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Question 137

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Question

MCQ▾

A person who had difficulty ________ would be described as having aphasia.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

walking

b.

communicating

c.

eating

d.

smelling

Question 138

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
Structure

Question

MCQ▾

Body cells specialized to carry and process information are called

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

neurotransmitters.

b.

ions.

c.

neurons.

d.

synapses.

Question 139

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Question

MCQ▾

The increased size and wrinkling of the cerebral cortex in higher animals is referred to as

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

reticulation.

b.

cerebralization.

c.

corticalization.

d.

hemispherization.

Question 140

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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MCQ▾

Most of the senses have areas of the cerebral cortex devoted to them. These areas are known as the ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Association areas

b.

Sensory areas

c.

Primary sensory areas

d.

Motor areas

Question 141

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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MCQ▾

Which of the following is a major function of the somatosensory area of the cerebral cortex?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

analysis of body sensations

b.

primary area for receiving auditory information

c.

primary area for receiving visual information

d.

location of motor control of the body

Question 142

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Choose the odd one for pattern of sympathetic activation during emotions:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Increased heart rate

b.

Increased breathing rate

c.

Lowered skin resistance

d.

Pupil constriction

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