Biology Pak 7 Ch 41 Self-check Quiz (The Nervous System)

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Nervous System Quizzes & Trivia

This is a short quiz over Ch 41, The Nervous System.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dim-light vision is detected by the
    • A. 

      Cones

    • B. 

      Cornea.

    • C. 

      Lens.

    • D. 

      Rods.

  • 2. 
    The autonomic nervous system controls
    • A. 

      Reflexes.

    • B. 

      Voluntary movement.

    • C. 

      Involuntary functions of the internal organs.

    • D. 

      Locomotion.

  • 3. 
    A reflex
    • A. 

      Is not learned.

    • B. 

      Is not under conscious control.

    • C. 

      Is a sudden, involuntary movement of muscles in response to a stimulus.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    "Antennae" that extend from a neuron and that receive information from other cells are called
    • A. 

      Cell bodies.

    • B. 

      Dendrites.

    • C. 

      Synapses.

    • D. 

      Axons.

  • 5. 
    The peripheral nervous system
    • A. 

      Is not linked to the central nervous system.

    • B. 

      Provides pathways to and from the central nervous system.

    • C. 

      Consists of the cerebellum and spinal cord.

    • D. 

      Is composed of only motor neurons.

  • 6. 
    When a neurotransmitter is released from a presynaptic neuron, the neurotransmitter may
    • A. 

      Bind to membrane receptor proteins on the membrane of the postsynaptic neuron.

    • B. 

      Become an enzyme in the space between the neurons.

    • C. 

      Cover the membrane of the axon.

    • D. 

      Cause the cell body of the postsynaptic neuron to enlarge.

  • 7. 
    Motor neurons transmit messages
    • A. 

      To the brain.

    • B. 

      To the spinal cord.

    • C. 

      From the spinal cord to the brain.

    • D. 

      From the central nervous system to a muscle or gland.

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