MCQs for Neuroscience

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Question 1

Question
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.
Answer
  • Anterograde axoplasmic transport
  • Cable properties
  • Propagation
  • Saltatory action

Question 2

Question
Which of the following pairs of brain areas both contain neurons that use acetylcholine as a neurotransmitter?
Answer
  • Dorsolateral pons and medial septum.
  • Dorsolateral pons and locus coeruleus
  • Raphe nucleus and medial septum
  • Raphe nucleus and locus coeruleus

Question 3

Question
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?
Answer
  • Orexin
  • Acetylcholine
  • Serotonin
  • Noradrenalin

Question 4

Question
Which disorder is associated with decreased activity in the mirror neuron system?
Answer
  • Autism
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Narcolepsy