The brain is responsible for
(a) thinking.
(b) regulating the heartbeat.
(c) balancing the body.
(d) all of the above.

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Correct Answer: (d) all of the above


The forebrain is the main thinking part of the brain.

Four major functions of this part are given below:

  1. It helps in hearing, smelling, and see.
  2. It stores information.
  3. It plays an important role in the movement of voluntary muscles.
  4. The sensation of feeling of hunger or satiety is provided by this area.

The Medulla region of the hindbrain controls involuntary actions like blood pressure, salivation etc.

Part of the brain that controls the posture and balance of the body - Cerebellum

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:19:02