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Overview of the Brain Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which part of the embryonic brain will later mature into structures most critical to your heart rate?

Question 2 2. When you kick a soccer ball you use the voluntary muscles in your leg. Which part of your brain controls your voluntary muscle movements?

Question 3 3. Which part of the brain is split into two halves?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is the same as the mesencephalon?

Question 5 5. The rhombencephalon is more commonly known as the:

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Question 6 6. Staying upright on a bicycle requires coordination and balance. Which part of your brain controls these skills?

Question 7 7. A lot of nerve cell bodies are located in the:

Question 8 8. The temporal lobe, parietal lobe and occipital lobe of the brain process information about _____ respectively.

Question 9 9. The part of the early, developing brain, that will mature into structures involved with emotion and complex thought is mainly the:

Question 10 10. How can parts of the limbic system be remembered?

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Question 11 11. The oldest parts of the brain are the _____.

Question 12 12. The structure that helps your left cerebral hemisphere communicate with the right cerebral hemisphere is known as the:

Question 13 13. White matter:

Question 14 14. The common name for the forebrain is the:

Question 15 15. The corpus callosum is made up mainly of:

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Question 16 16. Which part of the brain is composed of nerve cells that filter stimuli?

Question 17 17. This tiny part of the brain has the big job of producing and releasing hormones:

Question 18 18. How do the roles of the hippocampus and the hypothalamus differ?

Question 19 19. Your body keeps breathing while you sleep thanks to this part of your brain?

Question 20 20. The groove which separates the left and right cerebral hemispheres is know as the:

Overview of the Brain Chapter Exam Instructions

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