Biological Bases of Behavior (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 57 - 61 of 129

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Question number: 57

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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What effect do neurotransmitters from one neuron have on the next neuron?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

They may excite or inhibit it.

b.

They don’t move from one neuron to another.

c.

They excite it.

d.

They inhibit it.

e.

They have no effect.

Question number: 58

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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________is the correct sequence of events in communicating a stimulus (such as stepping on a tack) to another neuron.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Receptor site - neurotransmitter - stimulus - electrical impulse

b.

Stimulus - electrical impulse - neurotransmitter - receptor site

c.

Electrical impulse - receptor site - neurotransmitter - stimulus

d.

Receptor site - electrical impulse - stimulus - neurotransmitter

e.

Receptor site - stimulus - electrical impulse - neurotransmitter

Question number: 59

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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A genetic disorder in which the production of mucous affects the respiratory system is

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

cystic fibrosis

b.

sickle cell anemia

c.

Huntington’s disease

d.

Korsakoff syndrome

e.

down syndrome

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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

dendrites.

b.

cell bodies.

c.

myelin sheath.

d.

terminal buttons.

e.

synaptic gaps.

Question number: 61

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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What does sodium pump do?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

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

b.

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

c.

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

d.

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

e.

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

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