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  1. What is the function of cranial nerve I?
    Olfactory nerve (Sensory nerve). 

    Smell.
  2. What is the function of cranial nerve 2?
    Optic nerve (sensory nerve) 

    Visual Fields.
  3. What is the function of cranial nerve 3?
    Oculomotor nerve (motor nerve). 

    Reaction to light. 

    Up, down, medial gaze.
  4. What is the function of cranial nerve 4?
    Trochlear nerve (motor nerve). 

    down and lateral gaze.
  5. What is the function of cranial nerve 5?
    Trigeminal nerve. 

    Sensory = sensation of face, nose, mouth, anterior tongue. 

    Motor = muscles of mastication.
  6. What is the function of cranial nerve 6?
    Abducens nerve (motor). 

    lateral gaze.
  7. What is the function of cranial nerve 7?
    Facial nerve

    Sensory = TASTE at anterior tongue. 

    Motor = close eyes tight. Smile. whistle and puff cheeks.
  8. What is the function of cranial nerve 8?
    Vestibulocochlear nerve (sensory). 

    Hearing and balance.
  9. What is the function of cranial nerve 9?
    glossopharyngeal nerve

    Sensory = sensation to posterior tongue and pharynx. 

    Motor = gag reflex, ability to swallow.
  10. What is the function of cranial nerve 10?
    Vagus nerve

    Sensory nerve = taste. sensation to posterior tongue. 

    motor nerve = gag reflex. ability to swallow. say "ahhhh"
  11. What is the function of cranial nerve 11?
    Accessory nerve (motor)

    SCM and trap (resisted shoulder shrug)
  12. What is the function of cranial nerve 12?
    Hypoglossal (motor)

    tongue protrusion.

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