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Administration of a drug that blocks acetylcholinesterase in the brain would be expected to

A) permanently damage brain cholinergic neurons.
B) decrease the amount of acetylcholine in the synapse.
C) increase the amount of acetylcholine in the synapse.
D) alter the activity of the cholinergic autoreceptor.
E) reduce the rate of reuptake of ACh into glial cells.

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Answer: C
Rationale: Administration of a drug that blocks acetylcholinesterase in the brain would be expected to increase the amount of acetylcholine in the synapse.

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