Nervous System Practice Quiz

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Nervous System Practice Quiz
Which ancestral region of the brain is responsible for modern human’s speech and ability to do algebra?
-Forebrain
It is your turn to do your presentation. You have worried about this moment all month long. Are you prepared? Will someone spot that ring of sweat forming under your arms? Because of the activity of your __________ nervous system, ____________.

-Sympathetic….epinephrine shoots through your body and your lunch suddenly does not agree with you The corpus callosum connects the __________.
-Right and left cerebral hemispheres
Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression all seem to be the result of _______.
Genetics and the environment
Which of the following is part of the central nervous system (CNS)?
-Spinal cord
Which function below is not a direct role of the cerebral cortex?
-Storage of short and long term memories
Higher brain functions, such as creativity and analytical skills, are centered in the ______. -Cerebrum
A physician friend of yours is telling you about a patient with a head injury who suddenly stopped breathing during the examination. What portion of the brain was probably injured?
-Medulla oblongata
Which one of the following structures constitutes the mammalian forebrain?
-Thalamus, epithalamus, hypothalamus, and cerebrum
After a stroke, Bill can feel his left leg but is unable to move it. His neurologists suspect damage to the ________.
-Right frontal lobe
Animals that are bilaterally symmetrical, such as _______.
-An insect, show cephalization and centralization
Unlike the somatic nervous system, the autonomic nervous system__________.
-Is involuntary and primarily controls smooth and cardiac muscles. Which of the following includes all the others?
-Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Damage to the occipital lobe would be most likely expressed as __________.
-Visual impairment
Which of the following statements about the human brain is false? * The cerebrum...
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