Neurons and Synapses Quiz

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Neurons communicate with other cells via specialized connections called synapses, which use chemical neurotransmitters to pass the electric signal

True

Non-animals like plants and fungi have nerve cells

False

The ability to generate electric signals first appeared in evolution 800 million years ago

False

Predecessors of neurons were the peptidergic secretory cells

True

The ability to generate electric signals was a key innovation in the evolution of the nervous system

True

Test your knowledge of the nervous system with this quiz on neurons and synapses. Learn about the electrically excitable cells and their communication through chemical neurotransmitters.

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