Name the Following: Cells that Assist the Neuron in Their Function - Science and Technology 2


Name the following: Cells that assist the neuron in their function




Concept: Central Nervous System (CNS)
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2014-2015 (March)


Explain their neurons function.

Classify the following as voluntary and involuntary actions:
(a) Coughing
(b) Food getting digested
(c) Moving a table
(d) Kicking a ball
(e) Beating of heart
(f) Flying a kite

Name the following: The small gap between the consecutive neurons

Name the following: Part of the brain that coordinates the voluntary functions

Classify the following as voluntary actions and involuntary actions:

Sneezing, throwing ball, heartbeats, writing

What are the two types of nerves? Write their functions

Give the function of Optic nerve.

Give the function of Facial nerve.

Briefly describe the structure of the cerebrum in human brain and mention its functions.

Mention the three functions of spinal cord.

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

Memory and intelligence are controlled by

  1. cerebrum
  2. medulla oblongata
  3. cerebellum
  4. spinal cord

Fill in the blanks:

The three main parts of the brain are ______ , ________ and __________________.

State whether the following statement are true (T) or false (F):

The largest part of the brain is the cerebrum.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Cerebellum maintains balance of the body,

Find the odd-one out, giving reason:

Axon, cell body, dendrite, cerebellum

Describe three kinds of nerves, giving the example of each.

Answer the following question:
What is a chromosome? How many pairs of autosomes are present in human beings?

The sympathetic nervous system is a part of the central nervous system.

In the central nervous system, myelinated fibres form the white matter.

Match the following.

  Column I   Column II
i. oligodendrocytes a. Small sized, derived from monocytes and acts as macrophages
ii. Astrocytes b. Production and circulation of CSF
iii. Ependymal cells c. Mainly form the myelin sheath around central axon
iv. Microglia d. Star shaped and most abundant glial cells of CNS

All of the following statements regarding the human brain are correct, EXCEPT

Cerebro-spinal fluid performs following functions EXCEPT.

The function of the hypothalamus is/are ______

______ layer is in close contact of the CNS in human beings.

What are the two components of the central nervous system?

Name the part of the nervous system which helps in communication between the central nervous system and other parts of the body.


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