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AP Biology - Nervous & Endocrine Systems: Help & Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is the best statement about the function of neurons?

Question 2 2. _____ occurs when a microbe acquires a gene that allows it to resist the effects of a drug.

Question 3 3. In ectotherms, what controls body temperature?

Question 4 4. Why is antibiotic overuse such a serious problem?

Question 5 5. Membrane depolarization is caused by _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is true about type I diabetes?

Question 7 7. If a person suffered damage to the temporal lobe, which of the following is a likely consequence?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is FALSE about synapses?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a reason why booster shots are given?

Question 10 10. When a B cell encounters a cell presenting its antigen, what action does the B cell take?

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Question 11 11. The relative ability to cause disease is known as _____.

Question 12 12. How do thermoreceptors differ from other sensory neurons?

Question 13 13. Which of the following historical events occurred before the others?

Question 14 14. A U.S. zoo that is home to a group of Western Lowland Gorillas receives a new gorilla from Cameroon. Three weeks later, one of the zoo's chimpanzees that resides in an enclosure next to the gorillas becomes ill and dies two weeks later. The rest of the zoo's chimpanzees are also sick with a virus which cannot be identified. However, none of the gorillas are sick. Which of the following is the most likely explanation?

Question 15 15. A man is standing outdoor and feels a sudden chill. He notices the hair raising on his arms. Why do the hairs on a people's arms raise?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a true statement about hormones?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a function of neutrophils?

Question 18 18. Cytotoxic T Cells kill what kind of cells?

Question 19 19. If a person suffered damage to the right side of the parietal lobe, which of the following is a likely consequence?

Question 20 20. Which of the following will a natural killer cell attack?

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Question 21 21. What is the first function of the nervous system?

Question 22 22. What are antigenic shifts?

Question 23 23. Which method do humans use to lower their internal body temperature?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is not true about sensory neurons?

Question 25 25. The sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems are two divisions of the _____.

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Question 26 26. What type of neurons make up the central nervous system?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is not true about the periperal nervous system?

Question 28 28. Which of the following effects are mediated by the parasympathetic nervous system?

Question 29 29. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for processing visual information?

Question 30 30. The hippocampus is important for _____.

AP Biology - Nervous & Endocrine Systems: Help & Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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