Nervous System Quizzes & Trivia

Do you have nerves of steel or do you let things frequently get on your nerves? Your nervous system is a marvelous manager of your nerves and sends messages and signals around your body, to your spinal cord and to your brain. Ever wondered why a relaxing massage can feel good or why it hurts to touch something hot? Thanks to your nervous system you can interpret and respond to different sensations! Get ready to try out our nervous system quizzes!

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The nervous system is charged with coordinating the body’s actions by transmitting signals through the network of nerve cells from one body part to the other. How well do you understand this system? Take up the quiz and see...

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    This is the job of the nervous system:

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    A client is at risk for increased ICP. Which of the following would be a priority for the nurse to monitor?



Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 3986   |  Last updated: Dec 20, 2019
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    A female client has clear fluid leaking from the nose following a basilar skull fracture. The nurse assesses that this is cerebrospinal fluid if the fluid:

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Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 1339   |  Last updated: Sep 27, 2017
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    A client is admitted with a spinal cord injury at the level of T12. He has limited movement of his upper extremities. Which of the following medications would be used to control edema of the spinal cord?

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Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 5798   |  Last updated: Nov 28, 2017
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    What are the components of the nervous system?

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Nervous System Questions & Answers


Which of the following is not a function of the neuroglia?
Don't microglial cells phagocytize neuronal debris? I think the answer should be "Information processing"
What does the threshold level of a neuron refer?
The answer is actually supposed to be OPEN SODIUM GATES, because the threshold is the crtical level that needs to be reached to fire an action potential. Once an action potential is intiated depolarization occurs and sodium ions being to rush in the
Which of the following structures is most asssociated with wake up?
Broca s area & reticular activating system .
Which major organ of the nervous system is encased in the skull?
The major organ that is encased in the skull is C. Brain. A lot of people say that the brain must be the most important organ of the body. When a person loses his/her mind, he/she will not be able to function anymore. The brain allows you to control
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