Human Nervous System Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The stretch reflex helps to maintain what two body functions?

Question 2 2. Burning your hand is an example of which type of reflex?

Question 3 3. A simple reflex involves only one part of the central nervous system and is classified as ______.

Question 4 4. How is brain damage treated?

Question 5 5. What is one main way to prevent brain damage?

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Question 6 6. What are the symptoms of brain damage?

Question 7 7. Which part of the brain is composed of nerve cells that filter stimuli?

Question 8 8. The oldest parts of the brain are the _____.

Question 9 9. How can parts of the limbic system be remembered?

Question 10 10. What is the adequate stimulus for photoreceptors?

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Question 11 11. What is the adequate stimulus for hair cells?

Question 12 12. What is the adequate stimulus?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a procedure where sound waves are used to break apart the lens of the eye?

Question 14 14. LASIK involved altering the structure of which one of the following?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is used to treat glaucoma?

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Question 16 16. Auditory and visual responses are primarily controlled by the ________.

Question 17 17. There are ________ types of neurons.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is part of the central nervous system?

Question 19 19. What part of the eye keeps the eye in the skull?

Question 20 20. Which part of the eye does 66% of the focusing?

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Question 21 21. How are images of the visual world processed and sent to the brain?

Question 22 22. Adjustment of various parts of the eye in order to allow for the eyes to focus on objects at varying distances is known as:

Question 23 23. When an object comes close to you in your visual field, your eyes will ___ as they focus on it.

Question 24 24. Emmetr- is a combining form that means:

Question 25 25. Swatting a mosquito is an example of which of the following?

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Question 26 26. When you touch a hot stove, which neurons tell your brain it's hot?

Question 27 27. You see a donut on a plate displayed at your local bakery, and your mouth starts watering. Which nervous system allows this to happen?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is the best term that implies perfect vision?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is the correct term for farsightedness?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is the correct term for nearsightedness?

Human Nervous System Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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