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Nervous System Quiz

Nervous System quiz Quiz - 3

Cranial Nerves
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1. Aabducens nucleus (VI) is located in the:

A. Pons

B. Medulla

C. Cranial and Spinal Roots

D. Cerebellopontine angle

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2. Olfactory nerve is:

A. Both Sensory and Motor

B. Purely Sensory

C. Mainly Motor

D. None of the above

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3. Cranial nerves supplying eyes are:

A. 3. 4, 5

B. 4, 6, 7

C. 4, 5, 6

D. 3, 4, 6

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4. Damage to _________________ cranial nerve results in inability to shrug and weak head movement.

A. Vagus nerve

B. Accessory nerve

C. Glossopharyngeal nerve

D. Facial nerve

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5. Fourth cranial nerve is:

A. Trigeminal

B. Abducens

C. Trochlear

D. Facial

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6. A cranial nerve with maximum branches in the body is:

A. Vagus

B. Auditaory

C. Facial

D. Trigeminal

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7. Number of cranial nerves in human is:

A. 10 pairs

B. 8 pairs

C. 12 pairs

D. 16 pairs

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8. Which cranial nerve Innervates the lateral rectus muscle of the eye?

A. Occulomotor

B. Trochlear

C. Trigeminal

D. Abducens nerve

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9. The cranial nerve which innervates  superior oblique muscle is:

A. Optic

B. Trochlear

C. Facial

D. Abducens nerve

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10. Trochlear nucleus of the trochlear cranial nerve is located in:

A. Frontal lobe

B. Medulla oblongata

C. Mid brain

D. Pons

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1. A
2. B
3. D
4. B
5. C
6. A
7. C
8. D
9. B
10. C
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