Exploring The Neuron Knowledge Quiz

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The basic unit of the nervous system that carries electrical impulses and transmits signals throughout the body is known as the neuron. A neuron communicates with other neurons at special places called synapses or synaptic clefts. Did you know that the human brain has about a hundred billion neurons? Test how much you know about the neuron by raking up the test below. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A neuron is another name for
    • A. 

      A person with below average intelligence

    • B. 

      A nerve cell

    • C. 

      A skin cell

    • D. 

      Another name for a car invented by Ford

  • 2. 
    The part of the neuron that is labeled "A" is known as
    • A. 

      Dendrite

    • B. 

      Cell body

    • C. 

      Axon

    • D. 

      Myelin

  • 3. 
    The part of the neuron labeled as "B" is the
    • A. 

      Axon

    • B. 

      Cell body

    • C. 

      Dendrite

    • D. 

      Myelin

  • 4. 
    The part of the neuron that is labeled "C" is the
    • A. 

      Cell body

    • B. 

      Myelin

    • C. 

      Axon

    • D. 

      Dendrite

  • 5. 
    The part of the neuron labeled "D" is the
    • A. 

      Cell Body

    • B. 

      Myelin

    • C. 

      Dendrite

    • D. 

      Axon

  • 6. 
    The role of the axon is to send messages.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The role of the dendrite is to send messages.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The dendrites and the cell body are composed of white matter
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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