Content Frame
Note for screen reader users: There is text between the form elements on this page. To be sure that you do not miss any text, use item by item navigation methods, rather than tabbing from form element to form element
[Skip Breadcrumb Navigation]

Quiz 1

Quiz 1


This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1
1 A neuron cannot conduct another impulse until which of the following occurs?
 
End of Question 1


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


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


Question 4
4 The _______ area is located posterior to the central sulcus in the _______ lobe.
 
End of Question 4


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


Question 6
6 The cells that produce myelin in the peripheral nervous system (PNS) are called _______ and in the central nervous system (CNS) the cells are called _______.
 
End of Question 6


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


Question 8
8 The motor divisions of the autonomic nervous system (ANS), sympathetic and parasympathetic, are characterized by a two-neuron chain. The pre-ganglionic neuron cell body is found in the _______ and the postganglionic neuron cell body is found _______.
 
End of Question 8


Question 9
9 The sensory or afferent nerve fibers carry information:
 
End of Question 9


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


Question 11
11 What are groups of neuronal cell bodies in the CNS called?
 
End of Question 11


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


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


Question 14
14 The deep groove that separates the two hemispheres of the cerebrum is called the:
 
End of Question 14


Question 15
15 Which of the following is/are examples of somatic reflexes?
 
End of Question 15


Question 16
16 Which of the following is NOT a factor which determines the speed of nerve impulse conduction?
 
End of Question 16


Question 17
17 Which of the following substances is/are NOT prevented from entering brain tissue due to the tight junctions that form the blood-brain barrier?
 
End of Question 17


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


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


Question 20
20 The preganglionic neurons of the parasympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) are located in the brain nuclei of which cranial nerves?
 
End of Question 20


Clear Answers/Start Over





Copyright © 1995 - 2012 Pearson Education . All rights reserved. Pearson Benjamin Cummings is an imprint of Pearson .
Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Permissions

[Return to the Top of this Page]