Psychology Biological Influences Quiz

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Biological Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The cell formed when a male sperm penetrates and female ovum, it contains the genetic material from both.
    • A. 

      Chromosomes

    • B. 

      Genes

    • C. 

      Meiosis

    • D. 

      Zygote

  • 2. 
    The basic unit of heredity.
    • A. 

      Chromosomes

    • B. 

      Genes

    • C. 

      Meiosis

    • D. 

      Zygote

  • 3. 
    The process of cell division to produce gametes (sex cells).
    • A. 

      Chromosomes

    • B. 

      Genes

    • C. 

      Meiosis

    • D. 

      Zygote

  • 4. 
    Threadlike bodies containing the genetic information in DNA.
    • A. 

      Chromosomes

    • B. 

      Genes

    • C. 

      Meiosis

    • D. 

      Zygote

  • 5. 
    Chemical messengers produced by the endocrine glands.
  • 6. 
    What glands produce the hormone thyroxin?
  • 7. 
    What glands produce hormones that help us to prepare for 'flight or fight' response?
  • 8. 
    What gland triggers the release of hormones from the other glands?
  • 9. 
    What are the effects of the hormone adrenalin? (Tick more than one box)
    • A. 

      Increased heart rate

    • B. 

      Decreased heart rate

    • C. 

      Increased breathing rate

    • D. 

      Decreased breathing rate

    • E. 

      Pupil constriction

    • F. 

      Pupil dilation

    • G. 

      Increase blood flow to skeletal muscles

    • H. 

      Increase blood flow to gut

    • I. 

      Decreased reaction speed

    • J. 

      Increased reaction speed

    • K. 

      Surge of energy

    • L. 

      Increased pain

    • M. 

      Decreased pain

  • 10. 
    Which type of drug has the following effect:
    • see/hear/sense things that aren't real
    • change perceptions
    • insomnia
    • violence
    • change in appetite
    • A. 

      Depressant

    • B. 

      Hallucinogen

    • C. 

      Stimulant

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