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The brain stem is approximately
a) 1.5 inches long
b) 3 inches long
c) 2 inches long
d) 2.5 inches long

The region of the diencephalon that is a relay station for the information that is heading toward the sensory area of the parietal lobe is the
a) thalamus
b) hypothalamus
c) medulla oblongata
d) epithalamus

The medulla oblongata is partially responsible for
a) heart rate
b) sleeping patterns
c) reflexes
d) body temperature

The tiny canal that travels through the midbrain is called the
a) corpus callosum
b) cerebral peduncles
c) cerebral aqueduct
d) cerebral aqueduct

The cerebellum is responsible for all of the following EXCEPT
a) heart rate
b) balance
c) posture
d) positioning the body

The lobe of the cerebrum that is responsible for thinking, planning, and creating is the
a) frontal lobe
b) parietal lobe
c) occipital lobe
d) temporal lobe

The raised ridge found in the frontal lobe that is just before the central gyrus is known as the
a) postcentral gyrus
b) precentral gyrus
c) somatic area
d) Broca's area

Which of the following is NOT a region of the interbrain?
a) thalamus
b) hypothalamus
c) innerthalamus
d) epithalamus

The region of the diencephalon that plays a role in water balance and metabolism is the
a) pons
b) thalamus
c) pineal body
d) hypothalamus

The cell bodies of neurons that are found on the outermost part of the cerebrum are collectively known as
a) gray matter
b) white matter
c) basal nuclei
d) basal ganglia

The fiver that connects the hemispheres and allows them to communicate with one another is the
a) medulla oblongata
b) thalamus
c) hypothalamus
d) corpus callosum

The specialized area found on the left side of the brain that gives us our ability to speak is known as the
a) motor area
b) Broca's area
c) corpus collasum
d) thalamus

The grove that separates the temporal lobe from the other lobes is the
a) lateral sulcus
b) central sulcus
c) precentral gyrus
d) parieto-occipital sulcus

The lobe of the cerebrum that aids in hearing is the
a) temporal
b) frontal
c) parietal
d) occipital

The cerebral hemispheres are separated by a deep fissure called the
a) central sulci
b) lateral sulcus
c) longitudinal fissure
d) precentral gyrus

Which of the following is NOT one of hte four major regions of the brain?
a) cerebral hemisphere
b) thalamus
c) diencephalon
d) brain stem

The largest region of the brain is the
a) brain stem
b) cerebellum
c) diencephalon
d) cerebrum

The elevated ridges of tissue on the cerebrum are called
a) gyri
b) sulci
c) lobes
d) fissures

The shallow groves of tissue on the cerebrum
a) fissures
b) lobes
c) gyri
d) sulci

Which of the following is NOT a lobe of the cerebrum?
a) occipital
b) peripheral
c) frontal
d) temporal

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