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Prentice Hall Biology

Chapter 35: Nervous System

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(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.3)
1. The movement of a nerve impulse along the length of a neuron is due to movement of
A sodium and potassium ions along the cell membrane.
B neurotransmitters along the cell membrane.
C sodium and potassium ions through the cell membrane.
D neurotransmitters through the cell membrane.

(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.3)
2. The peripheral nervous system does NOT include
F the spinal cord.
G sensory nerves.
H motor nerves.
J ganglia.

(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.3)
3. Sense organs are part of the
A peripheral nervous system.
B central nervous system.
C autonomic nervous system.
D parasympathetic nervous system.

(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10B.2)
4. All the human organ systems work together to
F provide sensory information.
G maintain homeostasis.
H coordinate muscle movement.
J process sensory information.

(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10B.1)
5. The motor division of the peripheral nervous system connects the central nervous system with the
A muscles and sense organs.
B glands and sense organs.
C muscles and glands.
D spinal cord and muscles.

(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.3)
6. The impulse that travels along the nerve membrane is a(an)
F action potential.
G resting potential.
H chemical current.
J electric current.

(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.3)
7. A person with a severely damaged cerebellum suffers from
A an inability to learn.
B a low heart rate.
C high blood pressure.
D a lack of coordination.

8. Which of the following statements about hydrochloric acid is NOT true?
F Its chemical formula is HCl.
G Hydrochloric acid is a weak acid.
H It forms H+ and Cl ions in solution.
J Hydrochloric acid is a strong electrolyte.

9. (work output ÷ work input) × 100 is the formula for
A mechanical advantage.
B % efficiency.
C power.
D kinetic energy.

10. Which of the following results from the constructive interference of waves?
F increased frequency
G increased wavelength
H increased amplitude
J increased speed