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Intro to Central Nervous System

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    An action potential starts and ends at what two structures located on an axon?
    Initial segment to Terminal bouton
    Axon terminal to Terminal bouton
    Initial segment to Nodes of Ranvier
    Presynaptic cell to Postsynaptic cell
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  • Q2
    Which of the following structures is not considered part of the brain?
    Cerebrum
    Spinal cord
    Cerebellum
    Brainstem
    30s
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  • Q3
    Which white matter structure serves as the major pathway between the cerebral hemispheres and more caudal structures such as the spinal cord?
    Diencephalon
    Pyramidal decussation
    Corpus collosum
    Internal capsule
    30s
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  • Q4
    Which of the following is the primary “brain” center for autonomic nervous system regulation?
    Epithalamus
    Hypothalamus
    Thalamus
    Caudate nucleus
    30s
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  • Q5
    An action potential from which of the following sites are unidirectional?
    Terminal bouton
    Axon hillock
    Axon terminal
    Initial segment
    30s
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  • Q6
    Which of the following glial cells may wrap around an axon multiple times, insulating it and providing protection?
    Oligodendrocyte
    Schwann cell
    Perikaryon
    Astrocyte
    30s
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  • Q7
    Which of the following is NOT part of the basal ganglia?
    Putamen
    Globus pallidus
    Substantia nigra
    Epithalamus
    30s
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  • Q8
    Cranial nerves IX, X, XI, & XII can be found in which of the following structures?
    Pons
    Cerebellum
    Brainstem
    Medulla
    30s
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  • Q9
    Which of the following is NOT a function of the brainstem?
    Regulates vital functions
    Integrates information
    Conveys information from the spinal cord to the cerebrum
    Responsible for coordinating movement
    30s
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  • Q10
    What part of the brain is the primary center for autonomic control of respiration, heart rate, blood pressure, and reticular formation connected with the spinal cord?
    Pons
    Olivary eminence (Olive)
    Pyramids
    Medulla Oblongata
    30s
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