Practice Quizzes

  1. Describe the basic structure of a neuron (including soma, axon, dendrites and synaptic button).

  2. How does information travel along a neuron? Describe the processes involved.

  3. Describe the cycle of a neurotransmitter from exocytosis to reuptake.

  4. Describe two examples of an agonist and two examples of an antagonist drug, including specifically how they act at the synapse.

  5. Describe a method for the measurement of neurotransmitter level in the brain, including an example of what this method has been used to discover.