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The Nervous System at the Cellular Level Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. _____ sends signals from the body to the central nervous system, and the _____ sends signals from the central nervous system back to the body.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is true about motor neurons?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is TRUE about intermediary steps?

Question 4 4. Membrane depolarization is caused by _____.

Question 5 5. Sodium-potassium pumps help maintain membrane polarization by _____.

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Question 6 6. An electric impulse involving a change in voltage across a plasma membrane is best known as a(n) _____.

Question 7 7. Why is John able to feel the light touch of a feather on his skin?

Question 8 8. How do thermoreceptors differ from other sensory neurons?

Question 9 9. Oligodendrocytes _____.

Question 10 10. Krause's end organ is responsible for the sensation of _____.

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Question 11 11. Myelinated axons _____.

Question 12 12. What is the first function of the nervous system?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is proprioception most likely responsible for?

Question 14 14. 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?

Question 15 15. Proprioceptors include _____.

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Question 16 16. When an output of a process stimulates the production of a substance that led to the original output we terms this _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following effects are mediated by the sympathetic nervous system?

Question 18 18. Ependymal cells _____.

Question 19 19. The receptors most involved in the sensation of a transient pressure are _____.

Question 20 20. How are endotherms able to maintain a stable body temperature that is several degrees warmer than their environment?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following functions is controlled by the autonomic nervous system?

Question 22 22. Which of the following would NOT be a reason why the shape of astrocytes would increase their functionality?

Question 23 23. _____ are afferent nerve endings that sense stimuli outside the body and _____ are subgroups of these receptors that respond to mechanical stimuli such as touch, pressure and vibration.

Question 24 24. Which of the following effects are mediated by the parasympathetic nervous system?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a true statement about neurons?

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Question 26 26. Why might it make sense for a very high functioning brain to actually have LESS neurons but MORE neuroglia cells?

Question 27 27. A muscle spindle is a type of:

Question 28 28. A disease where our own immune system destroys the myelin sheath of neurons is known as _____.

Question 29 29. Motor neurons are most similar to the _____.

Question 30 30. Sensory neurons are most similar to the _____.

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