Neurophysiology Practice Quiz Questions And Answers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What kind of neurons carry signals toward the brain?
    • A. 

      Interneurons

    • B. 

      Motor neurons

    • C. 

      Sensory neurons

    • D. 

      Multipolar neurons

  • 2. 
    The part of the neuron that sends the signal to the next neuron is called the:
    • A. 

      Soma

    • B. 

      Axon

    • C. 

      Dendrites

    • D. 

      Microtubules

  • 3. 
    The resting membrane potential of a neuron is closer to:
    • A. 

      -65

    • B. 

      +40

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      -85

  • 4. 
    If Na+ channels are opened on a cell, immediately:
    • A. 

      K+ ions would rush out.

    • B. 

      K+ ions would rush in.

    • C. 

      Na+ ions would rush out.

    • D. 

      Na+ ions would rush in.

  • 5. 
    Astrocytes:
    • A. 

      Myelinate PNS axons

    • B. 

      Are involved in brain immune function

    • C. 

      Myelinate CNS axons

    • D. 

      Provide physical support to neurons

  • 6. 
    Which is true about action potentials?
    • A. 

      The more depolarization, the bigger the action potential

    • B. 

      EPSPs can summate to produce action potentials.

    • C. 

      Conduction velocity decreases with myelin

    • D. 

      The refractory period increases the firing rate of an action potential.

  • 7. 
    Local potentials that depolarize the cell are called:
    • A. 

      EPSP's

    • B. 

      IPSP's

    • C. 

      Action potentials

    • D. 

      Hyperpolarizations

  • 8. 
    Oligodendrocytes:
    • A. 

      Myelinate axons in the brain

    • B. 

      Myelinate multiple axons at once

    • C. 

      Provide physical support

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    MRI shows damage to the cerebellum. Which of the following functions would be affected?
    • A. 

      Coordination of movement

    • B. 

      Inability to speak

    • C. 

      Memory loss

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 10. 
    What does the nervous system do?
    • A. 

      Educates

    • B. 

      Generates responses

    • C. 

      Makes vulnerable

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 11. 
    Which structure is a part of the rhombencephalon?
    • A. 

      Temporal lobe

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 12. 
    A basic nervous system function
    • A. 

      Sweating

    • B. 

      Learning

    • C. 

      Remembering

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 13. 
    Which neuroglia is responsible for forming the myelin sheath around axons in the peripheral nervous system?
    • A. 

      Microglia

    • B. 

      Astrocytes

    • C. 

      Schwann cells

    • D. 

      Oligodendrocytes

  • 14. 
    An example of lower motor neuron dysfunction?
    • A. 

      Inability to fly

    • B. 

      Inability to learn a language

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      Left-arm is weaker and shorter.

  • 15. 
    When the membrane is more negative than the resting potential, it's called:  
    • A. 

      Depolarization

    • B. 

      Hyperpolarization

    • C. 

      EPSP

    • D. 

      IPSP

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