Quiz: Can You Answer 13 Questions Only A Neuroscience Major Can Ace?

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How much do you know about the basics of neuroscience? What are the key basic areas to describe brain function in humans simply?

 Nov 23, 2016

1 of 10Pick your answer!!

How much does the average adult human brain weigh?
10 pounds
3 pounds
7 pounds

2 of 10Pick your answer!!

What does the eye's lens do to the orientation of the visual image?
Rotates it left
Rotates it right
It turns it upside down

3 of 10Pick your answer!!

About how many nerve cells are in the human brain?
1 Billion
10 Billion
100 Billion

4 of 10Pick your answer!!

Holding a memory in mind while we think about it is called what type of memory?
Procedural memory
Momentary memory
Working/short term memory

5 of 10Pick your answer!!

During what period of sleep do we dream?
Stage IV sleep
REM sleep
NREM sleep

6 of 10Pick your answer!!

Name the contact points where one neuron communicates with another.
Axon terminals

7 of 10Pick your answer!!

What do you call it when a blood vessel in the brain bursts or suddenly becomes clogged?

8 of 10Pick your answer!!

What do you call an involuntary, fixed muscle response to a particular stimulus?

9 of 10Pick your answer!!

Name the part of the brain that is important for emotional learning and memory and its dysfunction is related to anxiety disorders.

10 of 10Pick your answer!!

Name the disorder characterized by delusions, hallucinations, and disturbances of thought and emotions.
Huntington’s chorea
Manic-depressive disorder
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