AP Psych Ch. 3 Review Questions

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following monitor blood and oxygen flow in the brain to identify areas of high activity?
    • A. 

      MRI

    • B. 

      CAT

    • C. 

      FMRI

    • D. 

      ECAT

    • E. 

      EEG

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      When the charge of the neuron reaches -70 millivolts

    • B. 

      When a lot of excitatory PSP builds up

    • C. 

      When a lot of inhibitory PSP builds up

    • D. 

      When sodium ions rush in at stimulation and create an action potential

    • E. 

      When the neuron reaches resting potential

  • 3. 
    Neurotransmitters drift away after being released into the synaptic cleft, and some are inactivated by enzymes. Some are reabsorbed into the pre-synaptic neuron. This process is called:
    • A. 

      Reionize

    • B. 

      Reuptake

    • C. 

      Recycle

    • D. 

      Retransmit

    • E. 

      Reabsorb

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is released by motor neurons controlling skeletal muscles?
    • A. 

      Motoroneurotransmitters

    • B. 

      Dopamine

    • C. 

      Serotonin

    • D. 

      GABA

    • E. 

      Acetylcholine

  • 5. 
    Used to control many aspects of everyday behavior, the three neurotransmitters categorized as monoamines are:
    • A. 

      Serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine

    • B. 

      Norepinephrine, acetylcholine, endorphins

    • C. 

      Endorphins, dopamine, GABA

    • D. 

      GABA, serotonin, acetylcholine

    • E. 

      Acetylcholine, GABA, endorphins

  • 6. 
    What is the main difference between the somatic nervous system and the automatic nervous system?
    • A. 

      One is located in the left brain to control, the other in the right brain

    • B. 

      One controls the body including the muscles, blood circulation and digestion, and the other controls the mind and the cognitive process

    • C. 

      One is made of nerves inside the brain, and one is made of nerves that control the skeletal muscles, sensory receptors, blood vessels, and heart

    • D. 

      One is made of nerves connecting to the skeletal muscles and sensory receptors, and the other is made of nerves connecting to the heart, blood vessels, and glands

    • E. 

      One is controlled by the left hemisphere, the other is controlled by the right

  • 7. 
    Which of the following nourishes the brain and provides a protective cushion?
    • A. 

      Cerebrospinal fluid

    • B. 

      Cerebellum fluid

    • C. 

      Afferent protein liquid

    • D. 

      Myelin sheath

    • E. 

      Efferent protein liquid

  • 8. 
    The function of the limbic system, located roughly along the border between the cerebral cortex and deeper subcortical areas, is best described as
    • A. 

      The four F's: fighting, feeding, fleeing, mating

    • B. 

      Regulation of emotion, memory, and motivation

    • C. 

      Control of higher order thinking

    • D. 

      Basic instincts necessary for survival and everyday life such as breathing, blinking, and blood circulation

    • E. 

      Conveys all sensory information to the rest of the brain

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following choices gives a correct example of a poly-genetic trait with the correct reason?
    • A. 

      Skin color; inherited down generations

    • B. 

      A zygote; created by the union of a sperm and egg, both of which have 23 chromosomes each

    • C. 

      A dog's spotted fur; physically displays the dog's genes

    • D. 

      A carrier of a disease; the person received one gene from one parent, and a different one from the other, making the two genes in a specific pair different.

    • E. 

      Eye color; affected by numerous genes

  • 10. 
    Fill in the blanks of the following sentence to make it trueThe sympathetic division is the branch of the _________________ that mobilizes the body's resources for emergencies, and the parasympathetic is another branch that ______ conserves bodily resources.
    • A. 

      Central nervous system; never

    • B. 

      Central nervous system; generally

    • C. 

      Automatic nervous system; generally

    • D. 

      Somatic nervous system; never

    • E. 

      Peripheral nervous system; never