Copyright
Anatomy & Physiology: Tutoring Solution  /  Science Courses

Test Prep Plan - Take a practice test

Take this practice test to check your existing knowledge of the course material. We'll review your answers and create a Test Prep Plan for you based on your results.
How Test Prep Plans work
1
Answer 50 questions
Test your existing knowledge.
2
View your test results
Based on your results, we'll create a customized Test Prep Plan just for you!
3
Study smarter
Study more effectively: skip concepts you already know and focus on what you still need to learn.

The Brain: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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 "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!

Page 1

Question 1 1. Penfield's research on epilepsy and brain surgery led to the creation of which scientific tool?

Answers:

Question 2 2. Which type of brain scan uses a series of x-ray images to create a complete picture of the brain?

Answers:

Question 3 3. How many lobes does the brain have?

Answers:

Question 4 4. The most important substance that the blood transports to the brain is _____.

Answers:

Question 5 5. _____ causes synovial fluid to be viscous.

Answers:

Page 2

Question 6 6. What is the name of the gelatinous substance that the stereocilia of the hair cells is embedded in?

Answers:

Question 7 7. What causes brain tumors?

Answers:

Question 8 8. The pineal gland releases _________ melatonin when light is detected and _________ melatonin when little to no light is detected.

Answers:

Question 9 9. Which is NOT a section of the reticular formation?

Answers:

Question 10 10. Which part of the embryonic brain will later mature into structures most critical to your heart rate?

Answers:

Page 3

Question 11 11. What new branch of brain mapping is looking even closer at how neurons work together?

Answers:

Question 12 12. This part of the brain is considered to be the relay station for sensory information to the cerebral cortex.

Answers:

Question 13 13. What protects the central nervous system (CNS) from bacterial infections, toxins and some drugs?

Answers:

Question 14 14. How does the pons regulate breathing?

Answers:

Question 15 15. The motor region controls _____ movements.

Answers:

Page 4

Question 16 16. Which of the below structures is NOT a deep structure of the forebrain?

Answers:

Question 17 17. Sometimes, people who suffer brain damage, either from toxins, stroke, or other neuropathies, can have damage to the somatosensory cortex. What do you think a symptom of this damage would be?

Answers:

Question 18 18. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for processing visual information?

Answers:

Question 19 19. Which of the following did Kim Peek (a man with a natural split brain) develop?

Answers:

Question 20 20. What is the role of the hypothalamus when it comes to hunger and fullness?

Answers:

Page 5

Question 21 21. The groove which separates the left and right cerebral hemispheres is know as the:

Answers:

Question 22 22. Which of the below organs does NOT have a cortex?

Answers:

Question 23 23. Which part of the brain is responsible for sending signals to your muscles?

Answers:

Question 24 24. The telencephalon is a subdivision of the:

Answers:

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT true of the cerebral aqueduct?

Answers:

Page 6

Question 26 26. Where is Broca's area?

Answers:

Question 27 27. What is the difference between the lateral and anterior corticospinal tracts?

Answers:

Question 28 28. The anatomical part that separates the frontal and parietal lobe from the temporal lobe is known as the:

Answers:

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

Answers:

Question 30 30. The prefrontal cortex is responsible for important decisions, which is also referred to as what?

Answers:

The Brain: Tutoring Solution 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 "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!

Support