Nervous System Exam

26 Questions  I  By UICAnatomy on August 6, 2011
Final Exam for Nervous system

  

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1.  An example of integration by the nervous system is:
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2.  The neuron structure that represents an AXON is:
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3.  Which of the following is not one of the three meningeal layers that cover and protect the central nervous system structures?
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4.  The long-distance signal carried in neurons, also known as a nerve impulse, is called the:
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5.  Scientists believe that ______________________ may develop in the brain of an Alzheimer’s patient, and may be the cause of disease.
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6.  The brain region that contains the thalamus, hypothalamus, and epithalamus is called the:
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7.  The neuron structure that represents a SCHWANN CELL of the myelin sheath is:
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8.  Which of the following are components of the central nervous system?
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9.  The major positive ions inside the cell are ______, while the major positive ions outside the cell are _______. 
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10.  Neurotransmitters transmit electrical impulses in nerves by:
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11.  The large, cauliflower-like brain region that coordinates muscle activity and body balance is called the:
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12.  Which of the following lists of symptoms is most consistent with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s?
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13.  Motor nerves of the peripheral nervous system that stimulate smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and glands are part of the:
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14.  Which of the following is an example of the response function of the nervous system?
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15.  Which of the following is a description of the dura mater meningeal layer?
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16.  What percentage of adults above age 65 will develop Alzheimer’s?
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17.  The largest part of the brain which is involved in logical reasoning, moral conduct, emotional responses, sensory interpretation, and initiation of voluntary muscle activity is called the:
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18.  Which of the following is not a function of the nervous system?  
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19.  When the plasma membrane of a neuron is resting, or inactive, and there are fewer positive ions sitting on the inner face of the neuron’s plasma membrane then there are on its outer face, it is said to be:
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20.  The brain and spinal cord are protected by all of the following, except the:
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21.  The motor division of the nervous system carries impulses from the central nervous system to the muscles and glands. This function is also referred to as:
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22.  The brain region that contains the midbrain, pons, and medulla oblongata is called the:
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23.  The neuron structure that represents a DENDRITE is:
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24.  Which of the following is true regarding treatments for Alzheimer’s?
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25.  The neuron structure that represents a CELL BODY is:
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26.  Which of the following is an example of the monitoring function of the nervous system?
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