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Human Nervous System Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is brain damage?

Question 2 2. How is brain damage treated?

Question 3 3. What is one main way to prevent brain damage?

Question 4 4. What part of the eye keeps the eye in the skull?

Question 5 5. How are images of the visual world processed and sent to the brain?

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Question 6 6. Why is vitreous clear?

Question 7 7. What is the adequate stimulus for photoreceptors?

Question 8 8. What is the adequate stimulus for hair cells?

Question 9 9. Which of the following are examples of sensory receptors?

Question 10 10. When you touch a hot stove, which neurons tell your brain it's hot?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following are part of the central nervous system?

Question 12 12. Swatting a mosquito is an example of which of the following?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the correct term for nearsightedness?

Question 14 14. Myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism can be classified as which of the following?

Question 15 15. What is the name for a condition where the unequal (variable) curvature of the cornea or lens cannot properly focus light onto the retina, resulting in incoming light rays focusing at different points?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is used to treat glaucoma?

Question 17 17. What is an intraocular lens?

Question 18 18. What's the word for a procedure that reattaches the retina in a case of retinal detachment?

Question 19 19. In a reflex, ______ neurons travel to the central nervous system and ______ neurons travel back to the muscle/organ.

Question 20 20. Burning your hand is an example of which type of reflex?

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Question 21 21. Shivering happens to try to warm up your body. This is an example of which type of reflex?

Question 22 22. The oldest parts of the brain are the _____.

Question 23 23. Which part of the brain is composed of nerve cells that filter stimuli?

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

Question 25 25. Adjustment of various parts of the eye in order to allow for the eyes to focus on objects at varying distances is known as:

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Question 26 26. Emmetr- is a combining form that means:

Question 27 27. When an object comes close to you in your visual field, your eyes will ___ as they focus on it.

Question 28 28. All parts of the body communicate to the brain via the ________.

Question 29 29. Balance and equilibrium is controlled in the ________.

Question 30 30. Auditory and visual responses are primarily controlled by the ________.

Human Nervous System Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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