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Multiple Choice Quiz

This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1
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What are the main parts of the central nervous system?
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Question 2
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The _________________ serves as a protective filter that regulates the entrance of certain substances into the brain from the bloodstream.
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Question 3
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Repetitive movement patterns, such as riding a bike, playing a musical instrument, or typing, are stored within the _________________.
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Question 4
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Cerebrospinal fluid functions to ___________ the brain.
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Question 5
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Which part of the brain is most important to your recall of information for success on this test?
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Question 6
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What is the primary function of the cerebellum?
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Question 7
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You just finished running and your heart rate is fast as is your breathing. The part of the brain controlling basic body functions such as heart rate and blood pressure is the _______.
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Question 8
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The thalamus is responsible for which of the following functions?
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Question 9
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A major portion of the motor area of the brain is devoted to the __________.
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Question 10
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As Tonya read the obituary of her neighbor, she felt sad. What system is considered our emotional brain?
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Question 11
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Joseph's heart was racing as he read the concluding chapter to a mystery. What controlled the physiological response to his emotions?
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Question 12
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What part of our brain takes the information you just heard in lecture and converts it from short-term memory to long-term memory?
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Question 13
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What area of the brain filters sensory information and helps to keep us alert?
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Question 14
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The spinal cord is similar to the brain in all of the following ways EXCEPT one. In which way are they different?
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Question 15
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The primary functions of the spinal cord involve __________.
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Question 16
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What is the primary advantage to a spinal reflex?
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Question 17
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Spinal nerves are able to carry which of the following types of information?
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Question 18
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The reaction of the body to an emergency is controlled by the _________ nervous system.
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Question 19
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What is the cause of the most common type of headache?
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Question 20
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Which of the following might be the result of a spinal injury, such as that from a diving accident?
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