Chapter 11 Organization Of The Nervous System

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Nervous System Quizzes & Trivia

The nervous system is a vital system in the human body and can be divided into regions that are responsible for motor and sensory functions. This system is involved in receiving information about the environment around us and generating responses to that information. Take the test below and get to review chapter 11 on the organization of the nervous system and see which parts you need to read more on.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Transmits impulses from the receptors to the CNS
    • A. 

      Afferent (Sensory)

    • B. 

      Efferent (Motor)

    • C. 

      Automatic

  • 2. 
    Transmits impulses from the CNS to the effectors
    • A. 

      Afferent (Sensory)

    • B. 

      Efferent (Motor)

    • C. 

      Automatic

  • 3. 
    Transmits impulses to voluntary structures
    • A. 

      Somatic nervous system

    • B. 

      Autonomic nervous system

    • C. 

      Sympathetic nervous system

  • 4. 
    Transmits impulses into involuntary structures
    • A. 

      Somatic nervous system

    • B. 

      Autonomic nervous system

    • C. 

      Sympathetic nervous system

  • 5. 
    Increases organ funtions
    • A. 

      Sympathetic nervous system

    • B. 

      Parasympathetic nervous system

    • C. 

      Autonomic nervous system

  • 6. 
    Decreases organ functions, i.e., blood pressure
    • A. 

      Sympathetic nervous system

    • B. 

      Parasympathetic nervous system

    • C. 

      Autonomic nervous system

  • 7. 
    Brain & spinal cord are ______
    • A. 

      Central Nervous System (CNS)

    • B. 

      Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)

    • C. 

      Automatic Nervous System

  • 8. 
    All other parts of the nerous system - connects the CNS with body parts
    • A. 

      Central Nervous System (CNS)

    • B. 

      Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)

    • C. 

      Automatic Nervous System

  • 9. 
    Consists of brain and spinal cord
    • A. 

      CNS

    • B. 

      PNS

    • C. 

      ANS

  • 10. 
    Consists of cranial nerves and spinal nerves that branch out and connect all body parts of the CNS
    • A. 

      CNS

    • B. 

      ANS

    • C. 

      PNS

  • 11. 
    The membranous coverings around the brain and the spinal cord
    • A. 

      Meninges

    • B. 

      Arachnoid membrane

    • C. 

      Pia mater

  • 12. 
    Three types of meninges
    • A. 

      Dura mater, arachnoid membrane, pia mater

    • B. 

      White, dense, fibrous tissue

    • C. 

      Cerebrum, diencephalon, pons

  • 13. 
    Outermost layer; tough/thick; white, dense fibrous tissue; nerves/blood vessels; internal periosteum of the cranial bones; extends within the folds of the brain to support tissue; makes sinues for venous return of blood from brain to heart; within the vertebral canal; surrounds the spinal cord as strong sheath; attached to spinal cord at regular intervals by bands of pia mater called denticulate ligaments; the space between the vertebrae and the dura is the epidural space Epidural sapce contains blood vessels, loose connective tissue, and adipose tissue to form a protecive pad around the spinal cord
    • A. 

      Arachnoid

    • B. 

      Dura mater

    • C. 

      Pia mater

  • 14. 
    Thin non vascular, fibrous tissue membrane under the dura; space between the dura dn the aracnoid membrane is the subdural space; subdural space contains small amount of serous fluid-thin, delicate membrane
    • A. 

      Arachnoid

    • B. 

      Dura mater

    • C. 

      Pia mater

  • 15. 
    Thin, delicate membrane intimate to the brain and spinal cord; the space between the arachnoid membrane and the pia is the subarachnoid space that contains CSF
    • A. 

      Arachnoid

    • B. 

      Dura mater

    • C. 

      Pia mater

  • 16. 
    Cushion around the brain is
    • A. 

      Subdural space

    • B. 

      Subarachnoid space

    • C. 

      Meninx

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