Nervous System Quiz Multiple Choice Questions

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Nervous System Quiz Multiple Choice Questions

There are ten multiple choice questions. Select the best answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the components of the nervous system?
    • A. 

      Neuron, axon, myelin sheath, organs

    • B. 

      Neuron, axon, dendrite, myelin sheath, brain, feet

    • C. 

      Neuron, axon dendrite, myelin sheath, brain, spinal cord, sensory and motor nerves

    • D. 

      Neuron, axon, brain, outside world, organs

  • 2. 
    What are the two divisions of the nervous system?
    • A. 

      Central and peripheral

    • B. 

      Motor and sensory

    • C. 

      Central and functional

    • D. 

      Sympathetic and parasympathetic

  • 3. 
    What is the function of the nervous system?
    • A. 

      Regulates the internal environment

    • B. 

      Controls and organizes all body activities

    • C. 

      Sends signals from one cell to the other or part of the body to another

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What is a disease that affects the nervous system?
    • A. 

      Epilepsy

    • B. 

      Arthritis

    • C. 

      Both b and d

    • D. 

      Cancer

  • 5. 
    What do spinal cord injuries usually lead to?
    • A. 

      Deep state of unconsciousness

    • B. 

      Not enough dopamine

    • C. 

      Paralysis

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What are the two effects of aging with the nervous system?
    • A. 

      Slowed conduction times

    • B. 

      Memory changes

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      Neither a or b

  • 7. 
    Why does a person with slowed conduction times have an increased risk of falling and other household accidents?
    • A. 

      Amount of myelin sheath decreases

    • B. 

      They are less careful

    • C. 

      They want to fall

    • D. 

      They need help

  • 8. 
    What is the most important implication of a nurse aide when dealing with patient with nervous system diseases or complications?
    • A. 

      Ignore the person's requests for help and focus on yourself

    • B. 

      Report suspicions and observations, communicate with nurse, help with range of motion exercise, encourage independence

    • C. 

      Help the person when you want to help them and not when they need help

    • D. 

      Tell them they are not going to get better

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