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Practice test 1 This practice test will give you an idea of the format of your first test. The questions will be different (obviously!) and there may be questions on topics not covered here. This is NOT a comprehensive measure of all the material you should know… the review sheet provided on the class website IS. 1) The physical gap between two nerve cells across which messages are transmitted is the A) glial junction. B) neural gap. C) dendritic apposition. D) axon contact. E) synapse. 2) The third and fourth ventricles are joined together via the 3) Incoming stimuli that vary in intensity are coded by variations in the ________ of a neuron. 4) The planning and execution of movements is a function performed by association cortex in which cortical lobe? 5) In reference to the neuraxis, caudal means _________, rostral means __________. A) toward the nose, toward the tail B) toward the tail, toward the nose C) toward the back, toward the belly D) toward the belly, toward the back 6) Movement of the axon membrane potential from -75 mV to -68 mV would be termed a(n) A) action potential. B) hyperpolarization. C) excitatory local potential. D) depolarization. E) threshold potential. 7) The ________ of the neural tube is the origin of the cells that form the central nervous system.
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8) Which term below would be used to refer to structures that are found on opposite sides of the body? 9) Match the correct PSP effect with its ion channel action.
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