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Nervous System & Senses Review

Quiz by Tina Mansell

Grade 9-12
Science
Next Generation Science Standards

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  • Q1
    What is this whole structure called?
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    neuron
    oligodendrocyte
    microglia
    astrocyte
    30s
  • Q2
    What is one function of the myelin sheath?
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    Speeds up transmission of impulses
    Sends impulses to cell body
    Contains nucleus
    Controls neurotransmitters
    30s
  • Q3
    What type of cells form the blood brain barrier?
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    schwann cells
    ependymal cells
    oligodendrocytes
    astrocytes
    30s
  • Q4
    Microglia cells are responsible for:
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    producing myelin
    clearing away dead cells
    regulating K+ balance
    producing cerebrospinal fluid
    30s
  • Q5
    What type of cells produce myelin for the CNS?
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    astrocytes
    ependymal
    microglia
    oligodendrocytes
    30s
  • Q6
    Which type of neuron is the most common?
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    afferent neuron
    bipolar neuron
    efferent neuron
    interneuron
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the main function of a neuron?
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    disrupts action potentials
    moves materials into neural pathways
    sends and receives action potentials
    provides shape and support
    30s
  • Q8
    The Central Nervous system is made up of the:
    nerves and brain
    cranial and spinal nerves
    brain and spinal cord
    inner and outer nerves
    30s
  • Q9
    The Peripheral Nervous System is made up of the:
    brain and spinal cord
    cranial and spinal nerves
    nerves and brain
    inner and outer nerves
    30s
  • Q10
    The main function of the cerebrum is to:
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    replace damaged neurons.
    control growth.
    control voluntary functions.
    control involuntary functions.
    30s
  • Q11
    The cerebrospinal fluid is important because it:
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    moves nutrients to and from the bloodstream.
    moves waste to the bloodstream.
    protects the brain from injury.
    all of these are true.
    30s
  • Q12
    Sensory receptors that detect pain are called:
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    nociceptors
    Merkel cells
    mechanoreceptors
    thermoreceptors
    30s
  • Q13
    Letter A on the brain diagram is the:
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    spinal cord
    cerebellum
    thalamus
    cerebrum
    30s
  • Q14
    Letter H on the brain diagram is the :
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    thalamus
    cerebrum
    spinal cord
    cerebellum
    30s
  • Q15
    Letter E on the brain diagram is the:
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    hypothalamus
    spinal cord
    cerebrum
    pons
    30s

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