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The system that controls and coordinates body responses to changes in your environment is the __________
a) circulatory system b) digestive system c) nervous system d) skeletal system
The central nervous system is made up of the ___________
a) brain and nerves b) brain and spinal cord c) spinal cord and nerves d) nerves outside the spinal cord
The peripheral nervous system is made up of the ____________
a) brain and nerves b) brain and spinal cord c) spinal cord and nerves d) nerves outside the spinal cord
Gathering information is the job of the ______________
a) central nervous system b) peripheral nervous system c) d)
Interpreting information is the job of the ____________
a) central nervous system b) peripheral nervous system c) d)
Another name for a nerve cell is ________
a) neuron b) dendrite c) synapse d) skull
The main control organ of the central nervous system is the ___________
a) spinal cord b) nerve c) brain d) tendon
A change in the external environment that starts an impulse is known as a ________
a) medulla b) situation c) response d) stimulus
The thinking part of the brain is the _________
a) brain stem b) spinal cord c) cerebrum/cortex d) cerebellum
The part of the human central nervous system that controls heartbeat, breathing, and blood pressure is the
a) brain stem b) spinal cord c) cerebrum/cortex d) cerebellum
In order for a nerve impulse to move from one neuron to another, it must cross a gap called the __________
a) synapse b) dendrite c) brain d) axon
Homeostasis means to keep body systems _____________
a) stationary b) balanced and steady c) happy d) home
An example of a reaction to a stimulus is _______________
a) a boy smelling a flower b) eyes blinking due to smoke in the air c) a person tapping on the shoulder of a friend d) a loud clap of thunder
Neurotransmitters (chemicals) are first detected by which part of a neuron?
a) axon b) terminal branch c) dendrite d) nucleus
A loss of memory would most likely be due to damage to the
a) cerebellum b) cerebrum c) brain stem d) spinal cord
What was the purpose of Phineas Gages tamping iron?
a) to lift heavy objects b) to help climb over rocks c) to set explosive charges d) to help drive a stagecoach
What part of Phineas brain was damaged by the tamping iron?
a) brain stem b) cerebellum c) frontal lobe d) spinal cord
What is the role of sensory organs in the body?
a) the transmission of impulses directly to effectors b) the detection of environmental stimuli c) the conduction of impulses from the spinal cord d) the interpretation of impulses from motor neurons
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