Nervous System MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

11. Which of the following produces hormones that are secreted by the pituitary gland?

  1. cerebrum
  2. cerebellum
  3. thalamus
  4. hypothalamus

12. Which of the following coordinates muscle actions?

  1. cerebrum
  2. cerebellum
  3. thalamus
  4. hypothalamus

13. Which of the following regulates body temperature?

  1. cerebrum
  2. cerebellum
  3. thalamus
  4. hypothalamus

14. Which of the following contains regulatory centers for the respiratory and circulatory systems?

  1. cerebrum
  2. cerebellum
  3. thalamus
  4. medulla oblongata

15. Which of the following contains regions that help regulate hunger and thirst?

  1. cerebrum
  2. cerebellum
  3. thalamus
  4. hypothalamus

16. The motor cortex is part of which part of the nervous system?

  1. cerebrum
  2. cerebellum
  3. spinal cord
  4. midbrain

17. Patients with damage to Wernickes area have difficulty

  1. coordinating limb movement.
  2. generating speech.
  3. recognizing faces.
  4. understanding language.

18. Our understanding of mental illness has been most advanced by discoveries involving

  1. degree of convolutions in the brains surface.
  2. evolution of the telencephalon.
  3. sequence of developmental specialization.
  4. chemicals involved in brain communications.

19. The establishment and expression of emotions involves the

  1. frontal lobes and limbic system.
  2. frontal lobes and parietal lobes.
  3. parietal lobes and limbic system.
  4. frontal and occipital lobes.

20. Cerebrospinal fluid can be described as all of the following except

  1. functioning in transport of nutrients and hormones through the brain.
  2. a product of the filtration of blood by the brain.
  3. formed from layers of connective tissue.
  4. functioning to cushion the brain.
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