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Quiz 1



This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
Axons normally carry information _______ the nerve cell body. Dendrites carry information _______ the nerve cell body.

 
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Question 2.
Besides the accessory nerve (XI), which pair of cranial nerves extends beyond the head and neck?

 
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Question 3.
The _______ area that allows us to consciously move our skeletal muscles is anterior to the central fissure in the _______ lobe.

 
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Question 4.
The _______ sensory area is located posterior to the central fissure in the _______ lobe.

 
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Question 5.
The cell bodies of sensory neurons whose fibers enter the cord by the dorsal root are found in the _________.

 
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Question 6.
The cells that produce myelin in the PNS are called _______ and in the CNS the cells are called _______.

 
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Question 7.
The central nervous system (CNS) consists of:

 
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Question 8.
The motor portions of the ANS, sympathetic and parasympathetic, are characterized by a two-neuron chain. The pre-ganglionic nerve cell body is found in the _______ and the postganglionic nerve cell body is found _______.

 
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Question 9.
The sensory or afferent nerve fibers carry information:

 
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Question 10.
The three connective tissue membranes covering and protecting CNS structures are collectively known as the _______. The _______ is the outermost, leathery layer.

 
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Question 11.
What are groups of nerve cell bodies in the CNS called?

 
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Question 12.
What structure detects the amount of stretch or tension in skeletal muscles, tendons, and joints?

 
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Question 13.
What is the minimum number of neurons that can be involved in a reflex?

 
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Question 14.
This deep groove separates the two hemispheres of the cerebrum:

 
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Question 15.
Name the locations where the cerebrospinal fluid is found in the body.

 
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Question 16.
Which of the following does NOT determine the speed of nerve impulse conduction?

 
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Question 17.
Which of the following is an example of an "all-or-none" response in the nervous system?

 
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Question 18.
Which of the following is NOT a central nervous system glial cell?

 
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Question 19.
Which of the following is NOT TRUE about the patellar reflex?

 
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Question 20.
This part of the CNS contains the midbrain, pons and medulla oblongata. It provides a pathway for ascending and descending tracts.

 
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