Physiology II: The Nervous, Immune, and Endocrine Systems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements about sensory cells is false?

Question 2 2. If a person suffered damage to the temporal lobe, which of the following is a likely consequence?

Question 3 3. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for processing visual information?

Question 4 4. The extensions of postsynaptic neurons that provide the main receptive surface for presynaptic neurons are called what?

Question 5 5. When compared with brains of other vertebrates, the human brain

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Question 6 6. What is the first function of the nervous system?

Question 7 7. Which method do humans use to lower their internal body temperature?

Question 8 8. This part of the brain is considered to be the relay station for sensory information to the cerebral cortex.

Question 9 9. If you realize there is an intruder in your home, why would you most likely experience a spurt in brain activity?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements about helper T cells is FALSE?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Genes that encode for virulence factors are _____, and _____ are proteins that make pathogens more virulent.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a function of neutrophils?

Question 14 14. In which of the following cortical lobes can association areas be found?

Question 15 15. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for emotions, speech, planning, and motor function?

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Question 16 16. If a person suffered damage to the right side of the parietal lobe, which of the following is a likely consequence?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements about the peripheral nervous system is false?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a true statement about hormones?

Question 19 19. The secretion of hormones from an endocrine gland is most directly under the control of which of the following components of the nervous system?

Question 20 20. The primary motor cortex of the cerebrum

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements about the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system is false?

Question 22 22. Which of the following historical events occurred before the others?

Question 23 23. Why are there so many different kinds of antibiotics?

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

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a reason why booster shots are given?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is not part of the central nervous system?

Question 27 27. How do HIV and Influenza viruses differ?

Question 28 28. Which part of the brain regulates many vital autonomic functions including heart rate, breathing, blood pressure, swallowing, and digestion?

Question 29 29. What are antigenic shifts?

Question 30 30. The substance that wraps the axon of many neurons and provides for increased conduction speed is called what?

Physiology II: The Nervous, Immune, and Endocrine Systems Chapter Exam Instructions

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