Quiz 3. Neurons/Nervous System

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Nervous System Quizzes & Trivia

This is the third quiz for prelim period. This quiz is about neurons, functions and communication process


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Also known as “nerve cells”. They form a communication network that coordinates all the systems of the body and enables them to function.
  • 2. 
    The receiving part of the neuron.
  • 3. 
    Are layer of fat cells that insulates the axon.
  • 4. 
    The type of neuron that carries messages from the sense organs to the brain or spinal cord.
  • 5. 
    The type of neuron that carries messages from the brain or spinal cord to the muscles or gland hereby creating action or secretion.
  • 6. 
    Are tiny gaps between neurons and dendrites of another neuron.
  • 7. 
    Is consists of brain and spinal cord.
  • 8. 
    Connects the central nervous system to the rest of the body.
  • 9. 
    It takes messages to and from the body’s internal organs, monitoring such process as breathing, heart rate and digestion.
  • 10. 
    The fight or flight system. It arouses the body particularly in time of emergency.
  • 11. 
    Is a complex cable of nerves that connects the brain to most of the rest of the body which made up of bundles of long nerve fibers.
  • 12. 
    Also known as terminal buttons.
  • 13. 
    Part of the neuron that contains the nucleus, directs the manufacture of substances the neuron uses for its growth and maintenance.
  • 14. 
    Carry messages from one neuron to another which is found in the central nervous system that mediates sensory input and motor neuron.
  • 15. 
    The system (in the body) that coordinates and organizes the activity of all living organism 
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