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Synapse: Quiz


Question 1:
Synapse, Action potential and Dendrite are all:
Cellular neuroscience Neurophysiology Cell signaling Signal transduction

Question 2:
Synapse, Electroencephalography and Rapid eye movement sleep are all:
Cellular neuroscience Cell signaling Neurophysiology Signal transduction

Question 3: In many synapses, the presynaptic part is located on an ________, but some presynaptic sites are located on a dendrite or soma.
AxonNervous systemNeuronSchwann cell

Question 4: In an ________, the presynaptic and postsynaptic cell membranes are connected by channels that are capable of passing electrical current, causing voltage changes in the presynaptic cell to induce voltage changes in the postsynaptic cell.
Electrical synapseNeuronPhotoreceptor cellHistology

Question 5: In the ________, a synapse is a structure that permits a neuron to pass an electrical or chemical signal to another cell.
Sensory systemIntracranial pressureNervous systemAlzheimer's disease

Question 6: The word "synapse" comes from "synaptein", which Sir ________ and colleagues coined from the Greek "syn-" ("together") and "haptein" ("to clasp").
Charles Scott SherringtonFrederick Gowland HopkinsEdgar Adrian, 1st Baron AdrianHoward Florey, Baron Florey

Question 7:
Synapse, Hormone and Membrane potential are all:
Signal transduction Cellular neuroscience Cell signaling Neurophysiology

Question 8: In a ________, the presynaptic neuron releases a chemical called a neurotransmitter that binds to receptors located in the postsynaptic cell, usually embedded in the plasma membrane.
Photoreceptor cellChemical synapseSynaptic vesicleNeuromuscular junction

Question 9: In-depth descriptions of both types can be found in the ________ and electrical synapse articles.
NeuronNeuromuscular junctionChemical synapsePhotoreceptor cell

Question 10:
Synapse, Hormone and Apoptosis are all:
Cellular neuroscience Neurophysiology Signal transduction Cell signaling


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