CAPP Nervous System - Spinal Cord - Week 3

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CAPP Nervous System - Spinal Cord - Week 3

CAPP Nervous System - Spinal Cord - Week 3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many pairs of spinal nerves are in the body?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      31

  • 2. 
    Spinal cord runs from:
    • A. 

      Foramen magnum to coccyx

    • B. 

      C7 to L2

    • C. 

      Foamen magnum to L2

    • D. 

      C7 to coccyx

  • 3. 
    Numerous roots of spinal nerves extending below L2 is called:
    • A. 

      Filum terminate

    • B. 

      Cauda equina

    • C. 

      Lumbrosacral enlargement

    • D. 

      Conus medullaris

  • 4. 
    Connective tissue that encircles the spinal cord and brain:
    • A. 

      Filum terminate

    • B. 

      Vertebrae

    • C. 

      Meninges

    • D. 

      CSF

  • 5. 
    Connective tissue strand that anchors the conus medullaris to the first coccygeal segment:
    • A. 

      Filum terminate

    • B. 

      Meninges

    • C. 

      CSF

    • D. 

      Vertebrae

  • 6. 
    Most superficial and thickest layer of meninges is called:
    • A. 

      Epidural

    • B. 

      Arachnoid

    • C. 

      Pia mater

    • D. 

      Dura mater

  • 7. 
    Directly adheres to the spinal cord:
    • A. 

      Epidural

    • B. 

      Arachnoid

    • C. 

      Pia mater

    • D. 

      Dura mater

  • 8. 
    Contains CSF:
    • A. 

      Epidural space

    • B. 

      Subdural space

    • C. 

      Subarachnoid space

    • D. 

      Epiarachnoid space

  • 9. 
    All of the following are true regarding a spinal tap EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Remove CSF to diagnose or administer drugs

    • B. 

      Patient can get up 15 minutes after procedure

    • C. 

      Patient must lay still for 30 minutes minimum

    • D. 

      Puncture is at L3/L4 or L4/L5 subarachnoid space

  • 10. 
    This reflex monitors muscle length and prevents overstretching:
    • A. 

      Stretch reflex

    • B. 

      Tendon reflex

    • C. 

      Flexor reflex

    • D. 

      Crossed extensor reflex

  • 11. 
    This reflex protects tendons and muscles from excessive tension:
    • A. 

      Stretch reflex

    • B. 

      Tendon reflex

    • C. 

      Flexor reflex

    • D. 

      Crossed extensor reflex

  • 12. 
    Protects against limb injury (withdrawl):
    • A. 

      Stretch reflex

    • B. 

      Tendon reflex

    • C. 

      Flexor reflex

    • D. 

      Crossed extensor reflex

  • 13. 
    Maintain balance:
    • A. 

      Stretch reflex

    • B. 

      Tendon reflex

    • C. 

      Flexor reflex

    • D. 

      Crossed extensor reflex

  • 14. 
    All of the following are true about spinal nerves EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Paths of communication between the spinal cord and most of the body

    • B. 

      Each pair rises from a spinal segment

    • C. 

      Are sensory only

    • D. 

      Are part of the PNS

  • 15. 
    Braid of nerves:
    • A. 

      Reflex

    • B. 

      Plexus

    • C. 

      Epineuron

    • D. 

      Receptor

  • 16. 
    Phrenic nerve innervates:
    • A. 

      Diaphragm

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Posterior head

    • D. 

      Neck

  • 17. 
    Innervates the upper limbs, neck, and shoulder muscles:
    • A. 

      Cervical plexus

    • B. 

      Brachial plexus

    • C. 

      Sacral plexus

    • D. 

      Humeral plexus

  • 18. 
    Innervates the butt, perineum, and lower limbs:
    • A. 

      Sacral plexus

    • B. 

      Lumbar plexus

    • C. 

      Femoral plexus

    • D. 

      Thoracic plexus

  • 19. 
    Damage to the spinal cord above the origin of the phrenic nerve may cause:
    • A. 

      Heart attacks

    • B. 

      Inability to swallow

    • C. 

      Respiratory failure

    • D. 

      Inability to move

  • 20. 
    A dermatome:
    • A. 

      Is the area of skin supplied by a pair of spinal nerves

    • B. 

      Exists for each spinal nerve except C1

    • C. 

      Can be used to locate the site of spinal cord or nerve root damage

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct

  • 21. 
    A myotome is:
    • A. 

      Nerve to muscle

    • B. 

      Nerve to skin

    • C. 

      Provides sensory information

  • 22. 
    Destruction of motor nerves and caused by poliovirus:
    • A. 

      Poliomyelitis

    • B. 

      Meningitis

    • C. 

      Shingles

    • D. 

      Encephalitis

  • 23. 
    Can be caused by a viral infection from mosquitos:
    • A. 

      Poliomyelitis

    • B. 

      Meningitis

    • C. 

      Shingles

    • D. 

      Encephalitis

  • 24. 
    Inflammation of meninges covering the brain and spinal cord:
    • A. 

      Poliomyelitis

    • B. 

      Meningitis

    • C. 

      Shingles

    • D. 

      Encephalitis

  • 25. 
    Caused by herpes zoster virus:
    • A. 

      Polio

    • B. 

      Meningitis

    • C. 

      Shingles

    • D. 

      Neuritis

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