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Visualizing Human Biology Study Set 1

Biology

Quiz 7 :

The Nervous System

Quiz 7 :

The Nervous System

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Which of the following axons conduct impulses more quickly? img
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B

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Which structure increases the speed of impulse transmission? img
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C

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Which nervous system division is referred to as the "fight-or-flight" system?
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C

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The division of the nervous system that regulates functions such as blood vessel diameter and stomach activity is the:
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What is the function of the somatic nervous system?
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The junction between two neurons is called a(an):
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Which feature sets the nervous system apart from other organ systems?
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What is the name of the structure labeled as "A"? img
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During normal resting condition, the levels of which positive ions are higher outside the neuron than inside?
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Which type of cell cleans up cellular debris and pathogens in the nervous system?
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What is the name of the structure labeled as "B"? img
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Compared to thicker axons, thinner axons:
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What is the result of inhibitory postsynaptic potentials (IPSPs)?
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Neurotransmitters are stored in:
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What is the absolute refractory period?
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What is a typical resting potential for neurons?
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Which type of neuron sends information away from the central nervous system? img
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Depolarization of a membrane begins with the:
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What is the function of the afferent part of the peripheral nervous system?
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Which division of the nervous system includes the brain and spinal cord?
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