Biological Bases of Behavior-Neural Transmission (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 7 - 12 of 26

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Question number: 7

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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)

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

state of potential nerve energy.

b.

action potential.

c.

hyperpolarization.

d.

resting potential.

e.

equilibrium potential.

Question number: 8

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What is the process by which a tiny electrical current is generated when the positive sodium ions rush inside the axon, causing the inside of the axon to reverse its charge?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Negative potential

b.

Ion potential

c.

Action potential

d.

Resting state

e.

Synaptic state

Question number: 9

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________ allow ions to enter the neural cell.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Neurotransmitters

b.

Dendrites

c.

Channels

d.

Axons

e.

Myelin sheaths

Question number: 10

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Reflexes are usually controlled by the:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Frontal lobe

b.

Hypothalamus

c.

Spinal cord

d.

Pons

e.

Medulla

Question number: 11

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A nerve impulse is also called a (n)

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

resting potential

b.

refractory energy burst.

c.

action potential.

d.

resting energy burst.

e.

negative after-image.

Question number: 12

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What effect do neurotransmitters from one neuron have on the next neuron?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

They may excite or inhibit it.

b.

They don’t move from one neuron to another.

c.

They excite it.

d.

They inhibit it.

e.

They have no effect.

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