Biological Bases of Behavior-Functional Organization of Nervous System (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 16

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Question number: 1

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Information is first received by a nerve cell at the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

myelin sheath.

b.

dendrites.

c.

nucleus.

d.

axon.

e.

telodendria.

Question number: 2

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Of the three different types of the neurons, sensory neurons are unique in that they:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Carry impulses from the brain and spinal cord to parts of the body that then respond to the impulse.

b.

Reside exclusively in the peripheral nervous system has two functions, to send signals to motor neurons, and to receive signals from receptors.

c.

Receive information from the receptor cells and send this information to the brain or spinal cord.

d.

Connect Peripheral nervous system to central nervous system

e.

None of the above

Question number: 3

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The four parts of the neurons are:

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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: 4

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The branchlike structures of the neuron that receive neural impulses are known as:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

dendrites

b.

axons

c.

glial cells

d.

terminal knobs

e.

myelin

Question number: 5

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Effectors and receptor cells are different in:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

The corresponding branch of the nervous system to which they belong

b.

Their conduction speed

c.

The direction in which they carry nerve impulses

d.

Their composition of conduction

e.

The effectors never connect with the brain, while receptors receive information from the brain.

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