Cranial Nerve Numbers and Names

Cranial Nerves - Matching Names and Numbers

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Question 1

Which nerve is the vagus nerve?

A
CN IX
B
CN XII
C
CN XI
D
CN X
Question 1 Explanation: 
CN X = Vagus nerve
Question 2

Which of the following is the abducens nerve?

A
CN V
B
CN XII
C
CN VI
D
CN XI
Question 2 Explanation: 
CN VI = Abducens nerve
Question 3

Which of the following is the Glossopharyngeal nerve?

A
CN IV
B
CN VI
C
CN IX
D
CN XI
Question 3 Explanation: 
CN IX = Glossalpharyngeal nerve
Question 4

Which nerve is cranial nerve eleven?

A
Vestibulocochlear
B
Hypoglossal
C
Accessory
D
Vagus
Question 4 Explanation: 
CN XI = Accessory nerve
Question 5

Which of the following is the optic nerve?

A
CN IX
B
CN II
C
CN V2
D
CN V3
Question 5 Explanation: 
CN II = Optic nerve
Question 6

Which nerve is cranial nerve XII?

A
Hypoglossal
B
Facial
C
Accessory
D
Vagus
Question 6 Explanation: 
CN XII = Hypoglossal nerve
Question 7

Which nerve is CN VIII?

A
Vestibulocochlear
B
Glossopharyngeal
C
Hypoglossal
D
Accessory
Question 7 Explanation: 
CN VIII = Vestibulocochlear nerve
Question 8

Which nerve is cranial nerve V?

A
Olfactory nerve
B
Trigeminal nerve
C
Glossopharyngeal nerve
D
Trochlear nerve
Question 8 Explanation: 
CN V = Trigeminal nerve
Question 9

Which cranial nerve is the oculomotor nerve?

A
CN I
B
CN IX
C
CN III
D
CN VII
Question 9 Explanation: 
CN III - Oculomotor nerve
Question 10

Match the correct name with CN I

A
Oculomotor nerve
B
Accessory nerve
C
Optic nerve
D
Olfactory nerve
Question 10 Explanation: 
CN I = Olfactory nerve
Question 11

Which of the following is CN IV?

A
Hypoglossal
B
Vagus
C
Trochlear
D
Facial
Question 11 Explanation: 
CN IV = Trochlear nerve
Question 12

What cranial nerve number matches with the facial nerve?

A
6
B
7
C
5
D
8
Question 12 Explanation: 
CN VII = Facial nerve
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