Practice Exam Anatomy and Physiology

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1) The brain and spinal cord comprise the _____ nervous system. A) autonomic B) peripheral C) central D) efferent E) afferent 2) Voluntary control of skeletal muscles is provided by the _____ nervous system. A) sympathetic B) parasympathetic C) afferent D) somatic E) autonomic 3) The part of the peripheral nervous system that brings information to the central nervous system is A) motor. B) afferent. C) efferent. D) autonomic. E) somatic. 4) The myelin sheaths that surround the axons of some of the neurons in the CNS are formed by A) Schwann cells. B) chroid plexus C) oligodendrocytes. D) microglia. E) arachnoid villi 5. Aggregations of rough ER in neurons are referred to as A) neurofilaments. B) axon hillock C) telodendria.

D) Nissl bodies. E) soma.

6) Neurons that have one axon and one dendrite are called A) anaxonic. B) unipolar. C) bipolar. D) northpolar. E) multipolar. 7) Neurons that have several dendrites and a single axon are called A) anaxonic. B) unipolar. C) bipolar. D) tripolar. E) multipolar. 8. Sensory neurons of the PNS are A) unipolar. B) bipolar. C) anaxonic. D) multipolar. E) tripolar. 9. _____ neurons are rare, but occur in special sense organs. A) Multipolar B) Anaxonic C) Unipolar D) Bipolar E) none of the above 10.During embryonic development, which of the following brain vesicles will form the cerebrum?

A) telencephalon B) diencephalon C) mesencephalon D) metencephalon E) myelencephalon 11) Which of the following links the cerebral hemispheres with the brain stem? A) medulla oblongata B) pons C) mesencephalon D) diencephalon E) cerebellum 12)The cerebellum and pons are derived from the A) telencephalon. B) diencephalon. C) mesencephalon. D) metencephalon. E) myelencephalon. 13) Major centers concerned with control of breathing, blood pressure, and heart rate are located in the A) medulla oblongata. B) pons. C) mesencephalon. D) diencephalon. E) hypothalamus. 14) The lateral ventricles communicate with the third ventricle through...
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