ITEC A&p (Nervous) A&q

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  • 1. 
    How many pairs of cervical nerves are there?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

  • 2. 
    Which part of the brain is responsible for memory?
    • A. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

    • D. 

      Pons varolii

  • 3. 
    What is the function of the optic cranial nerve?
    • A. 

      To give a sense of smell

    • B. 

      To move the eyeballs

    • C. 

      To give a sense of sight

    • D. 

      To transmit impulses from the taste buds

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a function of the parasympathetic nervous system?
    • A. 

      To reduce the rate and force of heart contractions

    • B. 

      To raise blood pressure

    • C. 

      To constrict the blood vessels in the digestive system

    • D. 

      To dilate the blood vessels

  • 5. 
    The function of the myelin sheath includes to:
    • A. 

      Help reproduce nerve cells

    • B. 

      Transmit nerve impulses towards the cell body

    • C. 

      Speed up nerve conduction

    • D. 

      Slow down nerve conduction

  • 6. 
    How many pairs of spinal nerves are there?
    • A. 

      27

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      31

    • D. 

      33

  • 7. 
    Which part of the brain is responsible for breathing?
    • A. 

      Pons varolii

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • D. 

      Cerebrum

  • 8. 
    The peripheral nervous system contains which of the following?
    • A. 

      31 pairs of spinal nerves, 12 pairs of cranial nerves and the autonomic system

    • B. 

      31 pairs of spinal nerves, 12 pairs of spinal nerves and the autonomic system

    • C. 

      31 pairs of cranial nerves, 12 pairs of spinal nerves and the somatic system

    • D. 

      31 pairs of spinal nerves, 12 pairs of cranial nerves and the spinal cord

  • 9. 
    In non-stressful situations, which nervous system slows the action of the heart?
    • A. 

      Sympathetic

    • B. 

      Parasympathetic

    • C. 

      Somatic

    • D. 

      Reflex

  • 10. 
    Which part of the brain has control over cardiac output
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • D. 

      Pons varolii

  • 11. 
    Define dendrites
    • A. 

      Long single nerve fibre

    • B. 

      Nerve fibres - like branches that transmit nerve impulses

    • C. 

      The centre of the neurone A

    • D. 

      Point where one neurone meets another

  • 12. 
    What does the peripheral nervous system do?
    • A. 

      Transmits information (sensory and motor) to and from the body

    • B. 

      Stimulates the body's involuntary organs

    • C. 

      Slows down the body

    • D. 

      Transmission of the sensory information only

  • 13. 
    Name a reaction of the nervous system outside the control of the brain
    • A. 

      Digestion

    • B. 

      Respiration

    • C. 

      Reflexes

    • D. 

      Heartbeat

  • 14. 
    What would be symptom of bells palsy
    • A. 

      Pain down the lower back and leg

    • B. 

      Tremor Loss of co-ordination

    • C. 

      Facial paralysis

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 15. 
    Which part of the brain is the relay station?  
    • A. 

      The cerebrum

    • B. 

      The medulla oblongata

    • C. 

      The midbrain

    • D. 

      The pons varolii

  • 16. 
    The peripheral nervous system contains which of the following?
    • A. 

      31 pairs of spinal nerves, 12 pairs of cranial nerves and the autonomic system

    • B. 

      31 pairs of spinal nerves, 12 pairs of spinal nerves and the autonomic system

    • C. 

      31 pairs of cranial nerves, 12 pairs of spinal nerves and the somatic system

    • D. 

      31 pairs of spinal nerves, 12 pairs of cranial nerves and the spinal cord

  • 17. 
    In non-stressful situations, which nervous system slows the action of the heart?
    • A. 

      Sympathetic

    • B. 

      Parasympathetic

    • C. 

      Somatic

    • D. 

      Reflex

  • 18. 
    Which part of the brain is responsible  for memory?
    • A. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

    • D. 

      Pons varolii

  • 19. 
    Which part of the meninges supplies blood to the brain and spinal cord?
    • A. 

      Dura mater

    • B. 

      Pia mater

    • C. 

      Outer membrane

    • D. 

      Arachnoid mater

  • 20. 
    How many pairs of cervical nerves are there?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

  • 21. 
    Which part of the brain helps to regulate body temperature?
    • A. 

      The cerebellum

    • B. 

      The hypothalamus

    • C. 

      The cerebrum

    • D. 

      The midbrain

  • 22. 
    What is a neurilemma?
    • A. 

      A fine, delicate membrane which surrounds axons

    • B. 

      The point where one neurone meets another

    • C. 

      The end of a fibril

    • D. 

      Insulation for an axon

  • 23. 
    The part of the nervous system which works closely with the respiratory system for inhalation is the:
    • A. 

      " Cerebrum

    • B. 

      " Cerebellum

    • C. 

      " Medulla oblongata

    • D. 

      " Spinal cord

  • 24. 
    The sympathetic nervous system affects the heart by:
    • A. 

      " Accelerating the action of the heart

    • B. 

      Constrcting the flow of blood to the heart

    • C. 

      " Slowing down the action of the heart

    • D. 

      " Lowering blood pressure

  • 25. 
    The brachial nerves supply the:
    • A. 

      " Muscles of the neck, shoulder and skin

    • B. 

      " Skin and muscles of the lower abdomen, thighs and groin

    • C. 

      " Muscles from the base of the neck to the fingertips and skin

    • D. 

      " Chest muscles and the main part of the abdominal wall

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