Biological Bases of Behavior-Functional Organization of Nervous System (AP Psychology): Questions 6 - 12 of 16

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Question number: 6

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The structures at the end of the axon are called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

terminal buttons.

b.

synaptic gaps.

c.

dendrites.

d.

myelin sheath.

Question number: 7

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What are the neurons that carry information away from the spinal cord to produce responses in various muscles or organs throughout the body known as?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Afferent neurons

b.

Interneurons

c.

Efferent neurons

d.

Sensor neurons

Question number: 8

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

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Choice (4) Response

a.

neuropeptides.

b.

myelin.

c.

neurilemma.

d.

endorphins.

Question number: 9

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Axon and dendrites are part of a:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Neuron

b.

Myelin Sheath

c.

Node

d.

Terminal Knob

Question number: 10

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The microscopic space between two neurons is called a (n)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

acetylcholine.

b.

encephalin.

c.

synapse.

d.

catecholamine.

Question number: 11

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A white fatty substance that forms sheaths around certain axons and increases the speed of neural impulses is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

axons

b.

dendrites

c.

glial cells

d.

myelin

Question number: 12

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A nerve cell carrying information from your eyes, ears, fingers, etc. toward the CNS is called a (n)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

connector neuron.

b.

sensory neuron.

c.

motor neuron.

d.

somatic neuron.

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