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The Brain Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. The cavities in your brain are known as:

Question 3 3. After an accident that injured his brain, Carlos is having trouble with body temperature regulation. Which part of his brain is most likely affected?

Question 4 4. The blood brain barrier causes treatments for some conditions to be difficult. Which one(s) might this be and why?

Question 5 5. Which are important functions of the choroid plexus and CSF?

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Question 6 6. Which best describes the function of the thalamus?

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

Question 8 8. Which best describes the central sulcus?

Question 9 9. The pons and medulla oblongata both play major roles in _____.

Question 10 10. If you realize there is an intruder in your home, why would you most likely experience a spurt in brain activity?

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Question 11 11. Which best describes a gyrus in the brain?

Question 12 12. The central sulcus:

Question 13 13. What is true of cerebrospinal fluid?

Question 14 14. Why do we need set names for structures in the brain?

Question 15 15. An injury that impairs a person's ability to regulate their breathing would most likely affect the _____.

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Question 16 16. A crevice on the surface of your brain is best known as a:

Question 17 17. What is true regarding multiple arteries in the brain?

Question 18 18. How does the pons regulate breathing?

Question 19 19. Without _____ our bodies would not be able to detect the ph level of our blood.

Question 20 20. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for emotions, speech, planning, and motor function?

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Question 21 21. In what order would a surgeon cut through tissues in a brain surgery?

Question 22 22. Which is true of the Circle of Willis?

Question 23 23. What is true of the choroid plexus?

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. The hippocampus is important for _____.

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Question 26 26. As the pH of your blood drops, your medulla oblongata senses this, and will cause you to _____.

Question 27 27. Amanda experienced a brain injury that impacted her hearing and language. Which part of her brain was most likely affected?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Why is the blood supply to your brain more reliable than to many other organs?

Question 30 30. The cerebellum is important for _____.

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