The Nervous And Endocrine Systems

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Nervous System Quizzes & Trivia

An online test for Health Studies Class ( MEP. 1/14 )


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the two main parts of the nervous system?
    • A. 

      Central Nervous System and Peripheral Nervous System

    • B. 

      Somatic Nervous System and Autonomic Nervous System

    • C. 

      Somatic Nervous System and Central Nervous System

  • 2. 
    What are the two major parts of the Peripheral Nervous System?
    • A. 

      Central Nervous System and Peripheral Nervous System

    • B. 

      Somatic Nervous System and Autonomic Nervous System

    • C. 

      Somatic Nervous System and Central Nervous System

  • 3. 
    Nerve cells are called __________.
    • A. 

      Impulses

    • B. 

      Neurons

    • C. 

      Enzymes

  • 4. 
    Nerve cells send messages in the form of electrical signals called __________.
    • A. 

      Impulses

    • B. 

      Neurons

    • C. 

      Enzymes

  • 5. 
    What are the three parts of a neuron?
    • A. 

      Nucleus, Axons and Pons

    • B. 

      Nucleus, Dendrites and Pons

    • C. 

      Nucleus, Dendrites and Axons

  • 6. 
    What are the neurons that take the messages from the senses to the brain?
    • A. 

      Motor Neurons

    • B. 

      Sensory Neurons

    • C. 

      Medulla Oblongata

  • 7. 
    What are the neurons that carry instructions from the brain to the body and what action to take?
    • A. 

      Motor Neurons

    • B. 

      Sensory Neurons

    • C. 

      Medulla Oblongata

  • 8. 
    It is a thick bunch of nerves that start at the brain stem and go down the back. It is protected by the spinal column.
    • A. 

      Spinal Cord

    • B. 

      Pons

    • C. 

      Pituitary Gland

  • 9. 
    What is a group of cells that produces and secretes or gives off chemicals?
    • A. 

      Gland

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Organs

  • 10. 
    What are chemical messengers that transfer information and instructions from one set of cells to another?
    • A. 

      Organs

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Glands

  • 11. 
    It is in charge of body processes that happen slowly, such as cell growth.
    • A. 

      Nervous System

    • B. 

      Endocrine System

    • C. 

      Digestive System

  • 12. 
    Which is the cell body of a neuron?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Dendrites

    • C. 

      Axons

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