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Human Nervous System Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. There are ________ types of neurons.

Question 2 2. Auditory and visual responses are primarily controlled by the ________.

Question 3 3. All parts of the body communicate to the brain via the ________.

Question 4 4. Swatting a mosquito is an example of which of the following?

Question 5 5. Which of the following are part of the central nervous system?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is an example of a parasympathetic response?

Question 7 7. Shivering happens to try to warm up your body. This is an example of which type of reflex?

Question 8 8. The stretch reflex helps to maintain what two body functions?

Question 9 9. In a reflex, ______ neurons travel to the central nervous system and ______ neurons travel back to the muscle/organ.

Question 10 10. LASIK involved altering the structure of which one of the following?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a procedure where sound waves are used to break apart the lens of the eye?

Question 12 12. What's the word for a procedure that reattaches the retina in a case of retinal detachment?

Question 13 13. Myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism can be classified as which of the following?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the best term that implies perfect vision?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is the correct term for farsightedness?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following are examples of sensory receptors?

Question 17 17. What is the adequate stimulus?

Question 18 18. What is the adequate stimulus for hair cells?

Question 19 19. Sharpness or clarity of vision is properly termed:

Question 20 20. The ability of the cornea and lens to bend incoming light rays and focus them on the retina is called:

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Question 21 21. Emmetr- is a combining form that means:

Question 22 22. The temporal lobe processes information about _____, the parietal lobe processes information about _____ and the occipital lobe of the brain process information about _____ respectively.

Question 23 23. How do the roles of the hippocampus and the hypothalamus differ?

Question 24 24. How can parts of the limbic system be remembered?

Question 25 25. What part of the eye keeps the eye in the skull?

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Question 26 26. Why is vitreous clear?

Question 27 27. Where are the cones of the eye located?

Question 28 28. What is brain damage?

Question 29 29. What are the symptoms of brain damage?

Question 30 30. What is one main way to prevent brain damage?

Human Nervous System Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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