AP Psychology Trivia Quiz On Biological Bases Of Behavior!

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AP Psychology Trivia Quiz On Biological Bases Of Behavior!

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  • 1. 
    1. The_______is a long, thin fiber that sends signals from the_____to other neurons, muscles, or glands.
    • A. 

      Dendrite; Axon

    • B. 

      Axon; Soma

    • C. 

      Soma; Synapse

    • D. 

      Soma; Axon

    • E. 

      Axon; Terminal Buttons

  • 2. 
    Glia Provide support for the neurons in all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Supply nourishment

    • B. 

      Remove waste

    • C. 

      Orchestration of nervous system's growth

    • D. 

      Speeds up the transmission of signals

    • E. 

      Provide insulation

  • 3. 
    The neuron's stable, negative charge when the cell is at an inactive state is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Resting Potential

    • B. 

      Neural Impulse

    • C. 

      Action Potential

    • D. 

      Post-synaptic Potential

    • E. 

      Absolute Refractory Period

  • 4. 
    After excitatory or inhibitory post-synaptic potential, neurotransmitters can:
    • A. 

      Explode

    • B. 

      Drift Away

    • C. 

      Be reabsorbed through reuptake

    • D. 

      Be inactivated

    • E. 

      All of the following except (a.)

  • 5. 
    Monoamines include which of the following neurotransmitters?
    • A. 

      GABA

    • B. 

      Endorphins

    • C. 

      Serotonin

    • D. 

      Acetylcholine

    • E. 

      Histamine

  • 6. 
    Which of the following electrical recordings inspects the brain's function and presents radioactive chemicals to the brain?
    • A. 

      Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    • B. 

      Electrical Stimulation of Brain

    • C. 

      Positron Emission Tomography Scanning (PET)

    • D. 

      Computerized Tomography Scanning

    • E. 

      Lesioning

  • 7. 
    Which part of the brain contains the medulla?
    • A. 

      Forebrain

    • B. 

      Midbrain

    • C. 

      Wernicke's Area

    • D. 

      Hindbrain

    • E. 

      Broca's Area

  • 8. 
    8. Visual-spatial tasks produce an instant reaction from (the)_______.
    • A. 

      Left hemisphere

    • B. 

      Right hemisphere

    • C. 

      Wernicke's area

    • D. 

      Midbrain

    • E. 

      Broca's Area

  • 9. 
    The following illustrates the differences between neural messages and hormonal messages EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Neural messages are sent faster than hormonal messages

    • B. 

      Hormonal messages are sent to distant cells whereas neural messages travel short distances

    • C. 

      Hormonal messages are transmitted along specific pathways and neural messages are passed along less specific pathways

    • D. 

      Hormones are released several times throughout the day; neurons are constantly being released

    • E. 

      Neural messages are sent along specific pathways while hormonal messages are passed along less-specific routes.

  • 10. 
    Which kind of examination/ study does NOT fit with the rest?
    • A. 

      Twin Studies

    • B. 

      Family Studies

    • C. 

      Genetic Mapping

    • D. 

      Adoptive Studies

    • E. 

      Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation