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The Brain Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All of these protect the brain EXCEPT:

Question 2 2. The blood brain barrier causes treatments for some conditions to be difficult. Which one(s) might this be and why?

Question 3 3. As the pH of your blood drops, your medulla oblongata senses this, and will cause you to _____.

Question 4 4. The hippocampus is important for _____.

Question 5 5. In what order would a surgeon cut through tissues in a brain surgery?

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Question 6 6. The cerebellum is important for _____.

Question 7 7. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for processing visual information?

Question 8 8. If a person suffered damage to the temporal lobe, which of the following is a likely consequence?

Question 9 9. The most important substance that the blood transports to the brain is _____.

Question 10 10. An elevation on the surface of your brain surrounded by one or more sulci is best known as a:

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Question 11 11. The cavities in your brain are known as:

Question 12 12. If you realize there is an intruder in your home, why would you most likely experience a spurt in brain activity?

Question 13 13. The part of the early, developing brain, that will mature into structures involved with emotion and complex thought is mainly the:

Question 14 14. Which part of the embryonic brain will later mature into structures most critical to your heart rate?

Question 15 15. The medulla oblongata is _____.

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Question 16 16. A lot of nerve cell bodies are located in the:

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the same as the mesencephalon?

Question 18 18. The common name for the forebrain is the:

Question 19 19. This part of the brain is considered to be the relay station for sensory information to the cerebral cortex.

Question 20 20. The Blood-CSF Barrier includes the:

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Question 21 21. If a person suffered damage to the right side of the parietal lobe, which of the following is a likely consequence?

Question 22 22. Why do we need set names for structures in the brain?

Question 23 23. Without _____ our bodies would not be able to detect the ph level of our blood.

Question 24 24. The structure that helps your left cerebral hemisphere communicate with the right cerebral hemisphere is known as the:

Question 25 25. Which part of the brain regulates many vital autonomic functions including heart rate, breathing, blood pressure, swallowing, and digestion?

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Question 26 26. The central sulcus:

Question 27 27. Why is the blood supply to your brain more reliable than to many other organs?

Question 28 28. The pons and medulla oblongata both play major roles in _____.

Question 29 29. Which are important functions of the choroid plexus and CSF?

Question 30 30. White matter:

The Brain Chapter Exam Instructions

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