Structure Of Human Brain

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  • 1. 
    The cerebrum is divided into L and R cerebral hemispheres; contains many ____ and ____
    • A. 

      Gryi/sulci

    • B. 

      Fibers/tissues

    • C. 

      Neurons/tracts

  • 2. 
    ____ is covered by the lobes
    • A. 

      Frontal

    • B. 

      Parietal

    • C. 

      Insula

  • 3. 
    Frontal, Parietal, Temporal and Occipital lobes and Insula
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Occipital

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

  • 4. 
    Gray metter is the top layer of the cerebrum called ______, then fibrous w/ myelin
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebral Cortex

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

  • 5. 
    Cerebral cortex is only about 2-5 mm thick, but is contains ___% of the neuron cell bodies of the CNS
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      100

  • 6. 
    What connects the two cerebral hemisphere composed of tracts
    • A. 

      Corpus Callosum

    • B. 

      Cerebral Cortex

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

  • 7. 
    The cerebrum is associated with the higher brain functions such as
    • A. 

      Intrepretation, reasoning, thoughts, etc.

    • B. 

      Logic, emotion, mathmatics, etc.

    • C. 

      Creativity, rationalization, sensory perception

  • 8. 
    Contains sensory, motor and association (judgement) areas
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Occipital

  • 9. 
    90% of the population, Lt hemisphere is dominant over the Rt. hemisphere; as a result, body control is contralateral
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Located at the posterior and inferior side of the cerebrum; consists of two hemispheres that are conntected by a vermis; has this cortex of gray matter that surrounds the whie matter
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Midbrain

    • C. 

      Thalamus

  • 11. 
    Coordinates skeletal muscle functions; associated with equilibrium; a reflex center
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Midbrain

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

  • 12. 
    Located at the middle and inferior side of the brain; relay station for most of the sensory impulses that each the cerebral cortex; functions as interpretation center for pain, pressure, touch, temperature, light, etc. sensations; memory center; deals with emotions
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Midbrain

  • 13. 
    located below the thalmus just above the pituitary gland; monitors blood temperature, blood water, concerntration and blood hormone concentration; associated with pituitary functions; also has endocrine functions
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Midbrain

  • 14. 
    Located above the pons area; constitutes pa part of the brain stem;contains four nuclei called CORPORA QUADRIGEMINA (2 superior colliculi and 2 inferior colliculi); these are the reflex center for head neck and eye movements inresponse to visual and auditory stimuli, respectively.; contains a pigmented area called Substania Nigra (melanin) associated with Dopamine secretion; Dopamine is assocated with gross muscle contraction; contains nuclei for Oculomotor and Troclear cranial nerves
    • A. 

      Hypothalmus

    • B. 

      Midbrain

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

  • 15. 
    Located below the midbrain and above the medulla oblongata; constitutes a part of the brain stem; contains Pneumotaxic Area (HELPS US BREATH) and helps expiration and Apneustic Area that limits expiration and helps inspiration; contains nuclei for Trigeminal, Abducens, and Facial cranial nerves
    • A. 

      Medulla Oblongata

    • B. 

      Pons

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 16. 
    the area below the pons and above the spinal cord; also is part of the brain stem
    • A. 

      Medulla Oblongata

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

  • 17. 
    Contains Vestibular Nuclear Complex; associated with equilibrium (sense of b ody position); Contains Rhythnicity area for respiration that communicate with the Apneustic and Pneumotaxic areas of pons
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Medulla Oblongata

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

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