Bio334Exam1-2007

Bio334Exam1-2007 - DISCLAIMER This exam from 2007 is...

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DISCLAIMER This exam from 2007 is provided as an indication of the style of questions we ask on exams. It can also be used as a study guide, provided you make sure you understand each of the questions and choices. THIS IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXCLUSIVE LIST OF POSSIBLE QUESTIONS. Anything discussed in the lectures is fair game for questions on this year's exams. Also, note that the first 6 questions on this sample 2007 exam were written by Professor Evinger. This year, the corresponding material was covered by Professor Matthews, whose questions will likely differ in significant ways.
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Exam 1 Bio 334 15 February 2007 WRITE IN AND BUBBLE IN YOUR NAME AND ID NUMBER ON YOUR ANSWER SHEET. DO NOT CHANGE ANY PRE-EXISTING MARKS YOU MAY FIND ON YOUR ANSWER SHEET! The exam has multiple versions, which are pre-encoded on the answer sheets. The exam consists of 40 questions. For each question, select the single best answer. If you change an answer, erase thoroughly. Use a No. 2 pencil or softer. ************************************************************************ 1. Which of the following statements about neurons is FALSE? A. Proteins to be inserted in the neuronal membrane are translated on free ribosomes . B. Mature neurons do not undergo cell division. C. The rough endoplasmic reticulum is a cytoplasm membranous organelle found in neurons. D. The four domains of neurons are the soma, dendrites, axon and synapses. 2. Which of the following statements about axonal transport is FALSE? A. Transport from the soma to the synapse uses kinesin “walking down” the microtubules using ATP. B. Transport from the synapse towards the soma uses dynein. C. Microtubules are primarily composed of tubulin, which is an ATPase . D. Fast axonal transport can be as fast 1000 mm/day. 3. Which of the following statements about glia is FALSE? A. Oligodendrocytes myelinate axons in the central nervous system. B. Astrocytes form tight junctions on blood vessels to form the blood-brain barrier. C. Microglia are phagocytes in the central nervous system that are mobilized after injury or infection. D. An oligodendrocyte myelinates only one axon in the central nervous system . 4. Which of the following statements about the anatomy of the nervous system is FALSE? A. Upon gross observation, the three main subdivsions of the mammalian brain are the cerebrum, cerebellum and brainstem. B. The absolute size of the brain is an accurate estimate of intelligence. C. The dorsal roots carry information from the periphery to the spinal cord. D. The axons in the dorsal and ventral roots form the peripheral nervous system. 5. Which of the following statements about the anatomy of the nervous system is FALSE? A.
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