Discover the Central Nervous System and Brain Anatomy

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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?

Consciousness

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

Artery of Adamkiewicz

Which cranial nerve nuclei are located in the brainstem?

III to XII

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

Less than 50%

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

Sensory and motor relay station

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

Primary motor cortex

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

Cognitive function, memory consolidation, emotional responses

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

Frontal lobe

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

Sensory relay of pain and temperature

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

Reabsorption of cerebrospinal fluid into dural venous sinuses

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

Aphasia

Which part of the brain is responsible for language acquisition?

Wernicke area

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

Thalamus

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

Cerebellum

Which artery supplies the posterior cerebral arteries with blood?

Posterior communicating artery

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

Primary motor cortex

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

Primary motor cortex

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

Language acquisition

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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