Nervous System Quiz: How Much You Know?

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Nervous System Quiz: How Much You Know?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The two kinds of nerve cells are neurons and?
    • A. 

      Ganglia

    • B. 

      Neuroglial

    • C. 

      Neurologic

    • D. 

      Synaptic

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a part of a neuron?
    • A. 

      Axon

    • B. 

      Dendrite

    • C. 

      Cell body

    • D. 

      All of these are parts of a neuron

  • 3. 
    Which of the following make up the CNS?
    • A. 

      Brain and spinal cord

    • B. 

      Brain and nerves

    • C. 

      Spinal cord and nerves

    • D. 

      Nerves

  • 4. 
    Which of the following carry impulses from the body part to the CNS?
    • A. 

      Associative neurons

    • B. 

      Motor neurons

    • C. 

      Sensory neurons

    • D. 

      Efferent neurons

  • 5. 
    A deep groove in a brain is a?
    • A. 

      Fissure

    • B. 

      Sulcus

    • C. 

      Gyrus

    • D. 

      Convolution

  • 6. 
    What allows a person to connect emotions to experiences?
    • A. 

      Limbic system

    • B. 

      Cerebrospinal fluid

    • C. 

      Insula

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    Which cells produce myelin?
    • A. 

      Schwann

    • B. 

      Neuroglial

    • C. 

      Astrocytes

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    What connects the brain to the spinal cord?
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Brain stem

    • D. 

      Corpus callosum

  • 9. 
    What color are myelinated nerve fibers?
    • A. 

      Gray

    • B. 

      Brown

    • C. 

      White

    • D. 

      Transparent

  • 10. 
    The three major parts of the brain are the cerebrum, the brain stem, and the _______
  • 11. 
    The fat-filled space between the dura mater and the vertebrae is called the
    • A. 

      Cerebrospinal space

    • B. 

      Arachnoid space

    • C. 

      Epidural space

    • D. 

      Dura mater space

  • 12. 
    What are the nerves called that attach to the end of the spinal cord and run downward?
    • A. 

      Spinal termination

    • B. 

      Cauda equine

    • C. 

      Plexuses

    • D. 

      Reticular formation

  • 13. 
    What is the name of the protective layer that touches the spinal cord and brain and carries the blood vessels?
    • A. 

      Pia mater

    • B. 

      Dura mater

    • C. 

      Arachnoid mater

    • D. 

      Myelin

  • 14. 
    Rapid involuntary response to a stimulus is a ______.
  • 15. 
    Neurons classified by structure include unipolar, multipolar, and _____.
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