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 The most obvious difference between the human brain and the brain of a carp would be in the  a. hypothalamus.  b. thalamus.  c. cerebellum.  d.

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2  The most obvious difference between the human brain and the brain of a carp would be in the  a. hypothalamus.  b. thalamus.  c. cerebellum.  d. cerebral cortex.

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4  __________ is closely related to grammar and pronunciation.  a. Aphasia  b. Broca's area  c. Wernicke's area  d. Agnosia

5  b. Broca's area

6  Damage to the cerebellum would most likely result in  a. heart stoppage or respiratory failure.  b. a loss of hearing ability.  c. a loss of muscular coordination.  d. a reduction in emotional response.

7  c. a loss of muscular coordination.

8  An elderly acquaintance of yours has suffered from partial blindness since she had a stroke. Apparently the stroke damaged her  a. occipital lobe.  b. parietal lobe.  c. temporal lobes.  d. reticular formation.

9  a. occipital lobe.

10  A person who had difficulty __________ would be described as having aphasia.  a. walking  b. smelling  c. eating  d. communicating

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12  Many addictive drugs stimulate the pleasure centers of the  a. medulla.  b. cerebellum.  c. frontal cortex.  d. limbic system.

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14  The sense of smell depends on the __________ lobe.  a. frontal  b. occipital  c. parietal  d. temporal

15  a. frontal

16  If the brain were similar to the postal system, the function of the thalamus would be similar to the role of  a. postmaster.  b. mail sorter.  c. mail carrier.  d. Postmaster General.

17  b. mail sorter.

18  Which of the following is most closely associated with language comprehension?  a. aphasia  b. Broca's area  c. Wernicke's area  d. agnosia

19  c. Wernicke's area

20  The reflex control centers for vital life functions like heart rate and breathing are found in the  a. forebrain.  b. medulla.  c. pleasure center.  d. pituitary gland.

21  b. medulla.

22  Which of the following is most closely associated with language production?  a. aphasia  b. Broca's area  c. Wernicke's area  d. agnosia

23  b. Broca's area

24  Which of the following involves electrical brain wave measurement?  a. clinical studies  b. ablation  c. MRI scan  d. EEG

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26  The area of the frontal lobe that directs the body's muscles is called the  a. somatosensory area.  b. associative area.  c. motor cortex.  d. cerebral cortex.

27  c. motor cortex.

28  Bodily sensations such as touch, temperature, and pressure register in which brain area?  a. the occipital lobes  b. the parietal lobes  c. the temporal lobes  d. the frontal lobes

29  b. the parietal lobes

30  The surgical procedure of cutting the corpus callosum is done in cases of  a. communication problems.  b. severe epilepsy.  c. injury or stroke.  d. split personality.

31  b. severe epilepsy.

32  Which of the following changes would you expect to occur in someone whose frontal lobes were damaged in an accident?  a. development of blank spots in the visual field  b. reduced capacity to hear high frequency sounds  c. reduced reasoning and planning abilities and changes in personality  d. inability to demonstrate complex motor skills

33  c. reduced reasoning and planning abilities and changes in personality

34  The two cerebral hemispheres are connected by a band of fibers called  a. the corpus callosum.  b. the cortex.  c. connector neurons.  d. association fibers.

35  a. the corpus callosum.

36  Language is controlled by the __________ of the brain.  a. right hemisphere  b. left hemisphere  c. subcortical region  d. occipital lobe

37  b. left hemisphere

38  An aphasia is a speech disturbance; an agnosia is  a. the inability to identify objects.  b. also related to the speech center.  c. controlled by the thalamus.  d. a thought disturbance.

39  a. the inability to identify objects.

40  The reticular formation (RF) is associated with  a. hunger and thirst.  b. attention and wakefulness.  c. sex, rage, and emotion.  d. pleasure and punishment.

41  b. attention and wakefulness.


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