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MCAT Question A Day - 6/19/14 - Answer!

A cook touches a hot stove and involuntarily withdraws his hand before he feels pain. Which of the following would not be involved in the stimUlus-response pathway described?

A.  a neuron in the cerebellum
B.  a neuron in the spinal cord
C.  a motor neuron
D.  a sensory neuron

A is correct. The question describes a simple reflex arc which does not involve neurons in the brain.