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Nervous System (Grade 10)

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Nervous System

What makes up the central nervous system (CNS)?
  1. brain and heart
  2. brain and spinal cord
  3. heart and spinal cord
  4. spinal cord and lungs
  5. skin and brain
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.
The                 branch of the nervous system receives sensory information and controls muscle movements.
  1. central
  2. sensory-motor
  3. vagal
  4. somatic
  5. autonomic
The autonomic nervous system is a subdivision of the
  1. parasympathetic nervous system.
  2. central nervous system.
  3. peripheral nervous system.
  4. sympathetic nervous system.
What nerve cells detect conditions in the body's environment?
  1. sensors
  2. neurons
  3. synapses
  4. receptors
The nerve cells that relay signals from the central nervous system to the other parts of the body are
  1. sensory neurons.
  2. motor neurons.
  3. interneurons.
  4. messenger neurons.
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.
The nerves that 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.
The part of the brain that controls breathing and the heartbeat is the
  1. cerebrum.
  2. cerebellum.
  3. brain stem.
  4. medulla oblongata.
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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