PSY 350 Week 2 Quiz

PSY 350 Week 2 Quiz

Question 1

Alcohol is a depressant drug because it decreases the activity of __________.

electrons

neurons

nuclei

cellular reproduction

Question 2

In the central nervous system, what is a cluster of gray matter called?

a butterfly

an axon

a nucleus

a ganglion

Question 3

Acetylcholine plays an important role in muscle __________.

growth

deterioration

expansion

contraction

Question 4

What kind of diet might increase levels of serotonin?

low carbohydrate/high protein

low carbohydrate/low protein

high carbohydrate/low protein

high carbohydrate/high protein

Question 5

Which part of the nervous system is responsible for conserving energy?

the sympathetic nervous system

the parasympathetic nervous system

the somatic nervous system

the enteric nervous system

Question 1

Alcohol is a depressant drug because it decreases the activity of __________.

electrons

neurons

nuclei

cellular reproduction

Question 2

Which cranial nerve has as its only function control and sensation related to eye movement?

cranial nerve I (the olfactory nerve)

cranial nerve II (the optic nerve)

cranial nerve IV (the trochlear nerve)

cranial nerve VII (the facial nerve)

Question 3

What is the most common neurotransmitter substance found in the human nervous system?

amino acids

nicotine

muscarine

Substance P

Question 4

Which of the following is not one of the ways to increase the availability of monoamines in the synapse?

increase MAO and COMT enzyme activity

inhibit MAO and COMT enzymes

block the reuptake transport system

increase the release of monoamines

Question 5

What kind of diet might increase levels of serotonin?

low carbohydrate/high protein

low carbohydrate/low protein

high carbohydrate/low protein

high carbohydrate/high protein

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