Practice Test About Nervous System Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The basic units of structure and function of the nervous system are
    • A. 

      Neurons

    • B. 

      Axons

    • C. 

      Dendrites

    • D. 

      Neurotransmitters

  • 2. 
    The place where a nerve cell transfers and impulse to another cell is the
    • A. 

      Synapse

    • B. 

      Axon

    • C. 

      Sheath

    • D. 

      Receptor

  • 3. 
    The central nervous system consists of
    • A. 

      Sense organs

    • B. 

      Reflexes

    • C. 

      Brain and spinal cord

    • D. 

      Sensory and motor neurons

  • 4. 
    Which division of the nervous system controls voluntary activities, such as walking the dog or singing a song?
    • A. 

      Somatic

    • B. 

      Autonomic

    • C. 

      Central

    • D. 

      Reflex

  • 5. 
    The division of the nervous system that controls cardiac muscle is the
    • A. 

      Autonomic

    • B. 

      Somatic

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 6. 
    A reflex arc consists of a sensory receptor, sensory neuron, interneuron, motorneuron, and and effector (muscle).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are types of neurons
    • A. 

      Sensory neurons

    • B. 

      Motor neurons

    • C. 

      Reflex neurons

    • D. 

      Interneurons

    • E. 

      Transmitter neurons

    • F. 

      Synaptical neurons

  • 8. 
    The cerebrum is responsible for the concious activities of the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The hypothalamus receives messages from the sense organs. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Neurotransmitters are chemicals used by neurons to transmit and impulse from one neuron to another. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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