Monday, June 13, 2011

Just a quiz for myself - nothing interesting here!

Yep - so I'm studying and figured out how to make a quiz, and don't have anywhere else to paste this HTML code. So for now, it gets to sit on my blog. If you want to take my test for me, you can learn this stuff, and take my test for me on Friday. :P Have some nice short answers ready, too. This is only a small part of the material. Lots to review yet!

Instructions: Click the answer button to see the correct answer.
  1. What is the largest portion of the brain by mass?
    1. the cerebellum
    2. the cerebrum
    3. the limbic system
    4. the mesencephalon

  2. What does the corpus callosum do?
    1. communicates between the two cerebral hemispheres
    2. sensory relay center
    3. coordinates movement
    4. aids in the maintaining the circadian rhythm

  3. What lobes does the central sulcus divide?
    1. frontal and temporal
    2. occipital and temporal
    3. parietal and temporal
    4. parietal and frontal

  4. The ___ is involved with motor control while the ___ is responsible fro somatesthetic sensations.
    1. Central sulcus and precentral gyrus
    2. postcentral gyrus and precentral gyrus
    3. precentral gyrus and postcentral gyrus
    4. postcentral gyrus and central sulcus

  5. With ___ apahsia, language comprehension is destroyed, although a patient can speak easily but fail to understand language. However, with ____ aphasia, slow, poorly articulated speech, a weak right arm, and understanding what is spoken is common.
    1. Wernicke's & Broca's
    2. Broca's & Wernicke's
    3. Cerebellar & Cerebral

  6. Amnesia includes impaired ____ memory.
    1. restrictive
    2. non-declarative
    3. auditory
    4. declarative

  7. Which of the following is not involved with converting short term memories to long term memories?
    1. Amygdala
    2. Septal nuclei
    3. Medial temporal
    4. Hippocampus

  8. The hypothalamus is not packed with many nuclei.
    1. True
    2. False

  9. The pituitary gland is in close relationship with the ____.
    1. hypothalamus
    2. choroid plexus
    3. 4th ventricle
    4. amygdala

  10. Made from ____, the posterior pituitary (aka ____) is connected to the ____.
    1. epithelial tissue; neurohypophysis; amygdala
    2. epithelial tissue; falx cerebri, cerebellum
    3. neural tissue; adenohypophesis; hypothalamus
    4. neural tissue; neurohypophysis; hypothalamus

  11. Also called the ____, the ____ pituitary is made from glandular epithelial tissue.
    1. neurohypophesis; posterior
    2. adenohypophesis; anterior
    3. neurohypophesis; anterior
    4. adenohypophesis; posterior

  12. The hypothalamus controls the anterior pituitary without neural control. (T/F) Also, only inhibiting hormones are involved.
    1. True; false
    2. False; false
    3. False; true
    4. True; true

  13. Where are clock cells found?
    1. anterior hypothalamus
    2. posterior pituitary
    3. insula
    4. anterior pituitary

  14. The brainstem is composed of...
    1. the hindbrain only
    2. the midbrain only
    3. the temporal lobe
    4. the midbrain and hindbrain

  15. ___ neurons are found in the ____ which is the 2nd largest in the brain.
    1. 300 million; cerebrum
    2. 100 billion; cerebrum
    3. 100 billion; cerebellum
    4. 200 billion; mesencephalon

  16. The cerebellum gets information from ___.
    1. cingulate gyrus.
    2. substantia nigra.
    3. suprachiasmatic nuclei.
    4. proprioreceptors.

  17. The cerebellum is divided anteriorly/posteriorly by the ____ and divided left/right by the ___.
    1. vermis; primary fissure
    2. tentorium cerebelli; falx cerebelli
    3. primary fissure; vermis
    4. falx cerebelli; tentorium cerebelli

  18. What is arbor vitae?
    1. Gray matter in the cerebrum.
    2. Gray matter in the cerebellum.
    3. Gray nuclei in the cerebellum.
    4. White matter in the cerebellum.
    5. White matter in the cerebrum.

  19. ___ is uncontrolled, jerky movements due to a loss of equilibrium in the cerebellum.
    1. Aortic
    2. Aphasia
    3. Alimentary
    4. Ataxia

  20. The cranial dura septa are an extension of the _____.
    1. All ventricles contain cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). CSF is not found in subarachnoid space.
    2. meningeal layer

    3. reticular formation
    4. choroid plexus
    5. ventricles

  21. What is not provided by CSF?
    1. environmental stability
    2. glucose for metabolism
    3. buoyancy
    4. protection

  22. Nicotinic ACh receptors are found at all of these locations except
    1. brain regions
    2. postsynaptic membranes in autonomic ganglia
    3. postsynaptic membranes in smooth muscle
    4. postsynaptic membranes of skeletal muscle fibers

  23. Which of the following is not a characteristic of a neural synaptic potential?
    1. refractory period
    2. decay with distance
    3. graded event
    4. summation

  24. Supporting cells within the central nervous system that line the ventricles of the brain are called _____.
    1. oligodendrocytes
    2. microglia
    3. ependyma
    4. satellite cells
    5. astrocytes

  25. Sodium/potassium pumps function to move _____ the neuron and _____ the neuron.
    1. potassium out of, sodium into
    2. potassium into, sodium out of
    3. potassium out of, sodium out of
    4. potassium into, sodium into

  26. The ion that stimulates the fusion of vesicles with the axon terminal plasma membrane is _____.
    1. calcium
    2. chloride
    3. potassium
    4. sodium

  27. The control of body movement is the responsibility of the _____.
    1. limbic system
    2. thalamus
    3. basal nuclei
    4. occipital lobe

  28. By way of its control over hunger and thirst, and its response to temperature change, the _____ helps to maintain homeostasis.
    1. pons
    2. hypothalamus
    3. medulla oblongata
    4. thalamus

  29. Although initiation of body movement is controlled by the _____ coordination of those movements is the role of the _____.
    1. medulla oblongata, cerebrum
    2. pons, cerebellum
    3. cerebrum, cerebellum
    4. cerebrum, pons

  30. Postganglionic axons of the parasympathetic division release ____ and bind to ____ type receptors. Postganglionic axons of the sympathetic division release ___ and bind to ____ type receptors.
    1. ACh, muscarinic; norepinephrine, adrenergic
    2. ACh, adrenergic; norepinephrine, muscarinic
    3. norepinephrine, adrenergic; ACh, muscarinic
    4. norepinephrine, muscarinic; ACh, adrenergic

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wow, that stuff is complicated... how can you study that???