Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain Multiple Choice Test Questions

David Eagleman
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Chapter 1 There's Someone In My Head, But It's Not Me

1. How complex is the human brain?
(a) Almost unfathomably complex.
(b) Fairly simple.
(c) No one knows.
(d) Parts are simple and parts are somewhat complex.

2. What does the author say lies underneath one's exterior looks?
(a) Sophisticated machinery.
(b) A world of its own.
(c) A string of double helixes.
(d) A simple network of interlocking pieces.

3. What does the author call self-healing material?
(a) The skin.
(b) Bones.
(c) The brain.
(d) Internal organs.

4. About how many pounds does a brain weigh?
(a) 3.
(b) 6.
(c) 5.
(d) 2.

5. How does the author refer to the brain?
(a) As the organ that works in tandem with the heart.
(b) As the guts of the individual life.
(c) As five pounds of power.
(d) As the mission control center.

6. What is one of the types of cells in the brain?
(a) Nephrons.
(b) Hepatic.
(c) Neurons.
(d) Erythrocytes.

7. What is another type of brain cell?
(a) Glia.
(b) Leukocytes.
(c) Nephrons.
(d) Neutrophils.

8. In what number range does the author say the brain cells count?
(a) Hundreds of trillions.
(b) Hundreds of thousands.
(c) Trillions of trillions.
(d) Hundreds of billions.

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