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The nervous system allows organism to do what?
a) Sense and respond to the external environment
b) Experience the emtion of being nervous
c) Only allows organisms to feel intense pain
d) Only allows organsims to see and hear

The nervous system is a complex network of...
a) Nerves and cells
b) Blood vessels
c) Axons and Dendrites
d) Internal telephone wires

Humans have the most complex nervous system of all organisms.
a) True
b) False

The nervous system has what basic function(s)?
a) All of the options
b) Motor
c) Integrative
d) Sensory

The two main sections of a neuron are what?
a) Axon and dendrite
b) Neuroglia and cell body
c) Oligodendrocytes and microglial cells
d) Neu and ron

The corpus callosum is responsible for what?
a) Dividing the left and right hemispheres of the brain
b) Protecting the spinal cord
c) Protecting the brain
d) Reasoning, higher level thinking and language

The hypothalamus is responsible for hormones, hunger, heart rate, blood pressure and body temperature.
a) True
b) False

The peripheral nervous system consists of what parts?
a) The somatic and autonomic nervous system
b) The sensory and automatic nervous system
c) The brain and spinal cord
d) The nerves and the heart

The peripheral nervous system sends nerve impusles to the central nervous system.
a) True
b) False

The peripheral nervous system senses...
a) All five senses
b) Only pain
c) Touch and smell
d) Only touch

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