A Brain Quiz Quiz Statistics and Answer Key

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What is the average weight of a human brain?
The correct answer is "3 pounds"

What is a sulcus?
The correct answer is "A fissure on the brain's surface"

The part of the brainstem closest to the spinal cord is the:
The correct answer is "medulla oblongata"

How many pairs of cranial nerves are connected to the cerebrum?
The correct answer is "two"

Broca's area is usually on the right side of the brain.
The correct answer is "False"

The occipital lobe of the brain is responsible for the sense of touch.
The correct answer is "False"

The temporal lobe of the brain is responsible for smell.
The correct answer is "True"

The cerebellum helps to regulate blood pressure.
The correct answer is "False"

Where is the substantia nigra located?
The correct answer is "the midbrain"

There is a space between the dura mater and the arachnoid for cerebospinal fluid.
The correct answer is "False"

Bacterial meningitis is more serious than viral meningitis.
The correct answer is "True"

Cerebrospinal fluid drains into a vein.
The correct answer is "True"