Brain and Nervous System Quiz
Wernicke’s area is responsible for speech production.
The right hemisphere controls the left side of the body.
Once a danger has passed, the parasympathetic NS does not activate
The cerebrum has _____ lobes.
Which of the following statements is correct?
A. The brain at birth weighs about 2 kilograms, has four protective features and is small in size in proportion to our body.
B. The brain has deep wrinkles, sends thousands of messages a second and has 6 lobes.
C. he brain has 4 lobes, a left and right hemisphere and an adult human brain weighs about 1.5 kilograms.
D. The brain has a protective layer called the meninges, it is smooth and all messages are sent through the occipital lobe.
The brain could be seen as the command centre of the body.
What is one action the brain stem does not control?
C. Heart rate
The frontal lobe is involved in detecting movements
The peripheral NS is further divided up into the somatic NS and the autonomic NS
A section of the temporal lobe, the primary auditory cortex, receives information about the sense of
The occipital lobe is involved with hearing
Which two main parts is the human nervous system divided up into?
A. The somatic NS and the autonomic NS.
B. The central NS and the peripheral NS.
C. The sympathetic NS and the parasympathetic NS.
D. None of the above
The brain stem connects directly to the spine.
The parietal lobe controls
A. Memory formation
B. Body sensations
The cerebrum makes up 90% of the brain.
Which action occurs under the control of the sympathetic NS?
A. Pupils dilate
B. Inhibits salivation
C. Blood clots easily
D. All of the above
The corpus callosum controls conscious actions.
A right hemisphere function is
D. All of the above
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