Nervous System

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Nurvous System Quizzes & Trivia

Nervous system and how it relates to oral cavity


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  • 1. 
    There are 12 pairs of cervical nerves
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Gray matter is made up of motor and sensory neurons
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Afferent nerves send impulses from the periphery to the central nervous system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If the ventral root of a spinal nerve is damages there could be loss of sensory function
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Visceral nerves provide innervation to the internal organs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The automatic nervous systemis one that is not willfully controlled
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Spinal nerves are formed by the fusion of the dorsal and vertral root
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A neuron that is intercalated is a short neuron that carries a message between 2 neurons
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The sympathetic nervous system function in all except
    • A. 

      Increase respiration

    • B. 

      Increase heart rate

    • C. 

      Increases salivary flow

    • D. 

      Dilate pupils

  • 10. 
    Which nerve does not innervate the gingiva
    • A. 

      Nasopalitine

    • B. 

      Infraorbital

    • C. 

      Posterior superior alveolar

    • D. 

      Facial nerve

  • 11. 
    Controls heart rate
  • 12. 
    Sense of smell
  • 13. 
    Vision
  • 14. 
    Hearing
  • 15. 
    Parotid gland secretion
  • 16. 
    Following an injection a portion of the tongue becomes numb.  Which nerve was anestitized?
    • A. 

      Posterior superior alveolar

    • B. 

      Middle superior alveolar

    • C. 

      Lingual

    • D. 

      Chorda tympani

  • 17. 
    The muscles of matication are innervated by the ___________ cranial nerve?
    • A. 

      V

    • B. 

      VII

    • C. 

      IX

    • D. 

      X

    • E. 

      V and VII

  • 18. 
    Which nerve supplies taste sensation to posterior 1/3 of the tongue?
    • A. 

      V

    • B. 

      VII

    • C. 

      IX

    • D. 

      XI

  • 19. 
    The __________ nerve innervates the anterior mucosa of the hard palate
    • A. 

      Posterior superior alveolar

    • B. 

      Descending palatine

    • C. 

      Pterygoplatine

    • D. 

      Nasopalatine

  • 20. 
    The long buccal nerve innervates
    • A. 

      Buccal posterior mandibular gingiva

    • B. 

      Buccal posterior mandibular teeth

    • C. 

      Mucosa of the cheek

    • D. 

      A and c

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    The nerve that is responsible for causing numbness to the lower lip and chin during anesthesia is the ___________ nerve
    • A. 

      Mandibular

    • B. 

      Lingual

    • C. 

      Mental

    • D. 

      Mylohyoid

  • 22. 
    All mandibular teeth in 1 quadrant are innervated by the ___________ nerve
    • A. 

      2nd division of the trigeminal

    • B. 

      Inferior alveolar

    • C. 

      Buccal

    • D. 

      Long buccal

  • 23. 
    The posterior superior alveolar nerve innervates the
    • A. 

      Maxillary quadrant

    • B. 

      Maxillary molars

    • C. 

      Maxillary 3rd, 2nd, and 3 roots of the 1st molars

    • D. 

      Maxillary posterior teeth

  • 24. 
    Balance and hearing could be attributed to a deterioration of the ______________ nerve
    • A. 

      Abducens

    • B. 

      Facial

    • C. 

      Statoacoustic

    • D. 

      Accesory

  • 25. 
    Facial twitch in the corner oth the mouth and cheek area may be caused by a malfunction in the _______________ nerve
    • A. 

      Oculomotor

    • B. 

      Trigeminal

    • C. 

      Abducens

    • D. 

      Facial