Biological Bases of Behavior (AP Psychology): Questions 60 - 64 of 127

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Question number: 60

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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The structures at the end of the axon are called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

terminal buttons.

b.

synaptic gaps.

c.

dendrites.

d.

myelin sheath.

Question number: 61

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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What does sodium pump do?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

It separates positive ions and places them all inside the axon.

b.

It is a neural impulse that transfers negative ions into the neuron.

c.

It generates an electrical current when the negative ions rush into the axon.

d.

It is responsible for keeping the axon charged by returning and keeping sodium ions outside the axon membrane.

Question number: 62

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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The study of the hereditary transmission of attributes is:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Environment, differentiation

b.

Mutation, differentiation

c.

Genetics, genes

d.

Adaptability, dominant and recessive traits

Question number: 63

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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Which of the following functions best elucidates the role of the sympathetic nervous system?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Preparing the body for a traumatic event

b.

Maintaining homeostasis

c.

Returning the body to equilibrium

d.

Preparing the body for “fight or flight”

Question number: 64

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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What are the neurons that carry information away from the spinal cord to produce responses in various muscles or organs throughout the body known as?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Afferent neurons

b.

Interneurons

c.

Efferent neurons

d.

Sensor neurons

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