Nervous System Basic Test: Quiz

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 54

Nervous System Quizzes & Trivia

Are you ready for a Nervous System knowledge test? There are billions of nerves in the human brain and millions in the spinal cord. The nervous system is tasked with coming up with responses to the body’s environment and ensuring that the organs operate as they should. The bowel is, for instance, is controlled by a separate part of the nervous system known as the enteric nervous system. By taking this quiz, you will get to learn some more about the system and its functionality.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    More specialized nervous system.
    • A. 

      Radial symmetry

    • B. 

      Bilateral symmetry

  • 2. 
    Without this process, there can be no interpretation of signals.
  • 3. 
    Endorphins function as natural analgesics, decreasing pain perception.
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 4. 
    The system associated with rest and digestion.
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 5. 
    The autonomic system controls these body systems.
    • A. 

      Sympathetic system

    • B. 

      Parasympathetic system

    • C. 

      Enteric system

  • 6. 
    What unconsciously controls these processes: breathing, heart, and blood vessel activity, swallowing, vomiting, and digestion.
  • 7. 
    Hypothalamus regulates this body measurement.
  • 8. 
    _______lobe is active when meaning is attached to words, such as when a person generates verbs to go with nouns.
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 


    • D. 


  • 9. 
    Hippocampus processes this type of memory.
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