Toughest MCQ On Nervous System: Quiz!

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Toughest MCQ On Nervous System: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Medical conditions: A patient who has paralysis of one side of the body is called?
    • A. 

      Paraplegia

    • B. 

      Tetraplegia

    • C. 

      Hemiplegia

    • D. 

      Monopegia

    • E. 

      Meningitis

  • 2. 
    How many functions does the nervous system have?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

    • F. 

      6

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

      The brain

    • B. 

      The spinal cord

    • C. 

      12 cranial nerves

    • D. 

      33 spinal nerves

    • E. 

      31 spinal nerves

    • F. 

      Autonomic nervous

  • 4. 
    The peripheral nervous system consists of the:
    • A. 

      12 cranial nerves

    • B. 

      31 spinal nerves

    • C. 

      Autonomic nervous

    • D. 

      33 spinal nerves

    • E. 

      The spinal cord

    • F. 

      The brain

  • 5. 
    Sensory is conducting impulses away from the brain?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The brain weighs about?
    • A. 

      3lb

    • B. 

      1lb

    • C. 

      2lb

    • D. 

      4lb

    • E. 

      5lb

  • 7. 
    The brain is made up of?
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Brain stem

    • D. 

      31 spinal nerves

    • E. 

      12 cranial nerves

    • F. 

      The spinal cord

    • G. 

      Autonomic nervous system

  • 8. 
    The cerebrum consists of how many hemispheres?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 9. 
    Which part of the brain contains the heat-regulating center?
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Mid brain

    • D. 

      Pons varolii

    • E. 

      Medulla oblongata

  • 10. 
    The (?) controls and maintenance of balance, muscle coordination, and muscle tone.
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Brain stem

    • D. 

      Mid brain

    • E. 

      Pons varolii

  • 11. 
    The brain stem comprises the?
    • A. 

      Mid brain

    • B. 

      Pons varolii

    • C. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • D. 

      Cerebellum

    • E. 

      Cerebrum

    • F. 

      The brain

  • 12. 
    The brain and spinal cord are completely surrounded by a protective membrane called?
    • A. 

      Meninges

    • B. 

      Bone

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Blood

  • 13. 
    The tough fibrous membrane of the meninges is called the?
    • A. 

      Dura mater

    • B. 

      Arachnoid mater

    • C. 

      Pia mater

  • 14. 
    The middle layer of the meninges is called the?
    • A. 

      Arachnoid mater

    • B. 

      Pia mater

    • C. 

      Dura mater

  • 15. 
    The inner membrane of the meninges is called the?
    • A. 

      Pia mater

    • B. 

      Arachnoid mater

    • C. 

      Dura mater

  • 16. 
    How many functions does the the meninges have?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 17. 
    How many ventricles does the brain have?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      0

  • 18. 
    The ventricles of the brain produce and contain?
    • A. 

      CSF

    • B. 

      Blood

    • C. 

      Red blood cells

    • D. 

      White cells

    • E. 

      Water

    • F. 

      Nuclei

  • 19. 
    How many cranial nerves are there?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      5

    • F. 

      3

  • 20. 
    The spinal cord extends to the?
    • A. 

      2 lumbar vertebra

    • B. 

      3 lumbar vertebra

    • C. 

      4 lumbar vertebra

    • D. 

      5 lumbar vertebra

    • E. 

      6 lumbar vertebra

    • F. 

      7 lumbar vertebra

    • G. 

      8 lumbar vertebra

  • 21. 
    How many types of peripheral nerves are there?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      4

  • 22. 
    Medical conditions: A patient who has paralysis of lower limbs which may involve the bladder and rectum is called?
    • A. 

      Paraplegia

    • B. 

      Tetraplegia

    • C. 

      Hemiplegia

    • D. 

      Monopegia

    • E. 

      Meningitis

  • 23. 
    Medical conditions: A patient who has paralysis of all 4 limbs is called?
    • A. 

      Paraplegia

    • B. 

      Tetraplegia

    • C. 

      Hemiplegia

    • D. 

      Monopegia

    • E. 

      Meningitis

  • 24. 
    Medical conditions: A patient who has paralysis of 1 limb is called?
    • A. 

      Paraplegia

    • B. 

      Tetraplegia

    • C. 

      Hemiplegia

    • D. 

      Monopegia

    • E. 

      Meningitis

  • 25. 
    The most common and significant insult to the brain and spinal cord is?
    • A. 

      Hypoxia

    • B. 

      C-spine injury

    • C. 

      Reduced CSF

    • D. 

      Meningitis