Nervous System Overview: Central & Peripheral


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Which of the following are part of the central nervous system?

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The central nervous system is the control center of the body, and this quiz can help test your understanding of its various functions. Some of the concepts you'll be tested on include responses that happen automatically and actions of the nervous system.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Components of the central nervous system
  • Different functions of the central nervous system
  • Identify the subsystems that are part of the central nervous system
  • Responses and actions of the central nervous system

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Making connections - correlate responses and reflexes with the specific component of the central nervous system
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the subsystems of the central nervous system
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the nervous system

Additional Skills

Learn more about the central nervous system by reviewing the corresponding lesson called Nervous System. The following objectives are covered in this lesson:

  • Explains the make up and function of the spinal cord
  • Covers natural reflexes
  • Defines the central nervous system
  • Discusses the different types of nervous system and responses