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Chapter 10: The nervous system

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Multiple choice type [Page 135]

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 10 Icse Chapter 10 The nervous system Multiple choice type [Page 135]

Multiple choice type | Q 1 | Page 135

The insulating sheath covering the neural axon is called.

  • Plasmalemma

  • Neurolemma

  • Dura mater

  • Pia mater

Multiple choice type | Q 2 | Page 135

Which one of the following pairs of brain part and its function is not correctly matched?

  • Cerebrum - memory

  • Cerebellum - balance of body

  • Medulla oblongata - controls activities of internal organs

  • Pons - consciousness

Multiple choice type | Q 3 | Page 135

A mixed nerve is one which

  • Carries sensation from 2 or more different sense organs

  • Contains both sensory and motor fibres

  • Has a common root but branches into two or more nerves to different organs

  • Has two or more roots from different parts of brain

Multiple choice type | Q 4 | Page 135

Reflex action is controlled by the

  • brain

  • spinal cord

  • autonomic

  • peripheral nervous system

Very short answer type [Page 135]

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 10 Icse Chapter 10 The nervous system Very short answer type [Page 135]

Very short answer type | Q 1.1 | Page 135

Name the following:

The fluid that is present inside and outside the brain.

Very short answer type | Q 1.2 | Page 135

Name the following:

The junction between two nerve cells

Very short answer type | Q 1.3 | Page 135

Name the following:

The part of the brain which is concerned with memory

Very short answer type | Q 1.4 | Page 135

Name the following:

The part of the human brain which controls body temperature.

Very short answer type | Q 2.1 | Page 135

Note the relationship between the first two words and suggest the suitable word/words for the fourth place.

Stimulus: Receptor:: Impulse: …………….

Very short answer type | Q 2.2 | Page 135

Note the relationship between the first two words and suggest the suitable word/words for the fourth place.

Cerebrum: Diencephalon:: Cerebellum: ……………….

Very short answer type | Q 2.3 | Page 135

Note the relationship between the first two words and suggest the suitable word/words for the fourth place.

Receptor: Sensory nerve:: Motor nerve: ……………….

Very short answer type | Q 3.1 | Page 135

Complete the following statement by choosing the correct alternative from the choice given in below :

The dorsal root ganglion of the spinal cord contains cell bodies of  ________ neurons.

  • Motor

  • Sensory

  • Intermediate

Very short answer type | Q 3.2 | Page 135

Complete the following statements by choosing the correct alternative from the choices given in below :

Cerebellum is the part of the brain which is responsible for

  • Conducting reflexes in the body

  • Maintaining posture and equilibrium

  • Controlling thinking, memory and reasoning.

Short answer type [Page 136]

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 10 Icse Chapter 10 The nervous system Short answer type [Page 136]

Short answer type | Q 1.1 | Page 136

Mention where in human bosy is corpus callosum located and state their main function:

Short answer type | Q 1.2 | Page 136

Mention where in human bosy is the following located and state their main function:

central canal

Short answer type | Q 2.1 | Page 136

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

The main component of the white matter of the brain is perikaryon.

  • True

  • False

Short answer type | Q 2.2 | Page 136

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

The arachnoid layer fits closely inside the pia mater.

  • True

  • False

Short answer type | Q 2.3 | Page 136

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

A double chain of ganglia, one on each side of the nerve cord belongs to the spinal cord.

  • True

  • False

Short answer type | Q 2.4 | Page 136

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

Dura mater is the outermost layer of the meninges.

  • True

  • False

Short answer type | Q 3.1 | Page 136

Differentiate between following pair with reference to the aspect in bracket.

cerebrum and cerebellum (function)

Short answer type | Q 3.2 | Page 136

Differentiate between following pair with reference to the aspect in bracket.

sympathetic nervous system and para – sympathetic nervous system (overall effect on body)

Short answer type | Q 3.3 | Page 136

Differentiate between following pair with reference to the aspect in bracket.

Sensory nerve and motor nerve (direction of impulse carried)

Short answer type | Q 3.4 | Page 136

Differentiate between following pair with reference to the aspect in bracket.

medulla oblongata & cerebellum (function)

Short answer type | Q 3.5 | Page 136

Differentiate between following pair with reference to the aspect in bracket.

cerebrum and spinal cord (arrangement of cytons and exons of neurons).

Short answer type | Q 4.1 | Page 136

Given below is a structure, write its special functional activity.

Cerebellum and ____________.

Short answer type | Q 4.2 | Page 136

Given below is a structure, write its special functional activity.

Myelin sheath and ……………

Short answer type | Q 5.1 | Page 136

Write the function of synapse.

Short answer type | Q 5.2 | Page 136

Write the function of Association neuron.

Short answer type | Q 5.3 | Page 136

Write the function of medullary sheath.

Short answer type | Q 5.4 | Page 136

Write the function of Medulla obiongata.

Short answer type | Q 5.5 | Page 136

Write the function of cerebellum.

Short answer type | Q 5.6 | Page 136

The main function of Cerebrospinal fluid

Short answer type | Q 6.1 | Page 136

Explain the following term :

Motor nerve

Short answer type | Q 6.2 | Page 136

Explain the following term :

Autonomic nervous system

Short answer type | Q 6.3 | Page 136

Explain the following term :

Conditioned reflex

Short answer type | Q 6.4 | Page 136

Explain the following term :

Association neuron

Short answer type | Q 6.5 | Page 136

Explain the following term :

Gray matter

Short answer type | Q 7.1 | Page 136

Rearrange the following in correct sequence pertaining to what is given within bracket at the end.

Effector …….. sensory neuron ………. Receptor…….. motor neuron………. Stimulus……. central nervous system………. Response (Reflex arc)

Short answer type | Q 7.2 | Page 136

Rearrange the following in correct sequence pertaining to what is given within bracket at the end.

repolarization……. Depolarization…….. Resting….. (polarised) (during conduction of nerve impulse through a nerve fibre)

Short answer type | Q 7.3 | Page 136

Rearrange the following in correct sequence pertaining to what is given within bracket at the end.

axon endings ……… nucleus …….. Dendrites ……… axon…….. perikaryon ………. Dendron……. (Neutron structure)

Short answer type | Q 7.4 | Page 136

Rearrange the following in correct sequence pertaining to what is given within bracket at the end.

diencephalon ………. Cerebellum …….. medulla oblongata ………. Pons ….. Cerebrum ……. mid-brain (sequence of parts of human brain).

Long answer type [Page 136]

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 10 Icse Chapter 10 The nervous system Long answer type [Page 136]

Long answer type | Q 1.1 | Page 136

What is meant by reflex action?

Long answer type | Q 1.21 | Page 136

State whether the following is simple reflex, conditioned reflex or neither of the two:

Sneezing: …………….

Long answer type | Q 1.22 | Page 136

State whether the following is simple reflex, conditioned reflex or neither of the two:

Blushing: ……………….

Long answer type | Q 1.23 | Page 136

State whether the following is simple reflex, conditioned reflex or neither of the two:

Contraction of eye pupil: …………………..

Long answer type | Q 1.24 | Page 136

State whether the following is simple reflex, conditioned reflex or neither of the two:

Lifting up a book: …………………..

Long answer type | Q 1.25 | Page 136

State whether the following is simple reflex, conditioned reflex or neither of the two:

Knitting without looking: …………………..

Long answer type | Q 1.26 | Page 136

State whether the following is simple reflex, conditioned reflex or neither of the two:

sudden application of brakes of the cycle on sighting an obstacle in front …………….

Long answer type | Q 2 | Page 136

What are the advantages of having a nervous system?

Long answer type | Q 3 | Page 136

Why do you call the spinal cord and the brain as the central nervous system?

Long answer type | Q 4 | Page 136

What is the difference between reflex action and voluntary action?

Long answer type | Q 5 | Page 136

Draw neat and labelled diagrams of a myelinated neuron

Long answer type | Q 6 | Page 136

During a street fight between two individuals, mention the effects on the following organs by the autonomous nervous system, in the table given below : (one has been for you as an example).

Organ Sympathetic System Parasympathetic System
e.g. Lungs Dilates bronchi and bronchioles Constricts bronchi and bronchioles
1. Heart    
2. Pupil    
3. Salivary gland    

Structured/Application/skill type [Page 137]

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 10 Icse Chapter 10 The nervous system Structured/Application/skill type [Page 137]

Structured/Application/skill type | Q 1 | Page 137

Two hungry boys (A and B) enter a restaurant and find a table decorated as follows:

Boy B starts salivating but not A. Explain the reason for this difference.

Structured/Application/skill type | Q 2 | Page 137

Given below are a few situations. What effective change will occur in the organ/body part mentioned and which part (sympathetic or parasympathetic) of the autonomic nervous system brings it about?

Situation Organ/body part Change/action Part of autonomic nervous system involved
1. You have entered a dark room Eye    
2. Your body is consuming lot of glucose while running a race Liver    
3. You are chewing a tasty food Salivary gland    
4. You are running a race Adrenal gland    
5. You are retiring to bed for sleep Heart    
6. You are shivering in intense cold Body hairs    
Structured/Application/skill type | Q 3 | Page 137

Given below is the partially incomplete scheme of the components of peripheral nervous system. Fill up the blanks numbered (1) – (8):

Chapter 10: The nervous system

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