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Unit 3 Nervous System

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24 questions
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  • Q1
    What are the two parts of the Nervous System
    Cerebrum and Cerebellum
    Central Nervous System and Peripheral Nervous System
    Dendrites and Axons
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  • Q2
    The pathway that the brain and the body use to send signals back and forth is called?
    spinal cord
    cell body
    myelin sheath
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  • Q3
    What is the major organ of the Nervous System?
    heart
    muscles
    brain
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  • Q4
    The brain is divided into frontal, parietal and occipital what?
    Sensory, Motor and Interneurons
    lobes
    Axon, Dendrite and Cell Body
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  • Q5
    What is the job of the Peripheral Nervous System?
    To send messages from the brain to the body through the spinal cord.
    To control the voluntary muscles.
    To send messages from the body back up to the brain through the spinal cord.
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  • Q6
    What is the job of the Central Nervous System?
    To help your body digest food.
    To send messages from the brain to the body through the spinal cord.
    To send messages from the body to the brain through the spinal cord.
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  • Q7
    Choose the statement that best describes the jobs of the cerebrum?
    controls the involuntary muscles
    largest part of the brain, controls movement, thinking, planning
    helps you maintain balance
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  • Q8
    Choose the statement that best describes the job of the cerebellum?
    largest part of the brain, controls movement, thinking and planning
    helps you maintain balance
    controls involuntary muscles
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  • Q9
    Choose the statement that best describes the job of the brain stem?
    helps you maintain balance
    controls the involuntary muscles
    largest part of the brain, controls movement, planning and thinking
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  • Q10
    The brain is divided into two hemispheres, the left side of your brain controls what side of your body?
    right side
    left side
    both sides
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  • Q11
    Brain dominance means that you use one side of your brain more than the other. People who are creative, musical and impulsive are using what side of their brain?
    right
    left
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  • Q12
    Brain dominance means that you use one side of your brain more than the other. People who are logical, mathematical and detail oriented are using what side of their brain?
    left
    right
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  • Q13
    How would you describe the way signals travel from the body to the brain?
    signals jump from neuron to neuron through electrical charges
    signals travel through your blood vessels
    signals travel through your skeletal system.
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  • Q14
    The nerve cells or neurons in your body muscles are called?
    interneurons
    sensory neurons
    motor neurons
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  • Q15
    The neurons that are found only in the central nervous system are called what?
    motor neurons
    interneurons
    sensory neurons
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  • Q16
    The largest part of your brain is divided into different lobes. Which lobe controls your ability to feel hot and cold, pain and touch
    occipital lobe
    frontal lobe
    parietal lobe
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  • Q17
    When your 5 senses send the brain information you are using what part of your Nervous System?
    Peripheral Nervous System
    Central Nervous System
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  • Q18
    Your nerve cells have axons that allow signals to travel from neuron to neuron. What is the protective covering on the axon named?
    myelin sheath
    cell body
    dendrite
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  • Q19
    When you take a blow to the head you often suffer a TBI which stands for?
    The Bad Injury
    The Brain Interneuron
    Traumatic Brain Injury
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  • Q20
    What is the number nervous system injury most football players suffer?
    brain stem injury
    concussion
    spinal cord injury
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