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Question number: 50

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The two parts of autonomic nervous system are:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Thalamus and Cortex

b.

Thalamus and hypothalamus

c.

Sympathetic and parasympathetic

d.

Cerebrospinal and cortical

e.

Voluntary and involuntary

Question number: 51

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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The term “germ cell” when used in genetics refers to:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Body cells

b.

Sperm cell

c.

Ova cell

d.

Somatic cells

e.

Ova and sperm cells

Question number: 52

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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A nerve impulse is also called a (n)

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Choice (5) Response

a.

resting potential

b.

refractory energy burst.

c.

action potential.

d.

resting energy burst.

e.

negative after-image.

Question number: 53

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Older Brain Structures

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Damage to the cerebellum would result in:

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a.

Loss of muscular coordination

b.

Loss of hearing

c.

Respiratory failure

d.

Heart failure

e.

Loss of memory

Question number: 54

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Endocrine System

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Which of the following is known as “the master gland”?

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a.

pituitary gland

b.

parathyroid

c.

thyroid

d.

hypothalamus

e.

adrenal gland

Question number: 55

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The autonomic nervous system contains two branches called the

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

parasympathetic and spinal systems.

b.

somatic and spinal systems.

c.

sympathetic and parasympathetic systems.

d.

somatic and visceral systems.

e.

spinal nerves and cranial nerves.

Question number: 56

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The corpus callosum is responsible for

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Choice (5) Response

a.

speech production.

b.

relaying information between the right and left hemispheres.

c.

verbal processing.

d.

sleep.

e.

dreams.

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