Nervous system MCQs

Which of the following is NOT a part of the central nervous system?

a) Brain

b) Spinal cord

c) Peripheral nerves

d) Retina

Which of the following is NOT a function of the nervous system?

a) Sensory processing

b) Motor control

c) Hormonal regulation

d) Digestion

The resting potential of a neuron is maintained by which of the following ions?

a) Sodium ions

b) Potassium ions

c) Chloride ions

d) Calcium ions

Which of the following is NOT a type of neuroglia (glial cell)?

a) Astrocytes

b) Oligodendrocytes

c) Neurons

d) Microglia

The sympathetic nervous system is involved in the body’s response to which of the following?

a) Rest and relaxation

b) Stress and arousal

c) Hunger and digestion

d) Sleep and repair

Answers: 1) c, 2) d, 3) b, 4) c, 5) b