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Introduction to Nervous, Musculoskeletal, and Integumentary Systems

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27 questions
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  • Q1
    Aggregations of cell bodies in the peripheral nervous system are referred to as:
    Nucleus
    Soma
    Glia
    Ganglia
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  • Q2
    Which types of neurons are only usually present during embryonic development?
    Bipolar
    Multipolar
    Pseudounipolar
    Unipolar
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  • Q3
    The peripheral nervous system consists of:
    12 pairs of cranial nerves, 32 pairs of spinal nerves
    10 pairs of cranial nerves, 32 pairs of spinal nerves
    12 pairs of cranial nerves, 31 pairs of spinal nerves
    11 pairs of cranial nerves, 31 pairs of spinal nerves
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  • Q4
    All of the following are functions of the skeletal system except:
    Preventing mechanical movements at joints
    Provides for a rigid supporting framework for the body
    Affording physical protection of vital organs
    Active storage of calcium and phosphorus
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  • Q5
    The ______________ is the muscle or muscles that contract to produce a movement across a single joint.
    Antagonist
    Agonist
    Synergist
    Fixator
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  • Q6
    Which two bones together form the pectoral girdle?
    Humerus and scapula
    Acromion and scapula
    Clavicle and acromion
    Scapula and clavicle
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  • Q7
    Regarding a typical nervous system schematic, tertiary neurons for tracts with ascending pathways are usually found in this neuroanatomical structure.
    Thalamus
    Soma in the CNS
    Dorsal horn of spinal cord
    Cell soma in spinal or cranial nerve
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  • Q8
    The anterior root of a spinal nerve is composed of what fiber types?
    Afferent fibers
    Somatic fibers
    Efferent fibers
    Anterior fibers
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  • Q9
    In the peripheral nervous system, which option has the correct number of cranial and spinal nerves?
    12 pairs of Cranial N., 31 pairs of Spinal N.
    12 pairs of Cranial N., 33 pairs of Spinal N.
    10 pairs of Cranial N., 31 pairs of Spinal N.
    14 pairs of Cranial N., 31 pairs of Spinal N.
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  • Q10
    What are aggregations of cell bodies in the CNS called?
    Bipolar Cells
    Ganglion
    Nucleus
    Unipolar Cells
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  • Q11
    What are aggregations of cell bodies in the PNS called?
    Bipolar Cells
    Nucleus
    Unipolar Cells
    Ganglion
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  • Q12
    A synarthrosis allows for ________ movement between bony components of a joint.
    Moderate movement
    Little or no movement
    Extreme
    Several degrees of movement
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  • Q13
    Which cervical vertebra permits nodding of the cranium (yes motion)?
    C1
    C2
    C4
    C3
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  • Q14
    A patient is clinically diagnosed with having a cervical rib and experiences pain with some neck movements. What structure/s are most likely to be compressed or stretched and could be the cause of the pain?
    Internal carotid artery
    Subclavian artery and/or brachial plexus
    Vagus nerve
    Subclavian vein and/or brachial plexus
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  • Q15
    A patient has cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) drawn from the sub-arachnoid space of the spinal column. Where is the safest location to insert the needle?
    L2
    T12
    T10
    L1
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  • Q16
    What bundle of spinal nerves exiting the spinal cord innervates the intrinsic back muscles?
    Ganglion
    Anterior Rami
    Posterior Rami
    Nucleus
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  • Q17
    Spinal nerves exit through the:
    Intervertebral foramen
    Vertebral canal
    Pedicle
    Intervertebral disc
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  • Q18
    Nerve plexuses in the body such as the Brachial Plexus are formed by which part of the spinal nerve?
    Posterior Rami
    Somatic Nerve
    Dorsal Root
    Anterior Rami
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  • Q19
    Autonomic nervous system is responsible for all of the following except:
    Sympathetic and Paraympathetic nervous systems
    Innervation of the visceral organs
    Smooth muscles and glands
    Voluntary conscious action
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  • Q20
    If an upper motor neuron is completely damaged and can no longer communicate with its corresponding lower motor neuron, what will happen to the effector organ?
    The lower motor neuron will fire in a cyclical (on/off) pattern
    The effector organ will receive no signals and become flaccid
    The lower motor neuron will cease to fire
    The effector organ will continue to be tonically stimulated
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