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Understanding the Speech Mechanism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the facial nerves is responsible for innervating the majority of the muscles in the tongue?

Question 2 2. Which of the following cranial nerves is most responsible for your swallowing and gag reflexes?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT true regarding the facial nerve?

Question 4 4. All of the following are potential treatments for hypoglossal nerve damage EXCEPT:

Question 5 5. The hypoglossal nerve originates in the _____.

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Question 6 6. A physician suspects that his patient might have damage to her hypoglossal nerve. Which of the following actions would he ask her to perform to test the function of the nerve?

Question 7 7. Broca's area is very closely related to Wernicke's area. What is the function of Broca's area?

Question 8 8. Wernicke's aphasia is ______.

Question 9 9. Wernicke's area is the part of the brain that helps us ______ spoken language.

Question 10 10. Broca's area is named for the _____ credited with determining the significance and function of this part of the brain.

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Question 11 11. People who have damage to Broca's area of the brain _____.

Question 12 12. Recent studies have shown that Broca's area of the brain plays a significant role in _____.

Question 13 13. What two areas of the brain is AF thought to connect?

Question 14 14. What technique can scientists use to study the role of AF in living people?

Question 15 15. The right AF is thought to play a role in what kind of learning?

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Question 16 16. _____ is the inability to control the tongue, face, and other muscles needed to speak.

Question 17 17. Speech pathology is also sometimes called _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following can occur as a result of a stroke?

Question 19 19. How does food move through the esophagus?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is the proper order of structures that food must pass through on its way to the stomach?

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Question 21 21. Which structure must open for food to pass from the esophagus to the stomach?

Question 22 22. The ________ is located directly behind the mouth.

Question 23 23. The voice box is the common name for the:

Question 24 24. The entrance to the larynx is closed by the ________ during ________.

Question 25 25. What would you be unable to do without the proper functioning of your trigeminal nerve?

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Question 26 26. The hypoglossal nerve controls all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. Wernicke's area was found by studying people who had disabilities with understanding spoken language. When Wernicke studied the brains of these patients, he found ______ on the same part of the brain.

Question 28 28. Where is Broca's area?

Question 29 29. What is the arcuate faciculus (AF) made of?

Question 30 30. Which of the following terms means difficulty swallowing?

Understanding the Speech Mechanism Chapter Exam Instructions

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