Biological Perspective Quiz 2 - Neurotransmitters

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Biological Perspective Quiz 2 - Neurotransmitters

Quiz on neurotransmitters


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the yellow part shown on the diagram below
    • A. 

      Cell body

    • B. 

      Dendrites

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Axon

  • 2. 
    List the following in order of occuranceA. Action potential travels along axon of sending neuronB. The neurotransmitter must fit perfectly into the receptorC. Synaptic transmission occurs when the action potential causes neurotransmitters to be released by the synaptic vesicles in the axon terminalsD. The neurotransmitters cross the synaptic gap and bind with the correctly shaped receptor sites on the receiving neuron.
    • A. 

      ACDB

    • B. 

      ACDC

    • C. 

      ABBA

    • D. 

      ADCB

  • 3. 
    The process by which neurotransmitter molecules detach from a postsynaptic neuron are reabsorbed by a pre-synaptic neuron so they can be recycled and used again.
    • A. 

      Axon terminals

    • B. 

      Synaptic transmission

    • C. 

      Reuptake

    • D. 

      Neurotransmitters

  • 4. 
    What does acetylcholine do?
    • A. 

      Emotional states, sleep

    • B. 

      Physical arousal, learning, memory

    • C. 

      Learning, memory, muscle contractions

    • D. 

      Movement, thought processes, rewarding sensations

  • 5. 
    Which one of these effects are can drugs not do?
    • A. 

      Drugs can mimic the neurotransmitter

    • B. 

      Drugs can block the receptor site on the receiving neuron

    • C. 

      Drugs can block he reuptake of the neurotransmitter

    • D. 

      None of the above