Physiology: Nervous, Immune, Endocrine Systems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is FALSE about synapses?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is not true about sensory neurons?

Question 3 3. _____ occurs when a microbe acquires a gene that allows it to resist the effects of a drug.

Question 4 4. Why are there so many different kinds of antibiotics?

Question 5 5. What is the first function of the nervous system?

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Question 6 6. When a B cell encounters a cell presenting its antigen, what action does the B cell take?

Question 7 7. How are endotherms able to maintain a stable body temperature that is several degrees warmer than their environment?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a part of the inflammatory response?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Which of the following is the best statement about the function of neurons?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following historical events occurred before the others?

Question 12 12. Why was the discovery of germ theory so important?

Question 13 13. In ectotherms, what controls body temperature?

Question 14 14. What is the maintenance of a stable internal environment within an organism commonly called?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is TRUE about reflexes?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is not true about the periperal nervous system?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is not a type of commercially available vaccine?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a function of neutrophils?

Question 19 19. How do HIV and Influenza viruses differ?

Question 20 20. The fight-or-flight response is stimulated by the _____.

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Question 21 21. What component of the body gathers sensory input and delivers it to the brain?

Question 22 22. The sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems are two divisions of the _____.

Question 23 23. Why do complement proteins not mark or destroy the body's own cells?

Question 24 24. When the dendrite is in its resting state (i.e. the inside of the cell has a net negative charge and the outside of the cell has a net positive charge), its membrane is _____.

Question 25 25. Cytotoxic T Cells kill what kind of cells?

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Question 26 26. Sodium-potassium pumps help maintain membrane polarization by _____.

Question 27 27. What causes antibody and antigen receptor diversity among lymphocytes?

Question 28 28. The effects of the _____ can be summed up by the phrase: rest and digest.

Question 29 29. Which of the following will a natural killer cell attack?

Question 30 30. Why does it matter that HIV is a provirus?

Physiology: Nervous, Immune, Endocrine Systems Chapter Exam Instructions

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