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Question 133

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Question

MCQ▾

Does having a larger brain make a person smarter?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The overall volume of gray matter is not correlated with IQ test scores.

b.

Recent research found a positive correlation between intelligence and the size of several higher brain structures.

c.

Brain size alone determines human intelligence.

d.

Environment has clearly been found to be the sole determinant of human intelligence.

Question 134

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Question

MCQ▾

The surgical procedure of cutting the corpus callosum is done in cases of

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

severe epilepsy.

b.

communication problems.

c.

split personality.

d.

injury or stroke.

Question 135

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Question

MCQ▾

The reflex control centers for vital life functions like heart rate and breathing are found in the

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

pleasure center.

b.

pituitary gland.

c.

medulla.

d.

forebrain.

Question 136

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾
List-ⅠList-Ⅱ
(A)

Converting information from temporary to more permanent and spatial memory

(i)

Hippocampus

(B)

Semantic memory

(ii)

Frontal lobes

(C)

Working memory

(iii)

Temporal lobes

(D)

Alzheimer՚s disease

(iv)

Neuro fibrillary tangles

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

c.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

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