AP Psychology Chapter 3 Jr 5

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  • 1. 
    What part of the nervous system secretes neurotransmitters?
    • A. 

      Axon

    • B. 

      Dendrites

    • C. 

      Terminal Button

    • D. 

      Soma

    • E. 

      Glia

  • 2. 
    When stimulation is caused the cell membrane opens briefly and
    • A. 

      Lets out carbon

    • B. 

      Loses charge

    • C. 

      Negatively charged potassium ions enters in

    • D. 

      Positively charges sodium ion flow in

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 3. 
    With in the Automatic nervous system the sympathetic controls one's 
    • A. 

      Ability to feed

    • B. 

      Ability to fight or flight

    • C. 

      Unconscious

    • D. 

      Ability to fight or feed

    • E. 

      Non of the above

  • 4. 
    The forebrain is the region in which processes 
    • A. 

      Blood flow

    • B. 

      Complicated thoughts

    • C. 

      Sensory information

    • D. 

      The fight or flight concept

    • E. 

      Vital involuntary functions

  • 5. 
    The part of the brain that regulates unconscious functions is the
    • A. 

      Pons

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Reticular formation

    • D. 

      Medulla

    • E. 

      Thalamus

  • 6. 
    The neurotransmitter that affect ones emotions; arousal; and learning is
    • A. 

      Dopamine

    • B. 

      Serotonin

    • C. 

      GABA

    • D. 

      Endorphins

    • E. 

      ACH

  • 7. 
    When neurons come towards the CNS it is called
    • A. 

      Efferent

    • B. 

      Afferent

    • C. 

      Agonist

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    When two traits are same in references to genetics what is that called
    • A. 

      Dominate

    • B. 

      Recessive

    • C. 

      Homozygous

    • D. 

      Heterozygous

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    In the endocrine system the gland that controls sugar metabolism is the 
    • A. 

      Pituitary gland

    • B. 

      Thyroid gland

    • C. 

      Gonads

    • D. 

      Adrenal gland

    • E. 

      Pancreas

  • 10. 
    What brain research method uses magnetic fields, radio waves to give you computer enhance images of the brain 
    • A. 

      Ct scan

    • B. 

      MRI

    • C. 

      TMS

    • D. 

      EEG

    • E. 

      Lesioning