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Nervous system in humans: Neural Control and Coordination - MCQs Quiz - 2

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Question 1
There are ______ pairs of cranial nerves arising from the brain.
A
8
B
12
C
18
D
25
Question 2
Recording of the electrical activity associated with the heartbeat is called ______.
A
Oscilloscope
B
Electrocardiogram
C
Stethoscope
D
Laparoscope
Question 3
Preganglionic neurons lie within the ______.
A
Parasympathetic nervous system
B
Sympathetic nervous system
C
Peripheral nervous system
D
Central nervous system
Question 4
Skeletal muscles are controlled by ______.
A
Sympathetic nerves
B
Parasympathetic nerves
C
Somatic nerves
D
Autonomic nerves
Question 5
Spinal cord and brain are wrapped in protective membranes known as ______.
A
Axomembranes
B
Meninges
C
Nodes of Ranvier
D
Myelin sheath
Question 6
The basic cyclic pattern of inspiration and expiration are established by a respiratory center within the ______.
A
Cerebellum
B
Medulla oblongata
C
Cerebral cortex
D
Thalamus
Question 7
Which portion of the brain is responsible for various emotions such as pleasure, fear, and happiness?
A
Thalamus
B
Reticular formation
C
Hypothalamus
D
Limbic system
Question 8
The difference in charge between inside and outside environment (change in voltage) of the nerve cell membrane is measured by ______.
A
Oscilloscope
B
Electrocardiogram
C
Stethoscope
D
Laparoscope
Question 9
The difference in voltage between the inside and outside of a cell is called ______.
A
Spike potential
B
Action potential
C
Resting potential
D
Reaction potential
Question 10
The generation of excitation-contraction coupling involves all the following events except
A
Generation of end-plate potential
B
Release of calcium from troponin
C
Formation of cross-linkages between actin and myosin
D
Hydrolysis of ATP to ADP
Question 11
The protein carrier in the membrane, called "sodium-potassium pump" pumps ______
A
Both Na+ and K+ in
B
Both Na+ and K+ out
C
Na+ in and K+ out
D
Na+ out and K+ in
Question 12
The thin and convoluted outer layer of gray matter that covers the cerebral hemispheres is
A
Medulla oblongata
B
Thalamus
C
Cerebral cortex
D
Meninges
Question 13
When a neuron is in resting state i.e. not conducting any impulse, the axonal membrane is
A
Comparatively more permeable to K+ ions and nearly impermeable to Na+ ions
B
Comparatively more permeable to Na+ ions and nearly impermeable to K+ ions
C
Equally permeable to both Na+ and K+ ions
D
Impermeable to both Na+ and K+ ions
Question 14
When sympathetic nervous system is activated it causes the secretion of
A
Adrenaline which inhibits the organ
B
Acetylcholine which stimulates the organ
C
Adrenaline which stimulates the organ
D
Acetylcholine which inhibits the organ
Question 15
Select the correct statement from the ones given below
A
Cocaine is given to patients after surgery as it stimulates recovery
B
Barbiturates when given to criminals make them tell the truth
C
Morphine is often given to persons who have undergone surgery as a pain killer
D
Chewing tobacco lowers blood pressure and heart rate
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5 thoughts on “Nervous system in humans: MCQs Quiz – 2

  • dhruv

    in 9 question stage of neuron should be mentioned

  • Hemlata

    good question. i need more questions like this.

  • Tushar

    nice on since i am a maharashtra board student there are some questions which are not in our syllabus