What are Neurological Disorders? - Definitions & Causes


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The insulation surrounding a neuron is called:

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1. A neuron is a:

2. The nervous system is directly most responsible for (choose the most appropriate answer):

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of what causes neurological disorders. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the parts of the nervous system and its responsibility.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Insulation surrounding a neuron
  • Neuron
  • Condition that affects the health, function and structure of the nervous system

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related neurological disorders lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the responsibility of the nervous system
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the potential causes of neurological disorders

Additional Learning

To learn more about neurological disorders, review the accompanying lesson called What are Neurological Disorders? - Definitions & Causes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what the nervous system is and how the neurons are responsible for helping the brain carry out functions
  • Learn about the function of the myelin sheath
  • Recall the different causes such as injury, trauma, drugs or toxins