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BTEC Biological Approach Revise Quiz



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


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

Messages are sent around the brain and body via

A. Blood

B. Sensation

C. Neurons

D. Genes

Neurons are separated by a tiny gap called

A. Neuron

B. synaptic cleft

C. Receptors

D. cortical spacing

A persons Genotype is

A. Their actual genetic makeup

B. The effect of environment on behaviour

The CNS is made up of the

A. Heart Liver and Lungs

B. Emotions

C. Thinking

D. the brain and spinal cord

G…… are inherited from parents

A. Good taste

B. Genes

C. God

D. giggling

fMRI EEG and eye tracking are

A. unreliable tools

B. tools used to inform neuromarketing

C. don’t know

D. inexpensive marketing tools

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



C. sometimes

D. Never

Neurochemistry is

A. chemical processes that occur within the brain

B. Hormonal processes that occur within the brain

C. Genetic mutations

D. Neurons

the motor cortex controls

A. Emotion

B. Movement

C. Sensation

D. Sleep

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

A region of the brain which plays an important role in higher cognitive functions

A. Motor cortex

B. Temporal Cortex

C. The limbic system

D. The orbitofrontal cortex

The somatosensory cortex controls

A. controls heart rate

B. Sleep

C. controls sensation

D. controls movement

amygdala volume can predict

A. Non aggressive responses

B. Aggressive behaviour

C. The level of testosterone

D. Sex drive

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

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

SRY gene is found on the

A. X chromosome

B. Y chromosome

C. Both chromosomes

D. don’t know

Total brain volume is greater in

A. Women

B. Men

C. Zombies

D. Dolphins


A. Small gaps in the brain

B. chemical messenger

C. Synapic openings

D. don’t know

speech production is localised to

A. Broca’s area

B. Wernicke’s areas

C. Corpus colusum

D. frontal lobe

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

gender refers to

A. Your biology

B. socially constructed roles

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

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


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