Biological Bases of Behavior (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 21 - 26 of 129

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Question number: 21

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The role of the ________ nervous system is to relax the body and return it to a lower level of arousal.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

somatic

b.

sympathetic

c.

endocrine

d.

autonomic

e.

parasympathetic

Question number: 22

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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Most human characteristics are the result of many genes working in combination. This is referred to as

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

dominant.

b.

polygenic.

c.

chromosomal.

d.

environmental.

e.

recessive.

Question number: 23

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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A male born with an extra Y chromosome, XYY, shows some evidence of increased aggressiveness and typically scores lower than normal on intelligence tests:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Turner’s syndrome

b.

XXX syndrome

c.

Down’s syndrome

d.

Supermale Syndrome

e.

Klinefelter’s syndrome

Question number: 24

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

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Nancy is walking down a dark lane late night all by herself and she automatically turns her head to the left when she hears a strange noise. What part of the brain is Nancy using?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Midbrain

b.

Hindbrain

c.

Motor cortex

d.

Forebrain

e.

Somatosensory cortex

Question number: 25

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Wernicke Aphasia seems to be correlated with lesions to the:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Parietal lobes of brain

b.

Temporal lobes of brain

c.

Frontal lobes of brain

d.

Cerebellar cortex of brain

e.

Motor Cortex of brain

Question number: 26

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The color, smell and feeling of the flowers are relayed through what part of brain:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Amygdala

b.

Thalamus

c.

Acetylcholine

d.

Hypothalamus

e.

Motor area

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