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Nervous I: Anatomy Review (Neurons)

Interactive Physiology® Quiz: Nervous I: Anatomy Review (Neurons)

This activity contains 23 questions.

Question 1.
Neurons are cells that:


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Question 2.
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The of a neuron reflects its function.

 

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Question 3.

The neuron is organized to receive and send signals.


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Question 4.
Neurons communicate with


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Question 5.
Neuron communication is possible because of their unique anatomical design and _________ nature.


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Question 6.
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The most common type of neuron found in the central nervous system is the neuron.

 

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Question 7.
Which is a structural feature of neurons?


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Question 8.

Three regions of a multipolar neuron receive and integrate nervous signals.


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Question 9.
Which region(s) of a multipolar neuron transmits or conducts a nerve impulse?


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Question 10.
Which region(s) of a multipolar neuron sums and/or integrates the incoming signals?


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Question 11.
Match each term to the correct statement describing a multipolar neuron. There is only one correct answer for each statement. Answers may be used more than once.




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A A single process that extends from the cell body.
B Many branching processes that extend from the cell body.
C The main nutritional and metabolic region of the neuron.
D The centrally located cell body.
E Region that generates a nerve impulse (action potential).
F Region that receives impulses from the axons of other neurons.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Question 12.

Informational flow in neurons is ____________.


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Question 13.
Which statement(s) about multipolar neurons is/are TRUE?


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Question 14.

The junction between two neurons is a synapse.


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Question 15.

Neurons physically touch their target cells.


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Question 16.
Which region(s) of a multipolar neuron provide(s) a large surface area for receiving communication from other neurons?


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Question 17.
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The insulating material produced by Schwann cells is known as .

 

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Question 18.
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The gaps in the myelin sheath are called .

 

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Question 19.
Which statement is INCORRECT?


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Question 20.
An axon arises from the _______________ region of the neuron's cell body.


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Question 21.
Where along the axon is an action potential generated?


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Question 22.
Schwann cells:


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Question 23.
Which statement(s) is/are CORRECT?


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