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PS101 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Parasympathetic Nervous System, Parietal Lobe, Prefrontal Cortex

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Don Morgenson
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Practice Test #4 - PS101-Chapter 3
1. Glia cells:
A - release neuromodulators
B - provide structural support for neurons
C - release neurotransmitters
D - form the primary components of the spinal cord
2. Branches are to trees as __________ are to neurons:
A - axons
B - cell bodies
C - dendrites
D - nuclei
3. Reabsorption of neurotransmitters into the pre-synaptic neuron is referred to as:
A - cyclomyosis
B - regrading
C - uploading
D - reuptake
4. George is sitting quietly when the muscles in his left leg begin to twitch. This activation
of movement in his voluntary muscles is most likely due to the release of which of the
following neurotransmitters:
A - serotonin
B - dopamine
C - acetylcholine
D - norepinephrine
5. _________ nerves receive information, while _________ nerves carry out instructions:
A - afferent; efferent
B - motor; sensory
C - somatic; autonomic
D - autonomic; skeletal
6. The brain structure that controls unconscious but essential functions such as breathing
and circulation is the:
A - pons
B - medulla
C - cerebellum
D - corpus callosum
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