Cranial Nerves: Ultimate MCQ Test! Quiz

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Cranial Nerves: Ultimate MCQ Test! Quiz

Did you know that there are twelve pairs of cranial nerves? They each come out individually from the brain stem, which is the lower part of the brain that connects the brain and the spinal cord. Each cranial nerve performs a specific job or task, and some have both sensory and motor impacts. This quiz will teach you about cranial nerves. Make sure you take your certificate when you are done with the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mixed; Medulla, jugular foreman Pharynx, larynx, visceral organs in thorax and abdomen
    • A. 

      V Trigeminal

    • B. 

      VII Facial

    • C. 

      IX Glossopharyngeal

    • D. 

      X Vagus

    • E. 

      XII Hypoglossal

  • 2. 
    Motor; Midbrain; Superior orbital fissure; Superior, medial, inferior rectus; inferior oblique, movement of the eyeball
    • A. 

      IV Trochlear

    • B. 

      III Oculomotor

    • C. 

      XII Hypoglossal

    • D. 

      VIII Vestibulochochlear

    • E. 

      XI Accessory

  • 3. 
    Mixed; pons, internal auditory meatus; stylomastoid foreman; Taste: anterior 2/3 of tongue Motor: facial expression Lesion: Bell's palsy
    • A. 

      IV Trochlear

    • B. 

      V Trigeminal

    • C. 

      VII Facial

    • D. 

      X Vagus

    • E. 

      VI Abducens

  • 4. 
    Motor; pons; superior orbital fissure; Lateral rectus muscle
    • A. 

      VI Abducens

    • B. 

      II Optic

    • C. 

      V Trigeminal

    • D. 

      VIII Vestibulochoclear

    • E. 

      IX Glossopharyngeal

  • 5. 
    Sensory; Nasal mucosa > cribiform plate > olfactory bulb > tract > olfactory area Smell
    • A. 

      II Optic

    • B. 

      XI Accessory

    • C. 

      III Oculomotor

    • D. 

      IX Glossopharyngeal

    • E. 

      I Olfactory

  • 6. 
    Motor; medulla, hypoglossal canal Movement of tongue
    • A. 

      XII Hypoglossal

    • B. 

      V Trigeminal

    • C. 

      III Oculomotor

    • D. 

      X Vagus

    • E. 

      VIII Vestibulochoclear

  • 7. 
    Sensory; retina > optic foreman > optic chiasm > optic tract > thalmus > primary visual area Vision Lesion: blindness/anopia
    • A. 

      I Olfactory

    • B. 

      VIII Vestibulochoclear

    • C. 

      II Optic

    • D. 

      XI Accessory

    • E. 

      VII Facial

  • 8. 
    Motor; medulla & C1-C5; Jugular foreman Sternocleidomastoid, trapezius
    • A. 

      III Oculomotor

    • B. 

      IV Trochlear

    • C. 

      X Vagus

    • D. 

      XI Accessory

    • E. 

      VIII Vestibulochoclear

  • 9. 
    Sensory; pons; internal auditory meatus Equilibrium, hearing
    • A. 

      I Olfactory

    • B. 

      VIII Vestibulochoclear

    • C. 

      V Trigeminal

    • D. 

      VI Abducens

    • E. 

      VII Facial

  • 10. 
    Motor; Midbrain; Superior orbital fissure Superior oblique muscle
    • A. 

      IV Trochlear

    • B. 

      V Trigeminal

    • C. 

      IX Glossopharyngeal

    • D. 

      X Vagus

    • E. 

      XI Accessory

  • 11. 
    Mixed; Medulla, jugular foremanTaste: posterior 1/3 of toungeMotor: elevates pharynx
    • A. 

      VIII Vestibulochoclear

    • B. 

      IX Glossopharyngeal

    • C. 

      X Vagus

    • D. 

      XI Accessory

    • E. 

      XII Hypoglossal

  • 12. 
    Mixed; pons, ophthalmic, Superior orbital fissure, maxillary, foreman rotundum, mandibular, foreman ovale, mandibular foreman, mental foreman Sensory: Skin, muscle, mucosa, tooth Motor: Chewing muscles Lesion: neuralgia
    • A. 

      II Oculomotor

    • B. 

      III Trochlear

    • C. 

      VI Abducens

    • D. 

      V Trigeminal

    • E. 

      X Vagus

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