Content Frame
Note for screen reader users: There is text between the form elements on this page. To be sure that you do not miss any text, use item by item navigation methods, rather than tabbing from form element to form element
[Skip Breadcrumb Navigation]

Chapter Practice Test

This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1
1 Which of the following structures is NOT a part of the peripheral nervous system (PNS)?
End of Question 1

Question 2
2 Match the following sensory receptors to the stimuli they detect.

Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A stretch
B light energy
C temperature
D pain
E chemicals in solution
End of Question 2

Question 3
3 Proprioceptors advise the brain of __________.
End of Question 3

Question 4
4 Simple receptors found in epithelia and connective tissue tend to __________.
End of Question 4

Question 5
5 Which of the following has nonencapsulated nerve endings?
End of Question 5

Question 6
6 The final level of neural integration in the somatosensory system is the __________ level.
End of Question 6

Question 7
7 Fast adapting receptors are called __________.
End of Question 7

Question 8
8 Most nerves are able to carry impulses both toward and away from the CNS.
End of Question 8

Question 9
9 CNS nerve fibers are able to regenerate.
End of Question 9

Question 10
10 A nerve that carries autonomic signals away from the CNS is classified as __________.
End of Question 10

Question 11
11 Of the following, choose the FALSE statement about cranial nerves.
End of Question 11

Question 12
12 The first two pairs of cranial nerves attach to the __________.
End of Question 12

Question 13
13 All spinal nerves are mixed nerves.
End of Question 13

Question 14
14 If the phrenic nerve were severed, what would be the most immediate effect?
End of Question 14

Question 15
15 The pinching motion (with opposed thumb and forefinger) is highly dependent upon impulses transmitted by the __________.
End of Question 15

Question 16
16 Which of the following is FALSE regarding the sciatic nerve?
End of Question 16

Question 17
17 The first level of motor control is the __________.
End of Question 17

Question 18
18 Which structure is involved in the projection level of motor control?
End of Question 18

Question 19
19 In a reflex arc, the __________ transmits afferent impulses to the CNS.
End of Question 19

Question 20
20 Choose the true statement.
End of Question 20

Clear Answers/Start Over

Answer choices in this exercise appear in a different order each time the page is loaded.

Copyright © 1995 - 2018 Pearson Education . All rights reserved. Pearson Benjamin Cummings is an imprint of Pearson .
Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Permissions

[Return to the Top of this Page]