E.

      The Cerebrum

    Correct Answer
    D. The Pituitary Gland
    Explanation
    The pituitary gland is responsible for triggering the changes in the body that occur during puberty. It releases hormones that stimulate the growth and development of secondary sexual characteristics, such as the growth of breasts in girls and the deepening of the voice in boys. The pituitary gland also plays a role in the regulation of other hormones in the body, including those involved in the menstrual cycle and sperm production. Therefore, it is the major part of the brain that is responsible for the physical changes that occur during puberty.

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  • 9. 

    * In your own words, recount a time that you practised and practised something until you automatically knew how to do: (Write two to three sentences)

  • 10. 

    * What part of your brain allows you to remember this?

    • A.

      The Hypothalamus

    • B.

      The Brain Stem

    • C.

      The Cerebellum

    • D.

      The Pituitary Gland

    • E.

      The Cerebrum

    Correct Answer
    E. The Cerebrum
    Explanation
    The cerebrum is the largest part of the brain and is responsible for higher cognitive functions such as memory, thinking, and problem-solving. It is divided into two hemispheres and is further divided into different lobes, each with its specific functions. The cerebrum plays a crucial role in memory formation and retrieval, allowing us to remember information and experiences. It receives and processes sensory information and is involved in decision-making and emotional responses.

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