Trivia On Nervous System: Quiz! Test

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Nervous System Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What two systems make up the CNS?
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Spinal cord

    • C. 

      Neuron

    • D. 

      Neuroglia

  • 2. 
    The peripheral nervous system is composed of?
    • A. 

      Cranial nerves

    • B. 

      Spinal nerves

    • C. 

      Neurolglia

  • 3. 
    The peripheral nervous system is made up of the:
    • A. 

      Crainial nerves

    • B. 

      Spinal nerves

    • C. 

      Autonomic nervous sysstem

    • D. 

      Neurons

  • 4. 
    What are astrocytes?
    • A. 

      Provide phagocytosis of neurol debris in the grey matter.

    • B. 

      Allow the formation of scar tissue in the brain.

    • C. 

      Form the BBB

    • D. 

      Synapse

  • 5. 
    What are ependymal cells?  Why are ependymal cells difficult to remove when they become tumors?
    • A. 

      They line the ventricles.

    • B. 

      Because they are in the lining of the ventricles. there are 4 ventricles and they are deep in the brain.

    • C. 

      Neurons.

  • 6. 
    Spinocerebellar tracts are responsible for what? spinocerebellar is an ascending tract to the brain.
    • A. 

      Unconsciousness informatin about muscle tension

    • B. 

      Body position

    • C. 

      Coridinated movement

  • 7. 
    Dorsal roots do what?
    • A. 

      Carry information to the brain about pain. vibrations, deep touch , movement, etc.

    • B. 

      Also called fasiculus gracilis and fasciculus cuneatus

  • 8. 
    What is the pyramidal tract?
    • A. 

      Descending tract responsible for movement.

    • B. 

      Houses basil gaglia that aid in deliberate movement.

  • 9. 
    What are the descending pathways of the brain?
    • A. 

      Brainstem, basil ganglia, cerebellum

    • B. 

      Ventral roots, located in the from of the anterior spinal cord.

    • C. 

      Dorsal roots are located in the posterior of the spinal cord and is responsible to sensations.