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Introduction To The Human Body, 9th Edition by Gerard J. Tortora – Test Bank

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Introduction To The Human Body, 9th Edition by Gerard J. Tortora – Test Bank

Package Title: Test Bank
Course Title: IHB9e
Chapter Number: 9

Question type: Multiple Choice

1) The branch of medicine that deals with normal functioning and disorders of the nervous system is called

a) pathology.
b) endocrinology.
c) neuroendocrinology.
d) neurology.
e) neuropathology.

Answer: d

Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 1: LO 9.1 Explain how function and location of the component of the nervous system determine its organization.
Learning Objective 2: LO 9.1.1 Describe the organization of the nervous system.
Section Reference 1: Section 9.1 Overview of the Nervous System.

2) Which of the labeled structures in the diagram contains synaptic vesicles that store neurotransmitters?

a) A
b) B
c) D
d) E
e) F

Answer: e

Difficulty: Medium
Learning Objective 1: LO 9.2 Describe the cells of the nervous system, comparing white to gray matter.
Learning Objective 2: LO 9.2.1 Contrast the histological characteristics and the functions of neurons and neuroglia.
Section Reference 1: Section 9.2 Histology of Nervous Tissue.

3) The nervous system and the ___ system share the greatest responsibility for maintaining homeostasis.

a) immune
b) endocrine
c) cardiovascular
d) respiratory
e) muscular

Answer: b

Difficulty: Medium
Learning Objective 1: LO 9.1 Explain how function and location of the component of the nervous system determine its organization.
Learning Objective 2: LO 9.1.1 Describe the organization of the nervous system.
Section Reference 1: Section 9.1 Overview of the Nervous System.

4) Neurons that conduct nerve impulses from the receptors to the central nervous system are

a) motor neurons.
b) efferent neurons.
c) interneurons.
d) sensory neurons.
e) association neurons.

Answer: d

Difficulty: Medium
Learning Objective 1: LO 9.1 Explain how function and location of the component of the nervous system determine its organization.
Learning Objective 2: LO 9.1.1 Describe the organization of the nervous system.
Section Reference 1: Section 9.1 Overview of the Nervous System.

5) Processes that carry impulses from the neuron cell body to another neuron or effector are called

a) dendrites.
b) axons.
c) synapses.
d) neurofibrils.
e) myelin sheaths.

Answer: b

Difficulty: Medium

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