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1

The central nervous system includes all of the nervous system except the peripheral nervous system

True

2

A neuron that transmits a nerve impulse toward the central nervous system is called a:

Sensory neuron

3

Which of the following is not a function of the CNS?
a) Integrating sensory information
b) Evaluating the information
c) Initiating an outgoing response
d) All of the above are functions

d) All of the above

4

The part of the nervous system that transmits impulses from the CNS to the skeletal muscle is the:

Somatic nervous system

5

Groups of cell bodies located in the brain or spinal cord are referred to as ganglia

False

6

The innermost layer of the meninges is the:

Pia Mater

7

The main divisions of the CNS are:

The brain and spinal cord

8

The are ___ ventricles in the brain

4

9

From superficial to deep, which is the correct order of location of the meninges?

Dura Mater, Arachnoid Mater, Pia Mater

10

The cerebrospinal fluid resides in the:
a) Ventricles
b) Subarachnoid space
c) Central canal of the spinal cord
d) All of the above

d) All of the above

11

The limbic system controls:

Emotions

12

Along a neuron, the correct pathway for impulse conduction is:

Dendrite, cell body, axon

13

A neuron that has only one axon but several dendrites is classified as a :

Multipolar neuron

14

Gray matter in the brain and spinal cord consists primarily of:

Cell bodies

15

The white matter of the nervous system is predominantly made up of:

Myelinated fibers

16

When an impulse reaches a synapse:

Chemical transmitters are released

17

Neurotransmitters are released in the synapse and bind to:

Receptors on the postsynaptic terminal

18

Dendrites conduct impulses:

Toward cell bodies