Nervous System: Brain and Cranial Nerves
How many pairs of cranial nerves are there?
Which is not a function of the cerebellum?
Support nervous tissue
Provides cushion to shocks
Carries nutrients to cells
Provides respiration to the nervous system cells
Where is cerebrospinal fluid produced?
What are the four distinct areas of the brain?
Cerebrum, Diencephalon, Cerebellum, Meninges
Cerebrum, Arachnoid, Cerebellum, Meninges
Cerebellum, Diencephalon, Brain Stem, Cerebrellum
Cerebrum, Diencephalon, Arachnoid, Cerebellum
What is the cerebral cortex?
Small canal that connects the thirds and fourth ventricles
Part of the brain that lies inferior and distal to the brain stem
Thin outer layer of gray matter on the surface of the cerebral hemispheres
Band of white matter connecting the left and right hemispheres of the brain
Two layers of what brain structure separate to create the dural sinuses that allow blood drainage from the brain?
The _____ lies below the back of the cerebral hemispheres?
The cerebrum and diencephalon are connected with the spinal cord by the
Which of these does not relate to the Diencephalon?
Which is not a section of the brain stem?
The ___ is the largest part of the brain.
Which brain structure filters blood to create cerebrospinal fluid?
Which of the following do we know the least about?
This part of the brain includes the Thalamus and Hypothalamus.
The deep groove that seperates the right and left hemispheres of the cerebrum is
The superior portion of the brain stem is the
What are the three layers of connective tissue that surround the brain and spinal cord?
This disorder is a progressive neurologic condition characterized by tremors, rigidity of limbs and joints, slow movement and impaired balance.
a. Parkinson’s Disease
The olfactory nerve serves which purpose?
Movement of the tongue
Carry smell impulses
Carry visual impulses
Contraction of eye muscles
This pathological condition is a facial paralysis caused by damage to the facial nerve (VII), usually on one side of the face.
The primary sensory area is found in the _______ lobe
The area of the temporal lobe concerned with interpreting sound is the ________ area
The hippocampus and the reticular formation are part of the
The ‘little brain’ located beneath the posterior part of the cerebral hemispheres is the
The function of the dural sinuses is to
Manufacture cerebrospinal fluid
Supply blood to the brain
Drain blood from the brain
Separate the pia mater from the arachnoid
The layer of the meninges that most closely follows the contours of the brain is the
Cerebrospinal fluid flows from the lateral ventricles to the third ventricle via the
The vascular network that forms the cerebrospinal fluid is called the
Which of the following is not associated with the ventricles?
The central sulcus seperates the
Frontal and parietal lobes
Parietal and occipital lobes
Temporal and occipital lobes
Temporal and frontal lobes
The lobe of the cerebrum that lies posterior to the parietal lobe and extends over the cerebellum is the
The visual area of the cortex is in the
Difficulty in forming words would indicate an injury to the
Auditory association area
Primary sensory cortex
Impulses from the skin are received in the
Primary motor area of the frontal lobe
Primary motor area of the parietal lobe
Primary sensory area of the frontal lobe
Primary sensory are of the parietal lobe
The thalamus forms the wall of the ________ ventricle
The autonomic nervous system and the pituitary gland are controlled by the
The part of the brainstem that contains relay centers for eye and ear reflexes is the
Vital centers that regulate respiration and the heart are located in the
You are viewing a brain slice under a microscope. The structure contains an outer layer of gray matter and an inner layer of white matter. The white matter is distributed in a treelike pattern. The brain slice was probably taken from the
Which of the following is not a function of the cerebellum?
Maintaining muscle tone
Coordinating voluntary muscles
Initiating movements of the voluntary muscles
Which of the following is not a method for studying the brain?
The oculomotor nerve controls movements of the
The cranial nerves containing all or mostly motor fibers are
V, VII, IX, X
III, IV, VI, XI, XIII
I, II, VIII
V, VI, X, XI
The cranial nerve concerned with the sense of smell is the
The cranial nerve that supplies motor impulses to the tongue is the
What is the meaning of the word part gyr/o?
The production of gastric juices and the activity of the heart are controlled by cranial nerve number
A sea-horse shaped brain region involved in learning and long-term memory is the
Nearly all sensory impulses travel through the area of the diencephalon called the
An elevation on the surface of the brain is called a(n)