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1
The meninges cover the brain, spinal cord, and spinal nerves.
A)True
B)False
2
Bleeding into the brain is called a subdural hematoma.
A)True
B)False
3
The adult spinal cord extends into the sacrum.
A)True
B)False
4
The conus medullaris is at the cranial level.
A)True
B)False
5
The anterior fissure is deeper than the posterior sulcus.
A)True
B)False
6
Extrapyramidal tracts include the reticulospinal.
A)True
B)False
7
A cordotomy, or cut into the spinal cord, could be done to make a body area more sensitive to stimulation.
A)True
B)False
8
All spinal tracts must pass through the medulla oblongata.
A)True
B)False
9
The ventricles are solid regions of the embryonic brain.
A)True
B)False
10
The telencephalon develops into the cerebellum.
A)True
B)False
11
The myelencephalon becomes the medulla oblongata.
A)True
B)False
12
The cerebral aqueduct passes through the cerebellum.
A)True
B)False
13
Anencephaly is a condition in which the brain fails to develop.
A)True
B)False
14
Spina bifida is a condition of incomplete closure of the posterior parts of the spinal cord.
A)True
B)False
15
A gyrus is a shallow groove in the brain surface.
A)True
B)False
16
The cerebral cortex contains 50% of the cell bodies in the nervous system.
A)True
B)False
17
Movements of the right arm and right eye are controlled by neurons in the left cerebral hemisphere.
A)True
B)False
18
Higher mental skills are associated mainly with the association areas of the frontal lobes.
A)True
B)False
19
Language abilities are mainly a right hemisphere phenomenon.
A)True
B)False
20
Long-term memory is related to functions of the hippocampus.
A)True
B)False
21
The basal ganglia mainly function to stimulate and control motor movements.
A)True
B)False
22
The tremors in Parkinson's disease are caused by a deficiency of dopamine activity.
A)True
B)False
23
Huntington disease usually has symptoms of hypokinesia, or reduced movements.
A)True
B)False
24
A lumbar puncture can be referred to as a spinal tap.
A)True
B)False
25
Hydrocephalus usually results in a reduction of ICP.
A)True
B)False
26
The axillary nerves arise from the brachial plexus.
A)True
B)False
27
The autonomic nervous system is voluntary in nature.
A)True
B)False
28
The vagus nerve is adrenergic in function.
A)True
B)False
29
Norepinephrine stimulates alpha and beta receptors effectively the same.
A)True
B)False
30
Somatic nerve fibers enter the area of the intestines.
A)True
B)False
31
The reticular formation can malfunction resulting in a coma.
A)True
B)False
32
Dreaming occurs during normal, non-REM sleep.
A)True
B)False
33
Proper posture and balance are functions of the cerebellum.
A)True
B)False
34
An isoelectric EEG can be an indicator of death.
A)True
B)False
35
Olfactory nerves innervate the taste buds.
A)True
B)False
36
There are 30 pairs of spinal nerves.
A)True
B)False
37
The dorsal roots are sensory in nature.
A)True
B)False
38
The withdrawal reflex is an example of a contralateral reflex.
A)True
B)False
39
Connections to the brain are required in order to have a reflex such as a knee-jerk.
A)True
B)False







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