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BTEC Biological Approach Revise Quiz



A. Small gaps in the brain

B. chemical messenger

C. Synapic openings

D. don’t know

Total brain volume is greater in

A. Women

B. Men

C. Zombies

D. Dolphins

At about 6 weeks the SRY gene does what ?

A. causes the embryo to develop testes.

B. causes the embryo to develop as ovaries.

C. Causes the embryo to deform

D. Causes the embryo to sing


A. look for insight into consumers motivations, feelings and decisio

B. the study of the brain to marketing and advertising

C. All of these

D. study peoples responses to aspects of marketing s

SRY gene is found on the

A. X chromosome

B. Y chromosome

C. Both chromosomes

D. don’t know

People that produce fluent speech which is often bizarre and disconnected from their surroundings have

A. Broca’s Aphasia

B. Wernicke’s Aphasia

C. General Aphasia

D. No Aphasia

A persons Genotype is

A. Their actual genetic makeup

B. The effect of environment on behaviour

Phenotypes are

A. Your actual genetic makeup

B. Your unique sexual characteristics

C. influenced by the unique circumstances of the person

D. Don’t know

differences can be seen in the brains of adult men and women



C. sometimes

D. Never

gender refers to

A. Your biology

B. socially constructed roles

G…… are inherited from parents

A. Good taste

B. Genes

C. God

D. giggling

the motor cortex controls

A. Emotion

B. Movement

C. Sensation

D. Sleep

amygdala volume can predict

A. Non aggressive responses

B. Aggressive behaviour

C. The level of testosterone

D. Sex drive


A. the structure of the nervous system, including the brain.

B. the structure of the nervous system but not the brain

C. Only the Brain

D. I need to revise

Neurochemistry is

A. chemical processes that occur within the brain

B. Hormonal processes that occur within the brain

C. Genetic mutations

D. Neurons

The brains outer layer is called

A. The Cortex

B. grey matter

C. white matter

D. It doesn’t matter

The MAOA gene makes people more

A. Jumpy

B. Sexy

C. Aggressive

D. Loving

The gene linked to the inheritance of aggression is

A. SKY Gene

B. CFTR Gene

C. MAOA gene

D. ABC Gene

According to the biological approach thoughts, feelings and behaviour are all controlled by …b ……………

A. The Body

B. The head

C. The brain stem

D. The brain

Traits that were at one time adaptive in a certain environment are now maladaptive.

A. Genome

B. Genome Lag

C. Genome overgrowth

D. Genome development

The somatosensory cortex controls

A. controls heart rate

B. Sleep

C. controls sensation

D. controls movement

speech production is localised to

A. Broca’s area

B. Wernicke’s areas

C. Corpus colusum

D. frontal lobe

Messages are sent around the brain and body via

A. Blood

B. Sensation

C. Neurons

D. Genes

fMRI EEG and eye tracking are

A. unreliable tools

B. tools used to inform neuromarketing

C. don’t know

D. inexpensive marketing tools

5-HIAA (a serotonin related chemical) is

A. significantly lower in violent criminals

B. significantly higher in violent criminasl

C. Not present in violent criminals

D. has nothing to do with aggression


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