Bio Exam Quiz #11

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  • 1. 
    What are the functions of the Midbrain?
    • A. 

      Coordinate visual & audio reflexes, maintain consciousness, direct motor patterns at subconscious level

    • B. 

      Relay sensory info to other areas of brain stem or thalamus, regulate autonomic function

    • C. 

      Plays role in regulation of heart rate, flight or fight, and linking emotions to specific memories

  • 2. 
    Functions of the Medulla Oblungata?
    • A. 

      Conscious thought, memory storage & processing, regulation of skeletal muscle contractions

    • B. 

      Storage and retrieval of long term memories

    • C. 

      Relay sensory info to other areas of brain stem or thalamus, regulate autonomic function

  • 3. 
    The Cerebellum adjusts postural muscles as well as programs fine tuned movement controlled at conscious and subconscious level 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The                                  is a part of the Limbic system and plays apart in regulation of the heart rate, flight or fight, and linking emotions to specific memories 
  • 5. 
    The hypothalamus is a center for... 
    • A. 

      Somatic & visceral motor control

    • B. 

      Linking conscious intellectual functions of the cerebral cortex with unconscious & autonomic functions of the brainstem

    • C. 

      Emotions, autonomic functions & hormone production

  • 6. 
    The autonomic nervous system controls... 
    • A. 

      Hormone secretion

    • B. 

      Visceral functions outside our awareness

    • C. 

      Heart rate

  • 7. 
    Connecting the cerebellum to the rest of the brain, somatic & visceral motor control, and respitory centers that can affect the M.O.'s respitory system describe the functions of the                         
  • 8. 
    The hippocampus is responsible for ... 
    • A. 

      Storage & retrival of long term memories

    • B. 

      Adjusting postural muscles as well as programs fine tuned movement controlled at conscious and subconscious level

    • C. 

      Emotions, autonomic functions & hormone production

  • 9. 
    This part of the diencephalon is responsible for relaying and processing sensory info. 
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Hippocampus

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 10. 
    One of the limbic systems functions is to regulate the conctrations of skeletal muscles 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, thats the cerebrums job

  • 11. 
    Which system is rapid onset, highly localized, and has a short term effect 
    • A. 

      Endocrine

    • B. 

      Nervous

  • 12. 
    What do Beta blockers do 
    • A. 

      Slow heart rate

    • B. 

      Lower heart rate & BP

    • C. 

      Release fatty tissue

  • 13. 
    Which is not an effector of ANS
    • A. 

      Smooth muscle

    • B. 

      Cardiac muscle

    • C. 

      Nerves

    • D. 

      Adipocytes

  • 14. 
    Conscious and subconscious control of skeletal muscles describes the                       divison of the nervous system   
  • 15. 
    The                                     gland secretes products through ducts 
  • 16. 
    Which describes hormones 
    • A. 

      Travel across synaptic cleft, limited to very specific area

    • B. 

      Travels through bloodstream, targets other organs & tissues

    • C. 

      Travels through extracellualr fluid, limited to local area

  • 17. 
    What is the name of the amino acid derivative that form thyroid hormones like E, NE, dopamine and melatonin
    • A. 

      Catecholamine

    • B. 

      Steroid hormones

    • C. 

      Eicosanoid

  • 18. 
                                        is cholesterol based and includes hormones like testosterone and estrogen 
  • 19. 
    What does the heart do when the SNS is activated?
    • A. 

      Constrict valves

    • B. 

      Increase heart rate and bloodpressure

    • C. 

      Slow heart rate and bloodpressure

  • 20. 
    Insulin secretion is a sign of an active PNS
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which is not another name for the PNS
    • A. 

      DDD

    • B. 

      Thoraco-lumbar

    • C. 

      Cranio-sacral

  • 22. 
    What are signaling mocules for ANS
    • A. 

      E, NE, ACh

    • B. 

      ACTH & dopamine

    • C. 

      E & Beta receptors

  • 23. 
                                                   are neurotransmitters or hormones that can either speed up or slow down functions 
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