parasympathetic nervous system. physiological preparedness. somatic nervous system. Add Question Here Question 244 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Regarding the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system, which of the following statements is TRUE? Answer Its effects include muscular relaxation and decreased heart rate. It is also known as the "flight-or-fight" system. It is slower to respond than the parasympathetic branch. It acts to reverse emotional arousal after emergency situations. Add Question Here Question 245 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question When the _____ branch is activated, sugar is released into the bloodstream for quick energy, the heart beats faster to supply blood to the muscles, digestion is temporarily slowed, and blood flow in the skin is restricted to reduce bleeding. Answer somatic limbic parasympathetic sympathetic Add Question Here Question 246 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Which of the following is NOT a symptom of the sympathetic division of the nervous system being activated? Answer Digestion speeds up. Blood flow in the skin is restricted. Pupils dilate. Sugar is released into the bloodstream. Add Question Here Question 247 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question The actions of the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system Answer increases digestion. improve one’s chances of surviving an emergency. constricts the pupils of the eyes. calm the body after a person has experienced intense arousal. Add Question Here Question 248 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question You have just cut your hand very badly. As you try to stop the blood and your friend is driving you to the emergency room,
you feel your heart racing, you are taking in air in rapid gulps, your mouth is dry, and your skin feels cold and clammy. Cutting your hand has activated the _____, which produced these symptoms. Answer limbic system sympathetic branch parasympathetic branch somatic system Add Question Here Question 249 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question You were rushed to the emergency room an hour ago, and it has been 30 minutes since the doctor stiched up the cut on your hand. Your friend is driving you home; and your heart is beginning to slow, your breathing is returning to normal, and you feel relaxed for the first time since you cut your hand. The symptoms you are feeling now were produced by the Answer limbic system sympathetic branch parasympathetic branch somatic system Add Question Here Question 250 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question The part of the autonomic nervous system responsible for calming and restoring the body and conserving energy is the Answer somatic nervous system. limbic system. parasympathetic division.
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