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Anatomy of the Brain Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A crevice on the surface of your brain is best known as a:

Question 2 2. The cavities in your brain are known as:

Question 3 3. Which of the following is TRUE about the blood brain barrier?

Question 4 4. As the pH of your blood drops, your medulla oblongata senses this, and will cause you to _____.

Question 5 5. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for emotions, speech, planning, and motor function?

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Question 6 6. How does the pons regulate breathing?

Question 7 7. The most important substance that the blood transports to the brain is _____.

Question 8 8. Why is the blood supply to your brain more reliable than to many other organs?

Question 9 9. Television and movies often show a policeman holding fingers to the side of an accident victim's neck. What are they doing?

Question 10 10. Which part of the brain regulates many vital autonomic functions including heart rate, breathing, blood pressure, swallowing, and digestion?

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Question 11 11. The central sulcus:

Question 12 12. In what order would a surgeon cut through tissues in a brain surgery?

Question 13 13. Why do we need set names for structures in the brain?

Question 14 14. All of these protect the brain EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. If a person suffered damage to the right side of the parietal lobe, which of the following is a likely consequence?

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Question 16 16. The cerebellum is important for _____.

Question 17 17. The hippocampus is important for _____.

Question 18 18. The Blood-CSF Barrier includes the:

Question 19 19. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for processing visual information?

Question 20 20. If a person suffered damage to the temporal lobe, which of the following is a likely consequence?

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Question 21 21. The pons and medulla oblongata both play major roles in _____.

Question 22 22. The medulla oblongata is _____.

Question 23 23. If you realize there is an intruder in your home, why would you most likely experience a spurt in brain activity?

Question 24 24. The blood brain barrier causes treatments for some conditions to be difficult. Which one(s) might this be and why?

Question 25 25. Which are important functions of the choroid plexus and CSF?

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Question 26 26. An elevation on the surface of your brain surrounded by one or more sulci is best known as a:

Question 27 27. This part of the brain is considered to be the relay station for sensory information to the cerebral cortex.

Question 28 28. The anatomical part that separates the frontal and parietal lobe from the temporal lobe is known as the:

Question 29 29. Without _____ our bodies would not be able to detect the ph level of our blood.

Anatomy of the Brain Chapter Exam Instructions

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