Itec Style question on Nerves

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Which of the following is not a function of the of the cerebrum

  1. interprets and perceives pain, heat and cold
  2. controls mental activity
  3. controls the muscle tone and posture
  4. controls voluntary movement

controls the muscle tone and posture

2

Which of the following is a function of the sympathetic nerve system?

  1. slows the action of the heart
  2. constricts the flow of blood to the heart
  3. causes dilation of blood vessels supplying skeletal muscles
  4. Releases actetycholine

Causes dilation of blood vessels supplying skeletal muscles

3

Grey matter is positioned where ?

on the outside of the brain and inside the spinal cord

4

which part of the nerve cell speeds up the passage of nerve impulses along the fibre?

Nodes of Ranvier

5

Which part of the brain is associated with maintaining the balance and equilibrium of the body?

The Cerbellum

6

How many pairs of Lumbar Nerves are there?

5

7

Which part of the body helps the nervous system maintain homeostasis?

Endocrine system

8

which part of the brain is responsible for breathing?

Medulla Oblongata

9

how many pairs of nerves does the spinal cord have?

31

10

Define dendrites

Nerve fibres - like branches that transmit nerve impulses