A&P Ch. 14

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Monitoring of the composition of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and the removal of waste products from the CSF occurs in the

choroid plexeus

The cardiovascular centers and the respiratory rhythmicity centers are located in the

medulla oblongata.

Which cranial nerve contains sensory fibers coming from the inner ear and is responsible for hearing and balance?


Which of the following provide(s) mechanical protection for the brain by cradling it?

the bones of the skull

Which of the following is not part of the brain stem?


The pons links the cerebellum with the

spinal cord, cerebrum, and brain stem`

Which of the following is not a set of regions linked by the pons?

the right and left cerebral hemispheres

Which of the following regions of the cerebral cortex receives sensory information from the taste receptors of the tongue and pharynx?

gustatory cortex

Coordination and refinement of learned movement patterns at the subconscious level are performed by the


Why might damage to the pons be sufficient to cause death?

The pons contains the pneumotaxic and apneustic centers

Which of the following is not a function of the cerebrospinal fluid?

providing the blood-brain barrier

What major region of the brain is responsible for conscious thought processes, sensations, intellectual functions, memory, and complex motor patterns?


What is the function of the thalamus?

to filter and pass along sensory information to the basal nuclei and cerebral cortex.

White matter in the cerebellum is called the __________ because it resembles a tree.

arbor vitae

Which of the meninges is adhered to the surface of the brain and accompanies the branches of the blood vessels as they penetrate the surface of the brain?

pia mater

Which of the following is a function of the cerebellum?

fine-tuning muscle movements

Excess cerebrospinal fluid is returned to venous circulation by __________.

diffusion across the arachnoid villi

Which cerebral lobes are the most anterior?

the frontal lobes

Which of the following directs voluntary movements by initiating impulses in somatic motor neurons?

primary motor cortex

Which of the following produces the hormone melatonin?

pineal gland

The limbic system is responsible for

establishing emotional states

Which of the following structures does not provide protection and shock absorption for the brain?

the carotid arteries and jugular veins

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

Storing complex memories

Which of the following is not a function of the medulla oblongata?

Receiving and interpreting visual stimuli

Which of the following is a function of the basal nuclei?

Maintaining muscle tone and learned movement patterns

Which division of the adult brain weighs the most?


The cerebrum develops from the embryonic


The CSF leaves the CNS and enters the circulation at the

arachnoid granulations

The CSF circulates within the

subarachnoid space

The medulla oblongata

-lies between the spinal cord and the pons. -encloses the fourth ventricle. -relays sensory and motor information.

The center in the medulla oblongata where the first synapse in the auditory pathway is made is the

cochlear nucleus

The pons exchanges information with the cerebellum over the

middle cerebellar peduncle

Which of these is found in the pons?

-nuclei for four cranial nerves -respiratory control nuclei -tracts to the cerebellum

Making rapid postural adjustments is a major function of the


The huge, highly branched neurons known as Purkinje cells are found in the

cerebellar cortex

Which part of the mesencephalon coordinates reflex eye movements?

superior colliculi

Injury to this center in the mesencephalon may lead to Parkinson’s disease.

substantia nigra

Which of these is not a property of the epithalamus?

It is the roof of the fourth ventricle.

The epithalamus

-is the roof of the diencephalon. -is the location of the pineal gland. -is the location of the choroid plexus.

Functions of the diencephalon?

-to regulate body temperature -to process and transmit sensory information -to secrete CSF

Which of these is not a property of the limbic system?

It regulates body temperature.

Properties of the limbic system

-It is important in learning and memory. -It includes the hippocampus. -It is central to our ability to experience emotions.

The region of cerebrum anterior to the central sulcus is the __________ lobe.


The region of cerebral cortex inferior to the lateral sulcus is the __________ lobe.


The primary somatosensory cortex is found on the

postcentral gyrus

Which of these cranial nerves does not carry motor impulses to the eyes?

cranial nerve II

Cranial nerves that carry motor impulses to the eyes

-cranial nerve VI -cranial nerve III -cranial nerve IV

Which of these neural injuries will the corneal reflex not test for?

damage to cranial nerve II

Neural injuries that the corneal reflex will test for

-damage to motor and sensory nuclei -damage to cranial nerve VII -damage to cranial nerve V

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