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Histology Testbank: Nervous System 6

 

Instructions: For each histology question, pick the one best answer. This histology test bank is also useful for the histology questions on the USMLE (USMLE step 1). Click here for answers and detailed explanations.

1.
What is the cell body of a neuron called?
a. Ganglion
b. Soma
c. Astrocyte
d. Nissl
e. Terminal bouton

2.
Where is the ependyma found?
a. Lining ventricles
b. Lining spinal canal
c. Covering the brain
d. Covering the spinal cord
e. Both a and b

3.
Which type of neuron is most abundant?
a. Sensory neurons
b. Motor neurons
c. Interneurons
d. Both a and b
e. All of the above

4.
What surrounds a bundle of nerve fibers?
a. Neurium
b. Perineurium
c. Epineurium
d. Endoneurium
e. None of the above

5.
Which meninx covers the brain intimately?
a. Dura mater
b. Arachnoid
c. Pia mater
d. Both a and b
e. All of the above

6.
Which of the following is the largest neuroglia cell?
a. Astrocytes
b. Ependymal cells
c. Oligodendrocytes
d. Microglia
e. Schwann cells

7.
Which of the following is NOT considered neuroglia?
a. Astrocytes
b. Ependymal cells
c. Oligodendrocytes
d. Microglia
e. Schwann cells

8.
What is the innervation of an eccrine sweat gland?
a. Cholinergic; parasympathetic
b. Cholinergic; sympathetic
c. Adrenergic; parasympathetic
d. Adrenergic; sympathetic
e. Cholinergic; motor

9.
What is the innervation of an apocrine sweat gland?
a. Cholinergic; parasympathetic
b. Cholinergic; sympathetic
c. Adrenergic; parasympathetic
d. Adrenergic; sympathetic
e. Cholinergic; motor

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