Nervous System Test C

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  • 1. 
    The _________ nervous system is under voluntary control.
    • A. 

      Central

    • B. 

      Somatic

    • C. 

      Autonomic

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a sympathetic response?
    • A. 

      Slower heart rate

    • B. 

      Increased heart rate

    • C. 

      Calmer breathing

  • 3. 
    Which division of the nervous system includes the entire brain and the spinal cord?
    • A. 

      Autonomic nervous system

    • B. 

      Parasympathetic nervous system

    • C. 

      Central nervous system

  • 4. 
    Which division of the nervous system helps calm you down when you're stressed?
    • A. 

      Autonomic nervous system

    • B. 

      Parasympathetic nervous system

    • C. 

      Sympathetic nervous system

  • 5. 
    The lobe of the brain that controls vision is the:
    • A. 

      Temporal lobe

    • B. 

      Parietal lobe

    • C. 

      Occipital lobe

  • 6. 
    The part of the brain shown here is the:
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Brain stem

    • C. 

      Parietal lobe

  • 7. 
    The part of the brain shown here is the:
    • A. 

      Temporal lobe

    • B. 

      Parietal lobe

    • C. 

      Frontal lobe

  • 8. 
    A patient with damage to the occipital lobe would probably have:
    • A. 

      Trouble solving difficult math problems

    • B. 

      Blurred vision

    • C. 

      Memory loss

  • 9. 
    What is the long, middle part of a neuron?
    • A. 

      Axon

    • B. 

      Axon terminal

    • C. 

      Dendrite

  • 10. 
    What type of neuron sends information TO the brain?
    • A. 

      Motor neuron

    • B. 

      Interneuron

    • C. 

      Sensory neuron

  • 11. 
    What kind of neuron sends messages from the brain to the muscles to tell them to move?
    • A. 

      Sensory neuron

    • B. 

      Interneuron

    • C. 

      Motor neuron

  • 12. 
    If you can feel your legs but you CANNOT MOVE them, you probably have....
    • A. 

      Sensory nerve damage

    • B. 

      Motor nerve damage

    • C. 

      Interneuron damage

  • 13. 
    You taste some delicious chicken. What kind of sensory receptors receive that information?
    • A. 

      Chemoreceptors

    • B. 

      Mechanoreceptors

    • C. 

      Olfactory receptors

  • 14. 
    Where are most of our sensory receptors located?
    • A. 

      Muscles

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Bones

  • 15. 
    ______________ receive pressure and touch information.
    • A. 

      Chemoreceptors

    • B. 

      Olfactory receptors

    • C. 

      Mechanoreceptors

  • 16. 
    Which type of sensory receptors found in your skin that can help you tell whether it's cold outside?
    • A. 

      Chemoreceptors

    • B. 

      Thermoreceptors

    • C. 

      Mechanoreceptors

  • 17. 
    The ear drum is also known as the:
    • A. 

      Auditory tube

    • B. 

      Cochlea

    • C. 

      Tympanic membrane

  • 18. 
    What part of the ear sends the messages about what you hear to the brain?
    • A. 

      Auditory nerve

    • B. 

      Ossicles

    • C. 

      Cochlea

  • 19. 
    What part of the ear is shown here?
    • A. 

      Cochlea

    • B. 

      Pinna

    • C. 

      Ossicles

  • 20. 
    Which part of the ear is shown below?
    • A. 

      Ossicles

    • B. 

      Auditory nerve

    • C. 

      Pinna

  • 21. 
    What part protects and covers the eye?
    • A. 

      Retina

    • B. 

      Lens

    • C. 

      Cornea

  • 22. 
    What is the colored part of the eye shown here?
    • A. 

      Iris

    • B. 

      Lens

    • C. 

      Retina

  • 23. 
    The opening that lets light into the eye is called the:
    • A. 

      Pupil

    • B. 

      Retina

    • C. 

      Lens

  • 24. 
    Which part of the eye is shown by letter D?
    • A. 

      Cornea

    • B. 

      Iris

    • C. 

      Optic nerve

  • 25. 
    Which disease has symptoms of gradual memory loss and confusion?
    • A. 

      Cerebral palsy

    • B. 

      ALS

    • C. 

      Alzheimer's

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