Test 2_2011 - Test 2 You scored 78 out of 100 Question 1...

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Test 2 You scored 78 out of 100 Question 1 Your answer is CORRECT. Prelimary processing of almost all sensory input traveling to the cortex is performed by which part of the brain: a) basal nuclei b) corpus callosum c) hypothalamus d) prefrontal association cortex e) thalamus Question 2 Your answer is CORRECT. Language ability is usually associated with the a) hypothalamus. b) right cerebral hemisphere. c) left cerebral hemisphere. d) limbic system. e) prefrontal association cortex. Question 3 Your answer is CORRECT. The primary purpose of the auditory ossicles is a) to dampen vibration. b) to amplify vibration. c) to transmit otitis media. d) to equalize pressure in the middle ear. e) none of the above Question 4 Your answer is CORRECT. The adrenal medulla is important to the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system because a) it is considered a modified sympathetic ganglion. b) it is a source of catecholamines. c) it releases epinephrine and norepinephrine directly into the blood. d) (a) and (b) e) all of these Question 5 Your answer is INCORRECT. When a muscle cell contracts, a) the intracellular calcium concentration decreases. b) the position of each myosin head is identical at any given moment. c) all of the myosin heads produce a single power stroke.
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d) some myosin heads form crossbridges as others release them. Question 6 Your answer is INCORRECT. Which statement best describes polysynaptic reflexes? a) integrated in the brain b) several neurons involved in a pathway; can be complex c) involve somatic motor neurons and skeletal muscles d) reflexes that one is born with; genetically determined e) integrated in the spinal cord, often modulated by the brain f) an example would be slowing or speeding the heart and other internal organs that are not consciously controlled g) our experiences tell us how to behave; bracing yourself in anticipation would be an example Question 7 Your answer is CORRECT. The mixed cranial nerve that projects to and from internal organs, muscles, and glands is the __________ nerve. a) glossopharyngeal b) trochlear c) trigeminal d) vagus e) spinal accessory Question 8 Your answer is CORRECT. Declarative memories are stored in cortical areas of the __________ lobes. a) parietal b) temporal c) cerebellar d) amygdala e) frontal Question 9 Your answer is CORRECT. Chemical salts stimulate which kind of taste buds: a) Bitter b) Salty c) Sour d) Sweet e) Umami Question 10 Your answer is CORRECT. The autonomic nervous system is a) part of the somatic nervous system b) the involuntary branch of the peripheral nervous systems efferent division c) part of the central nervous system
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d) the involuntary branch of the peripheral nervous systems efferent division and part of the somatic nervous system e) all of these Question 11 Your answer is INCORRECT. The T tubule travels transversely to the surface of the muscle cell membrane.
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Test 2_2011 - Test 2 You scored 78 out of 100 Question 1...

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