Overview Of The Nervous System Quiz

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How well do you know about the human nervous system? Check out this 'Overview of the nervous system quiz' and check your knowledge for the same. Do you know our brain and nervous system control everything we do? It's basically our body's command center. Take the following quiz and learn more about neurons and parts of the brain. So, what are you waiting for? Shall we begin the quiz now? Best of luck to you in advance.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the three types of neurons?
    • A. 

      Cerebral neuron

    • B. 

      Sensory neuron

    • C. 

      Interneuron

    • D. 

      Motor neuron

  • 2. 
    Signals from your brain or spinal cord to muscles and other parts of your body are carried by ______________________.
    • A. 

      Cerebral neurons

    • B. 

      Motor neurons

    • C. 

      Sensory neurons

    • D. 

      Interneurons

  • 3. 
    The division of the nervous system that contains the brain and spinal cord is called the __________________ nervous system.
    • A. 

      Central

    • B. 

      Peripheral

    • C. 

      Cerebral

    • D. 

      Parietal

  • 4. 
    What is the small gap between the axon and dendrite of two nearby neurons?
    • A. 

      Cell body

    • B. 

      Interneuron

    • C. 

      Impulse

    • D. 

      Synapse

  • 5. 
    Which part of the brain is the largest?
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Brain stem

    • D. 

      Spinal cord

  • 6. 
    The part of the brain that functions in involuntary muscle coordination is the ______________________.
    • A. 

      Cerebrellum

    • B. 

      Brain stem

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

    • D. 

      Spinal cord

  • 7. 
    Which is the correct pathway of a reflex arc?
    • A. 

      Motor neuron -> interneuron -> sensory neuron -> response

    • B. 

      Sensory neuron -> response -> interneuron -> motor neuron

    • C. 

      Motor neuron -> interneuron -> brain -> response 

    • D. 

      Sensory neuron -> interneuron -> motor neuron -> response

  • 8. 
    Axons carry nerve impulses away from the cell body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The spinal cord is part of the central nervous system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Coughing and sneezing are controlled by the cerebrum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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