1. Spinal nerves containing both sensory and motor neurons in one nerve are called __________. a. scrambled nerves b. mixed nerves c. combined nerves d. blended nerves e. none of the above 2. The __________ is the space between the dura mater and bone filled with blood vessels and adipose tissue. a. subaranoid space b. outer space c. vestibular space d. epidural space e. none of the above 3. __________ is the large groove on the front side of the spinal cord. a. anterior median fissure b. posterior median fissure c. medial fissure d. lateral fissure e. none of the above 4. Regions of gray matter called __________, integrate incoming and outgoing impulses. a. horns b. columns c. bones d. partitions e. none of the above 5. __________ are the efferent tracts that conduct motor impulses from the brain to muscles or glands. a. horns b. columns c. bones d. partitions e. none of the above 6. The vertebrae consist of how many irregular bones? a. 23 b. 24 c. 25 d. 26 e. 27 7. The innermost membrane of the meninges which contains blood vessels for nerve cells is the __________. a. gray matter b. aranoid mater c. dura mater d. pia mater e. white matter 8. The spinal cord is located inside the __________. a. brain b. vertebral foramen c. stomach d. large intestine e. small intestine 9. __________ is an inflammation of the meninges caused by bacteria or viruses in the cerebrospinal fluid. a. Meningitis b. Tonsilitis c. Cerebral Palsy d. Appendictomy e. none of the above 10. The __________ column has mainly motor tracts and some sensory tracts. a. anterior b. lateral c. frontal d. posterior e. none of the above 11. The __________ controls the coordination of voluntary muscular movements. a. cerebrum b. midbrain c. pons d. cerebellum e. pariental 12. The __________ lobes are responsible for the understanding of speech and thought expression. a. cerebrum b. midbrain c. pons d. cerebellum e. pariental 13. Hormones affecting metabolism, growth, and puberty are secreted by the __________. a. central sulcus b. hypothalamus c. pituitary gland d. thalamus e. lateral sulcus 14. The bridge of nerve fibers connecting cerebral hemispheres is called the __________. a. corpus callosum b. brainstem c. pons d. lateral sulcus e. none of the above 15. The autonomic nervous system is controlled by the __________. a. midbrain b. hypothalamus c. thalamus d. parietal e. none of the above 16. An interruption in blood flow in a vessel supplying cerebral brain tissue is known as a __________. a. brain freeze b. headache c. stroke d. memory loss e. both a and b are correct 17. The __________ is the largest part of the brain and it controls memory and reasoning. a. cerebrum b. pariental c. cerebellum d. temporal e. midbrain 18. The __________ hemisphere controls spatial perception, facial recognition, and musical ability. a. right b. left c. front d. back e. none of the above 19. The "relay station" for all sensory impulses is called the __________. a. hypothalamus b. midbrain c. brainstem d. thalamus e. none of the above 20. The __________ is the site where many cranial nerves emerge. a. brainstem b. pariental c. pons d. midbrain e. central sulcus Answers 1. b. mixed nerves 2. d. epdiural space 3. a. anterior median fissure 4. a. horns 5. b. columns 6. d. 26 7. d. pia mater 8. b. vertebral foramen 9. a. Meningitis 10. b. lateral 11. d. cerecellum 12. e. pariental 13. c. pituitary gland 14. a. corpus callosum 15. b. hypothalamus 16. c. stroke 17. a. cerebrum 18. a. right 19. d. thalamus 20. c. pons
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