Exam II- Fall 07 - EXAM II Fall 2007 Question 1 Your answer...

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Sheet1 Page 1 EXAM II H Fall 2007 Question 1 Your answer is CORRECT. Consciousness is created in the: a) brainstem b) cerebellum c) cerebral cortex d) hypothalamus e) spinal cord Question 2 Your answer is CORRECT. The peripheral nervous system includes all but the following: a) afferent division. b) autonomic nervous system. c) motor neurons. d) spinal cord. e) sympathetic nervous system. Question 3 Your answer is CORRECT. The most abundant type of neuron in the body is the: a) motor neuron. b) efferent neuron. c) afferent neuron. d) interneuron. e) sympathetic and parasympathetic neurons. Question 4 Your answer is INCORRECT. Which of the following is not the function of glia cells? a) conduction of electrical impulses b) inducing the formation of the blood-brain barrier c) phagocytosis d) production of CSF e) structural support for surrounding neurons Question 5 Your answer is CORRECT. Which of the following statements concerning cerebrospinal fluid is incorrect? Cerebrospinal fluid: a) is formed by the choroid plexuses and is reabsorbed across the arachnoid villi into the blood within the dural sinuses. b) consists of materials that are vastly different than plasma. c) serves as a shock-absorbing fluid to cushion the brain against jarring movements. d) fills the subarachnoid space. e) influences the composition of the brain interstitial fluid more than the blood does. Question 6 Your answer is INCORRECT. The brain: a) consists of 10 percent interneurons and 90 percent glial cells. b) can perform anaerobic metabolism when oxygen supplies are low.
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Sheet1 Page 2 c) normally uses only glucose as a fuel for energy production. d) two of these answers. e) all of these answers. Question 7 Your answer is INCORRECT. Which of the following participate in control of skeletal muscle activity? a) basal nuclei. b) cerebellum. c) premotor cortex. d) thalamus. e) all of these Question 8 Your answer is CORRECT. Wernickes area functions mainly for: a) control of limb movements. b) hand-eye coordination. c) language comprehension. d) memory. e) vision. Question 9 Your answer is CORRECT. Both the outer layer of the brain and of the spinal cord is white matter. a) True b) False Question 10 Your answer is CORRECT. The pia mater is the thick, outermost meningeal layer that protects the surfaces of the brain and spinal cord. a) True b) False Question 11 Your answer is CORRECT. Select the function not characteristic of the hypothalamus. a) body temperature control. b) coordination center with the autonomic nervous system. c) food intake control. d) production of posterior pituitary hormones. e) sensory inputs from skeletal muscles. Question 12 Your answer is INCORRECT. Which is not a function of the limbic system? a)
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This note was uploaded on 07/27/2011 for the course BIOL 3324 taught by Professor Ziburkus during the Fall '07 term at University of Houston.

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Exam II- Fall 07 - EXAM II Fall 2007 Question 1 Your answer...

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