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5 Matching questions

  1. Cerebral Cortex
  2. Pituitary Gland
  3. Autonomic nervous system
  4. What does a motor neuron do?
  5. Myelin sheath
  1. a The fatty tissue wrapped around an axon that allows information to travel more quickly down the axon
  2. b The part of the peripheral nervous system that works automatically. It controls your smooth muscles so your organs can function without your thinking about them.
  3. c The gland in your brain that is the central controller for many other hormone releasing glands
  4. d It sends information from the brain or spinal cord to the muscles and organs of the body, telling them what to do.
  5. e The folded outer part of your cerebrum

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. one of the "arms" of a neuron that reaches out in many directions and gathers information
  2. A special organ in your body that produces a chemical which your body needs
  3. The most important cells in the nervous system. They receive, store and process information, as well as send messages throughout the body
  4. Chemicals at the end of an axon that transmit information from one neuron to another
  5. It is the part of the nervous system that covers the involuntary activities of your body.

5 True/False questions

  1. AxonThe part of the neuron that transmits information from the nucleus to the different parts of the body


  2. Nervous SystemThe two part system (central and peripheral) that controls a huge number of activities in your body


  3. Somatic nervous systemThe part of the peripheral nervous system that is responsible for the voluntary movements you make


  4. Endocrine SystemThe system that operates through hormones to coordinate and control many of the activities that go on in your body


  5. IntegrationA function of the brain that sorts and processes information, making it understandable and usable