Neuroscience MCQ

Neuroscience MCQ

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  • 05th May, 2021

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Below are few Neuroscience MCQ test that checks your basic knowledge of Neuroscience. This Neuroscience Test contains around 20 questions of multiple choice with 4 options. You have to select the right answer to a question. You can see the correct answer by clicking view answer link.

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Neuroscience MCQ Quiz

1) peripheral nervous system (PNS), consists of the brain and the spinal cord.

  • A. true
  • B.false

2) _________________ disorder is associated with decreased activity in the mirror neuron system.

  • A. Depression
  • B.Autism
  • C.Schizophrenia
  • D.Narcolepsy

3) _________________ is divided into four lobes.

  • A. cerebral hemisphere
  • B.cerebellum
  • C.hypothalamus
  • D.cerebral cortex

4) ______________________pairs of brain areas both contain neurons that use acetylcholine as a neurotransmitter.

  • A. Raphe nucleus and medial septum
  • B.Dorsolateral pons and locus coeruleus
  • C.Raphe nucleus and locus coeruleus
  • D.Dorsolateral pons and medial septum.

5) Which of the following neurotransmitter systems is also active during REM sleep?

  • A. Orexin
  • B.Acetylcholine
  • C.Serotonin
  • D.Noradrenalin
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6) Receptor sites for neurotransmitters are found on the ________ of receiving neurons.

  • A. synaptic vesicles
  • B.dendrites
  • C.clefts
  • D.axons

7) When we are afraid, the sympathetic division of the Autonomic Nervous System accelerates the heart rate.

  • A. True
  • B.False

8) The key language centers in the brain are located in the _____________ .

  • A. frontal lobe
  • B.limbic system
  • C.left hemisphere
  • D.right hemisphere

9) Which of the following characteristics have Action potentials ?

  • A. they are an all-or-none response
  • B.they are triggered any time a neuron is stimulated
  • C.they are reversible
  • D.None of the above

10) The small fluid-filled gap between neurons, across which neurotransmitters travel, is called the

  • A. axon terminal
  • B.synapse
  • C.interneuron
  • D.synaptic cleft

11) The following structures is found in the hindbrain is -

  • A. limbic system
  • B.hypothalamus
  • C.pons
  • D.cerebrum

12) Neurons are -

  • A. support and nourish glial cells
  • B.transmit neural impulses
  • C.manufacture myelin
  • D.are one kind of transmitter

13) Motor neurons are generally known as

  • A. afferent neurons
  • B.glial cells
  • C.reflex arcs
  • D.efferent neurons

14) The brain weights about 6 pounds.

  • A. True
  • B.False

15) The two parts of the CNS are the brain and ___________.

  • A. Brainstem
  • B.Spinal Cord
  • C.Nerves
  • D.Autonomic Nervous System

16) The primary emotions include

  • A. Disgust, anger and shame
  • B.Fear, Anger and Joy
  • C.Fear, anger and hatred
  • D.Love, joy and sadness

17) What is damage to the hippocampus likely to affect?

  • A. vision
  • B.memory
  • C.heating
  • D.balance

18) The capacity of one brain area to take over the functions of another damaged brain area is known as -

  • A. brain aphasia
  • B.brain hemispherectomy
  • C.brain plasticity
  • D.brain tomography

19) A much-feared outcome of Alzheimer's disease is

  • A. general paresis
  • B.senile dementia
  • C.paranoia
  • D.functional psychosis

20) A much-feared outcome of Alzheimer's disease is

  • A. general paresis
  • B.senile dementia
  • C.paranoia
  • D.functional psychosis

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