The Brain And Cranial Nerves

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Question 1
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The adult human brain contains almost ________ of the body's neural tissue.

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15 percent

B

25 percent

C

68 percent

D

97 percent

E

35 percent

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Question 2
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Male brains are typically ________ compared to female brains.

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larger

B

smaller

C

the same size

D

very smooth

E

more convoluted

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Question 3
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During embryonic development, which of the following secondary brain vesicles will form the cerebrum?

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A

telencephalon

B

diencephalon

C

mesencephalon

D

metencephalon

E

myelencephalon

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Question 4
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Which of these is not one of the main divisions of the adult brain?

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cerebrum

B

diencephalon

C

prosencephalon

D

brainstem

E

cerebellum

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Question 5
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Which of the following lies between the cerebrum and the brain stem?

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A

medulla oblongata

B

pons

C

mesencephalon

D

diencephalon

E

cerebellum

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Question 6
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The floor of the diencephalon is formed by the

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A
hypothalamus.
B
thalamus.
C
brain stem.
D
mesencephalon.
E
pons.
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Question 7
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The tracts that connect the cerebellum to the brain stem are located in the

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medulla oblongata.
B
pons.
C
mesencephalon.
D
diencephalon.
E
thalamus.
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Question 8
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Autonomic centers that control blood pressure, heart rate, and digestion are located in the

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medulla oblongata.
B
pons.
C
midbrain.
D
diencephalon.
E
cerebellum.
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Question 9
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The cerebellum and pons develop from the

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telencephalon.
B
diencephalon.
C
mesencephalon.
D
metencephalon.
E
myelencephalon.
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Question 10
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Sensory information is processed and relayed to the cerebrum by the

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A
medulla oblongata.
B
pons.
C
midbrain.
D
thalamus.
E
cerebellum.
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Question 11
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As you ascend from the medulla oblongata to the cerebrum, the functions of each successive level become

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A
more complex.
B
simpler.
C
better understood.
D
more crucial to visceral functions.
E
critical to reflexes.
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Question 12
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The ________ provides the principal link between the nervous and endocrine systems.

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A
cerebellum
B
medulla oblongata
C
cerebrum
D
pons
E
hypothalamus
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Question 13
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The ventricle associated with the pons and upper medulla is the

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first.
B
second.
C
third.
D
fourth.
E
lateral.
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Question 14
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Which of the following is true about the cerebral cortex?

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It is a deep layer of gray matter.
B
It is a superficial layer of gray matter.
C
It is a deep layer of white matter.
D
It is a superficial layer of white matter.
E
It is a deep layer of both white and gray matter.
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Question 15
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When you perform a physical activity that you have not done in a while, such as riding a bike, which area of your brain coordinates your movements with learned experiences?

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A
thalamus
B
pons
C
midbrain
D
cerebellum
E
medulla oblongata
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Question 16
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During development, three primary brain vesicles form. The three vesicles are the

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prosencephalon, mesencephalon, and rhombencephalon.
B
telencephalon, diencephalon, and mesencephalon.
C
mesencephalon, metencephalon, and myelencephalon.
D
cerebrum, diencephalon, and midbrain.
E
rhombencephalon, diencephalon, and telencephalon.
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Question 17
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The lateral ventricles are found

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in the cerebellar hemispheres.
B
between the pons and the midbrain.
C
in the cerebral hemispheres.
D
in the diencephalon.
E
in the spinal cord.
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Question 18
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The medulla oblongata, pons, and midbrain comprise the

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A
basal ganglia.
B
brain stem.
C
mesencephalon.
D
ventricles.
E
diencephalon.
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Question 19
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The rounded elevations of the cerebrum that increase its surface area are called

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sulci.
B
fissures.
C
cortical folds.
D
gyri.
E
dural sinuses.
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Question 20
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The wall between the lateral ventricles is called the

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cerebral aqueduct.
B
fornix.
C
falx cerebri.
D
corpus callosum.
E
septum pellucidum.
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