exam2 - MULTIPLE CHOICE Choose the one alternative that...

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Which of the following embryonic brain structures will form the thalamus, hypothalamus, and epithalamus in the adult? A) Diencephalon B) Mesencephalon C) Myelencephalon D) Telencephalon 2) The brain areas that collectively regulate and control the state of wakefulness or alertness of the cerebral cortex is the: A) thalamus. B) reticular formation. C) pyramids. D) limbic system. 3) Broca's area: A) is usually found in the right hemisphere. B) serves the recognition of complex objects. C) is only found in individuals with speech problems. D) is considered a motor speech area. 4) The fissure separating the cerebral hemispheres is the: A) central fissure. B) parieto-occipital fissure. C) longitudinal fissure. D) lateral fissure. 5) Loss of ability to perform skilled motor activities such as piano playing, with no paralysis or inability to move specific muscles, might suggest damage to the: A) rubrospinal tracts. B) primary motor cortex. C) spinal cord. D) premotor cortex. 6) The cerebrospinal fluid: A) does not insulate the brain from physical trauma. B) is only found inside of the ventricles. C) Is the same composition as blood, but has no cells. D) enters the blood at the arachnoid villi. 7) The vital centers for the control of heart rate, respiration, and blood pressure are located in the: A) medulla. B) midbrain. C) pons. D) cerebrum. 8) The blood-brain barrier is effective against: A) cerebral trauma. B) passage of metabolic waste and hormones. C) passage of nutrients such as glucose. D) gas transport. 9) Descending pathways A) have 1st order neurons that are sensory neurons B) have 3rd order neurons that are sensory neurons C) may terminate in the thalamus or the cerebellum D) contains 2 neurons 10) Ascending (spinocerebellar) tracts: A) terminate in the spinal cord. B) carry afferent impulses to the brain. C) are found in the dorsal horn of the spinal cord. D) are grey matter. 11) Which of the following is found in the dorsal horn? A) Sympathetic neuron cell bodies B) Sensory neuron cell bodies C) Interneuron cell bodies D) Motor neuron cell bodies 12) The rough, thick, leathery meningeal layer is the: A) subarachnoid. B) dura mater. C) pia mater. D) arachnoid. 13)
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