The Brain Our Control Center Quiz
The pons connects the brainstem to the:
What region receives information from the visual and auditory senses?
B. Reticular Formation
What is the outer layer of the cerebrum called? It’s responsible for information processing.
C. cerebral cortex
Which part of the brain is involved in the maintenance of basic life functions?
A. limbic system
B. peripheral system
Split brain surgery is a rare but effective treatment for extreme…
B. Memory loss
C. Parkinson’s Disease
The Cerebellum helps…
A. Control your emotions.
B. Your muscles work together and keep you balance.
C. You think and speak.
D. You find your memories.
The Cerebrum is the largest part of your brain.
Damage to the medulla would most likely result in
A. impaired planning abilities
C. a coma
Which limbic system structure regulates thirst and body temperature?
Language comprehension. Located on the Left Temporal Lobe
A. Primary Auditory Cortex
B. Primary Olfactory Cortex
C. Wernicke’s Area
D. Central Sulcus
Lobe that plays a major role in the following functions/actions -Senses and integrates sensation(s) -Touch, pressure, temperature and pain; Spatial awareness and perception
The classic case of railroad worker Phineas Gage best illustrated that frontal lobe damage can
A. prevent REM rebound.
B. enhance moral reasoning skills.
C. alter one’s personality.
D. facilitate neurogenesis.
Makes decisions, plans, reasons, and carries out behaviors
A. Frontal Lobe
B. Parietal Lobe
C. Occipital Lobe
D. Temporal Lobe
A person has difficulty speaking possibly due to a stroke.
A. Broca’s Aphasia
B. Wernicke’s Aphasia
C. Visual Agnosia
D. Neglect Syndrome
The most complex part of the human brain is the:
The occipital lobe controls __________.
B. Problem Solving
D. Arithmetic & Spelling
Jack fell off of his bike and hit his head. He sat up and his vision was quite blurred. Identify the area of the brain he may have injured.
A. frontal lobe
B. temporal lobe
C. occipital lobe
D. parietal lobe
The split-brain procedure involves the cutting of this
A. Cerebral Cortex
C. Corpus Callosum
D. Caudate Nucleus
The set of neural fibres that connect the two hemispheres is known as:
A. the cerebral cortex.
B. the corpus callosum.
C. the cerebrum.
D. the thalamus.
A tumor on the temporal lobe would most affect the career of
A. an architect
B. a musician
C. a professor
D. a researcher
Maria is having difficulty with speech. She wants to say she ‘needs milk from the store’, but what she does say is ‘mint go from stair’. Maria is likely to be suffering from which disorder?
A. Wernicke’s aphasia
B. Geschwind’s territory aphasia
C. Spatial neglect
D. Broca’s aphasia
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