Fundamentals Of The Nervous System And Nervous Tissue

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Nervous System Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz on the fundamentals of the nervous system and the nervous tissue. This is prep for the next test and practical.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The master controlling and communicating system of the body?
    • A. 

      Nervous System

    • B. 

      Skeletal System

    • C. 

      Muscular System

    • D. 

      Lymphatic System

  • 2. 
    What are the functions of the nervous system?
    • A. 

      Sensory Input, Integration, Motor Output

    • B. 

      Integration, memory, carry messages

    • C. 

      Conscious Control, Sensory, Command Center

    • D. 

      Carry Messages, Command Center, Stimuli Response

  • 3. 
    Monitoring stimuli?
    • A. 

      Sensory Input

    • B. 

      Integration

    • C. 

      Motor Output

  • 4. 
    Interpretation of sensory input?
    • A. 

      Integration

    • B. 

      Motor Output

    • C. 

      Sensory Input

  • 5. 
    Response to Stimuli?
    • A. 

      Motor Output

    • B. 

      Sensory Input

    • C. 

      Integration

  • 6. 
    Brain and spinal cord, integration and command center?
    • A. 

      Central Nervous System

    • B. 

      Peripheral Nervous System

  • 7. 
    Paired spinal and cranial nerves, carries messages to and from the spinal cord and brain?
    • A. 

      Peripheral Nervous System

    • B. 

      Central Nervous System

  • 8. 
    What are the 2 functional divisions of the PNS?
    • A. 

      Sensory (afferent division), Motor (efferent division)

    • B. 

      Somatic, Autonomic

    • C. 

      Stimuli, Response

    • D. 

      Control, Communicate

  • 9. 
    Carry impulses from skin, skeletal muscles, and joints to the brain?
    • A. 

      Sensory Afferent Fibers

    • B. 

      Motor Efferent Division

  • 10. 
    Transmit impulses from visceral organs to the brain?
    • A. 

      Visceral Afferent Fibers

    • B. 

      Sensory Afferent Fibers

  • 11. 
    Which division of the PNS contain Sensory and Visceral afferent fibers?
    • A. 

      Sensory

    • B. 

      Motor

  • 12. 
    Transmit impulses from the CNS to effector organs?
    • A. 

      Motor (Efferent) Division

    • B. 

      Sensory (Afferent Division)

  • 13. 
    What are the 2 main parts of the Motor Division?
    • A. 

      Somatic Nervous System, Autonomic Nervous System

    • B. 

      Sensory, Visceral

  • 14. 
    Conscious control of skeletal muscles?
    • A. 

      Somatic Nervous System

    • B. 

      Autonomic Nervous System

  • 15. 
    Regulates smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and glands?
    • A. 

      Autonomic Nervous System

    • B. 

      Somatic Nervous System

  • 16. 
    Contain the sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions?
    • A. 

      Autonomic Nervous System

    • B. 

      Somatic Nervous System

  • 17. 
    What are the two principal cell types of the nervous system?
    • A. 

      Dendrites, Axons

    • B. 

      Neurons, Supporting Cells

    • C. 

      Neuroglia, Astrocytes

    • D. 

      Microglia, Ependymal

  • 18. 
    Excitable cells that transmit electrical signals?
    • A. 

      Neuroglia

    • B. 

      Neurons

    • C. 

      Astrocytes

    • D. 

      Microglia

  • 19. 
    Cells that surround and wrap neurons?
    • A. 

      Microglia

    • B. 

      Supporting Cells

    • C. 

      Neuroglia

    • D. 

      Astrocytes

  • 20. 
    Cells that provide a supportive scaffolding for neurons, segregate and insulate neurons, guide young neurons to the proper connections, promote health and growth?
    • A. 

      Ependymal Cells

    • B. 

      Neuroglia

    • C. 

      Astrocytes

    • D. 

      Microglia

  • 21. 
    Most abundant versatile and highly branched glial cells, they cling to neurons and their synaptic endings, and cover capillaries?
    • A. 

      Oligodendrocytes

    • B. 

      Astrocytes

    • C. 

      Microglia

    • D. 

      Ependymal Cells

  • 22. 
    Support and brace neurons, anchor neurons to their nutrient supplies, guide migration of young neurons, control the chemical environment?
    • A. 

      Oligodendrocytes

    • B. 

      Astrocytes

    • C. 

      Microglia

    • D. 

      Ependymal Cells

  • 23. 
    Phagocytes that monitor the health of neurons?
    • A. 

      Schwann Cells

    • B. 

      Microglia

    • C. 

      Ependymal Cells

    • D. 

      Oligodendrocytes

  • 24. 
    They line the central cavities of the brain and spinal column?
    • A. 

      Satellite Cells

    • B. 

      Ependymal Cells

    • C. 

      Oligodendrocytes

    • D. 

      Schwann Cells

  • 25. 
    Branched cells that wrap CNS nerve fibers?
    • A. 

      Neurons

    • B. 

      Oligodendrocytes

    • C. 

      Schwann Cells

    • D. 

      Satellite Cells