The nervous system

This is a lesson focusing on how the body responds to a stimulus and the structure of neurons.

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Quiz:

The Nervous System

This quiz will test your knowledge on the nervous system.

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Question 6

Q1.Select the missing word from the options below to complete the flow chart: Stimulus → receptor → coordinator → ____________ → response

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Q2.What does CNS stand for?

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Q3.Which part of the neurone detects an incoming electrical impulse?

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Q4.What is the name of the gap between two neurones?

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Q5.Which of the below is not part of the peripheral nervous system (PNS)?

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Q6.Select the correct order of neurones responding to a stimulus.

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

The Nervous System

This quiz will test your knowledge on the nervous system.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Select the missing word from the options below to complete the flow chart: Stimulus → receptor → coordinator → ____________ → response

1/6

Q2.What does CNS stand for?

2/6

Q3.Which part of the neurone detects an incoming electrical impulse?

3/6

Q4.What is the name of the gap between two neurones?

4/6

Q5.Which of the below is not part of the peripheral nervous system (PNS)?

5/6

Q6.Select the correct order of neurones responding to a stimulus.

6/6

Lesson summary: The nervous system

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