Human Anatomy & Physiology Quiz: Cranial Nerve

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Human Anatomy & Physiology Quiz: Cranial Nerve

Cranial Nerves are a set of mixed nerves with motor and sensory functions; the Motor function is to innervate part of the tongue and pharynx and provide motor fibers. Play this quiz and learn more about it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      II optic

    • B. 

      IX Glossopharyngeal

    • C. 

      IV trochlear

    • D. 

      I olfatory

  • 2. 
    Which nerve functions solely by carrying afferent impulses for vision and arises from the retina?
    • A. 

      II optic

    • B. 

      X Vagus

    • C. 

      V Trigeminal

  • 3. 
    Cranial Nerve III Oculomotor functions in the following:
    • A. 

      Functions in raising the eyelid, directing the eyeball, constricting the iris and controlling lens shape

    • B. 

      Directing the eyeball

    • C. 

      Equilibrium

  • 4. 
    Which nerve is primarily a motor nerve that directs the eyeball:
    • A. 

      Trochlear IV

    • B. 

      Trigeminal V

    • C. 

      Vestibulocochlear VIII

  • 5. 
    Cranial Nere V Trigeminal has which three divisions?
    • A. 

      Ophthalmic, maxillary, and mandibular

    • B. 

      Taste, sound, and sight

  • 6. 
    Which nerve conveys sensory impulses from various areas of the face (V1) and (V2), and supplies motor fibers (V3) for mastication?
    • A. 

      X Vagus

    • B. 

      V Trigeminal

    • C. 

      III Oculomotor

    • D. 

      VII facial

  • 7. 
    Cranial nerve VI Abducens:
    • A. 

      A motor nerve innervating the lateral rectus muscle

    • B. 

      Sensory in taste

    • C. 

      Head and neck

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Motor-swallowing sensor-hearing

    • B. 

      Motor-direct the eyeball/ sensory-hearing

    • C. 

      Motor-facial expression/Sensory-taste from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue

  • 9. 
    This nerve functions solely sensory-providing equilibrium and hearing:
    • A. 

      III oculomotor

    • B. 

      XII Hypoglossal

    • C. 

      X Vagus

    • D. 

      VIII Vestibulocochlear

  • 10. 
    This nerve is a mixed nerve with motor and sensory functions, the Motor function is to innervate part of the tongue and pharynx, and provide motor fibers to the parotid salivary gland Sensory function is conduct taste and general sensory impulses from the tongue and pharynx.
    • A. 

      III oculomotor

    • B. 

      V Trigeminal

    • C. 

      IX Glossopharyngeal

    • D. 

      X Vagus

  • 11. 
    This is the only cranial nerve that extends beyond the head and neck. This is a mixed nerve that's sensory function is to taste.
    • A. 

      X Vagus

    • B. 

      XI Accessory

    • C. 

      XII Hypoglossal

  • 12. 
    XI Accessory:
    • A. 

      Swallowing and speech

    • B. 

      Supplies fibers to the larynx, pharynx and soft palate and moves the head and neck byte innervating the trapezius and sternocleidomastoid

    • C. 

      Fucntions by carrying imulses for the sense of smell

  • 13. 
    Cranial Nerve XII Hypoglossal:
    • A. 

      Innervates both extrinsic and intrinsic muscles of the tongue, which contribute to swallowing and speech

    • B. 

      Innervates the trapezius and sternocleidomastoid which move the head and neck

    • C. 

      Innervates the lateral rectus muscle

  • 14. 
    All of the cranial nerves serve only the head and neck structures except which one?
    • A. 

      X Vagus

    • B. 

      IC Glossopharyngeal

    • C. 

      VII facial

  • 15. 
    Which Nerve has a name meaning "eye mover" because it supplies of the six extrinsic muscles that move the eyeball into orbit?
    • A. 

      III oculomotor

    • B. 

      II optic

    • C. 

      VII facial

  • 16. 
    This nerve's name means "pulley" and it innervates an extrinsic eye muscle that loops through a pulley-shaped ligament in orbit.
    • A. 

      V trigeminal

    • B. 

      X Vagus

    • C. 

      IV Trochlear

  • 17. 
    Which nerve abducts the eyeball?
    • A. 

      VI Abducens

    • B. 

      VII Facial

    • C. 

      V Trigeminal

  • 18. 
    The nerve that innervates the muscles of facial expression:
    • A. 

      VII Facial

    • B. 

      IX Glossopharyngeal

    • C. 

      II optic

  • 19. 
    Its name meaning "tongue and pharynx" reveals the structures that it helps to innervate.
    • A. 

      IX Glossopharyngeal

    • B. 

      XI Acessory

    • C. 

      XII Hypoglossal

  • 20. 
    Considered an accessory part of the vagus nerve, this nerve was formerly called the spinal accessory nerve.
    • A. 

      XI Acessory

    • B. 

      VIII Vestibulocochlear

    • C. 

      II Optic

  • 21. 
    This nerve runs inferior to the tongue and innervates some tongue-moving muscles, as reflected by the name "under the tongue."
    • A. 

      X Vagus

    • B. 

      XII Hypoglossal

    • C. 

      VII Facial

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      III oculomotor

    • B. 

      IV trochlear

    • C. 

      II optic

  • 23. 
    Damage to this nerve could cause impairment in swallowing or taste.
    • A. 

      IX Glossopharyngeal

    • B. 

      III oculomotor

    • C. 

      VII FAcial

  • 24. 
    Injury to this nerve could make shrugging the shoulder difficult.
    • A. 

      XI The acessory nerve

    • B. 

      XII Hypoglossal nerve

    • C. 

      X Vagus nerve

  • 25. 
    Damages to this nerve could cause dizziness, loss of balance, vomiting and rapid involuntary eye movements.
    • A. 

      X Vagus

    • B. 

      I olfactory

    • C. 

      VIII Vestibulocochlear