Practice 2 - 1) Balance is maintained by: a) brainstem b)...

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1) Balance is maintained by: a) brainstem b) cerebellum c) cerebral cortex d) hypothalamus e) spinal cord 2) Language ability is usually associated with: a) hypothalamus b) left cerebral hemisphere c) limbic system d) prefrontal association cortex e) right cerebral hemisphere 3) The functional unit of skeletal muscle is the: a) smallest contractile component of a muscle fiber b) area between two Z lines c) sarcomere d) all of these answers e) none of these answers 4) When a muscle fiber contracts, the I bands and H zones diminish in length, whereas the A bands move closer together but do not diminish in length. a) True b) False 5) Because there are no sarcomeres, smooth muscles do not possess thick and thin filaments. a) True b) False 6) The outer most meninge is the: a) arachnoid mater b) dura mater c) dural sinus d) pia mater e) venous sinus 7) The inner most meninge is the: a) arachnoid mater b) dura mater c) dural sinus d) pia mater e) venous sinus 8) The thalamus:
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a) performs preliminary processing of all sensory input on its way to the cortex. b) inhibits muscle tone throughout the body. c) controls thirst, urine output, and food intake. d) plays a role in emotional and behavioral patterns e) selects and maintains purposeful motor activity while suppressing useless or unwanted patterns of movement 9) Gray matter refers to regions of the central nervous system composed of bundles of myelinated nerve fibers, whereas white matter consists primarily of densely packed cell bodies. a) True
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This note was uploaded on 07/27/2011 for the course BIOL 3324 taught by Professor Ziburkus during the Fall '07 term at University of Houston.

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Practice 2 - 1) Balance is maintained by: a) brainstem b)...

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