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Question 1 of 16

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Which of the following are found in special sensory organs?

Select one of the following:

  • Multi-polar neurons

  • Bi-polar neurons

  • uni-polar neurons

  • B & C

  • All answers listed

Question 2 of 16

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What is the name of the neuroglia that doesn't allow substances to cross the blood brain barrier?

Select one of the following:

  • Oligodendrocytes

  • Microglia

  • Astrocytes

  • Ependymal cells

Question 3 of 16

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Which neurotransmitter regulates muscle tone and emotional responses?

Select one of the following:

  • Acetylcholine

  • Dopamine

  • Norepinephrine

  • Epinephrine

Question 4 of 16

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All of the following are true about grey and white matter in the spinal cord, except:

Select one of the following:

  • Regions called horns contain grey matter

  • Grey matter passes information up and down the spinal cord

  • White matter is arranged in columns

  • Tracts consist of white matter

Question 5 of 16

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Each dermatome sends sensory signals through

Select one of the following:

  • A single left spinal nerve or right spinal nerve, but not both

  • A single nerve plexus

  • A segment of the spinal cord that corresponds to a plexus

  • A single pair of spinal nerves

Question 6 of 16

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Why can spinal reflexes occur more quickly than premeditated actions?

Select one of the following:

  • Reflexes utilize different motor neurons

  • Reflexes actions do not involves the central nervous system

  • The signal for spinal reflex is processed in the spinal cord rather than the cerebrum

  • Sensory information travels faster during a reflex action

Question 7 of 16

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The function of the medulla oblongata involves controlling involuntary functions such as respiration, digestion, circulation with some contribution to emotions.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 16

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The main functions of the midbrain are all except

Select one of the following:

  • Vision

  • Hearing

  • Motor control

  • Smell

  • Thermoregulation

  • Alertness

Question 9 of 16

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The optic nerve ends where?

Select one of the following:

  • Thalamus

  • Pons

  • Medulla

  • Somewhere in the brain

Question 10 of 16

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Which cranial nerves have both motor and sensory innervation

Select one of the following:

  • 5, 7, 9, 10,

  • 5, 7, 9, 11

  • 3, 5, 8, 12

  • 5, 7, 10, 12

Question 11 of 16

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Which of the following is not a somatic sensory pathway?

Select one of the following:

  • Spinothalamic

  • Anterior corticospinal

  • Posterior column - medial lemniscus

  • Posterior spinocerebellar

Question 12 of 16

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Which cranial nerves are sensory only?

Select one of the following:

  • 1, 2, 8

  • 1, 2, 7, 10

  • 2, 4, 5, 10

  • 1, 2, 3, 8

Question 13 of 16

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Sympathetic nerves arise from the:

Select one of the following:

  • Thoracic and lumbar spinal cord

  • Brain stem and sacral spinal cord

  • Cervical and thoracic spinal cord

  • Cerebrum and brain stem

Question 14 of 16

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Meissner corpuscles can detect all of the following, except

Select one of the following:

  • Pressure

  • Touch

  • Vibration

  • Temperature

Question 15 of 16

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The somatic nervous system (SNS) is different from the autonomic nervous system (ANS) in which way?

Select one of the following:

  • SNS nerves carry only motor signals

  • SNS motor neurons do not synapse at ganglia

  • The SNS is responsible for all muscle tissue contraction in the body

  • The SNS does not relay tactile sensory information

Question 16 of 16

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Parasympathetic neurone release which neurotransmitter?

Select one of the following:

  • Acetylocholine (Ach)

  • Norephinephrine (NE)

  • Epinephrine (E)

  • All answers

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