EPPP Additional Key Questions: Neurotransmitters

23 Questions | Total Attempts: 84

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Neurotransmitter Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This neurotransmitter is a cousin to GABA.
  • 2. 
    The role of ACh in this area is to cause muscles to contract
  • 3. 
    _____________________ is involved with falling asleep.
  • 4. 
    Nicotine receptors are 
    • A. 

      Excitatory

    • B. 

      Inhibitory

  • 5. 
    Decreases the likelihood of messages being sent from one neuron to the next.
    • A. 

      Inhibitory

    • B. 

      Excitatory

  • 6. 
    Muscarinic receptors are
    • A. 

      Excitatory

    • B. 

      Inhibitory

  • 7. 
    The _______________________ of dopamine receptors in _____________________  _________ contribute to Parkinson's symptoms
  • 8. 
    _______________________ activity at the ___________ ___________ contributes to Schizophrenia and Tourette's.
  • 9. 
    Exitocicity is 
  • 10. 
    The Catecholamine Hypothesis says
  • 11. 
    The role of ACh in the_____________ _____________ _____________ is REM sleep, regulation of sleep-wake cycle and memory.
  • 12. 
    Norepinephrine is also known as the "____________ or _________"
  • 13. 
    ____________ is specifically an excitatory neurotransmitter.
  • 14. 
    ____________ levels of dopamine in the _____________ _______________ reinforces actions of stimulate drugs, opiates, alcohol and nicotine.
  • 15. 
    Glutamate plays a role in
    • A. 

      Memory

    • B. 

      Mood

    • C. 

      Sleep

    • D. 

      Eating

    • E. 

      Learning

    • F. 

      Falling Asleep

  • 16. 
    Elevated levels of Serotonin contribute to
    • A. 

      Depression

    • B. 

      Schizophrenia

    • C. 

      Mania

    • D. 

      Autism

    • E. 

      Eating disorder

    • F. 

      Suicide

    • G. 

      Aggression

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Seizures

    • B. 

      Stroke related brain damage

    • C. 

      Huntington's

    • D. 

      Alzheimer's

    • E. 

      Neurodegenerative disorders

    • F. 

      Anxiety disorders

    • G. 

      OCD

  • 18. 
    Serotonin, GABA and Endorphins are similar in that they are all _____________________ types of neurotransmitters.
  • 19. 
    Low levels of GABA are found in
    • A. 

      Seizures

    • B. 

      Stroke related brain damage

    • C. 

      Huntington's

    • D. 

      Alzheimer's

    • E. 

      Neurodegenerative disorders

    • F. 

      Anxiety disorders

  • 20. 
    Degeneration of dopamine receptors in the (which area)____________  ______________ contributes to _________________ symptoms.
  • 21. 
    The breakdown of ACh causes or is found in ____________________.
  • 22. 
    Excessive activity at the dopamine synapse contributes to 
    • A. 

      The production of actions that are similar to stimulant drugs, opiates, alcohol and nicotine.

    • B. 

      Schizophrenia

    • C. 

      Tourette's

    • D. 

      Some forms of depression

  • 23. 
    Serotonin plays a part in which of the following functions?
    • A. 

      Mood

    • B. 

      Hunger

    • C. 

      Temperature regulation

    • D. 

      Sexual activity

    • E. 

      Arousal

    • F. 

      Sleep

    • G. 

      Aggression

    • H. 

      Migraine headaches

    • I. 

      Seizures

    • J. 

      Movement

    • K. 

      Memory

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