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Nervous System II: Anatomy Review

Interactive Physiology® Quiz: Nervous System II: Anatomy Review

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1
1 The somatic nervous system stimulates what type of muscles?
 
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Question 2
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Will signals from the sympathetic nervous system (SNS) cause heart rate to increase or decrease?
 
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Question 3
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Will signals from the parasympathetic nervous system (PNS) cause smooth muscles in the small intestine to increase or decrease contractions?
 
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Question 4
4 If a neuron synapses with the dendrite of another neuron and excites it, this will lead to an ____________ on the second neuron.
 
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Question 5
5 Synapses between axon terminals of one neuron and the cell body of another neuron are called:
 
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Question 6
6 The type of synapse that regulates the amount of chemical transmitter that is released is called an:
 
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Question 7
7 In an electrical synapse, when current flows from one neuron to another through gap junctions, this synapse is always __________.
 
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Question 8
8 Which of these choices is the fastest synapse?
 
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Question 9
9 In chemical synapses, one neuron excites another neuron by:
 
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Question 10
10 What causes the neurotransmitter to be released at a chemical synapse?
 
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