Cranial Nerves - Name to Function

Given the function of a cranial nerve, name it! Source: Neuroscience (6th ed.) - Purves et al.
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Cranial Nerve
Function
Answer
I
(Sensory) Carries smell information.
Olfactory
II
(Sensory) Carries visual information.
Optic
III
(Motor) Controls most eye muscles and movements, and constricts the pupil.
Oculomotor
IV
(Motor) Controls downward eye movements.
Trochlear
V
(Sensory and Motor) Controls muscles of mastication and carries sensory information from the face.
Trigeminal
VI
(Motor) Abducts the eye.
Abducens
Cranial Nerve
Function
Answer
VII
(Sensory and Motor) Controls movements of facial expression, salivation, and carries sensory information from the anterior tongue.
Facial
VIII
(Sensory) Carries auditory and vestibular information.
Vestibulocochlear (Auditory)
IX
(Sensory and Motor) Controls the carotid baroreceptors, chemoreceptors, and carries sensory information from the posterior tongue.
Glossopharyngeal
X
(Sensory and Motor) Controls autonomic gut function, muscles of vocal cords, and aids in swallowing. It also carries sensory information from the larynx and pharynx.
Vagus
XI
(Motor) Controls upper trapezius and sternocleidomastoid.
Accessory
XII
(Motor) Controls movements of the tongue.
Hypoglossal
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Apr 30, 2021
It's spelt "glossopharyngeal", not "glossopharangeal"