Trivia Questions Over Nervous System

15 Questions
Trivia Questions Over Nervous System

The nervous system is charged with coordinating the body’s actions by transmitting signals through the network of nerve cells from one body part to the other. Just how well do you understand this system? Take up the quiz and see how high you score. Remember to check up the answers you get wrong.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      To send messages to and from the brain and spinal cord to and from the body.

    • B. 

      To break down food to be used by the body.

    • C. 

      To remove wastes from the body.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Peripheral nervous system

    • B. 

      Central nervous system

    • C. 

      Enteric nervous system

  • 3. 
    Made up of sensory neurons, clusters of neurons called ganglia and the nerves connecting them to each other and the central nervous system.  
    • A. 

      Central nervous system

    • B. 

      Peripheral nervous system

    • C. 

      Enteric nervous system

  • 4. 
    Nerve cell
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Neuron

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Neuron

    • B. 

      Axon

    • C. 

      Brain

  • 6. 
    The part of the brain in charge of thinking and memory.
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Medulla oblongata

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Medulla oblongata

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Medulla oblongata

  • 9. 
    The major set of large set of nerves running down the spinal column or vertebrae. 
    • A. 

      Axon

    • B. 

      Dendrite

    • C. 

      Spinal cord

  • 10. 
    Specialized connection with other cells.
    • A. 

      Synapse

    • B. 

      Lobe

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

  • 11. 
    The cell body of a neuron.
    • A. 

      Dendrite

    • B. 

      Axon

    • C. 

      Soma

  • 12. 
    A filament that arises from the neuron cell body and extends for micrometers. A cluster of them form a tree. 
    • A. 

      Dendrite

    • B. 

      Axon

    • C. 

      Soma

  • 13. 
    A special nerve filament that arises from the cell body and travels up to a meter.
    • A. 

      Dendrite

    • B. 

      Axon

    • C. 

      Soma

  • 14. 
    Helping cells of the brain.
    • A. 

      Axons

    • B. 

      Dendrites

    • C. 

      Glia

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Enteric nervous system

    • B. 

      Central central nervous system

    • C. 

      Voluntary nervous system