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Question number: 1

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Neurons come in many sizes and shapes, but they have certain features in common. Each has a cell body that contains the machinery to keep the neuron alive, and each has two types of fiber ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Dendrites and cell membrane

b.

Cell membrane and myelin sheath

c.

Axon and myelin sheath

d.

Dendrites and an axon

Question number: 2

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The part of the nerve cell specialized for conducting information is the

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

axon

b.

cell body

c.

neurilemma

d.

soma

Question number: 3

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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The main function of myelin is to

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

aid a nerve’s receptivity to neurotransmitters by increasing the number of receptor sites available.

b.

affect the speed of nerve impulses.

c.

form a protective coating over nerve axons.

d.

block the reception of acetylcholine.

Question number: 4

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The part of neuron that receives neural signals is the ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Dendrite

b.

Axon

c.

Cell body

d.

Synapse

Question number: 5

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Which of the following is NOT a part of a neuron?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

synapse

b.

axon terminal

c.

axon

d.

soma

Question number: 6

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Motoneurons may also be excited directly by some sensory inputs to produce simple adaptive bodily movements known as ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Reticular formation

b.

Reflexes

c.

Reticulum

d.

Cerebellum

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