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2008 BIOH Nervous Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. The central nervous system consists of a. the brain and spinal cord. c. the brain stem and cerebellum. b. the spinal nerves only. d. the cerebrum and spinal cord. ____ 2. Refer to the illustration above. Structure 2 in the diagram is the a. reticular formation. c. cerebellum. b. brain stem. d. cerebrum. ____ 3. Information is carried from the central nervous system to a muscle or gland by a. sensory neurons. c. reticular neurons. b. afferent neurons. d. motor neurons. ____ 4. Sensory neurons transmit messages a. from the central nervous system to a muscle or gland. b. from the brain to the spinal cord. c. from the environment to the spinal cord or brain. d. within the brain. ____ 5. Motor neurons transmit messages a. from the environment to the brain. b. from the environment to the spinal cord. c. from the spinal cord to the brain. d. from the central nervous system to a muscle or gland. ____ 6. The peripheral nervous system a. is not linked to the central nervous system. b. provides pathways to and from the central nervous system. c. consists of the cerebellum and spinal cord. d. is composed only of motor neurons. ____ 7. The autonomic nervous system controls a. reflexes. b. voluntary movement. c. involuntary functions of the internal organs. d. locomotion.
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____ 8. The body’s response to a physical threat involves activity of the a. autonomic nervous system. b. sympathetic nervous system. c. peripheral nervous system. d. All of the above ____ 9. A reflex a. may involve two or three neurons. b. is not under conscious control. c. is not learned. d. All of the above ____ 10. Extensions at one end of a neuron’s body that receive input are called a. axons. c. synapses. b. cell bodies. d. dendrites. ____ 11. Nodes of Ranvier a. strengthen axons. c. occur in dendrites. b. slow the nerve impulse. d. are gaps in the myelin sheath. ____ 12. The myelin sheath a. transmits impulses from one neuron to another. b. insulates the synapses. c. nourishes the neurons. d. insulates the axons. ____ 13. The sodium-potassium pump a. rebuilds axon fibers. b. restores resting potential. c. creates a stimulus. d. is found only in the peripheral nervous system. ____ 14. Which statement about the resting potential of a neuron is true ? a. There are many times more sodium ions outside the neuron’s membrane than inside. b. Sodium ions are in balance inside and outside the neuron’s membrane. c.
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