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Brain, Neurons and The Nervous System Quiz


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When shown the word ball in their LEFT field of vision, the split brain patient says they saw nothing, but then they choose a ball with their left hand. Even though they can’t say what they saw, their left hand has awareness because the

A. left hand controlled by left field of vision

B. left hand controlled by left brain

C. left hand controlled by right brain

D. left hand controlled by right field of vision


……………. is crucially involved in the generation of spoken language

A. Wernicke’s Area 

B. Localization View 

C. Motor Cortex

D. Broca’s Area


Processes hearing, language and helps us identify faces.

A. Frontal lobe

B. Parietal lobe

C. Occipital lobe

D. Temporal lobe


Functions include initiating voluntary movement, working memory, personality, and higher cognitive functions such as decision-making and judgment.

A. Frontal lobe

B. Parietal lobe

C. Occipital lobe

D. Temporal lobe


controls the “fight or flight” response

A. Sympathetic

B. Parasympathetic


The autonomic nervous system is divided into

A. Motor and Sensory

B. Peripheral and Central

C. The Brain and Spinal cord

D. Sympathetic and Parasympathetic


The human brain has _________major distinctive parts and functions differently from one another._

A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5


What does the neuron’s Myelin Sheath do?

A. Controls the actions of the neuron

B. Produces food for the neuron

C. Carries information from the cell body to other neuronsThis is a wrong answer

D. Surrounds and insulates the axon


The ____________ is part of the peripheral nervous system and controls our senses.

A. Systemic

B. Autonomic

C. Somatic

D. Autonomous


Responsible for integrating sensory information, including touch, temperature, pressure and pain.

A. Frontal lobe

B. Parietal lobe

C. Occipital lobe

D. Temporal lobe


The center of visual perception

A. Frontal lobe

B. Parietal lobe

C. Occipital lobe

D. Temporal lobe


Producing nonsense words is associated with what?

A. Wernickes aphasia

B. Broca’s aphasia


The basic unit of structure and function in the nervous system is a nerve cell. Nerve cells are also called-

A. Osteocytes

B. Dendrites

C. Neurons

D. Spinal Cords




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