Functions Of The Autonomic Nervous System

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Autonomic Nervous System Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What effects occur in the radial muscle of the iris of the eye in the sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions?
    • A. 

      Dilation of pupil in the sympathetic, no effect in parasymapathetic

    • B. 

      Constriction of pupil in sympathetic, dialation of pupil in parasympathetic

    • C. 

      Dilation of pupil in sympathetic, constriction of pupil in parasympathetic

  • 2. 
    What effects occur in the liver in the sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions?
    • A. 

      No effect in sympathetic, promotes synthesis of glycogen; increases bile secretion

    • B. 

      Breakdown of glycogen into glucose, synthesis of new glucose, and realse of glucose into the blood; decreases bile secretion in sympathetic. Promotes synthesis of glycogen; increases bile secretion in parasympathetic

    • C. 

      Promotes synthesis of glycogen; increases bile secretion; no effect in parasympathetic

  • 3. 
    What effects occur on the seat glands in the sympathetic and parasympathetic division?
    • A. 

      No known effect; increased sweating

    • B. 

      Increased sweating; decreased sweating

    • C. 

      Increased sweating; no effect

  • 4. 
    What are the effect of the urinary bladder in sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions?
    • A. 

      Relaxation of muscular wall; contraction of internal sphincter in sympathetic and contraction of muscluar wall; relaxation of internal sphincter in parasympathetic

    • B. 

      No effect in sympathetic; contraction of muscular wall; contraction of internal sphincter in parasympathetic

    • C. 

      Relaxation of muscular wall in sympathetic; no effect in parasympathetic

  • 5. 
    What are the effect of the Heart in sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions?
    • A. 

      Increased heart rate and increased atrial and ventricular contraction in sympathetic; no effect in parasympathetic

    • B. 

      Decreased heart rate and decreased atrial and venticular contraction in sympathetic; increased heart rate and increased atrial and ventricular contraction in parasympathetic

    • C. 

      Increased heart rate and increased atrial and ventricular contraction in sympathetic; decreased heart rate and decreased force to atrial contraction

  • 6. 
    What are the effect of the kidney in sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions?
    • A. 

      Decreases production of urine in sympathetic ; no effect in parasympathetic

    • B. 

      Increased production of urine in sympathetic; decreases production of urine in parasympathetic

    • C. 

      No effect; decreases production of urine in parasympathetic

  • 7. 
    What are the effect of the salivary glands in sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions?
    • A. 

      Increases secretion in sympathetic; decreases in parasympathetic

    • B. 

      Decreases secretion; increases secretion in parasympathetic

    • C. 

      No effect; decreases secretion in parasympathetic

  • 8. 
    What are the effect of the gallbladder and ducts in sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions?
    • A. 

      Storage of bile in gallbladder in sympathetic; release of bile into small intestine in parasympathetic

    • B. 

      Releases bile into small intestine in sympathetic; store of bile in gallbladder in parasympathetic

    • C. 

      No effect; release of bile into small intestines in parasympathetic

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