GAME NAME:

NERVOUS SYSTEM

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ABBREVIATED
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Explanation

CEREBRUM

CERE-

BRUM

PERIPHERAL NERVOUS

SYSTEM

PNS

AUTONOMIC NERVOUS

SYSTEM

ANS

DIENCEPHALON

DIEN-

CEPHA-

LON

BRAIN STEM

BRAIN

STEM

NEURONS

NEURONS

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

THIS CEREBRAL HEMISPHERE

IS USUALLY DOMINANT

WHAT IS THE LEFT

HEMISPHERE?

THE TWO CATEGORIES OF

NERVES THAT MAKE UP THE

PNS

WHAT ARE CRANIAL AND

SPINAL NERVES?

THE TWO DIVISIONS OF THE

ANS THAT REGULATE VARIOUS

INTERNAL ORGANS

WHAT ARE THE

SYMPATHETIC AND  

THIS AREA RELAYS SENSORY

INPUT TO THE PROPER

CEREBRAL CORTEX

WHAT IS THE

THALAMUS?

THIS STRUCTURE WORKS WITH

THE MEDULLA TO CONTROL

RESPIRATION

WHAT IS THE PONS?

THESE NEURONS CARRY

IMPULSES FROM RECEPTORS

TO THE CNS

WHAT ARE SENSORY

NEURONS?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

CONNECTS THE CEREBRAL

HEMISPHERES

WHAT IS THE CORPUS

CALLOSUM?

THE NUMBER OF CRANIAL

NERVES

WHAT IS 12 PAIRS?

THIS BRANCH OF THE ANS IS

ACTIVATED DURING

"EMERGENCY" SITUATIONS

WHAT IS THE

SYMPATHETIC DIVISION?

LOCATION OF BODY'S

THERMOSTAT

WHAT IS THE

HYPOTHALAMUS?

PART OF THIS FUNCTIONAL

SYSTEM IS IN THE BRAINSTEM

WHAT IS THE

RETICULAR FORMATION?

THESE NEURONS ARE FOUND

WHOLLY AND COMPLETELY

WITHIN THE CNS

WHAT ARE

INTERNEURONS?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

GRAY MATTER IS FOUND IN

THIS MARGIN OF THE

CEREBRUM RESPONSIBLE FOR

CONSCIOUS BEHAVIOR

WHAT IS THE CORTEX?

THE NUMBER AND TYPE OF

SPINAL NERVES

WHAT ARE 31 PAIRS

AND MIXED?

CONTROL CENTERS IN THE

BRAIN FOR THE ANS ARE IN THE

HYPOTHALAMUS AND THIS

AREA

WHAT IS THE MEDULLA

OBLONGATA?

THIS CENTER IN THE

HYPOTHALAMUS WOULD BE

TRIGGERED BY A DECREASE IN

GLUCOSE OR OTHER

NUTRIENTS

WHAT IS THE HUNGER

CENTER?

THIS AREA HAS MANY VITAL

CENTERS INCLUDING HEART

RATE, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND

RESPIRATION

WHAT IS THE MEDULLA

OBLONGATA?

COLLECTION OF NERVE CELL

BODIES FOUND OUTSIDE THE

CNS

WHAT IS A GANGLION?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

THESE SPACES WITHIN THE

CEREBRUM CONTAIN CSF

WHAT ARE VENTRICLES?

THIS SENSORY CRANIAL NERVE

TRANSMITS IMPULSES

RECEIVED FROM THE SMELL

RECEPTORS IN THE NOSE

WHAT IS THE

OLFACTORY NERVE?

THIS PART OF THE ANS

PREPARES THE BODY FOR

RESTING AND DIGESTING

WHAT IS THE

PARASYMPATHETIC

THIS CENTER IN THE

HYPOTHALAMUS WOULD BE

TRIGGERED BY A DECREASE IN

CONCENTRATION IN THE

BLOOD

WHAT IS THE THIRST

CENTER?

HAS RELEX CENTERS THAT

COORDINATE EYE AND HEAD

MOVEMENTS

WHAT IS THE

MIDBRAIN?

THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS

SYSTEM CONTAINS ONLY THIS

TYPE OF NEURON

WHAT ARE MOTOR

NEURONS?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

THIS PART OF THE CEREBRUM

RECEIVES INPUT FROM ALL

ASSOCIATION AREAS AND

STORES COMPLEX MEMORY

PATTERNS

WHAT IS THE GENERAL

INTERPRETATION AREA?

THE SUBDIVISION OF THE PNS

THAT FUNCTIONS WITHOUT

CONSCIOUS EFFORT

WHAT IS THE

AUTONOMIC NERVOUS

ANS IS CONCERNED WITH

REGULATING INTERNAL

ORGANS AND MAINTAINING

THIS

WHAT IS HOMEOSTASIS?

THE "HEART" OF THE LIMBIC

SYSTEM

WHAT IS THE

HYPOTHALAMUS?

THE MIDBRAIN AND PONS

CONNECTS THE CEREBRUM TO

THIS BRAIN STRUCTURE

WHAT IS THE

CEREBELLUM?

THE CORRECT SEQUENCE OF

NEURONS IN A REFLEX ARC

(3-PART ANSWER)

SENSORY NEURON,

INTERNEURON, MOTOR

 CATEGORY:   

BRAIN  

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 CLUE:   

THIS MAJOR BRAIN AREAWOULD BE THE "SEAT" OFIMAGINATION    

 Response:   

CEREBRUM OR FRONTALLOBE

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 GAME NAME:

NERVOUS SYSTEM

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CATEGORY 5

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CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

CEREBRAL LOBES

LOBES

CEREBELLUM

CERE-

BELLUM

SYMPATHETIC VS

PARASYMPATHETIC

SYM-

PATHY

NAME THE BRAIN AREA THAT

CONTROLS THESE FUNCTIONS

FUNC-

TIONS

NAME THE BRAIN AREA THAT

CONTROLS THESE FUNCTIONS

MORE

FUNC-

TIONS

MENINGES AND MORE

MENIN-

GES, ETC

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

THIS LOBE CONTAINS THE

MOTOR CORTEX

WHAT IS THE FRONTAL

LOBE?

THE TWO HALVES OF THE

CEREBELLUM ARE CALLED

THIS

WHAT ARE

HEMISPHERES?

IF ACTIVATED, THE

SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS

SYSTEM WOULD HAVE THIS

EFFECT ON PUPIL SIZE

WHAT IS DILATION OR

ENLARGE?

SKELETAL MUSCLE

COORDINATION

CEREBELLUM

MOTOR CONTROL FOR

MAKING SPEECH

WHAT IS BROCA'S

AREA?

INNERMOST LAYER OF

MENINGES

WHAT IS THE PIA

MATER?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

THE PARIETAL LOBE CONTAINS

THIS SENSORY CORTEX

WHAT IS SOMATIC OR

CUTANEOUS?

THE CEREBELLUM PROCESSES

INPUT FROM SENSORY

RECEPTORS AND FROM HERE

WHAT IS THE CEREBRAL

MOTOR CORTEX?

THIS NEUROTRANSMITTER IS

USUALLY RELEASED BY

NEURONS OF THE

PARASYMPATHETIC DIVISION

WHAT IS

ACETYLCHOLINE?

THIRST

WHAT IS THE

HYPOTHALAMUS?

UNDERSTANDING LANGUAGE

WHAT IS WERNICKE'S

AREA?

CSF FLOWS FROM THE

VENTRICLES INTO THIS SPACE

WHAT IS THE

SUBARACHNOID SPACE?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

IF YOU CAN TRACE A CAR WITH

YOUR FINGER, BUT DO NOT

RECOGNIZE IT AS A CAR, YOU

HAVE DAMAGED THIS AREA IN

THE OCCIPITAL LOBE

WHAT IS THE VISUAL

ASSOCIATION AREA?

THE CEREBELLUM IS

RESPONSIBLE FOR PRODUCING

_________ MUSCLE

MOVEMENTS

WHAT IS COORDINATED?

THIS NEUROTRANSMITTER IS

USUALLY RELEASED BY

NEURONS OF THE

SYMPATHETIC DIVISION

WHAT IS NORADRENALIN

OR NOREPINEPHRINE?

THIS FUNCTIONAL SYSTEM

ACTS AS YOUR EMOTIONAL

BRAIN

WHAT IS THE LIMBIC

SYSTEM?

RESPIRATION

WHAT IS THE MEDULLA

OR PONS?

MIDDLE MENINGEAL LAYER

WHAT IS THE

ARACHNOID MATER?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

THE AUDITORY CORTEX IS IN

THIS LOBE

WHAT IS THE TEMPORAL

LOBE?

THIS BRAIN STEM AREA

CONDUCTS IMPULSES FROM

THE MOTOR CORTEX TO THE

CEREBELLUM

WHAT IS THE PONS OR

MIDBRAIN?

THIS DIVISION OF THE ANS

SLOWS DOWN HEART RATE

WHAT IS THE

PARASYMPATHETIC

HUNGER

WHAT IS THE

HYPOTHALAMUS?

HEART RATE

WHAT IS THE

HYPOTHALAMUS OR

THE TOUGH, LEATHERY

MENINGEAL LAYER

WHAT IS THE DURA

MATER?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

INTELLIGENCE AND REASONING

ARE IN THIS LOBE?

WHAT IS THE FRONTAL

LOBE?

THE HEMISPHERES OF THE

CEREBELLUM ARE CONNECTED

BY THIS STRUCTURE

WHAT IS THE VERMIS?

IF YOU'RE NERVOUS OR

SCARED, THIS ANS DIVISION

WILL BE ACTIVATED

WHAT IS THE

SYMPATHETIC DIVISION?

FILTERS OUT WEAK STIMULI

RETICULAR FORMATION

VOMITING

WHAT IS THE MEDULLA?

CSF IS PRODUCED BY THESE

SPECIAL CAPILLARIES IN THE

VENTRICLES

WHAT IS THE CHOROID

PLEXUS?

 CATEGORY:   

BRAIN  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THIS MAJOR BRAIN AREAWOULD BE THE "SEAT" OFIMAGINATION    

 Response:   

CEREBRUM OR FRONTALLOBE

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