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Anatomy And Physiology Nervous System

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      A sense the internal and external enviornments

    • B. 

      Intergrate sensory information

    • C. 

      Coordinate voluntary and involuntary activities

    • D. 

      Direct long term functions such as growth

    • E. 

      Control peripheral effectors

  • 2. 
    The brain and spinal cord comprise the _____________ nervous system
    • A. 

      Central

    • B. 

      Afferent

    • C. 

      Peripheral

    • D. 

      Autonomic

    • E. 

      Efferent

  • 3. 
    Voluntary control of skeleal muscles is provided by the ________________ nervous system
  • 4. 
    The part of the peripheal nervous system that brings information to the central nervous system is
  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Support

    • B. 

      Phagocytosis

    • C. 

      Isolation of neurons

    • D. 

      Information processing

    • E. 

      Secretion of cerborspinal fluid

  • 6. 
    Each of the following is a type of glial cell found in the central nervous system except
    • A. 

      Astrocytes

    • B. 

      Satellite cells

    • C. 

      Microglia

    • D. 

      Ependymal cells

    • E. 

      Oligodendrocytes

  • 7. 
    The myelin sheaths that surround the axons of some of the neurons in the CNS are formed by
  • 8. 
    Small phagocytic cells that are especially obvious in damaged tissue in the CNS are the
    • A. 

      Astrocytes

    • B. 

      Ependymal cells

    • C. 

      Microglia

    • D. 

      Satellite cells

    • E. 

      Oligodendrocytes

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a glial cell of the nervous system
    • A. 

      Satellite cells

    • B. 

      Neurons

    • C. 

      Microglia

    • D. 

      Schwann cells

    • E. 

      Ependymal cells

  • 10. 
    Cells responsible for information processing and transfer are the
  • 11. 
    The axon is connected to the soma by the
  • 12. 
    Dendritic and axonal processes are continuous and the soma lies off the one side called
  • 13. 
    Neurons that have several dendrites and single axon are called
  • 14. 
    ________________ neurons are the most common neuron in the CNS
  • 15. 
    ___________ neurons form the afferent division of the PNS
    • A. 

      Visceral sensory

    • B. 

      Sensory

    • C. 

      Somatic sensory

    • D. 

      Neural sensory

  • 16. 
    The _________ nervous system controls the skeletal muscles
    • A. 

      Somatic

    • B. 

      Sympathetic

    • C. 

      Parasympathetic

    • D. 

      Autonomic

    • E. 

      Afferent

  • 17. 
    The site of intercellular communication between neurons is the
  • 18. 
    Ion channels that are always open are called
    • A. 

      Passive

    • B. 

      Active

    • C. 

      Leak

    • D. 

      Gated

    • E. 

      Local

  • 19. 
    Damage to ependymal cells would most likely affect the
    • A. 

      Repair of axons

    • B. 

      Formation of myelin sheaths

    • C. 

      Formation of cerebrospinal fluid

    • D. 

      Formation of ganglia

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    After of stroke, what type of glial cell accumulates within the affected brain region