Quiz: Central Nervous System Test!

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How much do you know about the central nervous system? The central nervous system involves chiefly the brain and spinal cord. The brain receives, incorporates, and delivers the information and coordinates and influences the activity of all the parts of the body. The brain controls movement, memory, perception, thought, and it generally controls the body’s responses. This quiz is top-notch so give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _______ separate soft tissue from bone.
  • 2. 
    ________ fills cavities and bathes the _______, shock absorber, and is synthesized by __________ of the brain.
  • 3. 
    Blood has a ____ rate of metabolic activity, so _____ must be obtained straight from the blood, therefore the brain can only do __________ respiration.
  • 4. 
    _________ move through endothelial cell, ________ move through pores, and proteins use transcytosis.
  • 5. 
    __________ needs transmembrane protein, held together by ____ junctions, anatomically prevented, and physiologically restricted.
  • 6. 
    ______ matter is where synaptic transmission and neural integration occur.
  • 7. 
    Gray matter is the _____ of spinal cord, _____ of brain.
  • 8. 
    _______ matter is considered to be dendrites, cell bodies, axon terminals, synapses, interneurons, glial cells: astrocytes, microglia, ependymal.
  • 9. 
    ____ matter propagates action potentials.
  • 10. 
    White matter is ______ of spinal cord, _____ of brain.
  • 11. 
    White matter is composed of ___________ and ___________.
  • 12. 
    Spinal cord uses _______________, which means it sends information through afferent and efferent pathways.
  • 13. 
    _______ horn is composed of cell bodies of interneurons where afferent neurons terminate.
  • 14. 
    _________ horn is composed of cell bodies of autonomic efferent nerve fibers.
  • 15. 
    ________ horn is composed of cell bodies of somatic efferent neurons.
  • 16. 
    One side of the brain controlling the opposite side of the body is ______.
  • 17. 
    The brainstem is composed of ____________, ___________, and ____.
  • 18. 
    The forebrain is composed of ________ and __________.
  • 19. 
    The diencephalon is composed of the __________ and _________.
  • 20. 
    ___________ is responsible for memory, thought, intelligence, and language.
  • 21. 
    _________ is responsible for balance and motor coordination.
  • 22. 
    ________________ is responsible for voluntary movement.
  • 23. 
    _____________ is responsible for vision and image processing.
  • 24. 
    ________is responsible for hearing.
  • 25. 
    ______________ is responsible for smell.
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