Olsen Nervous System Quiz

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Olsen Nervous System Quiz

Answer the muliple choice questions on the Nervous System.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
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  • 2. 
    Which part of the brain helps keep your balance so you don't fall flat on your face?
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Medulla Oblongata

    • C. 

      Pituitary Gland

    • D. 

      Spinal Cord

  • 3. 
    Which one is the Frontal Lobe?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 4. 
    Which one is the Cerebellum?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 5. 
    Which one is the Occipital Lobe?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 6. 
    Which one if the Parietal Lobe?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 7. 
    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's many soma.

    • D. 

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

  • 8. 
    What does the autonomic nervous system control?
    • A. 

      The autonomic nervous system controls voluntary actions, like moving.

    • B. 

      The autonomic nervous system controls your conscious thoughts.

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      The autonomic nervous system controls skeletal muscles.

  • 9. 
    What is an action that occurs without your brains help?
    • A. 

      An action that occurs without your brains help is breathing.

    • B. 

      Actions that occur without your brains help are voluntary actions.

    • C. 

      An action that occurs without your brains help is a stimulus.

    • D. 

      An action 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 internal.

    • B. 

      Your tongue is more sensitive than your elbow because it has a greater concentration of sensory nerurons

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

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

  • 11. 
    Your body's entire nervous system is made up of _______________________.
    • A. 

      The brain, heart, and spinal cord.

    • B. 

      The brain, spinal cord, and neurons

    • C. 

      The CNS only

    • D. 

      The PNS only

  • 12. 
    Which part of the brain keeps you breathing?
    • A. 

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

    • 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..

  • 13. 
    Your "emotional" thoughts are believed to originate in the ___________________.
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Medulla oblongata

    • C. 

      Amygdala

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 14. 
    The part of the neuron labelled "B" is :
    • A. 

      An axon

    • B. 

      A dendrtite

    • C. 

      The myelin sheath

    • D. 

      The cell body

  • 15. 
    The part of the neuron labelled "C" is:
    • A. 

      An axon

    • B. 

      A dendrite

    • C. 

      The myelin sheath

    • D. 

      The cell body

  • 16. 
    The part of the neuron labelled "D" is"
    • A. 

      An axon

    • B. 

      A dendrite

    • C. 

      The myelin sheath

    • D. 

      The cell body

  • 17. 
    The roll of the axon is: 
    • A. 

      To receive messages

    • B. 

      To send messages

  • 18. 
    The role of the dendrite is:
    • A. 

      To receive messages

    • B. 

      To send messages

  • 19. 
    A synapse is:
    • A. 

      A special chemical that goes between neurons

    • B. 

      The shorter part of the neuron, next to the cell body

    • C. 

      The longer part of the neuron, extending out from the cell body

    • D. 

      A gap between two neurons

  • 20. 
    Neurotransmitters are:
    • A. 

      The outer covering of the dendrite

    • B. 

      Chemicals that diffuse between nerve cells

    • C. 

      Another name for a synapse

    • D. 

      The electrical signal inside a neuron

  • 21. 
    Which one is the Temporal Lobe?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

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