Biology 30 Nervous System

18 Questions
Nervous System Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz on The Nervous System. Material taken from Biology 30 Unit One Alberta Curriculum

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nerves are bundles of neurons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Motor neurons control skeletal muscle movement and internal organs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Repolarization of a neuron involves the charge reversal across its membrane from -70mv to -40mv.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Neurons are joined by spaces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Action potentials can only flow in one direction across a synapse.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The difference in positive charges across the neural membrane determines the negative voltage value of a neuron.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Open potassium gates

    • B. 

      Release acetylcholinesterase

    • C. 

      Open sodium gates

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Increase synaptic transmission

    • B. 

      Decrease synaptic transmission

    • C. 

      Cause receptor sites to be blocked

  • 10. 
    ________ receive information, conducting towards the cell body
  • 11. 
    _______ is the location of the nucleus, has a high metabolic rate, contains many mitochondria
  • 12. 
    _______ is a fatty protein encasing many neurons, made by Schweann cells, acts as an insulator, speeds up transmission
  • 13. 
  • 14. 
    Voluntary muscle control, muscle movements, basic intelligence, personality
    • A. 

      Frontal Lobe

    • B. 

      Temporal Lobe

    • C. 

      Occipital Lobe

    • D. 

      Parietal Lobe

  • 15. 
    Hearing
    • A. 

      Frontal Lobe

    • B. 

      Temporal Lobe

    • C. 

      Occipital Lobe

    • D. 

      Parietal Lobe

  • 16. 
    Vision
    • A. 

      Frontal Lobe

    • B. 

      Temporal Lobe

    • C. 

      Occipital Lobe

    • D. 

      Parietal Lobe

  • 17. 
    Skin and sensory information about body position
    • A. 

      Frontal Lobe

    • B. 

      Temporal Lobe

    • C. 

      Occipital Lobe

    • D. 

      Parietal Lobe

  • 18. 
    White matter is 
    • A. 

      Myelinated

    • B. 

      Non-myelinated