Divisions Of The Nervous System Quiz!

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Divisions Of The Nervous System Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the two major divisions of the nervous system?
    • A. 

      Peripheral and Autonomic

    • B. 

      Somatic and Autonomic

    • C. 

      Central and Peripheral

    • D. 

      Sympathetic and Parasympathetic

  • 2. 
    What are the two divisions of the Autonomic Nervous System?
    • A. 

      Central and Peripheral

    • B. 

      Sympathetic and Parasympathetic

    • C. 

      Somatic and Sympathetic

    • D. 

      Peripheral and Sympathetic

  • 3. 
    What is the Autonomic system sometimes called?
    • A. 

      Involuntary nervous system

    • B. 

      Voluntary movement system

    • C. 

      Organic nervous system

    • D. 

      Inorganic nervous system

  • 4. 
    Sympathetic Activation causes vasoconstriction of the blood vessels in the periphery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Sympathetic activation causes a decrease in the heart rate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which part of the Nervous System is responsible for the Fight or Flight reaction?
    • A. 

      Parasympathetic

    • B. 

      Sympathetic

    • C. 

      Somatic

    • D. 

      Cholinergic

  • 7. 
    Activation of the Sympathetic Nervous System can cause which of these reactions?
    • A. 

      Decrease in heart rate and vasoconstriction of peripheral blood vessels

    • B. 

      Decrease in heart and vasodilation of peripheral blood vessels.

    • C. 

      Increase in heart rate and vasoconstriction of peripheral blood vessels.

    • D. 

      Increase in voluntary movement as part of the somatic nervous system.

  • 8. 
    The parasympathetic nervous system has the primary regulation of peripheral blood vessel constriction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The __________________ nervous system plays a larger role in stimulating and mobilizing energy resources, while the parasympathetic nervous system acts to conserve energy.
    • A. 

      Somatic

    • B. 

      Voluntary

    • C. 

      Sympathetic

    • D. 

      Cholinergic

  • 10. 
    The peripheral nervous system itself is made up of which two subdivisions? 
    • A. 

      Somatic and autonomic nervous system

    • B. 

      Sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system

    • C. 

      Somatic and voluntary nervous system

    • D. 

      Cholinergic and adrenergic nervous systems

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