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1
A splanchnic nerve in the sympathetic division of the ANS
A)connects neighboring sympathetic trunk ganglia.
B)controls parasympathetic functions in the thoracic cavity.
C)is formed by preganglionic axons that travel to prevertebral ganglia.
D)travels through parasympathetic pathways in the head.
2
Some parasympathetic preganglionic neuron cell bodies are housed within the
A)hypothalamus.
B)sacral region of the spinal cord.
C)cerebral cortex.
D)thoracolumbar region of the spinal cord.
3
Which of the following is not a function of the sympathetic division of the ANS?
A)increases heart rate and breathing rate
B)prepares for emergency
C)increases digestive system motility and activity
D)dilates pupils
4
Postganglionic axons from the celiac ganglion innervate which of the following?
A)adrenal medulla
B)urinary bladder
C)lung
D)stomach
5
Sympathetic division splanchnic nerves end in the ________ ganglia, which are anterior to the vertebral column and aorta.
A)intramural
B)sympathetic trunk
C)prevertebral
D)terminal
6
All parasympathetic division synapses use ________ as a neurotransmitter.
A)dopamine
B)norepinephrine
C)acetylcholine
D)epinephrine
7
Which autonomic nerve plexus innervates the pelvic organs?
A)cardiac plexus
B)esophageal plexus
C)hypogastric plexus
D)inferior mesenteric plexus
8
Which of the following describes a sympathetic postganglionic axon?
A)long, unmyelinated axon
B)short, myelinated axon
C)short, unmyelinated axon
D)long, myelinated axon
9
Neural crest cells form
A)the hypothalamus.
B)white rami communicantes.
C)autonomic ganglia.
D)autonomic reflex centers.
10
All of the following cranial nerves carry parasympathetic preganglionic nerve axons except
A)CN III (oculomotor).
B)CN V (trigeminal).
C)CN IX (glossopharyngeal).
D)CN X (vagus).







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