Quiz: Central Nervous System

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Quiz: Central Nervous System

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Question 1

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The thalamus acts as a relay station for ascending sensory impulses
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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If the ventral nerve root of a spinal nerve were destroyed, a person would lose
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  • sensory perception related to that pathway
  • willed movement related to that pathway
  • reflex activity only, related to that pathway
  • both reflex activity and sensation related to that pathway

Question 3

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The brainstem does not include the
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  • PONS
  • MEDULLA
  • MIDBRAIN
  • CEREBELLUM

Question 4

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The four large, fluid-filled spaces within the brain are called ventricles
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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Ascending tracts carry only sensory information, while descending pathways carry only motor information.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Which of the following is not a function of the hypothalamus?
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  • production of hormones
  • “go between” of the psyche and the soma
  • appetite center
  • regulation of motor activity

Question 7

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Peripheral sensory neuron cell bodies are located in the dorsal root ganglia of the spinal nerves.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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The innermost layer of the meninges is the:
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  • pia mater
  • arachnoid membrane
  • dura mater

Question 9

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Axons from the gray horns of the spinal cord terminate in:
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  • the cerebral cortex
  • sensory receptors
  • skeletal muscle
  • none of the above

Question 10

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The white matter of the cerebellum is called the:
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  • ARBOR VITAE
  • VERMIS
  • PEDUNCLE
  • NONE OF THE ABOVE
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