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Reading Comprehension: Application Questions

The author of the passage would most likely agree that which of the following is a function of a normal neuron?

Great!

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The passage tells us that normal neurons' function is to send signals to the body parts, in this case, to the fingertips.

Incorrect.

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The passage tells us that normal neurons send impulses to various parts of the body and does not exclude the brain from this group.

Incorrect.

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According to the passage, normal neurons send impulses rather than receive them.

Incorrect.

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The passage tells us that not all hypothalamic neurons secrete hormones; many behave as normal neurons do, which implies that normal neurons do not secrete hormones.

Incorrect.

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The passage states that normal neurons send impulses, not block them.

blocking pain signals to the brain from the extremities
sending signals to the pituitary gland to release the hormone progesterone
receiving hunger signals from the digestive system
sending signals from the brain to all parts of the body except the brain itself
sending signals to the fingers so they will quickly release a hot object