Ch.12 Nervous Tissue-final Exam

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  • 1. 
    Which does not belong to the peripneral nervous system?
    • A. 

      Ganglion

    • B. 

      Cranial nerve

    • C. 

      Spinal cord

    • D. 

      Peripheral nerve

    • E. 

      Spinal nerve

  • 2. 
    The afferent division of the nervous system is also known as the ___________ division.
    • A. 

      Motor

    • B. 

      Cranial

    • C. 

      Ganglial

    • D. 

      Efferent

    • E. 

      Sensory

  • 3. 
    The portion of the nervous system that conducts impulses from the skin, joints, skeletal muscles, and special senses is the _________ division.
    • A. 

      Autonomic motor

    • B. 

      Somatic sensory

    • C. 

      Somatic motor

    • D. 

      Visceral sensory

  • 4. 
    Which two distinct cell types form nervous tissue?
    • A. 

      Afferent cells and glial cells

    • B. 

      Peripheral cells and neurons

    • C. 

      Glial cells and neurons

    • D. 

      Peripheral cells and glial cells

    • E. 

      Glial cells and efferent cells

  • 5. 
    The neurons that are responsible for integrating information by retrieving, processing, storing, and "deciding" how the body responds to stimuli are
    • A. 

      Sensory neurons

    • B. 

      Motor neurons

    • C. 

      Accessory neurons

    • D. 

      Correlation neurons

    • E. 

      Interneurons

  • 6. 
    The most abundant glial cell in CNS is the
    • A. 

      Astrocyte

    • B. 

      Ependymal cell

    • C. 

      Neurolemmocyte

    • D. 

      Microglial cell

    • E. 

      Oligodendrocyte

  • 7. 
    The glial cell that helps to form cerebrospinal fluid is the
    • A. 

      Astrocyte

    • B. 

      Ependymal cell

    • C. 

      Neurolemmocyte

    • D. 

      Microglial cell

    • E. 

      Oligodendrocyte

  • 8. 
    The glial cell that myelinates and insulates axons within the CNS is the
    • A. 

      Astrocyte

    • B. 

      Ependymal cell

    • C. 

      Neurolemmocyte

    • D. 

      Microglial cell

    • E. 

      Oligodendrocyte

  • 9. 
    The glial cell that helps to form the blood-brain barrier is the
    • A. 

      Astrocyte

    • B. 

      Ependymal cell

    • C. 

      Neurolemmocyte

    • D. 

      Microglial cell

    • E. 

      Oligodendrocyte

  • 10. 
    The portion of the nervous system that has voluntary control over skeletal muscles is the _________ division.
    • A. 

      Autonomic motor

    • B. 

      Somatic sensory

    • C. 

      Somatic motor

    • D. 

      Visceral sensory

  • 11. 
    The neuron conducting an impulse from the stomach wall to the CNS would be classified as a(n)  _________  neuron.
    • A. 

      Autonomic motor

    • B. 

      Somatic sensory

    • C. 

      Somatic motor

    • D. 

      Visceral sensory

  • 12. 
    The glial cell that defends the body against pathogens is the 
    • A. 

      Astrocyte

    • B. 

      Ependymal cell

    • C. 

      Neurolemmocyte

    • D. 

      Microglial Cell

    • E. 

      Oligodendrocyte

  • 13. 
    A nerve
    • A. 

      Contains a single axon

    • B. 

      Is found only in CNS

    • C. 

      Carries only sensory information

    • D. 

      Carries information onlyh towards the PNS

    • E. 

      Is a cablelike bundle of parallel axons

  • 14. 
    What do all glial cells have in common?
    • A. 

      They help to transmit the nerve signals

    • B. 

      They transfer blood to the various neurons

    • C. 

      They assist neurons in their respective functions

    • D. 

      They all attack pathogens

    • E. 

      They absorb extra bood and cerebrospinal fluid

  • 15. 
    The glossy-white apperance of most axons is due to
    • A. 

      The high lipid content of the myelin sheath

    • B. 

      Their proximity to light-reflecting cartilage

    • C. 

      Their proximity to white bone

    • D. 

      The white color of the perivascular feet

    • E. 

      The covering of ependymal cells

  • 16. 
    The condition is a disorder of the peripheral nervous system characterized by muscle weakness that begins in the distal limbs, but rapidly advances to involve proximal muscles as well.
    • A. 

      Guillani-Barre syndrome

    • B. 

      Parkinson Disease

    • C. 

      Multiple sclerosis

    • D. 

      Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

    • E. 

      None of the choices are correct

  • 17. 
    The upper motor neurons that control skeletal muscles begin with a soma in
    • A. 

      The posterior horn of the spinal cord

    • B. 

      The anterior horn of the spinal cord

    • C. 

      The motor association cortex of the cerebrum

    • D. 

      The postcentral gyrus of the cerebrum

    • E. 

      The precentral gyrus of the cerebrum

  • 18. 
    Many  upper motor neurons synapse with lower motor neurons in
    • A. 

      The posterior horns

    • B. 

      The anterior horns

    • C. 

      The posterior column

    • D. 

      The anterior column

    • E. 

      The posterior root ganglion

  • 19. 
    Cerebrospinal fluid fills in the space between
    • A. 

      Dural sheath and dura mater

    • B. 

      Dural sheath and veterbral bones

    • C. 

      Dura mater and arachnoid mater

    • D. 

      Arachnoik mater and pia mater

    • E. 

      Dura mater and pia mater

  • 20. 
    A ganglion is a
    • A. 

      Bundle of axons in the CNS

    • B. 

      Cluster of dendrites in either the CNS of the PNS

    • C. 

      Cluster of neurosomas in the PNS

    • D. 

      Bundle of axons in the PNS

    • E. 

      Cluster of neurosomas in the CNS

  • 21. 
    There are ____ pairs of spinal nerves.
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      31

    • D. 

      35

    • E. 

      62

  • 22. 
    The cardiac, vasomotor and repiratory centers are found in
    • A. 

      The medulla oblongata

    • B. 

      The pons

    • C. 

      The midbrain

    • D. 

      The spinal cord

    • E. 

      The diencephalon

  • 23. 
    Which of the following contains the nucleus?
    • A. 

      Axon

    • B. 

      Dendrite

    • C. 

      Cell body

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 24. 
    Which part of a neuron carries impulse away from the cell body?
    • A. 

      Axon

    • B. 

      Dendrite

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Neuroglia

  • 25. 
         a bundle of parallel axons in the CNS is called a
    • A. 

      Nerve

    • B. 

      Dendrite

    • C. 

      Tract

    • D. 

      Ganglion

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