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Question number: 67

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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Muscles can contract because they are made up of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

motor neurons.

b.

effector cells.

c.

connector neurons.

d.

sensory neurons.

e.

involuntary muscles

Question number: 68

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The function of the sympathetic nervous system is to prepare the body for

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Choice (5) Response

a.

“fight or flight. “

b.

input from cranial nerves.

c.

maintaining vital bodily functions.

d.

returning to equilibrium.

e.

rest and digest.

Question number: 69

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Endocrine System

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The endocrine gland, known as the “master” gland, that regulates many of the other endocrine glands is the:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

gonads

b.

pituitary gland

c.

adrenal gland

d.

testes

e.

thyroid gland

Question number: 70

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Endocrine System

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The glands of the endocrine system exert their functions through chemicals called:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

hormones

b.

reflex

c.

neurons

d.

action potentials

e.

axons.

Question number: 71

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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The part of a chromosome that contains “instructions” that affect a particular process or personal characteristic is called a (n)

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

gene.

b.

soma.

c.

nucleic acid.

d.

protein.

e.

RNA.

Question number: 72

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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The fatty layer of tissue that gives many nerves a whitish color is called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

endorphins.

b.

neurilemma.

c.

myelin.

d.

axons.

e.

neuropeptides.

Question number: 73

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

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The pons is located between the medulla and other brain areas. Pons is responsible for ________

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Sleep and arousal

b.

Emotional reactions

c.

Motor coordination

d.

Balance

e.

Seeing and hearing

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