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Question 153

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

The orbital frontal cortex and the basal ganglia, especially the caudate nucleus, are the brain structures most often implicated in obsessive compulsive disorder. (December)

Reason(Ꭱ)

Reduced metabolic activity has been found in both the orbital frontal cortex and the caudate nucleus in people with obsessive compulsive disorder.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

c.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Question 154

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Question

MCQ▾

The cerebral cortex is composed of two sides or ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

hemispheres

b.

pons

c.

positrons

d.

connector neurons

Question 155

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Question

MCQ▾

Cerebral cortex is a sheet of neurons averaging about ________ millimeters in thickness and containing billions of neurons.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

3

b.

3.5

c.

2.5

d.

1.5

Question 156

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Question

MCQ▾

If the brain were similar to the postal system, the function of the thalamus would be similar to the role of

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

postmaster.

b.

mail sorter.

c.

Postmaster General.

d.

mail carrier.

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