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Answer the muliple choice questions on the Nervous System.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the nervous system?

    • A.

      The nervous system is the system by which blood is transported through the body.

    • B.

      The nervous system is your body control center.

    • C.

      The nervous system is the system by which regulates your body hormones.

    • D.

      The nervous system is the system is a part of history.

    Correct Answer
    B. The nervous system is your body control center.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The nervous system is your body control center." This is because the nervous system is responsible for coordinating and controlling all the activities of the body. It receives and processes information from the sensory organs, sends signals to the muscles and organs, and helps regulate bodily functions such as heart rate, breathing, and digestion. It is essentially the command center of the body, allowing for communication and coordination between different parts of the body.

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  • 2. 

    What is another word for "nerve cell?"

    • A.

      Another name for nerve cell is Mitochondrion.

    • B.

      Another name for nerve cell is ganglion.

    • C.

      Another name for nerve cell is neuron.

    • D.

      Another name for nerve cell is cancer.

    Correct Answer
    C. Another name for nerve cell is neuron.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "neuron" because a neuron is a specialized cell that transmits information through electrical and chemical signals in the nervous system. Mitochondrion is a cellular organelle responsible for producing energy, ganglion refers to a cluster of nerve cell bodies, and cancer is a disease characterized by the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells.

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  • 3. 

    What does the voluntary nervous system control?

    • A.

      controls involuntary actions, like your heartbeat.

    • B.

      Monitors the actions we control consciously, like moving.

    • C.

      controls your body many somas.

    • D.

      controls all of the involuntary and voluntary actions.

    Correct Answer
    B. Monitors the actions we control consciously, like moving.
    Explanation
    The voluntary nervous system controls the actions that we consciously control, such as movement. This means that it is responsible for coordinating and executing voluntary movements, allowing us to perform tasks and activities that require conscious effort and intention. It is important for activities like walking, talking, and writing, as well as other voluntary actions that we initiate and control.

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  • 4. 

    What does the autonomic nervous system control?

    • A.

      The autonomic nervous system controls voluntary actions, like moving.

    • B.

      The autonomic nervous system controls your body transmission of scents.

    • C.

      The autonomic nervous system controls involuntary actions, like your heartbeat.

    • D.

      The autonomic nervous system controls sreaming.

    Correct Answer
    C. The autonomic nervous system controls involuntary actions, like your heartbeat.
    Explanation
    The autonomic nervous system controls involuntary actions, such as the heartbeat. This means that it regulates processes in the body that are not under conscious control, such as digestion, breathing, and the beating of the heart. These actions are essential for the body to function properly and maintain homeostasis.

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  • 5. 

    What are nerve signals?

    • A.

      Nerve signals are tiny electrical pulses

    • B.

      Nerve signals are flashing red lights

    • C.

      Nerve signals are a type of hormone.

    • D.

      Nerve signals are large flashing green lights.

    Correct Answer
    A. Nerve signals are tiny electrical pulses
    Explanation
    Nerve signals are tiny electrical pulses that travel along the nerves in the body. These electrical pulses are responsible for transmitting information between different parts of the body and the brain. They allow for communication and coordination of various bodily functions, such as movement, sensation, and organ control. These signals are essential for the proper functioning of the nervous system and overall body health.

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  • 6. 

    What are the main parts of the nervous system?

    • A.

      The main parts of the nervous system are the hands, feet, and tongue.

    • B.

      The main parts of the nervous system are arteries, veins, and capillaries.

    • C.

      The main parts of the nervous system are nose, toes, and tongue.

    • D.

      The main parts of the nervous system are the brain, spinal cord, and nerves.

    Correct Answer
    D. The main parts of the nervous system are the brain, spinal cord, and nerves.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. The brain is the control center of the nervous system, responsible for processing and interpreting information from the senses, coordinating movement, and controlling bodily functions. The spinal cord is a long bundle of nerves that runs down the back and connects the brain to the rest of the body. It helps transmit signals between the brain and the body. Nerves are bundles of fibers that transmit electrical signals between the brain, spinal cord, and the rest of the body, allowing for communication and coordination.

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  • 7. 

    What is an action that occurs without your brains help?

    • A.

      The actions that occur without your brains help is a ring.

    • B.

      The actions that occur without your brains help is a voluntary action.

    • C.

      The actions that occur without your brains help is a stimulus.

    • D.

      The actions that occur without your brains help is a reflex.

    Correct Answer
    D. The actions that occur without your brains help is a reflex.
    Explanation
    Reflex actions are automatic responses to stimuli that occur without conscious thought or involvement of the brain. These actions are controlled by the spinal cord and peripheral nerves, bypassing the brain. Examples of reflex actions include pulling your hand away from a hot surface without thinking, blinking when something comes close to your eye, or jerking your leg when a doctor taps your knee with a hammer.

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  • 8. 

    Why is your tongue more sensitive than your elbow?

    • A.

      Your tongue is more sensitive than your elbow because it's wetter.

    • B.

      Your tongue is more sensitive than your elbow because it has more nerve receptors.

    • C.

      Your tongue is more sensitive than your elbow because it has more skin cells.

    • D.

      Your tongue is more sensitive than your elbow because it has more germs.

    Correct Answer
    B. Your tongue is more sensitive than your elbow because it has more nerve receptors.
    Explanation
    The tongue is more sensitive than the elbow because it has more nerve receptors. Nerve receptors are responsible for detecting and transmitting sensory information to the brain. The tongue has a higher concentration of these receptors compared to the elbow, allowing it to be more sensitive to touch, taste, and temperature. The elbow, on the other hand, has fewer nerve receptors, making it less sensitive to stimuli.

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  • 9. 

    Millions of sensory receptors detect changes, called ________, which     occur inside and outside the body.

    • A.

      Neuron

    • B.

      skin

    • C.

      Motor

    • D.

      Stimuli

    Correct Answer
    D. Stimuli
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the term that describes the changes that sensory receptors detect inside and outside the body. The correct answer is "stimuli" because stimuli refers to any changes or events that can evoke a response from the sensory receptors. This term encompasses a wide range of sensory experiences, including changes in temperature, pressure, light, sound, and more.

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  • 10. 

    The system that controls everything that you do is the _________________.

    • A.

      Nervous system

    • B.

      Olfactory system

    • C.

      Respiratory system

    • D.

      Endocrine system

    Correct Answer
    A. Nervous system
    Explanation
    The nervous system is responsible for controlling and coordinating all of the body's activities. It receives and processes information from the senses, sends signals to muscles and organs, and regulates bodily functions. It consists of the brain, spinal cord, and a network of nerves throughout the body. The nervous system plays a crucial role in allowing us to move, think, feel, and respond to our environment.

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  • 11. 

    Without the nervous system, you couldn't _________________.

    • A.

      Walk.

    • B.

      Breathe.

    • C.

      Think.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    The nervous system is responsible for coordinating and controlling various bodily functions, including walking, breathing, and thinking. Without the nervous system, these essential functions would not be possible. Therefore, the correct answer is "all of the above."

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  • 12. 

    The nevous system is made up of these three parts _______________________.

    • A.

      Brain, heart, and spinal cord.

    • B.

      Brain, spinal cord, and nerves.

    • C.

      Nerves, arteries, and nerves.

    • D.

      Nerves,liver, and heart.

    Correct Answer
    B. Brain, spinal cord, and nerves.
    Explanation
    The nervous system is responsible for transmitting signals between different parts of the body. The brain is the control center, interpreting and responding to these signals. The spinal cord acts as a pathway, carrying signals to and from the brain. Nerves extend from the spinal cord to various parts of the body, allowing communication between the brain and other organs or tissues. Therefore, the correct answer is brain, spinal cord, and nerves.

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  • 13. 

    Which part of the body is the control center for the nervous system?

    • A.

      The part of the body that is in control of the nervous system is the spinal cord.

    • B.

      The part of the body that is in control of the nervous system is the stomach.

    • C.

      The part of the body that is in control of the nervous system is the brain.

    • D.

      The part of the body that is in control of the nervous system is the heart.

    Correct Answer
    C. The part of the body that is in control of the nervous system is the brain.
    Explanation
    The brain is the control center for the nervous system because it receives and processes information from the senses, sends signals to different parts of the body, and regulates bodily functions. It is responsible for coordinating and controlling all the activities of the nervous system, including movement, thoughts, emotions, and behavior. The brain also plays a crucial role in maintaining homeostasis and ensuring the body's overall well-being.

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  • 14. 

    What is the biggest part of the brain?

    • A.

      The biggest part of the brain is the brain stem.

    • B.

      The biggest part of the brain is the think tank.

    • C.

      The biggest part of the brain is the cerebrum.

    • D.

      The biggest part of the brain is the cerebellum.

    Correct Answer
    C. The biggest part of the brain is the cerebrum.
    Explanation
    The cerebrum is the largest part of the brain. It is responsible for higher cognitive functions such as thinking, memory, and perception. It is divided into two hemispheres and is composed of various lobes, including the frontal lobe, parietal lobe, temporal lobe, and occipital lobe. The cerebrum plays a crucial role in complex tasks such as problem-solving, decision-making, and language processing. It also houses the sensory and motor areas, allowing us to perceive and interact with the world around us.

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  • 15. 

    Which part of the brain helps keep your balance so you don't fall flat on your face?

    • A.

      The part of the brain that helps keep your balance so you don't fall flat on your face is the cerebellum.

    • B.

      The part of the brain helps that keep your balance so you don't fall flat on your face is the medulla oblongata.

    • C.

      The part of the brain helps that keep your balance so you don't fall flat on your face is the pituritary gland.

    • D.

      The part of the brain helps that keep your balance so you don't fall flat on your face is the spinal cord.

    Correct Answer
    A. The part of the brain that helps keep your balance so you don't fall flat on your face is the cerebellum.
    Explanation
    The cerebellum is responsible for maintaining balance and coordination in the body. It receives information from the sensory systems, such as the inner ear, and sends signals to the muscles to adjust and maintain balance. Without the cerebellum, it would be difficult to walk, stand, or perform any coordinated movements without falling.

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  • 16. 

    Which part of the brain that keeps you breathing?

    • A.

      The part of the brain that keeps you breathing is the breathe-o- meter.

    • B.

      The part of the brain that keeps you breathing is the brain stem.

    • C.

      The part of the brain that keeps you breathing is the pituritary glands.

    • D.

      The part of the brain that keeps you breathing is the cerebellum..

    Correct Answer
    B. The part of the brain that keeps you breathing is the brain stem.
    Explanation
    The brain stem is responsible for controlling basic life functions, including breathing. It is located at the base of the brain and connects the brain to the spinal cord. The brain stem contains various structures that regulate breathing, such as the medulla oblongata and the pons. These structures monitor the levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood and send signals to the muscles involved in breathing to adjust the rate and depth of breaths accordingly. Without the brain stem, the body would not be able to regulate breathing on its own.

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  • 17. 

    The brain creates connections, or pathways, between there microscopic cell ____________, and this is called ___________________.

    • A.

      Blood stream and brain stem

    • B.

      Tiny cell phones and electrical impulses

    • C.

      Brain tissues and blood cell.

    • D.

      Neurons and learning

    Correct Answer
    D. Neurons and learning
    Explanation
    The brain creates connections, or pathways, between microscopic cell neurons, and this is called learning.

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  • 18. 

    Name the parts of nerve!

    Correct Answer
    a). b). c). d). e).
  • 19. 

    The nervous system helps by....

    • A.

      Digesting food.

    • B.

      Keeping blood circulation.

    • C.

      Responding appropriatly to stuff.

    • D.

      Allowing you to breath.

    Correct Answer
    C. Responding appropriatly to stuff.
    Explanation
    The nervous system helps by responding appropriately to various stimuli or situations. It is responsible for receiving and transmitting signals throughout the body, allowing us to react and adapt to our environment. This includes responding to physical sensations, such as pain or temperature, as well as coordinating complex movements and regulating bodily functions.

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  • 20. 

    The nervous system is the reason you block your face when there is a ball coming torwd it. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The nervous system is responsible for transmitting signals from the sensory organs to the brain, allowing us to perceive and respond to stimuli. In the case of a ball coming towards our face, the nervous system detects the visual input and sends signals to the brain, which then triggers a reflex action to protect the face by blocking it. Therefore, the statement that the nervous system is the reason for blocking the face when a ball is coming towards it is true.

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  • 21. 

    The CNS consists of the brain and nuerons.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The central nervous system (CNS) consists of the brain and spinal cord, not just the brain and neurons. The spinal cord is a vital part of the CNS as it acts as a pathway for transmitting signals between the brain and the rest of the body. Therefore, the statement that the CNS consists of only the brain and neurons is incorrect.

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