Cumulative Quiz For Anatomy.

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Are you a student who just finished their coursework on anatomy recently and are waiting on an exam? If you said yes, this quiz is designed for you, as it is cumulative. Give it a try and get refresh your memory on some topics. All the best in your exams!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the two spinal cord enlargements?
  • 2. 
    The CNS is composed of the brain and spinal nerves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The __________ subdivision carries info to the skeletal muscles.
  • 4. 
    Which of the following are functions of the nervous system?
    • A. 

      Gather & send information to the CNS

    • B. 

      Create sensations, memory, thoughts, and decision

    • C. 

      Carry impulses to muscles and glands

    • D. 

      Only A & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    _________ conducts impulses toward the cell body.
  • 6. 
    A presynaptic neuron is a nerve cell that carries impulses ___________  synapse.
    • A. 

      Toward

    • B. 

      Away from

  • 7. 
    Which of the following structural classification of neurons is found in the retina of the eye, inner ear, and olfactory area of the brain?
    • A. 

      Multipolar

    • B. 

      Bipolar

    • C. 

      Unipolar

  • 8. 
    Sensory neurons carry impulses away from the CNS.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following does NOT occur during "fight or flight"?
    • A. 

      Pupils dilated

    • B. 

      Increased respiration

    • C. 

      Digestion stimulated

    • D. 

      Hair follicles raise

    • E. 

      Digestion inhibited

  • 10. 
    What are the two subdivisions of the Motor division?
  • 11. 
    What are the two cells that produce myelin?
    • A. 

      Schwann cells, satellite cells

    • B. 

      Astrocytes, schwann cells

    • C. 

      Oligodendrocytes, ependymal cells

    • D. 

      Oligodendrocytes, schwann cells

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    What are the 4 CNS neuroglia?
  • 13. 
    __________ contains the cerebrum & basal ganglia.
    • A. 

      Diencephalon

    • B. 

      Mesencephalon

    • C. 

      Rhombencephalon

    • D. 

      Metencephalon

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Which of these is NOT part of the mesencephalon?
    • A. 

      Cerebral peduncles

    • B. 

      Cerebral aqueduct

    • C. 

      Arbor vitae

    • D. 

      Superior colliculi

    • E. 

      Corpora quadrigemina

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a function of the cerebellum?
    • A. 

      Controls and coordinates complex skeletal muscle movements

    • B. 

      Maintain normal rhythm and breathing

    • C. 

      Control balance

    • D. 

      Produces melatonin

    • E. 

      A & C

  • 16. 
    What is the diencephalon comprised of?
  • 17. 
    Conduction on unmyelinated axons is called:
    • A. 

      Continuous conduction

    • B. 

      Saltatory conduction

    • C. 

      Unmyelinated conduction

    • D. 

      Normal conduction

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Which of the following increases the conduction rate?
    • A. 

      Increase in diameter

    • B. 

      Increase in temperature

    • C. 

      Myelin

    • D. 

      A & C only

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    What structure in the brain contains the decussation of pyramids?
  • 20. 
    What type of fiber connects gyri together?
    • A. 

      Projection

    • B. 

      Association

    • C. 

      Commissural

    • D. 

      Lateral

  • 21. 
    The right hemisphere is responsible for speech, writing, reading, verbal skills, and analytical skills.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The limbic system is also called the ____________ brain.
  • 23. 
    Which is the correct flow of CSF in the brain and spinal cord?
    • A. 

      Choroid plexus > 3rd ventricle > interventricular foramen > subarachnoid space of brain & spinal cord > central canal

    • B. 

      Interventricular foramen > 3rd ventricle > cerebral aqueduct > 4th ventricle > subarachnoid space of brain & spinal cord

    • C. 

      Epithalamus > cerebral aqueduct > 3rd ventricle > 4th ventricle > subarachnoid space of brain & spinal cord

    • D. 

      Choroid plexus > interventricular foramen > cerebral aqueduct > 4th ventricle > central canal

    • E. 

      2 of the above are correct

  • 24. 
    What neuroglia performs cellular cleanup?
  • 25. 
    Oculomotor is which nerve?
    • A. 

      II

    • B. 

      XI

    • C. 

      VI

    • D. 

      III

    • E. 

      X

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