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5 Matching questions

  1. Myelin sheath
  2. What does a sensory neuron do?
  3. Nerves
  4. Where do you find the nucleus in a neuron?
  5. Synapse
  1. a The very tiny space between the axon terminal of one neuron and the dendrite of another
  2. b It takes information to the brain or spinal cord
  3. c The fatty tissue wrapped around an axon that allows information to travel more quickly down the axon
  4. d In the cell body
  5. e Bundles of neural axons running together. They gather information from inside and outside the body and send it to the brain. They also carry commands from the brain to the body

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The part of the neuron that contains the nucleus and receives information from the dendrites
  2. Neurons that send information to your spinal cord and brain for processing
  3. The two part system (central and peripheral) that controls a huge number of activities in your body
  4. The "little brain" that controls your complex muscle movements, helping you to maintain balance
  5. A gland which sits on top of your kidney and releases the hormone epinephrine, which tells the cells to release any sugar stored up when you need to run away or fight (flight or fight response)

5 True/False questions

  1. Central Nervous SystemContains nerves that spread out from the central nervous system to the outer edges of the body


  2. IntegrationA type of neuron that is found between (and connects) other neurons


  3. Thymus GlandThe gland that helps the body's defense system by producing hormones responsible for the development of a certain type of white blood cell


  4. What does a motor neuron do?It sends information from the brain or spinal cord to the muscles and organs of the body, telling them what to do.


  5. Name the three parts of the brain we discussed.Cerebrum, cerebellum, brainstem


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