Biological Bases of Behavior (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 27 - 32 of 129

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Question number: 27

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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The four parts of the neurons are:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Axon, cell body, myelin sheath and dendrites

b.

Axon, cell body, dendrites and terminal buttons

c.

Axon, dendrites, myelin sheath and nodes of Ranvier

d.

Axon, dendrites, nucleus and terminal buttons

e.

Axon, dendrites, terminal buttons and nodes of Ranvier

Question number: 28

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The “emergency” part of the nervous system that prepares the body for “fight or flight” is the ________ branch.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

central

b.

autonomous

c.

parasympathetic

d.

peripheral

e.

sympathetic

Question number: 29

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The lobe of the cerebral cortex that responds to auditory stimuli is the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

occipital lobe.

b.

temporal lobe.

c.

frontal lobe.

d.

cerebral cortex.

e.

parietal lobe.

Question number: 30

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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The proportion of variability in a trait across a population attributable to genetic differences among members of the population is known as:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

genotype

b.

heritability

c.

phenotype

d.

environmental effects

e.

natural selection

Question number: 31

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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When a gene is ________, it must be paired with a second gene of the same type before its effect will be expressed.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

polygenic

b.

sex-linked

c.

dominant

d.

recessive

e.

All of the above

Question number: 32

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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In the nervous system, electrical charges are set up because of unequal concentrations of ions inside and outside the cell. This state is known as a (n)

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Choice (5) Response

a.

state of potential nerve energy.

b.

action potential.

c.

hyperpolarization.

d.

resting potential.

e.

equilibrium potential.

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