Biological Bases of Behavior (AP Psychology): Questions 48 - 54 of 127

Get 1 year subscription: Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to 1615 questions. Access all new questions we will add tracking exam-pattern and syllabus changes. View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 500.00 or

Question number: 48

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

MCQ▾

Question

A nerve cell carrying information from your brain to muscles and glands is called a (n)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

connector neuron

b.

motor neuron

c.

sensory neuron

d.

effector cell

Question number: 49

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

MCQ▾

Question

A part of the brain that sends signals “alert” to higher centers of the brain in response to incoming messages is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Thalamus

b.

Hippocampus

c.

Limbic system

d.

Reticular formation

Question number: 50

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

MCQ▾

Question

The two parts of autonomic nervous system are:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sympathetic and parasympathetic

b.

Thalamus and Cortex

c.

Cerebrospinal and cortical

d.

Thalamus and hypothalamus

Question number: 51

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

MCQ▾

Question

The term “germ cell” when used in genetics refers to:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ova cell

b.

Sperm cell

c.

Ova and sperm cells

d.

Body cells

Question number: 52

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

MCQ▾

Question

A nerve impulse is also called a (n)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

refractory energy burst.

b.

action potential.

c.

resting energy burst.

d.

negative after-image.

Question number: 53

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

MCQ▾

Question

Damage to the cerebellum would result in:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Loss of memory

b.

Loss of muscular coordination

c.

Heart failure

d.

Loss of hearing

Question number: 54

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Endocrine System

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following is known as “the master gland”?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

pituitary gland

b.

hypothalamus

c.

adrenal gland

d.

parathyroid

Sign In