Nerve numbers
Nerve functions
Foramen
Nerve destinations
100

What is cranial nerve I?

Olfactory nerve

100

What is the primary function of the vagus nerve?

Both special sensory and motor

100

Which nerve passes through the optic canal?

Optic nerve (II)

100

This nerve travels to the olfactory epithelium

Olfactory nerve (I)

200

What is cranial nerve IV?

Trochlear nerve

200

What is the fuction of the abducens nerve?

Motor

200

Which nerve passes through the internal acoustic meatus to the facial canal and exits the stylomastoid foramen?

Facial nerve

200

This nerve causes the movement of the superior oblique muscle in the eye.

Trochlear nerve (IV)

300

What is cranial nerve VIII?

Vestbulocochlear nerve

300

What is the function of the facial nerve? (Give examples)

Sensory: taste

Motor: Facial expression

300

Which cranial nerve passes through a landmark whose name is associated with the nerve?

Hypoglossal nerve

300

Which eye muscle does the abducents nerve (VI) control?

Lateral rectus

400

What is cranial nerve XII? (Spell it out)

Hypoglossal Nerve

400

What is the function of nerve IX?

Both special sensory and motor

400

Name the foramen that each branch of the trigeminal nerve passes through

Ophthalmic: Superior orbital fissure

Maxillary: Foramen rotundum

Mandibular: Foramen ovale

400

What is the destination of the hypoglossal nerve?

Musculature of the tongue

500

What is cranial nerve IX? (Spell it out)

Glossopharyngeal nerve


500

What is the function of nerve V? (Give examples)

Special sensory and motor

500

Name the 4 cranial nerves that pass through the jugular foramen

-Vestibular branch of nerve VIII

-Nerve IX

-Nerve X

-Nerve XI

500

How many extrinsic muscles in the eye does the oculomotor nerve control?

4 muscles

1. Inferior rectus

2. Medial rectus

3. Superior rectus

4. Levator palpebrae

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