Brain Matters Quizzes & Trivia


Welcome to the self-check quiz for Chapter 1. When you are finished taking the quiz you can return to the video chapters page of the course website by clicking here.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 186   |  Last updated: Jan 17, 2013
  • Sample Question
    Which is the specialized cell capable of sending and receiving information?

Welcome to the self-check quiz for Chapter 2. When you are finished taking the quiz you can return to the video chapters page of the course website by clicking here.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 168   |  Last updated: Jan 14, 2017
  • Sample Question
    Which structure controls automatic functions like heart rate and blood pressure?

Welcome to the self-check quiz for Chapter 4. When you are finished taking the quiz you can return to the video chapters page of the course website by clicking here.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 155   |  Last updated: Jan 14, 2017
  • Sample Question
    Each hemisphere of the brain has how many cortical lobes?

Welcome to the self-check quiz for Chapter 5. When you are finished taking the quiz you can return to the video chapters page of the course website by clicking here.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 153   |  Last updated: Apr 2, 2019
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    Which of these is not one of the three sensory lobes?

Welcome to the self-check quiz for Chapter 3. When you are finished taking the quiz you can return to the video chapters page of the course website by clicking here.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 151   |  Last updated: Apr 2, 2019
  • Sample Question
    The hippocampus plays a major role in which function?




Brain Matters Questions and Answers


  • Which is the specialized cell capable of sending and receiving information?
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  • Communication within a neuron is ____________________ , whereas communication between neurons is ____________________ .
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  • Which is a chemical used to communicate between neurons?
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  • Which structure controls automatic functions like heart rate and blood pressure?
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  • Which structure is involved in calibrating and fine-tuning ongoing movement?
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  • Which structure helps regulate the sleep-wake cycle by producing melatonin?
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  • Each hemisphere of the brain has how many cortical lobes?
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  • Which part of the frontal lobe has of a mapping of all the muscles it controls in the body?
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  • The motor association areas are involved in what function?
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  • Which of these is not one of the three sensory lobes?
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  • Which lobe is the primary target for auditory signals?
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  • Which lobe contains the somatosensory cortex?
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