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Chapter Practice Test

This activity contains 22 questions.

Question 1
1 All of the structures of the CNS originate from the __________.
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Question 2
2 Which of the following is NOT one of the three basic regions of the cerebral hemisphere?
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Question 3
3 Choose the true statement regarding pyramidal cells.
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Question 4
4 What is the main role of the olfactory cortex?
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Question 5
5 Spatial discrimination is the ability to identify the specific region of the body being stimulated.
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Question 6
6 Which of the following is true of the multimodal association cortex?
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Question 7
7 __________ is a division of labor in which each cerebral hemisphere has unique abilities not shared by its partner.
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Question 8
8 __________ is responsible for communication between cerebral areas and between the cerebral cortex and lower CNS centers.
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Question 9
9 Which of the following is NOT a part of the diencephalon?
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Question 10
10 Which of the following areas regulates body temperature, food intake, and endocrine functions?
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Question 11
11 Which of the following is NOT one of the major regions of the brain stem?
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Question 12
12 Which of the following regions acts as an autonomic reflex center of the brain?
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Question 13
13 __________ is a homeostatic brain imbalance that causes a temporary cessation of breathing during sleep.
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Question 14
14 Which of the following meninges forms the loose, mid-layer brain covering?
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Question 15
15 Which of the following is a protective mechanism that helps maintain a stable environment for the brain?
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Question 16
16 Which of the following is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain that ultimately results in dementia?
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Question 17
17 Choose the true statement regarding second-order neurons.
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Question 18
18 Which of the following conditions results from viral destruction of ventral horn motor neurons?
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Question 19
19 Cerebral palsy may be caused by a temporary lack of oxygen during birth.
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Question 20
20 Anencephaly is a result of incomplete formation of the vertebral arches, and can be caused by inadequate folic acid in the maternal diet.
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Question 21
21 What is located in the lateral horn of the spinal cord grey matter?
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Question 22
22 Transection of the spinal cord at T3 results in __________.
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