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MCQs for Neuroscience

Question 1 of 4

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What term best describes the following process? Action potentials are conducted from the cell body, down an axon by a process of regeneration at nodes of Ranvier.

Select one of the following:

  • Anterograde axoplasmic transport

  • Cable properties

  • Propagation

  • Saltatory action

Question 2 of 4

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Which of the following pairs of brain areas both contain neurons that use acetylcholine as a neurotransmitter?

Select one of the following:

  • Dorsolateral pons and medial septum.

  • Dorsolateral pons and locus coeruleus

  • Raphe nucleus and medial septum

  • Raphe nucleus and locus coeruleus

Question 3 of 4

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A number of neurotransmitter systems are involved in arousal and are consequently active
during waking and much less active when we are asleep. Which of these neurotransmitter
systems is also active during REM sleep?

Select one of the following:

  • Orexin

  • Acetylcholine

  • Serotonin

  • Noradrenalin

Question 4 of 4

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Which disorder is associated with decreased activity in the mirror neuron system?

Select one of the following:

  • Autism

  • Depression

  • Schizophrenia

  • Narcolepsy


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