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Question number: 1

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When you are in danger, which part of the nervous system is responsible for your heart rate increasing?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the somatic nervous system

b.

the sympathetic nervous system

c.

the central nervous system

d.

the peripheral nervous system

Question number: 2

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What is the fundamental difference between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The sympathetic nervous system plays a role in traumatic events, while the parasympathetic nervous system only plays a role in digestion.

b.

The parasympathetic nervous system is used more often than the sympathetic nervous system.

c.

The sympathetic nervous system increases physiological arousal, while the parasympathetic nervous system returns the body to a calmer and relaxed state.

d.

The sympathetic nervous system plays a role in sexual behavior, while the parasympathetic nervous system does not.

Question number: 3

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Multiple sclerosis is caused by lesions on

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

myelin tissue.

b.

dendrites.

c.

the cell body.

d.

the frontal cortex.

Question number: 4

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The role of the ________ nervous system is to relax the body and return it to a lower level of arousal.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

sympathetic

b.

parasympathetic

c.

somatic

d.

endocrine

Question number: 5

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

parasympathetic

b.

sympathetic

c.

central

d.

peripheral

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