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Quiz: Brain Function

1. Ascending tracts carry ______ impulses to the brain.
sensory
motor
threshold
reflex

2. The part of the brain that controls higher mental activities, such as reasoning is the:
cerebellum
medulla oblongata
temporal lobe
frontal lobe

3. What connects the two hemispheres of the brain?
pia mater
corpus callosum
diencephalon
pons

4. The pons, midbrain, and medulla oblongata all make up the:
white matter
corpus callosum
brain stem
cerebrum

5. The part of the brain that controls emotional experiences:
limbic system
medulla oblongata
hypothalamus
pia mater

6. The web-like membrane between the outer and inner meninges is called the:
dura mater
gray matter
arachnoid mater
ventricle

7. Fluid filled cavities within the brain are called:
maters
ventricles
meninges
cavities

8. The lobe at the back of the head that controls vision and visual processing is the ___ lobe.
parietal
temporal
frontal
occipital

9. The part of the brain that controls coordination and balance is the:
cerebellum
pons
hypothalamus
temporal lobe

10. Damage to the hippocampus may result in:
loss of balance
inability to regulate body temperature
loss of memory
inability to speak or use language

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