The Brain: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If a person suffered damage to the right side of the parietal lobe, which of the following is a likely consequence?

Question 2 2. All of these protect the brain EXCEPT:

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

Question 4 4. This part of the brain is considered to be the relay station for sensory information to the cerebral cortex.

Question 5 5. The most important substance that the blood transports to the brain is _____.

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Question 6 6. An elevation on the surface of your brain surrounded by one or more sulci is best known as a:

Question 7 7. A crevice on the surface of your brain is best known as a:

Question 8 8. Without _____ our bodies would not be able to detect the pH level of our blood.

Question 9 9. If you realize there is an intruder in your home, why would you most likely experience a spurt in brain activity?

Question 10 10. The rhombencephalon is more commonly known as the:

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Question 11 11. Why is the blood supply to your brain more reliable than to many other organs?

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

Question 13 13. The hippocampus is important for _____.

Question 14 14. The blood brain barrier causes treatments for some conditions to be difficult. Which one(s) might this be and why?

Question 15 15. The pons and medulla oblongata both play major roles in _____.

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Question 16 16. The central sulcus:

Question 17 17. How does the pons regulate breathing?

Question 18 18. The cerebellum is important for _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is TRUE about the blood brain barrier?

Question 20 20. The part of the early, developing brain, that will mature into structures involved with emotion and complex thought is mainly the:

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Question 21 21. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for emotions, speech, planning, and motor function?

Question 22 22. The cavities in your brain are known as:

Question 23 23. The medulla oblongata is _____.

Question 24 24. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for processing visual information?

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

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Question 26 26. Television and movies often show a policeman holding fingers to the side of an accident victim's neck. What are they doing?

Question 27 27. White matter:

Question 28 28. The corpus callosum is made up mainly of:

Question 29 29. If a person suffered damage to the temporal lobe, which of the following is a likely consequence?

Question 30 30. The common name for the forebrain is the:

The Brain: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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