Nervous Tissue

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Question 1
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The ________ nervous system is composed of the brain and spinal cord.

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autonomic

B

peripheral

C

central

D

efferent

E

afferent

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Question 2
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The ________ nervous system controls the skeletal muscles.

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sympathetic

B

parasympathetic

C

afferent

D

somatic

E

autonomic

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Question 3
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The part of the peripheral nervous system that carries sensory information to the CNS is designated

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motor.

B

afferent.

C

efferent.

D

autonomic.

E

somatic.

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Question 4
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The efferent division of the peripheral nervous system innervates ________ cells.

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A

skeletal muscle

B

smooth muscle

C

heart muscle

D

glandular

E

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Question 5
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The nervous tissue outside of the central nervous system composes the ________ nervous system.

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somatic

B

peripheral

C

autonomic

D

afferent

E

parasympathetic

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Question 6
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The ________ division of the peripheral nervous system brings sensory information to the central nervoussystem.

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somatic
B
peripheral
C
autonomic
D
afferent
E
parasympathetic
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Question 7
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The ________ division of the nervous system carries motor commands to muscles and glands.

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spinal
B
peripheral
C
autonomic
D
afferent
E
efferent
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Question 8
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The ________ nervous system provides involuntary regulation of smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and glandularactivity.

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somatic
B
peripheral
C
autonomic
D
afferent
E
motor
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Question 9
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________ carry motor information to peripheral effectors.

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A
Unipolar neurons
B
Efferent neurons
C
Multipolar neurons
D
Afferent neurons
E
Interneurons
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Question 10
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________ nerves are nerves that connect to the spinal cord.

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Spinal
B
Cranial
C
Afferent
D
Multipolar
E
Autonomic
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Question 11
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________ nerves are nerves that connect to the brain.

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Spinal
B
Unmyelinated
C
Myelinated
D
Cranial
E
Interneural
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Question 12
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The axoplasm of the axon contains which of the following?

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neurotubules
B
mitochondria
C
vesicles
D
neurofibrils
E
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Question 13
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Which of the following is not a recognized structural classification for neurons?

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anaxonic
B
bipolar
C
multipolar
D
pseudopolar
E
unipolar
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Question 14
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The most abundant class of neuron in the central nervous system is

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anaxonic.
B
bipolar.
C
multipolar.
D
pseudopolar.
E
unipolar.
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Question 15
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The cytoplasm that surrounds the nucleus of a neuron is called the

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protoplasm.
B
nucleoplasm.
C
sarcoplasm.
D
neuroplasm.
E
perikaryon.
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Question 16
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Clusters of RER and free ribosomes in neurons are called

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neurofilaments.
B
neurofibrils.
C
perikaryon.
D
Nissl bodies.
E
microglia.
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Question 17
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The axon is connected to the soma at the

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telodendria.
B
synaptic terminal.
C
collaterals.
D
axon hillock.
E
synapse.
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Question 18
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Branches that may occur along an axon are called

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telodendria.
B
synaptic terminals.
C
collaterals.
D
hillocks.
E
synapses.
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Question 19
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Axons terminate in a series of fine extensions known as

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telodendria.
B
terminals.
C
collaterals.
D
dendrites.
E
synapses.
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Question 20
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The site of intercellular communication between a neuron and another cell is the

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telodendria.
B
axolemma.
C
collateral.
D
hillock.
E
synapse.
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