Practice Quiz For A&p II (ans, Senses, And Endocrine)

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ANS, Senses, and Endocrine

  
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1.  Which of the following is not a parasympathetic ganglion?
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2.  Dual innervation refers to an organ receiving
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3.  During sympathetic activation, ________ occurs
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4.  Preganglionic neurons of the autonomic nervous system are located in
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5.  Postganglionic fibers that innervate targets in the body wall or thoracic cavity originate on neurons within
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6.  Which of the following would be an example of higher-level control of autonomic function?
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7.  Nicotinic receptors
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8.  The ________ division of the autonomic nervous system is known as the "rest and digest" division
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9.  Stimulation of αadrenergic receptors by norepinephrine results in
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10.  The celiac ganglion innervates the
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11.  A visceral motor neuron whose cell body is within the CNS is called a(n) ________ neuron
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12.  Mary accidentally ate poison mushrooms that contain muscarine. What symptoms would you expect to observe?
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13.  Sympathetic nerves
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14.  Preganglionic fibers of parasympathetic neurons are present in all of the following cranial nerves, except N
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15.  A person is confronted by a dangerous dog. His heart begins to race and beat strongly, his pupils dilate, and his hairs stand up. These signs are the result of
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16.  Preganglionic neurons of the sympathetic nervous system are located in the
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17.  The statement "its ganglia are usually near or within the end organ" is
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18.  Which of these provides preganglionic parasympathetic innervation to structures in the neck and in the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities?
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19.  Postganglionic sympathetic axons release the neurotransmitter ________ at their effector junctions
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20.  Control of the diameter of the respiratory passages depends upon
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21.  In general, sympathetic preganglionic fibers are ________ and postganglionic fibers are ________.
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22.  Parasympathetic stimulation
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23.  The statement "It controls the diameter of the pupil." is
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24.  Preganglionic fibers leave the CNS and then synapse on
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25.  Clusters of ganglionic sympathetic neurons that innervate organs in the abdominopelvic region are called ________ ganglia.
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26.  A decrease in the autonomic tone of the smooth muscle in a blood vessel would result in
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27.  Sympathetic innervation of the urinary bladder is by way of the
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28.  The statement "Preganglionic axon terminals release acetylcholine." is
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29.  A pigment synthesized from vitamin A is
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30.  Which of the following is not one of the six primary taste sensations?
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31.  The quantity of neurotransmitter that is released by a hair cell
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32.  The sensory receptors of the semicircular canals are located in the
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33.  Which of the following is a component of the lamina propria of the olfactory organ?
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34.  The external ear ends at the
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35.  Taste buds are monitored by cranial nerves
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36.  All of the following are true of the fibrous tunic of the eye, except that it
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37.  The sensory neurons within the olfactory organ are stimulated by ________ in the air.
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38.  Pupillary muscle groups are controlled by the ANS. Parasympathetic activation causes pupillary ________, and sympathetic activation causes ________.
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39.  The first step in the process of photoreception is
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40.  Movement of the endolymph in the semicircular canals
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41.  Which of the following descriptions best matches the term aqueous humor?
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42.  In the retina, the correct sequence of neural wiring is
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43.  The ciliary muscle contracts to
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44.  Autonomic tone is an important aspect of ANS function because it
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45.  Muscarinic receptors
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46.  Which of the following statements about adrenergic receptors is true?
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47.  Parasympathetic functions include all of the following, except
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48.  Which of the following statements concerning the parasympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system is false?
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49.  All of the following are true of olfactory pathways, except
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50.  Before an olfactory receptor can detect an odorant, it has to
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51.  Which of the following descriptions best matches the term basilar membrane?
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52.  In which of the following cases would the focal distance be greater?
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53.  There are three different types of cones, each one sensitive to different light energies. These cones are designated
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54.  The ________ convey(s) information about head position with respect to gravity.
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55.  The transparent portion of the fibrous tunic is the
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56.  How would a molecule that mimics cAMP affect an olfactory receptor?
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57.  Which of the following descriptions best matches the term ossicles?
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58.  The structure that overlies the organ of Corti is the
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59.  Almost 75 percent of all parasympathetic outflow travels along the
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60.  The sympathetic division of the ANS is also known as which of the following?
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61.  The statement "there is always a synapse in a peripheral ganglion between the CNS and the effector organ" is
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62.  Injury to the cervical sympathetic chain ganglia would affect the function of the
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63.  The statement "Its postganglionic axons always use acetylcholine as the neurotransmitter." is
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64.  The external ear ends at the
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65.  Which of the following descriptions applies/apply to the term myopia?
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66.  The frequency of a perceived sound depends on
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67.  A sudden rise of room brightness would cause
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68.  In which of the following cases would the focal distance be greater?
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69.  The neural tunic
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70.  The human lens focuses light on the photoreceptor cells by
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71.  The vitreous body
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72.  When a rod is stimulated by light,
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73.  The gelatinous material found in the posterior cavity is the
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74.  Gustatory receptors are located
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75.  What structure changes the shape of the lens for far and near vision?
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76.  The zona glomerulosa of the adrenal cortex produces
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77.  The most complex endocrine responses that integrate the nervous and endocrine system involve the
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78.  The zona reticularis of the adrenal cortex produces
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79.  The zona fasciculata of the adrenal cortex produces
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80.  Thyroxine and calcitonin are secreted by the
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81.  The exhaustion phase of the general adaptation syndrome (GAS) is characterized by
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82.  The hypophyseal portal system
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83.  Hormones like Epinephrine and Melatonin are
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84.  The beta cells of the pancreatic islets produce
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85.  Cells can respond to BLANK hormone(s) at a time.
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86.  Growth hormone does all of the following, except that it
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87.  If stress lasts longer than a few hours, an individual will enter the BLANK phase of the general adaptation syndrome (GAS).
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88.  Hormones can be divided into different groups based on their chemistry. These categories include
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89.  The pituitary hormone that controls the release of steroid hormones from the adrenal cortex is
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90.  The posterior pituitary gland secretes
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91.  Hormones can operate on the BLANK level of organization.
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92.  When a catecholamine or peptide hormone binds to receptors on the surface of a cell, the
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93.  The adrenal medulla produces the hormones
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94.  The parathyroid glands produce a hormone that
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95.  The two lobes of the pituitary gland together produce how many hormones?
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96.  Peptide hormones are
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97.  Parathyroid hormone does all of the following, except that it doesn't
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98.  Norepinephrine and epinephrine are considered to be BLANK when released into the bloodstream, but BLANK when released at synapses.
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99.  Which of the following substances acts as a second messenger?
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100.  Endocrine structures
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101.  Each of the following hormones is an amino acid derivative, except
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102.  The pancreatic islets ( islets of langerhorns )
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103.  The exocrine portion of the panceas produces
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104.  All of the following are true of steroid hormones, except that they
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105.  Which of the following hormones increases and prolongs effects of the sympathetic nervous system
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106.  The "F" cells of the pancreatic islets produce
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107.  The hormone produced by the pars intermedia of the adenohypophysis during early childhood
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108.  The part of the eye that determines eye color is the
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109.  The structure that supports the organ of Corti is the
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110.  The senses of equilibrium and hearing are provided by receptors of the
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111.  Olfactory receptors send axons through the cribriform plate. They synapse on neurons in the
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112.  A hormone that can lower blood levels of calcium ion is
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113.  The F cells of the pancreatic islets produce
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114.  The hormone that does the opposite of calcitonin is
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115.  The hypothalamus controls secretion by the anterior pituitary by
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116.  When a G protein becomes activated and causes an activation of enzymes,
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