Chapter 15 The Brain and Cr

Chapter 15 The Brain and Cr - Chapter 15 The Brain and...

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Chapter 15 The Brain and Cranial Nerves Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Which of the following functions is associated with the limbic system? A. hearing B. reading comprehension C. stimulus filtering D. feelings of contentment, fear, or anger E. motor control of the limbs 2. The primary somatosensory cortex of the postcentral gyrus is found in what part of the cerebrum? A. frontal lobe B. temporal lobe C. insula D. vermis E. parietal lobe 3. The hypothalamus plays a role in controlling all of the following except A. sex drive. B. hunger. C. sleepiness. D. speech. E. blood pressure. 4. What is the function of the inferior colliculi? A. visual tracking of moving objects B. auditory reflexes such as a startle response to a loud noise C. control of pain awareness D. improvement of motor function by suppression of unwanted contractions E. regulation of rate and force of the heartbeat 5. Unwanted muscle contractions are inhibited by A. the motor association (premotor) area. B. the basal nuclei. C. the primary motor cortex. D. the spinocortical tract. E. the cerebellar cortex.
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6. Which of the following is most concerned with vision? A. the parietal lobe B. the frontal lobe C. the occipital lobe D. the temporal lobe E. the insula 7. The representational hemisphere of the cerebrum would control which of the following functions? A. taking this test B. diagnosing a patient's disease C. painting a picture D. giving a speech E. balancing your checkbook 8. Cerebrospinal fluid returns to the bloodstream by way of A. the central canal of the spinal cord. B. the choroid plexuses of the brain. C. the arachnoid villi. D. the cauda equina. E. the pia mater. 9. The ____ contains central pattern generators that help regulate the breathing rhythm. A. pons B. thalamus C. forebrain D. cerebellum E. limbic system 10. The right and left cerebral hemispheres are joined mainly by A. the thalamus. B. the pons. C. the decussation. D. the association tracts. E. the corpus callosum.
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11. A person suffers a lesion that results in ataxia and certain sensory and emotional deficits. In what part of the brain did the damage probably occur? A. primary motor cortex B. primary somatosensory cortex C. limbic system D. cerebellum E. hypothalamus 12. Definitions of the brainstem differ, but all include A. the cerebrum. B. the cerebellum. C. the thalamus. D. the hypothalamus. E. the midbrain. 13. What structure does cerebrospinal fluid flow through as it passes from the third to the fourth ventricle? A. central canal B. corpus callosum C. interventricular foramen D. cerebral aqueduct E. dural sinus 14. The dura mater surrounding the brain consists of two layers. Give a functional reason for the fact that there are two layers instead of only one. A. The two layers form a stronger blood-brain barrier.
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