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Nervous System (Grade 10)

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Nervous System

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
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 auto nervous system is subdivision of
  1. parasympathetic
  2. central nervous system
  3. peripheral nervous system
  4. sympathetic nervous system
What are nerve cells that detect conditions in the body's environment called?
  1. sensors
  2. neurons
  3. synapses
  4. receptors
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
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 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
The part of the brain which controls breathing and 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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