Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 13 - 17 of 373

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Question 13

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
Neural Impulse

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MCQ▾

The nature of a nerve impulse is primarily a/an ________ event; whereas, the nature of the communication between neurons is primarily a/an ________ event.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

electrical; chemical

b.

acetylcholine; catecholamine

c.

chemical; electrical

d.

dendrite; axon

Question 14

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Making “riskier” decision during adolescence may be correlated with

(June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Delays in reaching puberty

b.

Lack of peer contact

c.

Protective parenting

d.

Slower frontal lobe development

Question 15

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
Neural Impulse

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MCQ▾

When a neuron is resting and not conducting a nerve impulse ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The inside of the cell has a negative electrical charge

b.

The inside of the cell has no electrical charge

c.

The inside of the cell has a positive electrical charge

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 16

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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MCQ▾

The Medulla means ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Core

b.

Network

c.

Bridge

d.

Marrow

Question 17

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
Neurotransmitters

Question

MCQ▾

Sense receptors are biological transducers, which means that they

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

analyze the environment into important features.

b.

select from a broad range of stimulation.

c.

convert one form of energy to another.

d.

detect only a limited range of energies.

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