BSC2346 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Module 07 Quiz
Which statement is true regarding the spinal nerve and cord?
As a spinal nerve approaches the spinal cord, it separates into lateral and medial roots
Spinal nerves exit the spinal cord through the intervertebral foramen of the vertebrae
The dorsal root of the spinal nerves transmit (carry) information from the central nervous system out to the body
A spinal nerve a single sensory axon and single motor axon
Which choice is true regarding the brain stem?
The midbrain contains visual and auditory reflex centers
One of the pons functions is to control behavior and emotion.
The pons contains nuclei centers that control actions like heart rate, respiratory rate and coughing
The limbic system is part of the medulla
Gyri and sulci can be found in which of the following structures?
Which of the following is considered an ascending tract?
Lateral corticospinal tract
Anterior corticospinal tract
Which statement is true regarding the meninges?
The arachnoid mater is attached directly to the cerebral cortex.
Prescription medications can easily pass through the meninges to treat brain conditions
The subarachnoid space is filled with cerebrospinal fluid
The meninges forms a portion of blood brain barrier
The right hemisphere of the brain is primarily responsible for analytical thought and rational thought.
In reference to the spinal cord, both the anterior horn and posterior horn carry afferent neurons.
Which of the following assists in regulation of body temperature and food/water intake?
Which part or region of the brain controls and is associated with perceiving information from the general sensory receptors in the skin such as the perception of touch?
What part of the brain controls and is associated with body posture, balance and equilibrium along with coordination of motor activity?
The ventral horn sends efferent information from the CNS to the body via the ventral root.
Which statement is true of the central nervous system?
Cerebral cortex is only found in the frontal lobe
The ventricles of the brain help transmit information from one area of the brain to the other
The pia mater of the meninges adheres directly to the brain and spinal cord
White matter of the brain are specialized neurons that assist in vision processing
An epidural will puncture through the meninges to inject medication or extract cerebral spinal fluid.
The thalamus helps regulate sensations, learning, memory, and motor activities.
Which of the following statements is true?
The cauda equine can be found in the thoracic spine.
The spinal cord terminates at L5, just above the sacrum.
White matter in the spinal cord is arranged into “columns”.
White matter is found in the dorsal horn and ventral horn of the spinal cord.