The Brain & CNS

Question 1 of 33

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Name the parts of the central nervous system

Select one or more of the following:

  • Brain

  • Spinal cord

  • Autonomic gangia

  • Sympthetic ganglia

Question 2 of 33

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What is the problem with damaging nerves?

Select one of the following:

  • They cannot regenerate/divide

  • They release neurotransmitters, which are toxic

  • They become hyperactive, causing phantom pain

Question 3 of 33

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What is the role of the CNS?

Select one of the following:

  • Integrate neural signals and co-ordinate them

  • Generate neuronal signals

  • Process neuronal signals

Question 4 of 33

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Name the 3 parts of a unipolar neuron, furthest from the synapse first

Select one or more of the following:

  • Cell body

  • Neuronal process

  • Axial process

  • Dendrites

Question 5 of 33

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What make up the Tight Junction of the Blood Brain Barrier?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Endothelial cells

  • Astrocytes

  • Basement membrane

  • Microglia

Question 6 of 33

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What type of drug must have specific transporters to pass the blood brain barrier?

Select one of the following:

  • Hyrophobic

  • Hydrophillic

Question 7 of 33

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What is the correct term for a collection of cell bodies in the CNS?

Select one of the following:

  • Nucleus

  • Grey matter

  • Tract

Question 8 of 33

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In the CNS, what is the difference between Grey and White Matter?

Select one of the following:

  • Grey Matter- Where nerve cell body
    White Matter- Where nerve fibres are found

  • White Matter- Where nerve cell body
    Grey Matter- Where nerve fibres are found

Question 9 of 33

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Define 'Tract'

Select one of the following:

  • A major bundle of nerve fibres

  • A large collection of cell bodies

  • A collection of sensory/motor neurons froma single organ

Question 10 of 33

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What is the general role of the brain stem?

Select one of the following:

  • Sensory centre

  • Emotional centre

  • Vital functions

Question 11 of 33

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Name the three parts of the brain stem in ascending order

Select one or more of the following:

  • Medulla oblongata

  • Pons

  • Midbrain

Question 12 of 33

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What is the role of cranial nerves?

Select one of the following:

  • They supply neck & head with sensory neurones

  • They supply neck & head with motor neurones

  • They supply nec & head with sensory/motor neurones

Question 13 of 33

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What is found in the midbrain and what's its role?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Substantia nigra

  • Inferior nigra

  • Release dopamine

  • Release ACh

  • Help motor movement

Question 14 of 33

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Define decussation

Select one of the following:

  • The crossing over of tracts to form an X shape

  • The crossing over of tracts to form an V shape

  • The crossing over of tracts to form an U shape

Question 15 of 33

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Name the ascending and descending tracts that supply sensory & motor info to/from the brain

Select one of the following:

  • Ascending- Spinothalamic Tract
    Descending- Corticospinal Tract

  • Ascending-Corticospinal Tract
    Descending- Spinothalmic Tract

Question 16 of 33

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What is the role of the Reticular Activating System?

Select one of the following:

  • Controls sensory input from eyes

  • Controls levels of alertness

  • Controls fine motor function

Question 17 of 33

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What is the likely result of damage to the RAS?

Select one of the following:

  • Coma

  • Blindness

  • Difficulty speaking

Question 18 of 33

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What sense does not influence the RAS?

Select one of the following:

  • Touch

  • Taste

  • Smell

Question 19 of 33

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What attaches the cerebellum to the brain stem?

Select one of the following:

  • Cerebellar penducles

  • Cerebellar callosum

  • Cerebellar tubucles

Question 20 of 33

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Increase in RAS activity causes...

Select one of the following:

  • Alertness

  • Heightened senses

  • Increased motor control

Question 21 of 33

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What is the main role of the cerebellum?

Select one of the following:

  • Co-ordination of fine movement

  • Co-ordination of gross movement

  • Co-ordination of limb movement

Question 22 of 33

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What makes up the diencephalon?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Pons

  • Medulla Oblongata

  • Midbrain

  • Thalamus

  • Hypothalamus

Question 23 of 33

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What is the role of the thalamus & hypothalamus?

Select one of the following:

  • Thalamus- major relay centre for sensory impulses
    Hypothalamus- endocrine function

  • Hypothalamus- major relay centre for sensory impulses
    Thalamus- endocrine function

Question 24 of 33

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What is a motor cortex and where is found?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The cerebellum

  • Cerebrum

  • Initiates motor movement

  • Receives signals from motor neuroens

Question 25 of 33

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What is the somatosensory cortex and where does it receive/send its signals?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The whole body

  • The limbs

  • The abdomen

  • Sensory imput (touch)

Question 26 of 33

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Where are association areas found?

Select one of the following:

  • Every lobe

  • Frontal lobr

  • Pariatal lobe

  • Occipital lobe

  • Temporal lobe

Question 27 of 33

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What is the role of association areas?

Select one or more of the following:

  • To associate pain with emotion

  • To create/store memory

  • To link sensory input to motor output

  • To connect pain to memory

Question 28 of 33

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What separates the frontal and temporal lobes?

Select one of the following:

  • Lateral suculus

  • Temporal suculus

  • Occipital suculus

Question 29 of 33

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Where is the auditory complex?

Select one of the following:

  • Temporal lobe

  • Parietal lobe

  • Occipital lobe

Question 30 of 33

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Where is the visual cortex found?

Select one of the following:

  • Occipital lobe

  • Parietal lobe

  • Temporal lobe

  • Frontal lobe

Question 31 of 33

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What causes the characteristic 'brain folds'?

Select one of the following:

  • Grey matter grows faster than white matter

  • White matter grows faster than grey matter

  • White matter grows on top of grey matter

  • Grey matter grows on top of white matter

Question 32 of 33

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What are commisural tracts?

Select one of the following:

  • Connect lobes of the cerebrum together

  • Connect cerebellum to cerebrum

  • Connect brain hemispheres together

  • Connect brain stem to brain

Question 33 of 33

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What is the function of the Limbic System?

Select one of the following:

  • Co-ordinating memory storage

  • Emotional centre

  • Co-ordination of motor movement

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