Anatomy And Physiology Nervous System Quiz Trivia

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Nervous System Quizzes & Trivia

In the course of our study we go to know that the nervous system consists of the brain, spinal cord, sensory organs, and all of the nerves that connect these organs with the rest of the body. Test out how well you understood how the system works by taking up the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 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. 
  • 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