Clark AP Psych Ch 3 Online Quiz

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Clark AP Psych Ch 3 Online Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Everything psychological is simultaneously biological.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Franz Gall's phrenology theory is very helpful to understanding psychology
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Dendrites send information away from the nerve cell body and axons receive information into the cell body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Destruction of the myelin sheath results in Multiple Sclerosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The synaptic gap is almost a 32nd of an inch wide.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The neuron's reaction is an all -or-none response.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The best understood neurotransmitter is acetylcholine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    With Alzheimer's disease,  the ACh neurons grow dramatically.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    An undersupply of serotonin is linked to depression.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    An oversupply of Glutamate can trigger seizures or migraines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Excess Dopamine can trigger schizophrenia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When flooded with opiate drugs, the brain produces large amounts of its own natural opiates.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Botulin can cause paralysis because it blocks ACh release.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The somatic nervous system regulates our organs and glands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The parasympathetic system calms body processes and reactions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    When the sympathetic nervous system kicks in, you could have an excess of saliva and stomach digestion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Epinephrine and norepinephrine are also called adrenaline and noradrenaline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The most influential endocrine gland is the hypothalamus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The pituitary gland is in charge of the "fight or flight" response.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
     A brief electrical charge that travels down an axon is called the all or none impulse.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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