A Neuron Or Nerve Cell Quiz Chapter 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a Neuron
    • A. 

      the basic elements of the nervous system.

    • B. 

      Chemicals that carry messages across the synapse to a dendrite of a receiving neuron.

    • C. 

      The reabsorption of neurotransmitters by a terminal button

    • D. 

      The major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain

  • 2. 
    What is the structure of a neuron?
    • A. 

      Cell Body -> Axon -> Dendrites -> Dendrites of Adjecent Neurons

    • B. 

      Axon -> Dendrites -> Cell Body -> Dendrites of Adjecent Neurons

    • C. 

      Dendrites ->Cell Body ->Axon ->Dendrites of Adjecent Neurons

    • D. 

      Dendrites of Adjecent Neurons ->Cell Body -> Axon -> Dendrites

  • 3. 
      All or None Law-neurons are either on or off, there is no in between
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is the deffinition of Synapse
    • A. 

      Are chemicals that carry messages across the synapse to a dendrite of a receiving neuron.

    • B. 

      The space between two neurons where the axon of a sending neuron communicates with the dendrites of a receiving neuron by using chemical messages

    • C. 

      Regulates motor behavior, motivation, pleasure, and emotional arousal

    • D. 

      Influences mood and arousal

  • 5. 
    What are chemicals that carry messages across the synapse to a dendrite of a receiving neuron.
    • A. 

      Synapse

    • B. 

      Neurotransmitters

    • C. 

      Glutamate

    • D. 

      Endorphins