Neurons and Glial Cells

Review Questions

Neurons contain ________, which can receive signals from other neurons.

  1. axons
  2. mitochondria
  3. dendrites
  4. Golgi bodies

Hint:

C

A(n) ________ neuron has one axon and one dendrite extending directly from the cell body.

  1. unipolar
  2. bipolar
  3. multipolar
  4. pseudounipolar

Hint:

B

Glia that provide myelin for neurons in the brain are called ________.

  1. Schwann cells
  2. oligodendrocytes
  3. microglia
  4. astrocytes

Hint:

B

Meningitis is a viral or bacterial infection of the brain. Which cell type is the first to have its function disrupted during meningitis?

  1. astrocytes
  2. microglia
  3. neurons
  4. satellite glia

Hint:

A