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1

Where are the nuclei of cranial nerves I and II?

Cerebrum

2

Where are the nuclei of cranial nerves III and IV?

Midbrain

3

Where are the nuclei for cranial nerves V-VIII?

Pons

4

Where are the nuclei for cranial nerves IX-XII?

Medulla

5

What is the function of cranial nerve XII?

Swallowing; movement of tongue

6

What is the function of cranial nerve XI?

Moving head and shoulders

7

What are the principle functions of cranial nerve IX?

Swallowing
Saliva production
Taste

8

What are the principle functions of cranial nerve VII?

Taste
Tears
Saliva
Facial expressions

9

What nerve is responsible for eye movements?

Abducens (VI)
Trochlear (IV)
Oculomotor (III)

10

What cranial nerves are both sensory and motor?

Trigeminal (V)
Facial (VII)
Glossopharyngeal (IX)
Vagus (X)

11

Where is the cranial exit opening for the olfactory nerve?

Cribiform plate of ethmoid

12

Where is the cranial exit opening for the optic nerve?

Optic foramen

13

Where is the cranial exit opening for the oculomotor nerve?

Superior orbital fissure

14

Where is the cranial exit opening for the trochlear nerve?

Superior orbital fissure

15

Where is the cranial exit opening for the abducens nerve?

Superior orbital fissure

16

Where is the cranial exit opening for the trigeminal nerve?

Superior orbital fissure

17

Where is the cranial exit opening for the facial nerve?

Internal acoustic meatus

18

Where is the cranial exit opening for the vestibulocochlear nerve?

Internal acoustic meatus

19

Where is the cranial exit opening for the glossopharyngeal nerve?

Jugular Foramen

20

Where is the cranial exit opening for the vagus nerve?

Jugular Foramen

21

Where is the cranial exit opening for the accessory nerve?

Jugular Foramen

22

Where is the cranial exit opening for the hypoglossal nerve?

Hypoglossal canal