Functional Neuroanatomy of the CNS Quiz


Identify the structure in green.

A. brainstem

B. spinal cord

C. corpus callosum

D. thalamus

The Brain and Spinal Cord make up what?

A. The Central Nervous System

B. The Peripheral Nervous System

C. The Vertebral Column

D. The Peritoneal Cavity

Identify the structure in green.

A. cerebrum

B. cerebellum

C. thalamus

D. hypothalamus

Which brain part helps regulate body temp., controls water balance, and regulates metabolism?

A. Cerebellum

B. Thalamus

C. Occipital Lobe

D. Hypothalamus

What is the name of the red portion of the brain?

A. frontal

B. temporal

C. parietal

D. occipital

The Basal Ganglia are structures important for:

A. Homeostasis

B. Cognition

C. Movement

D. Sleep

What is the name of the blue colored portion on the brain?

A. occipital

B. parietal

C. temporal

D. frontal

What part of the brain plays a role with emotion and survival instincts?

A. Hippocampus

B. Amygdala

C. Cerebrum

D. Cerebellum

Which brain part provides involuntary coordination of body movements?

A. Cerebellum

B. Frontal Lobe

C. Pons

D. Thalamus

What type of neurons are damaged in Parkinson’s Disease?

A. Glutamatergic Neurons

B. Gabaergic Neurons

C. Dopaminergic Neurons

D. Cholinergic Neurons

What part of the brain is important for taking information from working memory and converting it to long-term memory?

A. Hippocampus

B. Thalamus

C. Aamygdala

D. Hypothalamus


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