Anatomy & Physiology 12 The Nervous System MCQ

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25 Pages
2014
English US
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Question: Which structure predominates in the white matter of the brain?

Choices:

myelinated axons

neuronal cell bodies

ganglia of the parasympathetic nerves

bundles of dendrites from the enteric nervous system

Question: Which part of a neuron contains the nucleus?

Choices:

dendrite

soma

axon

synaptic end bulb

Question: What type of glial cell provides myelin for the axons in a tract?

Choices:

oligodendrocyte

astrocyte

Schwann cell

satellite cell

Question: Which term describes a bundle of axons in the peripheral nervous system?

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nucleus

ganglion

tract

nerve

Question: What type of glial cell is the resident macrophage behind the blood-brain barrier?

Choices:

microglia

astrocyte

Schwann cell

satellite cell

Question: Which functional division of the nervous system would be responsible for the physiological changes seen during exercise (e.g., increased heart rate and sweating)?

Choices:

somatic

autonomic

enteric

central

Question: Which of the following substances is least able to cross the blood-brain barrier?

Choices:

water

sodium ions

glucose

white blood cells

Question: Which part of a neuron transmits an electrical signal to a target cell?

Choices:

dendrites

soma

cell body

axon

Question: If a thermoreceptor is sensitive to temperature sensations, what would a chemoreceptor be sensitive to?

Choices:

light

sound

molecules

vibration

Question: Which of the following cavities contains a component of the central nervous system?

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abdominal

pelvic

cranial

thoracic

Question: What two types of macromolecules are the main components of myelin?

Choices:

carbohydrates and lipids

proteins and nucleic acids

lipids and proteins

carbohydrates and nucleic acids

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Source:  OpenStax College. Anatomy & Physiology, OpenStax-CNX Web site. http://cnx.org/content/col11496/1.6/, Jun 11, 2014
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