AP Psych Review Chapter 3 Sr 2

10 Questions

Settings
AP Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A word used to describe the cell body is: 
    • A. 

      Glia

    • B. 

      Dentrites

    • C. 

      Soma

    • D. 

      Axon

    • E. 

      Neuron

  • 2. 
    The terminal buttons are located 
    • A. 

      At the beginning of the axon

    • B. 

      In the right side of the brain only

    • C. 

      In the middle of the axon

    • D. 

      In the left side of the brain only

    • E. 

      At the end of the axon

  • 3. 
    The agonist 
    • A. 

      Mimics neurotransmitter action

    • B. 

      Opposes actions of a neurotransmitter

    • C. 

      Regulates sleep and arousal

    • D. 

      Is involved with memory and learning

    • E. 

      Filters irrelevant information

  • 4. 
    When something is afferent it means
    • A. 

      It is going away from the central nervous system

    • B. 

      It is located in the hindbrain

    • C. 

      It is located in the midbrain

    • D. 

      It is going towards the central nervous system

    • E. 

      It is entering the axon

  • 5. 
    Leisoning is when 
    • A. 

      Doctors observe consequences of damage in certain areas of the brain

    • B. 

      Doctors stimulate a portion of the brain and observe effects

    • C. 

      Doctors monitor electrical activity

    • D. 

      Doctors see a picture of the computerized topography of the brain

    • E. 

      Radioactively tagged chemicals serve as markers of blood flow

  • 6. 
    The Hindbrain is located 
    • A. 

      At the front of the brain

    • B. 

      At the back of the brain

    • C. 

      In the middle of the brain

    • D. 

      Behind the left hemisphere

    • E. 

      Next to the right hemisphere

  • 7. 
    The region that is known for the most complicated thought process is the: 
    • A. 

      Hindbrain

    • B. 

      Medulla

    • C. 

      Back brain

    • D. 

      Forebrain

    • E. 

      Cerebellum

  • 8. 
    What part of the brain is involved with memory and learning?
    • A. 

      Cerbellum

    • B. 

      Pons

    • C. 

      Hippocampus

    • D. 

      Reticular formation

    • E. 

      Medulla

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not one of the four lobes in the cerebrum
    • A. 

      Occipital lobe

    • B. 

      Pituitary lobe

    • C. 

      Frontal lobe

    • D. 

      Parietal lobe

    • E. 

      Temporal lobe

  • 10. 
    Out of the five endocrine glands, which is considered the "master" gland
    • A. 

      Thyroid

    • B. 

      Adernal

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Gonads

    • E. 

      Pituitary