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The Brain Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Without _____ our bodies would not be able to detect the ph level of our blood.

Question 2 2. The hippocampus is important for _____.

Question 3 3. An injury that impairs a person's ability to regulate their breathing would most likely affect the _____.

Question 4 4. Logan has a family history of Alzheimer's Disease and has been experiencing problems forming new long-term memories. Which part of his brain is most likely affected?

Question 5 5. All of these protect the brain EXCEPT:

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Question 6 6. This part of the brain is considered to be the relay station for sensory information to the cerebral cortex.

Question 7 7. The medulla oblongata is _____.

Question 8 8. Which best describes the function of the thalamus?

Question 9 9. Amanda experienced a brain injury that impacted her hearing and language. Which part of her brain was most likely affected?

Question 10 10. After an accident that injured his brain, Carlos is having trouble with body temperature regulation. Which part of his brain is most likely affected?

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Question 11 11. How does the pons regulate breathing?

Question 12 12. The ________ is the largest part of the human brain that surrounds most of the other brain structures.

Question 13 13. The central sulcus:

Question 14 14. Which best describes a gyrus in the brain?

Question 15 15. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for emotions, speech, planning, and motor function?

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Question 16 16. If you realize there is an intruder in your home, why would you most likely experience a spurt in brain activity?

Question 17 17. If a person suffered damage to the right side of the parietal lobe, which of the following is a likely consequence?

Question 18 18. Television and movies often show a policeman holding fingers to the side of an accident victim's neck. What are they doing?

Question 19 19. Dr. Jones studies a part of the brain responsible for motor functions and sensory integration. Which part of the brain does she most likely study?

Question 20 20. What is true of cerebrospinal fluid?

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Question 21 21. As the pH of your blood drops, your medulla oblongata senses this, and will cause you to _____.

Question 22 22. What is true regarding multiple arteries in the brain?

Question 23 23. The cerebellum is important for _____.

Question 24 24. Timothy sustained an injury to the lower potion of his brain stem. Which structure is most likely to be affected?

Question 25 25. Which is true of the Circle of Willis?

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Question 26 26. The blood brain barrier causes treatments for some conditions to be difficult. Which one(s) might this be and why?

Question 27 27. Why do we need set names for structures in the brain?

Question 28 28. The most important substance that the blood transports to the brain is _____.

Question 29 29. Which best describes the central sulcus?

Question 30 30. What is true of the choroid plexus?

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