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Common Human Reflexes and Ailments Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A sneeze can blast air at a velocity of _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following might cause long-term hiccups?

Question 3 3. Because a person is more likely to yawn when a significant other is yawning, yawns are considered to be a display of _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a short-term cause of hiccups?

Question 5 5. What is the technical term for sneezing?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not a likely cause of the hiccups?

Question 7 7. Yawns appear to be contagious, but only:

Question 8 8. Sneezing involves which body parts?

Question 9 9. Irritation in the _____ nerve can cause a spasm in the diaphragm.

Question 10 10. Snatiation is sneezing that occurs when _____.

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Question 11 11. Scientists, who propose the Nervous System Arousal theory regarding yawning, use which observed signs to support their theory?

Question 12 12. All of the following are true regarding yawns, EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. Which current theory holds that yawning serves to thermoregulate the brain?

Question 14 14. Photic sneezing is a sneezing response to what stimulus?

Question 15 15. A _____ in the _____ between the chest and abdominal cavities causes hiccups to occur.

Common Human Reflexes and Ailments Chapter Exam Instructions

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