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Quiz on the function of Neurons and your ability to learn.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The part of the neuron labelled "A" is:
    • A. 

      An axon

    • B. 

      A dendrite

    • C. 

      The myelin sheath

    • D. 

      The cell body

  • 2. 
    The part of the neuron labelled "B" is :
    • A. 

      An axon

    • B. 

      A dendrtite

    • C. 

      The myelin sheath

    • D. 

      The cell body

  • 3. 
    The part of the neuron labelled "C" is:
    • A. 

      An axon

    • B. 

      A dendrite

    • C. 

      The myelin sheath

    • D. 

      The cell body

  • 4. 
    The part of the neuron labelled "D" is"
    • A. 

      An axon

    • B. 

      A dendrite

    • C. 

      The myelin sheath

    • D. 

      The cell body

  • 5. 
    The roll of the axon is: 
    • A. 

      To receive messages

    • B. 

      To send messages

  • 6. 
    The role of the dendrite is:
    • A. 

      To receive messages

    • B. 

      To send messages

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    Neurotransmitters are:
    • A. 

      The outer covering of the dendrite

    • B. 

      Chemicals that go between nerve cells

    • C. 

      The structure that causes new learning to occur

  • 9. 
    One way for new learning to occur:
    • A. 

      The synapses have to become closer together

    • B. 

      The cell body has to become wider

    • C. 

      New dendrites sprout every time you learn something new

    • D. 

      The myelin sheath has to thin out

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