The Nervous System MCQ Quiz Exam!

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The Nervous System MCQ Quiz Exam!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the nervous system?
    • A. 

      The nervous system is the system by which blood is transported through the body.

    • B. 

      The nervous system is your body control center.

    • C. 

      The nervous system is the system by which regulates your body hormones.

    • D. 

      The nervous system is the system is a part of history.

  • 2. 
    What is another word for "nerve cell?"
    • A. 

      Another name for nerve cell is Mitochondrion.

    • B. 

      Another name for nerve cell is ganglion.

    • C. 

      Another name for nerve cell is neuron.

    • D. 

      Another name for nerve cell is cancer.

  • 3. 
    What does the somatic nervous system control?
    • A. 

      The somatic system controls involuntary actions, like your heartbeat.

    • B. 

      The somatic system controls voluntary actions, like moving.

    • C. 

      The somatic system controls your body many somas.

    • D. 

      The somatic system controls all of the involuntary and voluntary actions.

  • 4. 
    What does the autonomic nervous system control?
    • A. 

      The autonomic nervous system controls voluntary actions, like moving.

    • B. 

      The autonomic nervous system controls your body transmission of scents.

    • C. 

      The autonomic nervous system controls involuntary actions, like your heartbeat.

    • D. 

      The autonomic nervous system controls sreaming.

  • 5. 
    What are nerve signals?
    • A. 

      Nerve signals are tiny electrical pulses

    • B. 

      Nerve signals are flashing red lights

    • C. 

      Nerve signals are a type of hormone.

    • D. 

      Nerve signals are large flashing green lights.

  • 6. 
    How do nerve signals travel from nerve to nerve?
    • A. 

      Nerves signals travel from nerve to nerve when chemicals carry them.

    • B. 

      Nerves signals travel from nerve to nerve by hemoglobin.

    • C. 

      Nerves signals travel from nerve to nerve when tiny microbots carry them.

    • D. 

      Nerves signals travel from nerve to nerve by automobile.

  • 7. 
    How are nerves arranged in the body?
    • A. 

      Nerves are arranged in the body in a straight line, acting as one big nerve.

    • B. 

      Nerves are arranged in the body in a series of concentric circles.

    • C. 

      Nerves are arranged in the body in a complex network .

    • D. 

      Nerves are arranged in the body in ABC order.

  • 8. 
    What are the main parts of the nervous system?
    • A. 

      The main parts of the nervous system are the brain, spinal cord, and nerves.

    • B. 

      The main parts of the nervous system are the hands, feet, and tongue.

    • C. 

      The main parts of the nervous system are arteries, veins, and capillaries.

    • D. 

      The main parts of the nervous system are nose, toes, and tongue.

  • 9. 
    What is an action that occurs without your brain's help?
    • A. 

      The actions that occur without your brains help is a ring.

    • B. 

      The actions that occur without your brains help is a voluntary action.

    • C. 

      The actions that occur without your brains help is a stimulus.

    • D. 

      The actions that occur without your brains help is a reflex.

  • 10. 
    Why is your tongue more sensitive than your elbow?
    • A. 

      Your tongue is more sensitive than your elbow because it's wetter.

    • B. 

      Your tongue is more sensitive than your elbow because it has more nerve receptors.

    • C. 

      Your tongue is more sensitive than your elbow because it has more skin cells.

    • D. 

      Your tongue is more sensitive than your elbow because it has more germs.

  • 11. 
    The nervous system is the center of all mental activity including all the following except ________.
    • A. 

      Thinking

    • B. 

      Learning

    • C. 

      Digesting

    • D. 

      Memory

  • 12. 
    Like other systems in the body, the nervous system is composed of organs, principally the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and _______.
    • A. 

      Ganglia

    • B. 

      Axon

    • C. 

      Neurons

    • D. 

      Dura mater

  • 13. 
    Millions of sensory receptors detect changes, called ________, which    occur inside and outside the body.
    • A. 

      Neuron

    • B. 

      skin

    • C. 

      Motor

    • D. 

      Stimuli

  • 14. 
    The system that controls everything that you do is the _________________.
    • A. 

      Nervous system

    • B. 

      Olfactory system

    • C. 

      Respiratory system

    • D. 

      Endocrine system

  • 15. 
    Without the nervous system, you couldn't _________________.
    • A. 

      Walk.

    • B. 

      Breathe.

    • C. 

      Think.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 16. 
    The nevous system is made up of these three parts _______________________.
    • A. 

      Brain, heart, and spinal cord.

    • B. 

      Brain, spinal cord, and nerves.

    • C. 

      Nerves, arteries, and nerves.

    • D. 

      Nerves,liver, and heart.

  • 17. 
    Which part of the body is the control center for the nervous system?
    • A. 

      The part of the body that is in control of the nervous system is the spinal cord.

    • B. 

      The part of the body that is in control of the nervous system is the stomach.

    • C. 

      The part of the body that is in control of the nervous system is the brain.

    • D. 

      The part of the body that is in control of the nervous system is the heart.

  • 18. 
    A typical brain weighs ________________.
    • A. 

      3 pounds (1.4 kilograms)

    • B. 

      3 ounces (85 grams)

    • C. 

      3 tons (2.7 metric tons)

    • D. 

      3 kiloggrams (6.6pounds)

  • 19. 
    What is the biggest part of the brain?
    • A. 

      The biggest part of the brain is the brain stem.

    • B. 

      The biggest part of the brain is the think tank.

    • C. 

      The biggest part of the brain is the cerebrum.

    • D. 

      The biggest part of the brain is the cerebellum.

  • 20. 
    Which part of the brain helps keep your balance so you don't fall flat on your face?
    • A. 

      The part of the brain that helps keep your balance so you don't fall flat on your face is the cerebellum.

    • B. 

      The part of the brain helps that keep your balance so you don't fall flat on your face is the medulla oblongata.

    • C. 

      The part of the brain helps that keep your balance so you don't fall flat on your face is the pituritary gland.

    • D. 

      The part of the brain helps that keep your balance so you don't fall flat on your face is the spinal cord.

  • 21. 
    Which part of the brain that keeps you breathing?
    • A. 

      The part of the brain that keeps you breathing is the breathe-o- meter.

    • B. 

      The part of the brain that keeps you breathing is the brain stem.

    • C. 

      The part of the brain that keeps you breathing is the pituritary glands.

    • D. 

      The part of the brain that keeps you breathing is the cerebellum..

  • 22. 
    The brain creates connections, or pathways, between there microscopic cell ____________.
    • A. 

      Blood stream.

    • B. 

      Tiny cell phones

    • C. 

      Brain tissues

    • D. 

      Neurons

  • 23. 
    Your emotions are believe to come from the ___________________.
    • A. 

      Cerebellum..

    • B. 

      Medulla oblongata.

    • C. 

      Amygdala

    • D. 

      Heart

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