The Nervous System Quiz

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The Nervous System Quiz

The communication system of the body


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nervous system consists of:
    • A. 

      Brain, Spinal Chord

    • B. 

      Brain,Spinal Chord, Nerves, Digestive system

    • C. 

      Brain, Spinal Chord, Nerves, Sensory Organs

    • D. 

      Brain, Spinal Chord, Vertebrae, Nerves

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a function of the Nervous System?
    • A. 

      Stores fat and metabolically responds

    • B. 

      Senses changes internally and externally

    • C. 

      Resonds with muscular contractions and glandular secretions

    • D. 

      Analyses sensory info, makes decisions to respond

  • 3. 
    Studying the nervous system helps therapists:
    • A. 

      Understand the bacteria growth all over our bodies

    • B. 

      Understand the effects stress has on our body

    • C. 

      Understand how nutrition effects our body

    • D. 

      Understand our hormones and their roles in our body

  • 4. 
    A nerve cell is called:
    • A. 

      Neuron

    • B. 

      Nervon

    • C. 

      Receptor

    • D. 

      Impulse

  • 5. 
    A nerve cell contains a nucleus, an Axon, and  Dendrites. What are Dendrites?
    • A. 

      Coated by the Myelin Sheath

    • B. 

      They are Synapses

    • C. 

      They are nerve fibres

    • D. 

      They are released in times of stress

  • 6. 
    The Myelin Sheath is a protective coating that provides insulation and better conduction of impulses, it is made of..
    • A. 

      Swans' Cells

    • B. 

      Schechwan cells

    • C. 

      Axons

    • D. 

      Schwann cells

  • 7. 
    When two Neurons meet the chemical ACH is released, the gap between the two cells is called...
    • A. 

      Nodes of Ranvier

    • B. 

      Synapses

    • C. 

      Receptors

    • D. 

      Impulses

  • 8. 
    The main control system consisting of Brain and Spinal Chord is.....
    • A. 

      Central Nervous System

    • B. 

      Peripheral Nevous System

    • C. 

      Autonomic System

    • D. 

      Sensory Nervous System

  • 9. 
    This part of the brain is divided into hemispheres (left and right) they controls language, artistic ability,creativitiy, and movements.
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Medulla Oblongata

    • D. 

      Cerebrum

  • 10. 
    This part of the brain is responsible for balance, posture, as well as muscle tone and learning while using muscles.
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Thalamus

    • C. 

      Medulla Oblongata

    • D. 

      Cerebrum

  • 11. 
    Our spinal chord is coated with Meninges, it consists of three connective tissues called Pia, Arachnoid, and Dura Maters , if these become inflammed you may suffer from:
    • A. 

      Streptococcus

    • B. 

      Cerebral Palsy

    • C. 

      Meningitis

    • D. 

      Epilepsy

  • 12. 
    Epileptic Seizures(a CNS pathology) can be triggered by:
    • A. 

      Essential oils, Flickering lights

    • B. 

      Naturopathy,Radio static

    • C. 

      Pedicures, waxing

    • D. 

      Loud voices, infrared sauna

  • 13. 
    Peripheral Nervous System is all of the nerves outside of the Central Nervous System.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Sensory nerves carry nerve impulses from brain to skeletal muscles, glands, and smooth muscles so they can perform their job.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    There are 14 pairs of Cranial Nerves connected to our senses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    There are 31 pairs of spinal nerves that affect sensory, motor, and mixed nerves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The spinal nerves located in the chest area are called Lumbar nerves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Autonomic Nervous System controls ________________________ movements like digestion, heartrate etc.
  • 19. 
    Sympathetic and Parasympathetic systems _________________ each other by responding to one another or stressful  situations.  Sympathetic stimulates _____________ to produce Adrenalin, and Parasympathetic _____________ everyday bodily functions.