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Nervous System (Grade 10)

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Nervous System

1. 
What is the central nervous system? (CNS)
  1. the brain and the heart
  2. the brain and the spinal cord
  3. the heart and the spinal cord
  4. the spinal cord and the lungs
  5. the skin and the brain
2. 
The division of the nervous system containing all of the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord is the                            .
  1. central nervous system
  2. peripheral nervous system
  3. axial nervous system
  4. appendicular nervous system
3. 
The                 branch of the nervous system receives sensory information and controls muscle movements
  1. central
  2. sensory-motor
  3. vagal
  4. somatic
  5. autonomic
4. 
The auto nervous system is subdivision of
  1. parasympathetic
  2. central nervous system
  3. peripheral nervous system
  4. sympathetic nervous system
5. 
What are nerve cells that detect conditions in the body's environment called?
  1. sensors
  2. neurons
  3. synapses
  4. receptors
6. 
Nerve cells that relay signals from the central nervous system to the other parts of the body are known as                  .
  1. sensory neurons
  2. motor neurons
  3. interneurons
  4. messenger neurons
7. 
The long fiber of a nerve cell that transmits signals from the body of the cell to other nerve cells is the                .
  1. synapse
  2. dendrite
  3. ganglion
  4. axon
8. 
The nerves which branch directly from the brain stem and transmit nerve signals to and from the eyes, ears, mouth, face, and scalp are the                 .
  1. meninges
  2. spinal nerves
  3. cerebral ganglia
  4. cranial nerves
9. 
The part of the brain which controls breathing and heartbeat is the                  .
  1. cerebrum
  2. cerebellum
  3. brain stem
  4. medulla oblongata
10. 
The part of the brain in which most thoughts, memories, voluntary actions, and intelligence occur is the                  .
  1. cerebrum
  2. cerebellum
  3. brain stem
  4. medulla oblongata
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