Brain Matters: Chapter 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the specialized cell capable of sending and receiving information?
    • A. 

      Glia

    • B. 

      Astrocyte

    • C. 

      Neuron

    • D. 

      Dendrite

  • 2. 
    Communication within a neuron is ____________________ , whereas communication between neurons is ____________________ .
    • A. 

      Chemical, Chemical

    • B. 

      Electrical, Electrical

    • C. 

      Chemical, Electrical or Chemical

    • D. 

      Electrical, Electrical or Chemical

  • 3. 
    Which is a chemical used to communicate between neurons?
    • A. 

      Neurotransmitter

    • B. 

      Synapse

    • C. 

      Action Potential

    • D. 

      Dendrite

  • 4. 
    Which is the fiber bundle that carries signals away from the neuron?
    • A. 

      Dendrite

    • B. 

      Axon

    • C. 

      Terminal

    • D. 

      Cell Body

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the correct order of communication within a neuron?
    • A. 

      Cell Body, Dendrite, Axon

    • B. 

      Dendrite, Cell Body, Axon

    • C. 

      Dendrite, Axon, Cell Body

    • D. 

      Axon, Cell Body, Dendrite

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