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GACE Behavioral Science: Nervous System Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following functions is controlled by the autonomic nervous system?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the best statement about the function of neurons?

Question 3 3. How do thermoreceptors differ from other sensory neurons?

Question 4 4. The sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems are two divisions of the _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is TRUE about reflexes?

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Question 6 6. Sensory neurons are most similar to the _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following effects are mediated by the parasympathetic nervous system?

Question 8 8. Sodium-potassium pumps help maintain membrane polarization by _____.

Question 9 9. Which part of the brain regulates many vital autonomic functions including heart rate, breathing, blood pressure, swallowing, and digestion?

Question 10 10. When Jane hears banging on her window, why does she jump out of her bed?

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Question 11 11. What type of neurons make up the central nervous system?

Question 12 12. Which of the following effects are mediated by the sympathetic nervous system?

Question 13 13. Which method do humans use to lower their internal body temperature?

Question 14 14. The cerebellum is important for _____.

Question 15 15. The ________ is the largest part of the human brain that surrounds most of the other brain structures.

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Question 16 16. How does Bobby feel his annoying little brother pinching and stretching his skin?

Question 17 17. If a person suffered damage to the right side of the parietal lobe, which of the following is a likely consequence?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is TRUE about intermediary steps?

Question 19 19. Krause's end organ is responsible for the sensation of _____.

Question 20 20. A series of physiological responses to a stressor, which leads us to either run away from it or decide to battle it out is more commonly known as _____.

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Question 21 21. The interneuron is also known as the _____.

Question 22 22. The hippocampus is important for _____.

Question 23 23. How are endotherms able to maintain a stable body temperature that is several degrees warmer than their environment?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is true about motor neurons?

Question 25 25. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for emotions, speech, planning, and motor function?

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Question 26 26. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for processing visual information?

Question 27 27. Why is John able to feel the light touch of a feather on his skin?

Question 28 28. If you realize there is an intruder in your home, why would you most likely experience a spurt in brain activity?

Question 29 29. This part of the brain is considered to be the relay station for sensory information to the cerebral cortex.

Question 30 30. Membrane depolarization is caused by _____.

GACE Behavioral Science: Nervous System Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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