Discover the Central Nervous System and Brain Anatomy
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Discover the Central Nervous System and Brain Anatomy

Test your knowledge of neuroanatomy with this quiz on the central nervous system (CNS), brain anatomy, and the four lobes of the cerebral hemispheres. Explore the organization of the CNS, including the brain and spinal cord, and learn about the diencephalon, thalamus, and hypothalamus. Discover the eloquent cortical areas responsible for gross motor function and language, as well as the primary somatosensory cortex, which lies adjacent to... Take this quiz and

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What is the role of the hypothalamus in the limbic system?

It regulates autonomic and endocrine functions

Which lobe of the cerebral hemispheres is responsible for language formation?

Frontal lobe

What is the function of the extrapyramidal system?

It modifies motor function

What is the function of the midbrain in the brainstem?

<p>Consciousness</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which artery supplies arterial blood to the anterior two-thirds of the spinal cord?

<p>Artery of Adamkiewicz</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which cranial nerve nuclei are located in the brainstem?

<p>III to XII</p> Signup and view all the answers

What percentage of people have a 'complete' Circle of Willis?

<p>Less than 50%</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary function of the thalamus in the brain?

<p>Sensory and motor relay station</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following structures is NOT part of the extrapyramidal system?

<p>Primary motor cortex</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the limbic system in the brain?

<p>Cognitive function, memory consolidation, emotional responses</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which lobe of the cerebral hemispheres is responsible for gross motor function?

<p>Frontal lobe</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the lateral spinothalamic tracts in the spinal cord?

<p>Sensory relay of pain and temperature</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the arachnoid villi and granulations in the brain?

<p>Reabsorption of cerebrospinal fluid into dural venous sinuses</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a condition associated with dysfunction of the extrapyramidal system?

<p>Aphasia</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which part of the brain is responsible for language acquisition?

<p>Wernicke area</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a component of the limbic system?

<p>Thalamus</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which structure is responsible for processing proprioceptive input and axial posture?

<p>Cerebellum</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which artery supplies the posterior cerebral arteries with blood?

<p>Posterior communicating artery</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a structure of the extrapyramidal system?

<p>Primary motor cortex</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which area of the brain is responsible for gross motor function?

<p>Primary motor cortex</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a function of the hypothalamus?

<p>Language acquisition</p> Signup and view all the answers

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